Defense ContractingMay 16, 2018
Expected boosts in defense spending are encouraging companies to broaden their portfolios through mergers and acquisitions to better provide high-end capabilities to the U.S. military, according to a recent report.
Emerging TechnologiesMay 15, 2018
The Air Force is gearing up for hypersonic tests as the Defense Department seeks to keep pace with China and Russia, Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski said May 15.
Special OperationsMay 15, 2018
Today’s special operators must prepare for combat situations around the globe and against adversaries with increasingly sophisticated technology. Special Operations Command is working to provide commandos with products that help to reduce signature footprints through camouflage, signal reduction and other means, while remaining cost-effective and lightweight.
Special OperationsMay 14, 2018
The U.S. military is broadly embracing commercial off-the-shelf unmanned aerial vehicles that can carry intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance payloads in small packages and at a lower cost. And Special Operations Command is no exception.
Land ForcesMay 14, 2018
Honeywell has partnered with a designer of body armor and tactical protective gear to develop a new design for its Spectra Shield ballistic protective material which can reduce the weight of handheld shields by up to 20 percent.
Special OperationsMay 11, 2018
Special Operations Command is seeking its biggest procurement package for precision-guided munitions in several years, as it works to replenish stockpiles after years of counterterrorism missions and to equip its platforms for future high-end conflicts.
ManufacturingMay 10, 2018
A small office within the office of the secretary of defense is looking to support the manufacturing required to build the Pentagon’s biggest capability needs, including directed energy tools, hypersonics and fuse technologies, while promoting and encouraging U.S.-based manufacturing.
CyberMay 07, 2018
The Defense Department and other government agencies can now benefit from an updated cybersecurity platform that actively pursues adversaries within networks worldwide.