|Sandra Erwin||5/4/2016 8:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/4/2016 8:01 AM|
Former DIA Director Flynn Named Vice Chairman of Drone Aviation
|Sandra Erwin||5/2/2016 11:12 AM||2|| ||Approved||5/2/2016 11:21 AM|
Thousands of pages of legislation have been passed by Congress over the years in efforts to overhaul the government’s procurement system. So it might come as a surprise to policy makers that one of the most transformative forces in the federal market of late is not a piece of legislation but insurgent industry player Amazon Web Services.
|Sandra Erwin||4/30/2016 4:16 PM||3|| ||Approved||5/1/2016 6:19 AM|
Pentagon’s European Defense Effort Comes Under Increased Oversight
|Allyson Versprille||4/28/2016 1:11 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/28/2016 1:28 PM|
The Air Force is continuing to work through several maintenance issues in its F-35 joint strike fighter program, including getting the next increment of the autonomic logistics information system ready for initial operational capability, a senior service leader said April 28.
|Sandra Erwin||4/26/2016 8:47 AM||1|| ||Approved||4/27/2016 8:21 AM|
The Marine Corps plans to wrap up later this year a sweeping review of the state of the V-22 fleet. This probe comes amid a widening awareness on Capitol Hill of substandard aviation readiness across the Marine Corps.
|Sandra Erwin||4/25/2016 10:26 AM||3|| ||Approved||4/25/2016 10:38 AM|
The cybersecurity of the supply chain is becoming a worrisome issue for the Defense Department. Not only are there fears of attacks against Pentagon suppliers that have access to secret data, but there is also uneasiness about more sophisticated types of espionage.
|Sandra Erwin||4/22/2016 4:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/22/2016 4:41 PM|
Gen Paul Selva Warns About Complacency in Combat Logistics
|Sandra Erwin||4/21/2016 3:04 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/25/2016 10:12 AM|
Pentagon Hard Pressed to Absorb New Round of Acquisition Reforms
|Allyson Versprille||4/20/2016 4:39 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/20/2016 4:43 PM|
Ongoing congressional efforts to improve the Pentagon’s acquisition system could backfire or fall far short of expectations, defense experts cautioned at a panel discussion on April 20.
|Brian Taylor||4/19/2016 1:12 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/19/2016 1:33 PM|
Budget shortfalls could prevent the Pentagon from taking critical technology development to the next level, the Defense Department’s top acquisition official warned April 19.
|Sandra Erwin||4/18/2016 4:22 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/18/2016 4:22 PM|
Defense CEOs to Examine the Future of the Industry in a new CNAS study
|Sandra Erwin||4/16/2016 4:49 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/19/2016 2:53 PM|
SOCOM Spending Data by Govini Shows Heavy Reliance on Private-Sector Services
|Brian Taylor||4/15/2016 8:11 AM||1|| ||Approved||4/15/2016 8:17 AM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Rival engine manufacturers and launch providers squared off at the last panel discussion of the Space Symposium April 14 with long-time manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne and upstart Blue Origin touting their respective rocket engines and the presidents and CEOs of rivals SpaceX and United Launch Alliance exchanging barbs.
|Allyson Versprille||4/14/2016 3:48 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2016 3:54 PM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Air Force Space Command, Department Department agencies and the intelligence community are coalescing around a new "space enterprise vision" in order to thwart potential adversaries in the realm called "the ultimate high ground."
|Sandra Erwin||4/13/2016 3:08 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/13/2016 4:45 PM|
Industry Mergers: DoD in Uphill Fight Against Market Forces
|Allyson Versprille||4/13/2016 1:00 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/13/2016 1:50 PM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The time is now to begin transitioning the monitoring of space traffic from the Air Force to the Federal Aviation Administration, a senior Defense Department space leader said April 13.
