|Stew Magnuson||11/24/2015 5:53 PM||3|| ||Approved||11/25/2015 10:41 AM|
The Marine Corps on Nov. 24 chose BAE Systems and SAIC to build 32 prototypes of a new fighting vehicle designed to replace its fleet of aging amphibious assault vehicles.
|Sandra Erwin||11/24/2015 4:57 PM||3|| ||Approved||11/24/2015 4:59 PM|
Outgoing Air Force Procurement Chief William LaPlante Debunks Acquisition Myths
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/23/2015 1:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/23/2015 1:00 PM|
HALIFAX, Canada — As the Army takes advantage of advancements in artificial intelligence, automation and biotechnology, it must keep ethics at the forefront, said the commander of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.
|Sandra Erwin||11/22/2015 3:20 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/22/2015 3:24 PM|
Small teams of U.S. Army soldiers can be found across Africa on any given day teaching local militaries how to become professional fighting forces.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/22/2015 3:05 PM||1|| ||Approved||11/22/2015 3:12 PM|
HALIFAX, Canada — As Russia continues to intimidate its neighborhoods in Europe and Chinese ships prowl about in contested waters in the South China Sea, it clear that a “great power competition has returned,” said Robert Work, deputy secretary of defense Nov. 20.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/21/2015 5:27 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/21/2015 5:35 PM|
HALIFAX, Canada — As the United States continues efforts to strengthen its relationship with China, it is proceeding cautiously, leaders said Nov. 21.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/21/2015 7:54 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/21/2015 7:55 AM|
HALIFAX, Canada — Despite the recent terror attacks in Paris, Canada remains committed to withdrawing its warplanes from the fight against the Islamic State, said its minister of defence Nov. 20.
|Stew Magnuson||11/19/2015 1:47 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/19/2015 1:56 PM|
In an effort to stimulate more students to enter the aerospace field, United Launch Alliance will offer free rides to orbit for small satellites built by universities, the company announced Nov. 19.
|Sandra Erwin||11/18/2015 3:42 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/18/2015 4:21 PM|
A wide-ranging personnel reform proposal could put the Pentagon in a better position to compete with the private sector for talent.
|Allyson Versprille||11/18/2015 3:29 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/18/2015 3:44 PM|
The growing strain on Navy and Marine Corps personnel and ships encourages adversaries such as Russia and China to build up their naval forces, former military officials and lawmakers said Nov. 18.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/18/2015 12:30 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/18/2015 12:34 PM|
The Air Force is working out plans for new bomber and tanker rotations through Australia, according to a top service official.
|Allyson Versprille||11/16/2015 4:33 PM||1|| ||Approved||11/16/2015 4:53 PM|
Following a horrific terrorist attack in Paris led by the Islamic State that left 129 dead, analysts and former government officials Nov. 16 called for intensified military action in Syria including a potential increase in special operations forces.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/16/2015 3:57 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/16/2015 3:59 PM|
The Defense Department needs to find ways to foster competition and innovation in an era where the industrial base is consolidating, according to a Pentagon official and independent analysts.
|Sandra Erwin||11/14/2015 12:42 PM||6|| ||Approved||11/15/2015 7:57 AM|
Chief of Naval Operations Adm Richardson says Navy Will Close 'Carrier Gap'
|Sandra Erwin||11/11/2015 11:13 AM||3|| ||Approved||11/11/2015 11:15 AM|
Night-Vision System for Army Soldiers Demands Unusual Collaboration Between Industry Archrivals
|Allyson Versprille||11/10/2015 12:45 PM||2|| ||Approved||11/10/2015 1:38 PM|
Increasing demand for the A-10 Warthog means the Air Force may have to delay its controversial plans to retire the aircraft by two to three years, the leader of Air Combat Command said Nov. 10.
|Sandra Erwin||11/9/2015 1:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/9/2015 1:28 PM|
Despite unprecedented outreach to the commercial tech sector by the Pentagon, Silicon Valley is not likely to pose any real competitive threat to established weapon makers
|Sandra Erwin||11/8/2015 5:00 AM||1|| ||Approved||11/9/2015 1:31 PM|
Pentagon Will Develop ‘Thinking Machines’ to Defeat Future Enemies
|Sandra Erwin||11/6/2015 4:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/9/2015 1:32 PM|
Pentagon Silicon Valley Experiment Thrust Into Spotlight
|Stew Magnuson||11/6/2015 9:47 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/6/2015 3:43 PM|
The Boeing Co. has informed the Government Accountability Office that it plans to protest the Air Force’s decision to award the lucrative long-range strike bomber contract to rival Northrop Grumman, Forbes Magazine reported Nov. 6.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/4/2015 2:00 PM||1|| ||Approved||11/4/2015 2:38 PM|
As Russia continues to exert its influence in Syria and Eastern Europe, the United States must be vigilant and increase its efforts to deter the country, said the former deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia.
