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Justin Katz August 12, 2020

The Navy's acquisition executive said today the service is not "out of the woods" in terms of a shipyard being shut down as a result of the coronavirus.

Sara Sirota August 11, 2020

Boeing is on schedule to begin delivering units later this year for a new upgrade of the Minuteman III's cryptography system that will enhance the security of the legacy intercontinental ballistic missiles' launch codes and launch facilities through the 2030s.

Courtney Albon August 10, 2020

The Space Force today released its first spacepower doctrine, meant to set the foundation for the new service and provide a key step toward distinguishing it as an independent entity.

Courtney Albon August 7, 2020

The Air Force has finalized its Next-Generation Air Dominance acquisition strategy and expects to know by next month whether it will be adopted as part of the Pentagon's fiscal year 2022 budget request.

Justin Katz August 7, 2020

The Marine Corps is eyeing how additive manufacturing can change the ways its construction battalions operate, following a successful proof-of-concept demonstration earlier this year.

Lockheed Martin Ventures invests in Fiddler

Lockheed Martin Ventures has made an investment in Fiddler, an artificial intelligence company based in Palo Alto, CA, and signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

Geurts says a shipyard closure remains a possibility

The Navy's acquisition executive said today the service is not "out of the woods" in terms of a shipyard being shut down as a result of the coronavirus.

Boeing to start deliveries for Minuteman III cryptography upgrade this year

Boeing is on schedule to begin delivering units later this year for a new upgrade of the Minuteman III's cryptography system that will enhance the security of the legacy intercontinental ballistic missiles' launch codes and launch facilities through the 2030s.

DBB to discuss small business mentoring program this week

The Defense Business Board plans to meet online this week to talk about a mentor-protégé program it is assessing, according to a notice in today's Federal Register

Army completing first RCV soldier experiment this week

The Army this week is concluding the first soldier operational experiment for the Robotic Combat Vehicle effort to assess how it can integrate unmanned vehicles into ground combat formations.

Pentagon seeks $11B in emergency procurement spending for COVID-19 recovery

The Pentagon is telling Congress it needs $11 billion in emergency supplemental funding to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across its acquisition portfolio and the U.S. defense industrial base, according to a new document obtained by Inside Defense outlining expected delays to specific programs.