|Sandra Erwin||4/13/2016 12:41 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/15/2016 8:35 AM|
Airbus Seeks to Increase Exports of Made-in-USA Helicopters
|Brian Taylor||4/13/2016 8:37 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/13/2016 8:42 AM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert O. Work, hinting at an arsenal of U.S. space weapons, said if the nation's satellites were ever attacked the military would "knock out" its opponents.
|Brian Taylor||4/13/2016 8:09 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/13/2016 8:18 AM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon .com and the Blue Origin space launch company said it was vital that the cost of launching spacecraft be significantly lowered.
|Allyson Versprille||4/12/2016 2:16 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/12/2016 2:32 PM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Boeing Co., after 51 uninterrupted years of building and maintaining the U.S. Air Force's stock of land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles, will be in a competition with industry rivals to swap out key Minuteman III components, company executives said April 12.
|Sandra Erwin||4/11/2016 10:13 AM||8|| ||Approved||4/12/2016 8:55 AM|
Former Pentagon Official Offers Insight and Warnings to Defense Contractors
|Allyson Versprille||4/7/2016 12:07 PM||8|| ||Approved||4/7/2016 12:16 PM|
The Air Force is in the process of drafting a requirements document for a follow-on close-air-support aircraft that could replace the A-10 Thunderbolt II, a service leader told reporters April 7.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||4/7/2016 11:19 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/7/2016 12:01 PM|
An unmanned surface vessel capable of sailing anywhere in the world will soon begin sea trials, a military official said April 6.
|Sandra Erwin||4/6/2016 2:06 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/6/2016 2:09 PM|
New iRobot Spinoff Eyes Big Pentagon Contracts
|Allyson Versprille||4/5/2016 1:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/11/2016 11:35 AM|
The U.S. Air Force is looking for additional ways to prepare for a potential war against an advanced adversary in Europe, a top commander said on April 5.
|Sandra Erwin||4/4/2016 1:05 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/4/2016 1:11 PM|
Small Businesses See ‘Golden Opportunities’ in Special Operations Command
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||4/1/2016 3:05 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/1/2016 3:50 PM|
Experiments being conducted at the new joint interagency combined space operations center will be critical in shaping future U.S. national security space acquisitions, a top Pentagon space official said April 1.
|Sandra Erwin||4/1/2016 9:53 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/1/2016 10:00 AM|
Lockheed Martin: Middle East Remains ‘Very Active’ Arms Market
|Sandra Erwin||3/30/2016 1:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/30/2016 1:53 PM|
Pentagon expect to increase use of deep-thinking computers and artificial intelligence
|Sandra Erwin||3/29/2016 1:54 PM||7|| ||Approved||4/4/2016 4:40 PM|
SecDef, Industry CEOs Exchange Views on Innovation, Acquisition Reforms
|Sandra Erwin||3/26/2016 12:28 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/29/2016 2:53 PM|
Helicopter Makers Airbus, Sikorsky, Bell Helicopter Pull Out All the Stops to Capture Eastern European Market
|Stew Magnuson||3/24/2016 4:22 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/24/2016 4:24 PM|
The Navy’s decision to switch its carrier-based unmanned aerial vehicle program from an intelligence-gathering platform to a refueling aircraft will force contractors to resubmit their proposals and push back the contract award to 2018, the Government Accountability Office said in a March 24 report.
|Allyson Versprille||3/24/2016 1:38 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/24/2016 2:50 PM|
Iran's near-term plans to launch a larger, more capable rocket into space has one Air Force official concerned that the vehicle could be used as a missile against the United States or its allies.
|Sandra Erwin||3/24/2016 9:12 AM||0|| ||Approved||3/29/2016 2:55 PM|
Aviation Logistics Systems Both Blessing and Curse - F-35, V-22
|Allyson Versprille||3/23/2016 12:10 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/23/2016 12:11 PM|
Boeing is currently negotiating a third multiyear contract with the Defense Department that would extend deliveries of the V-22 Osprey to 2024, a company executive said March 22.
|Sandra Erwin||3/22/2016 3:53 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/29/2016 2:51 PM|
Tech Haven Estonia Attracting U.S. Defense Business
|Brian Taylor||3/22/2016 3:35 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/23/2016 10:14 AM|
While the United States has made great headway reining in Russia’s stock of nuclear material, more work still needs to be done, said the undersecretary of state for arms control and international security March 22.
|Brian Taylor||3/22/2016 3:34 PM||3|| ||Approved||3/22/2016 3:35 PM|
The Navy needs manned aircraft to be networked with drones in order to stay ahead of potential enemies, the service’s director of air warfare said March 22.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/21/2016 4:12 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/21/2016 4:34 PM|
As Russia conducts a series of provocative and worrying exercises in the Arctic, the United States must respond by increasing its footprint in the region, said one senator March 21.
|Sandra Erwin||3/21/2016 9:57 AM||2|| ||Approved||3/30/2016 4:51 PM|
A new legislative effort to change how the Pentagon buys products from the private sector is drawing skepticism and stirring renewed concerns about the troubled defense procurement system.
|Sandra Erwin||3/17/2016 3:37 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/17/2016 3:39 PM|
Bottomless Appetite for Battlefield Information Makes for Booming Business
|Brian Taylor||3/17/2016 1:30 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/17/2016 1:36 PM|
More public-private partnerships between the Army and industry are needed to save money in an era of declining budgets, the Army’s top civilian official said March 17.
|Brian Taylor||3/17/2016 8:15 AM||0|| ||Approved||3/17/2016 8:15 AM|
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command has developed a list of eight capabilities that service leaders should prioritize in acquisition programs, a senior officer revealed March 16.
|Brian Taylor||3/16/2016 3:33 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/16/2016 3:33 PM|
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — As long as budgets remain tight, the Army will focus on upgrading the Patriot missile system rather than developing a follow-on program, a top missile defense official said March 16.
|Brian Taylor||3/16/2016 8:28 AM||3|| ||Approved||3/16/2016 8:34 AM|
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Army’s top officer should have more power over the acquisition process, service officials said at a high-profile conference on March 15.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/15/2016 5:04 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/15/2016 5:04 PM|
As advancements in autonomy come to fruition, manned/unmanned teaming between humans and advanced robots will play a key role in the future of warfare, Lockheed Martin executives and researchers said March 15.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/15/2016 4:55 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/15/2016 4:58 PM|
Lockheed Martin plans to use proven components from existing ships when it sets out to compete for the Navy's upcoming frigate program. Doing so will make its offering more affordable, a company executive said March 15.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/15/2016 4:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/15/2016 7:06 PM|
Lockheed Martin Corp., the Pentagon’s largest contractor, is seeking to expand its international customer base in the face of toughening market conditions in the Middle East.
|Brian Taylor||3/15/2016 2:56 PM||7|| ||Approved||3/15/2016 2:57 PM|
The Army is too small and could be outgunned in future conflicts, service officials said March 15. The warnings came at a time when the ground force is shrinking and potential adversaries are improving their military technologies.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/11/2016 3:21 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/11/2016 3:44 PM|
If the military hopes to keep its competitive edge against rival nations, it must remedy its slow acquisition process, said two service chiefs March 10.
|Sandra Erwin||3/11/2016 3:10 PM||3|| ||Approved||3/11/2016 3:17 PM|
Pentagon’s Strategy to Counter Russia, China, Begins to Take Shape
|Brian Taylor||3/11/2016 9:47 AM||1|| ||Approved||3/11/2016 2:23 PM|
If Secretary of Defense Ash Carter did a Google search for who would make the biggest splash as the head of the Pentagon’s new innovation panel from Silicon Valley, he couldn’t have gotten a better answer than the executive chairman of the eponymous search engine’s parent company, Eric Schmidt. The move announced at the RSA cyber security confab in San Francisco makes clear to the Beltway the military is serious about closing its innovation gap with the commercial sector by reestablishing ties to the Bay Area’s tech heartland.
