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Tony Bertuca | February 22, 2019

Pentagon officials' evasive posture on whether they will seek congressional approval before reprogramming $2.5 billion toward construction of a wall on the southwestern border is creating concern on Capitol Hill, where some worry that a “gentleman's agreement” governing the budget process is about to be broken.

Jason Sherman | February 22, 2019

The Defense Department next month expects to bring online the final sensors in the Space-based Kill Assessment experiment, a project that could chart a new course to using commercially hosted satellites to develop a range of new space-based missile defense capabilities.

Jason Sherman | February 21, 2019

Raytheon says it has been picked by the Army to participate in the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor competition, the first public word on the planned "sense-off" event at White Sands Missile Range, NM, this spring from either the government or industry in months.

Jason Sherman | February 21, 2019

The Air Force has delayed a key milestone for its $2.7 billion, E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System Block 40/45 upgrade program stemming from shortfalls identified during testing and delays in delivering new hardware by prime contractor Boeing.

Justin Doubleday | February 21, 2019

The Pentagon has 19 pathfinders, ranging from individual weapon systems to program executive offices, leveraging the work of a new initiative to make agile software development tools available across the Defense Department, according to the official in charge of the effort.

Oracle's protest against the potentially $10 billion Joint Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure program is on pause as the Pentagon investigates "new information" in determining whether conflicts of interest tainted the competition in favor of Amazon Web Services.

President Trump signed a key space policy directive this week that would direct the creation of a new military service, but falls short of a previous order to establish a new department for space.

Part of President Trump's plan to use Defense Department funds to construct a wall on the southwestern border is likely to require congressional approval, meaning Democrats have the power to block it at the committee level.

Perspecta CEO: Army cyber contract is 'proving the thesis statement'

Perspecta's win of a new Army Cyber Command task order marks the “first full Perspecta bid” that takes advantage of all of the company's capabilities, Perspecta's chief executive said today.

Navy begins fielding information for future large surface combatant

The Navy has begun its search for information on a future large surface combatant, asking industry for feedback on potential systems, capabilities, designs and technology options for the vessel.

First out of the gate, Raytheon says Army picked its radar for LTAMDS 'sense off'

Raytheon says it has been picked by the Army to participate in the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor competition, the first public word on the planned "sense-off" event at White Sands Missile Range, NM, this spring from either the government or industry in months.

DOD to begin writing permanent 'middle-tier acquisition' policy

The Pentagon's acquisition office is set to host a meeting this week where officials will begin hashing out a permanent policy for "middle-tier acquisition" programs after allowing the services to experiment with the streamlined authority over the past year.

Navy seeks industry help to develop standards for autonomous vehicle architecture

The Navy is proposing a series of industry days to discuss the nascent stages of standardizing autonomous vehicle interfaces, with the intent to mandate those standards in future contracts, according to a Feb. 15 request for information.

Trump's plan to reprogram $2.5B for wall is unlikely to get by Congress

Part of President Trump's plan to use Defense Department funds to construct a wall on the southwestern border is likely to require congressional approval, meaning Democrats would have the power to block it at the committee level.