|Sandra Erwin||11/4/2015 9:36 AM||1|| ||Approved||11/4/2015 9:38 AM|
The U.S. Senate last week overwhelmingly passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015.
|Sandra Erwin||11/1/2015 11:51 AM||1|| ||Approved||11/2/2015 7:24 AM|
After Stealth Bomber Award, Experts Raise Red Flags
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/29/2015 3:10 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/29/2015 3:15 PM|
The two-year budget deal that was brokered earlier this week and approved by the House of Representatives will provide the Defense Department and industry with better certainty and stability, said one senator Oct. 29.
|Brian Taylor||10/29/2015 2:08 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/29/2015 2:12 PM|
The Army is teeing up three new ground robot programs of record as it moves beyond the systems that were rapidly fielded over the past 14 years of war, a service official said Oct. 29.
|Allyson Versprille||10/29/2015 1:20 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/29/2015 1:46 PM|
The Air Force has taken lessons learned from cyber attacks like the Office of Personnel Management breach in June — that compromised 23 million government employees — and is applying them to its cyber strategy, a service official said Oct. 29.
|Allyson Versprille||10/29/2015 12:29 PM||2|| ||Approved||10/29/2015 12:38 PM|
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has tasked his Silicon Valley innovation unit with the difficult job of finding a way around current acquisition red tape, according to the agency's director.
|Brian Taylor||10/29/2015 8:15 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/29/2015 8:15 AM|
U.S. Cyber Command could soon be elevated to a full-fledged combatant command, according to a retiring flag officer.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/28/2015 1:45 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/28/2015 2:46 PM|
Unmanned systems will continue to be a priority for the Navy as the service makes key investments in air, ground, surface and undersea drones, said Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Oct. 27.
|Brian Taylor||10/28/2015 8:33 AM||7|| ||Approved||10/28/2015 8:33 AM|
The Defense Department is placing more emphasis on affordability over capability when it comes to ship procurement, according to a top acquisition official.
|Stew Magnuson||10/27/2015 6:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/27/2015 6:33 PM|
Northrop Grumman came out on top in the hotly contested contract to build the Air Force’s next-generation long-range bomber, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced Oct. 27 at a Pentagon press conference.
|Sandra Erwin||10/26/2015 4:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/26/2015 4:49 PM|
Defense Hoping to Avoid Nightmare Budget Scenario
|Sandra Erwin||10/23/2015 1:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/23/2015 1:36 PM|
Air Force Poised to Buy New Bomber, Avoid Acquisition Death Spiral
|Allyson Versprille||10/22/2015 2:05 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/22/2015 2:06 PM|
The United States’ lead in space is shrinking as other countries advance their capabilities, the leader of U.S. Strategic Command said Oct. 22.
|Allyson Versprille||10/20/2015 4:08 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/20/2015 4:47 PM|
The Navy's most recent shipbuilding plan does not meet the capability requirements that are necessary to carry out combat missions in the Asia-Pacific, said experts Oct. 20.
|Sandra Erwin||10/20/2015 3:56 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/20/2015 3:59 PM|
Elbit CEO: Defense Market Should Embrace Startups
|Brian Taylor||10/20/2015 2:47 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/20/2015 2:48 PM|
Congress needs to review and revise the Goldwater-Nichols Act, which dictated major changes to the U.S. military’s acquisition system, the chairmen of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees said.
|Sandra Erwin||10/15/2015 3:29 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/15/2015 3:36 PM|
Army in No Rush to Buy New Combat Vehicles
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/15/2015 11:18 AM||1|| ||Approved||10/15/2015 11:27 AM|
The U.S. military simply isn’t able to keep up with threats generated by hackers and cyber spies, an Army official said Oct. 14.
|Stew Magnuson||10/15/2015 9:12 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/15/2015 9:52 AM|
With typical technology development programs taking eight to 10 years to come to fruition, and a host of failed programs that have cost taxpayers billions, the Army faces renewed scrutiny when it comes to its acquisition regime. Army and industry insiders sounded off about ways to streamline the service’s ponderously slow acquisition process.
