This Week's ITP

By Tony Bertuca / July 16, 2015 at 11:09 AM

From this week's edition of Inside the Pentagon:

1. At the Heritage Foundation yesterday, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-AZ) struck back at criticism he has received from Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's top acquisition executive, over a controversial measure in the Senate's proposed defense authorization bill that would grant military service chiefs greater acquisition authority:


2. The Army is considering redirecting additional research and development funding in FY-17 through FY-19 for a new upgrade to its ground-based, sense-and-avoid system, meant to help unmanned aircraft systems fly without a visual observer:


3. The Defense Department's chief information officer is advising small businesses to partner with larger firms in order to win business: