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  • Shipbuilding

    December 2017

    Analysts Explore Aircraft Carrier Alternatives

    The Pentagon could save money by jettisoning plans for future Ford-class aircraft carriers and pursuing alternatives. But doing so would require capability tradeoffs and a reconsideration of operating concepts, analysts said.
  • Training and Simulation

    April 2017

    Industry, Academia Partner on Virtual Reality

    Lockheed Martin is collaborating with Brigham Young University engineering students in an effort to develop next-generation aerospace and defense solutions using video game technology.
  • Defense Contracting

    April 2017

    Defense Analysts Anticipate Little Impact From Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Executive Order

    President Donald Trump issued an executive order April 18 ordering federal agencies to purchase American-made products to the maximum extent possible, and review their contracting policies and processes in this regard. But analysts expect the directive to have limited impact on Pentagon acquisitions and the defense industrial base.
  • Acquisition Programs

    April 2017

    Facing New Realities in the Defense Market

    By Annassa Brindley , Bob Wood and Tom Mullen
    Defense contractors are adjusting their strategies to account for shifts in budgetary, programmatic and political factors that have recently come into focus.
  • Government Policy

    April 2017

    Contending With a World of Disorder

    By Craig R. McKinley
    We seem to be living through, and trying to deal with, an absence of “regular order” everywhere.
  • Emerging Technologies

    April 2017

    Boeing Sees Practical Payoffs From Tech Investments

    By Sandra I. Erwin
    Boeing opens venture capital unit, searches for innovative technologies
  • Industrial Base

    February 2017

    Start Ups Face Export Control Traps

    By Joseph Barton and Laura Alexander
    What happens when the technologies have potential military uses that are not immediately recognized and are therefore subject to U.S. export controls and associated penalties?
  • Defense Department

    December 2016

    Defense Market Facing Major Transformation

    Multiple factors are set to compel a major transformation in the makeup of the defense market in the coming years, according to an industry executive who previously held the number two position at the Pentagon.
  • Defense Department

    August 2016

    Volatile Election Not Fazing Defense Sector

    By Sandra I. Erwin
    Pundits and professional soothsayers see the presidential election swinging in favor of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
  • Defense Department

    July 2016

    Carter Officially Opens DIUx Boston

    Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter officially opened the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental in Boston July 26, and unveiled a slate of new efforts to enhance the Pentagon’s outreach to the commercial technology sector.
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