|Allyson Versprille||10/14/2015 4:13 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/14/2015 4:14 PM|
As President Vladimir Putin further entrenches his country into the Syrian conflict, it appears that Russian aggression around the globe will continue, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Oct. 14.
|Allyson Versprille||10/14/2015 3:03 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/14/2015 3:06 PM|
United States ground forces in Europe are short on resources amid concerns about a resurgent Russia, a top Army officer said.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/13/2015 4:41 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/13/2015 4:44 PM|
The Army has a large portfolio of unmanned aerial systems ranging from small hand-launched drones, such as the Raven, all the way to massive Gray Eagles. Going forward, service leaders would like to upgrade systems with new, improved technology.
|Brian Taylor||10/13/2015 4:37 PM||2|| ||Approved||10/13/2015 4:40 PM|
Gen. Milley Presses Case for Relevance of Ground Forces
|Brian Taylor||10/13/2015 1:16 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/13/2015 1:21 PM|
If Congress implements a year-long continuing resolution for fiscal year 2016, the Army will have to forgo some major purchases including some Chinook and Apache helicopters, a senior service leader said Oct. 13.
|Allyson Versprille||10/13/2015 11:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/13/2015 11:57 AM|
Projected foreign military sales of AH-64 Apache attack helicopters and CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopters in conjunction with planned domestic buys are expected to keep the airplanes in the air to at least 2060, said Boeing and Army officials.
|Brian Taylor||10/12/2015 2:09 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/12/2015 2:14 PM|
During one of his last high profile speeches as secretary of the Army, John McHugh warned of a dangerous future if the United States’ government continues to pare back the military’s budget.
|Brian Taylor||10/12/2015 1:59 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/12/2015 2:07 PM|
The Pentagon’s push to attract innovative technology firms is moving into its next phase as a group of government officials, senior defense industry and Washington think tank executives is poised to meet in Silicon Valley next month.
|Allyson Versprille||10/9/2015 3:15 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/9/2015 3:16 PM|
Tough Balancing Act for Defense in Shaping Industry Consolidation
|Sandra Erwin||10/6/2015 1:38 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/6/2015 1:39 PM|
Budget Stalemate Puts Pentagon Programs Back on the Brink
|Sandra Erwin||10/2/2015 2:14 PM||2|| ||Approved||10/5/2015 10:22 AM|
Defense Acquisition Reforms: The Studies Keep On Coming
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/2/2015 11:42 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/2/2015 11:46 AM|
In the face of growing digital threats, the Navy has established a new division within the office of the chief of naval operations to oversee the service’s cyber security efforts.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/1/2015 11:46 AM||1|| ||Approved||10/1/2015 11:47 AM|
As Russia enters its second day conducting airstrikes in Syria, one Air Force leader said its bombs appear not to be striking Islamic State targets.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||9/28/2015 12:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/28/2015 12:49 PM|
Top aerospace firms are gearing up to compete in a high-stakes program to produce nearly 3,000 engines for Army helicopters.
|Brian Taylor||9/26/2015 3:48 PM||4|| ||Approved||9/26/2015 3:50 PM|
Airbus Ready to Compete Again for Air Force Tankers
|Sandra Erwin||9/25/2015 10:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/25/2015 10:48 AM|
Pentagon to Encourage More Frequent Interaction With Private Sector
|Allyson Versprille||9/24/2015 2:56 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/24/2015 2:58 PM|
The Air Force might ask for waivers for the KC-46 tanker and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programs if Congress decides to fund the federal government through an extended continuing resolution, a high-ranking official said.
|Sandra Erwin||9/23/2015 2:53 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/24/2015 9:03 AM|
What Battlefield Network Should the Army Buy? The Debate Continues
|Sandra Erwin||9/23/2015 11:05 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/23/2015 11:14 AM|
Cyber Security Rule Creates New Obligations for Defense Contractors
|Sandra Erwin||9/22/2015 3:00 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/22/2015 3:14 PM|
Oshkosh ‘Confident’ About Outcome in JLTV Protest
|Sandra Erwin||9/18/2015 3:32 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/18/2015 3:44 PM|
It is a rare and surprising occurrence when the Pentagon’s independent weapons cost estimator speaks at a defense industry forum. It is even more remarkable when he gives contractors specific advice on how to improve their working relationships with the Defense Department.
|Brian Taylor||9/18/2015 1:02 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/18/2015 1:06 PM|
Navigating the complicated and sometimes murky waters of U.S. defense procurement can make it difficult for foreign-owned companies to engage the market, executives told National Defense during one of the world’s largest military conferences.
|Brian Taylor||9/18/2015 10:50 AM||1|| ||Approved||9/18/2015 10:54 AM|
China’s interest in growing its military is driving nearby Southeast Asian countries to beef up their own forces with new equipment, said experts Sept. 17.
|Allyson Versprille||9/17/2015 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/17/2015 4:59 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — No matter which industry team winds up winning the contract to manufacture the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, Raytheon believes it will come out on top as the exclusive radar supplier, one of its executives said on the sidelines of the Air Force Association conference this week.
|Brian Taylor||9/17/2015 10:59 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/17/2015 10:59 AM|
Lockheed Martin unveiled a new modification kit for its Desert Hawk drone, known as version 3.1, at the Defence and Security Equipment International conference Sept. 17.
|Brian Taylor||9/17/2015 8:28 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/17/2015 8:29 AM|
The defense market in the Middle East is set to grow over the next decade as countries in the region make key acquisitions of ships, vehicles and missiles, said one expert Sept. 16.
|Sandra Erwin||9/16/2015 3:52 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 3:56 PM|
Army Chief to Reopen Debate on Aviation Restructuring
|Stew Magnuson||9/16/2015 1:38 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 1:45 PM|
The Air Force may not be doing a technology risk reduction phase with its upcoming T-X jet fighter trainer program, the service’s chief acquisition official said Sept. 15 at the Air Force Association annual conference. That could speed up the schedule of replacing the 50-year-old plus aircraft the service currently uses to train its jet fighter pilots.
|Allyson Versprille||9/16/2015 1:27 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 1:52 PM|
Air Force officials said they are confident that the service can field a directed energy weapon on combat aircraft by 2020.
|Allyson Versprille||9/16/2015 1:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 1:41 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – With just two weeks remaining for Congress to pass a budget before the beginning of the next fiscal year, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter sounded the alarm about the military consequences of funding the government through continuing resolutions.
|Brian Taylor||9/16/2015 11:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 11:01 AM|
Cyber attacks originating from Middle Eastern countries such as Syria and Iran are expected to increase over the next several years, said one defense expert Sept. 16.
|Brian Taylor||9/16/2015 8:31 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 8:32 AM|
Collaborating with allied nations, and particularly the United Kingdom, is critical to developing new cutting edge technology, said the chief of the Office of Naval Research Sept. 15.
|Brian Taylor||9/15/2015 4:37 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/15/2015 4:43 PM|
Air Force Officials Discuss Acquisition Challenges
|Brian Taylor||9/15/2015 4:05 PM||3|| ||Approved||9/15/2015 4:09 PM|
The F-35 pit against any fourth-generation aircraft is going to have an advantage, except when placed in a close maneuvering fight, said the commander of the Air Combat Command Sept. 15.
|Brian Taylor||9/15/2015 3:47 PM||21|| ||Approved||9/15/2015 3:52 PM|
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh has heard one too many times that his service doesn't care about close-air support missions.
|Brian Taylor||9/15/2015 3:11 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/15/2015 3:16 PM|
Tensions with Russia and the war with the Islamic State are expected to drive growth in the global defense market, executives interviewed at one of the largest defense conferences in the world said Sept. 15.
|Brian Taylor||9/15/2015 1:23 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/16/2015 4:03 PM|
Aerojet Rocketdyne executives insisted Sept. 15 that the company can complete work on a replacement for the Russian-made RD-180 rocket engine by 2019, provided the Air Force allocates enough money for work to begin in earnest this year.
|Brian Taylor||9/14/2015 2:51 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/14/2015 3:00 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Russia is modernizing its air force, deploying advanced air defenses and training its pilots specifically to thwart U.S. operations in Europe. The Russian air force has become “more professional” and has better equipment than it did a decade ago, said Gen. Frank Gorenc, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander.
|Brian Taylor||9/14/2015 2:44 PM||3|| ||Approved||9/14/2015 2:45 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Air Force is implementing a new strategy that it hopes will incentivize industry to deliver weapons systems faster, the secretary of the Air Force said Sept. 14.
|Brian Taylor||9/14/2015 9:37 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/14/2015 9:38 AM|
The manufacturer of the U.S. Air Force combat rescue helicopter announced that it selected Rockwell Collins to provide the avionics, navigation and communications equipment for the aircraft.
