BudgetMarch 13, 2019
The Army may cut back on its acquisition plans for the joint light tactical vehicle to invest in higher priority modernization efforts, a top service official said March 13.
Defense DepartmentMarch 12, 2019
The president’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Defense Department would reduce procurement of existing systems while increasing research-and-development spending as the Pentagon pursues new technology to take on advanced adversaries.
BudgetMarch 08, 2019
The Pentagon is taking a closer look at its nuclear command, control and communications needs as it fleshes out what technologies it plans to buy.
Air PowerMarch 06, 2019
The Pentagon’s fiscal year 2020 budget request is expected to include funding for a souped-up version of the F-15 fighter jet. But procuring the fourth-generation aircraft would be unwise as the United States faces growing threats from advanced adversaries such as China and Russia, analysts said March 6.
Land ForcesMarch 06, 2019
Army leaders have been vocal about the need to redirect money to pay for their top six modernization priorities, raising questions about whether the joint light tactical vehicle program will be fully funded.
BudgetMarch 04, 2019
Rumors are swirling that the Trump administration will include money to build a wall on the Southwest border in its fiscal year 2020 defense budget request, a move that would likely encounter stumbling blocks on Capitol Hill, analysts say.
SpaceFebruary 19, 2019
President Donald Trump signed a new directive Feb. 19 tasking the Defense Department to develop a legislative proposal aimed at creating a sixth branch of the armed forces.
Battlefield CommunicationsFebruary 15, 2019
Industry is moving to supply the U.S. military with new communications technologies that are more cost-effective and offer enhanced capabilities.