The INSIDER daily digest -- Feb. 21, 2023

By John Liang / February 21, 2023 at 1:27 PM

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on the Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense program, an upcoming defense budget meeting co-hosted by the Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute, the Space Force's National Security Space Launch effort and more.

Keep an eye out next month for the Army's full-rate production review of the service's Integrated Air and Missile Defense program:

Army readies IBCS for full-rate production review next month

The Defense Department next month will conduct a full-rate production review of the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense (AIAMD) program, a final milestone in the program's 14-year development that aims to unlock a planned $2.2 billion production run through 2027 and pave the way for both fielding to U.S. forces as well as potential foreign customer sales.

The Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute will co-host a defense budget meeting this week:

Washington insiders invited to huddle on Pentagon budget 'reprioritization' -- just don't call it a 'cut'

A group of influential Washington analysts is inviting Pentagon and Capitol Hill insiders to convene at the right-leaning Heritage Foundation week to discuss ways to "reprioritize" the nation's $858 billion defense budget ahead of what promises to be a bruising congressional debate likely to again pit defense hawks against deficit hawks.

The Space Force has released three requests for proposals for the third phase of its National Security Space Launch effort:

Space Force releases draft RFPs for NSSL Phase 3

The Space Force is using a new, "dual-lane" approach to open up competition for future National Security Space Launches, according to a draft request for proposals posted by the service Feb. 16.

The latest cyber defense news from our colleagues at Inside Cybersecurity:

Tech group urges Pentagon to utilize FedRAMP program for zero-trust architecture transition

The Information Technology Industry Council wants the Defense Department to leverage the General Services Administration's FedRAMP program to help military services and agencies transition to zero trust with help from cloud service providers.

NIST outlines proposed updates to foundational publication for handling CUI

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is offering a preview into upcoming changes to its foundational guide for organizations handling sensitive federal data.