|Sandra Erwin||9/11/2015 2:57 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/11/2015 2:59 PM|
Departing Secretary McHugh’s Straight Talk on the Future of the Army
|Sandra Erwin||9/10/2015 4:30 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/10/2015 4:33 PM|
Unexpected Hitches Put Air Force Tanker Back in the Crosshairs
|Allyson Versprille||9/10/2015 2:45 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/10/2015 3:01 PM|
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle expressed strong support for the Air Force's new long-range bomber program during a Capitol Hill briefing on Sept. 10, although one warned that cost overruns would not be tolerated.
|Allyson Versprille||9/9/2015 4:15 PM||27|| ||Approved||9/9/2015 4:16 PM|
A decision by the Pentagon’s top weapons tester to have the F-35 and the A-10 face off in a future combat air exercise caught F-35 program leaders by surprise.
|Allyson Versprille||9/9/2015 12:57 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/9/2015 12:57 PM|
The requirements for the future unmanned carrier-launched airborne surveillance and strike (UCLASS) aircraft are still being debated, a senior Navy official said.
|Stew Magnuson||9/8/2015 3:42 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/8/2015 3:45 PM|
AM General, one of two runners up in the heated competition to build U.S. ground forces’ joint light tactical wheeled vehicle, said Sept. 8 that it will not protest the military’s decision to go with winner Oshkosh Corp. Meanwhile, the other runner-up Lockheed Martin will file a protest, a company statement said on the same day.
|Sandra Erwin||9/7/2015 11:37 AM||1|| ||Approved||9/8/2015 8:11 AM|
Air Force Reforms Would Speed Up Technology Acquisitions
|Allyson Versprille||9/3/2015 2:53 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/3/2015 2:59 PM|
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Northrop Grumman says its proposed Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft could be ready to begin service in 2021, three years faster than the current Air Force plan.
|Sandra Erwin||9/2/2015 3:28 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/2/2015 3:30 PM|
Kendall: Pentagon Struggles to Determine ‘Fair’ Prices for Commercial Items
|Sandra Erwin||8/31/2015 2:18 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/31/2015 2:38 PM|
Northrop Grumman Beats BAE in Army Antimissile System Competition
|Sandra Erwin||8/30/2015 11:52 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/31/2015 8:20 AM|
Pentagon Initiatives Expose Complex Relationship With Private Sector
|Stew Magnuson||8/28/2015 2:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/28/2015 2:31 PM|
Barring foul weather caused by Hurricane Erika in the Caribbean, the fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite is scheduled to launch Aug. 31 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, providing full global coverage for what it is being touted as a “cell phone tower in the sky” for U.S. forces.
|Allyson Versprille||8/27/2015 8:50 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/27/2015 8:56 AM|
RESTON, Va. — The Army needs future tactical wheeled vehicles to be modular, flexible, adaptable and smart as the service faces a future of unknown missions and threats, said the director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center Aug. 26.
|Brian Taylor||8/27/2015 8:19 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/27/2015 8:26 AM|
U.S. commandos are interested in a new dual-mode bike that that can be propelled by a motor or human peddling, said a member of the defense industry.
|Brian Taylor||8/26/2015 8:46 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/26/2015 8:47 AM|
Promoting the development of cargo drones will be the focus of next year’s operational energy capability improvement fund, according to a Defense official.
|Allyson Versprille||8/25/2015 6:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||8/25/2015 6:48 PM|
A hotly contested contract to replace the U.S. military’s fleets of aging Humvees was awarded to truck builder Oshkosh Corp. of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Army announced Aug. 25.
|Allyson Versprille||8/25/2015 10:38 AM||1|| ||Approved||8/25/2015 11:03 AM|
Air Force leader warned Aug. 24 that a continuing resolution in fiscal year 2016 would reduce readiness and funding for the military even more so than a sequestration-level budget.
|Stew Magnuson||8/24/2015 9:09 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/24/2015 9:20 AM|
A Defense Department Asia-Pacific maritime security roadmap released Aug. 21 calls for more personnel and weapon systems to be forward deployed in the region. The “Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy” said the Pentagon in the near future will be “bringing its finest capabilities, assets and people to the Asia-Pacific region.”
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||8/21/2015 9:09 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/21/2015 10:30 AM|
The first batch of Generation III F-35 helmet mounted display systems was delivered Aug. 11 at a ceremony in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
|Allyson Versprille||8/20/2015 8:52 AM||0|| ||Approved||8/20/2015 9:00 AM|
The advancement of China's ballistic missile modernization program may pose the greatest risk to the United States' long-term security, analysts said Aug. 19.