|Brian Taylor||3/10/2016 1:14 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/10/2016 1:15 PM|
Russia, with its growing military arsenal and increased influence around the globe, poses the greatest strategic threat to the United States, the chief of staff of the Army said March 10.
|Brian Taylor||3/9/2016 4:06 PM||3|| ||Approved||3/9/2016 4:07 PM|
The Army already is reaping benefits from one of the most controversial Pentagon procurement reforms that Congress mandated, the service’s top weapons buyer said.
|Brian Taylor||3/9/2016 1:15 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/9/2016 1:19 PM|
The Pentagon is drawing up new battle plans to combat malicious hackers and is spending billions of dollars hardening military information systems. But as network attackers find new vulnerabilities in Defense Department systems, officials recognize that a key weapon needed to win these shadowy cyber wars is the ability to think and act very quickly.
|Stew Magnuson||3/8/2016 4:32 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/8/2016 4:38 PM|
A U.S.-designed replacement for the Russian-made RD-180 rocket engine can be delivered for certification tests by the end of the decade, the president of Boeing’s network and space systems division said March 8.
|Sandra Erwin||3/7/2016 7:19 PM||6|| ||Approved||3/7/2016 7:24 PM|
B-21 Bomber Contract: How Much Is Too Much Risk?
|Brian Taylor||3/7/2016 4:06 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/7/2016 4:14 PM|
As Congress takes up the Pentagon’s latest budget request, officials from the office of the secretary of defense on Mar. 7 voiced concerns about the military services’ unfunded priorities lists.
|Sandra Erwin||3/7/2016 9:41 AM||1|| ||Approved||3/7/2016 10:04 AM|
Defense Industry Warns Pentagon to Protect Supply Lines
|Allyson Versprille||3/3/2016 3:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/3/2016 3:23 PM|
The Navy may have to launch a new industry competition in the wake of a decision to convert the unmanned carrier launched airborne surveillance and strike program to an aerial refueling tanker, a Navy official said March 3.
|Allyson Versprille||3/3/2016 12:13 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/3/2016 12:14 PM|
Current Defense Department policy calls for a human to always be the final decision maker when deciding to use a robotic system to deliver lethal force, but there are ongoing conversations in the department that could lead to machines autonomously deciding to deploy weapons, a DoD official said March 3.
|Brian Taylor||3/2/2016 3:24 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/2/2016 3:28 PM|
The big "prize" for Army researchers will be autonomous or semi-autonomous combat vehicles that can maneuver off road at high speeds and be just as lethal as manned platforms, one of the service's leading experts on robots said March 2.
|Sandra Erwin||3/2/2016 2:34 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/2/2016 2:38 PM|
‘Democratization’ of Technology Rattles U.S. National Security Agencies
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/2/2016 1:48 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/2/2016 1:48 PM|
The Navy’s biannual Ice Exercise — also known as ICEX — began this week with more than 200 participants expected to travel to the Arctic over a five week period, service officials said March 1.
|Stew Magnuson||3/1/2016 1:45 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/1/2016 1:58 PM|
The United States should immediately begin a measured, but steady march toward fielding hypersonic vehicles, said the authors of a report released March 1.
|Sandra Erwin||2/29/2016 2:16 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/29/2016 2:16 PM|
Cyber Espionage Fears Stoked by China’s Zoomlion Bid for Terex
|Sandra Erwin||2/26/2016 1:43 PM||3|| ||Approved||2/26/2016 2:19 PM|
Under Fire From Sen. McCain, Air Force Defends Bomber Contract
|Brian Taylor||2/26/2016 8:46 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/26/2016 8:56 AM|
Air Force Special Operations Command would like to acquire three additional multi-mission V-22 Ospreys before the product line ceases, a service leader told reporters Feb. 25.
|Brian Taylor||2/26/2016 8:44 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/26/2016 8:46 AM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — Unlike Russian forces in the Middle East, the United States is using precision-guided weapons to target the Islamic State’s main sources of revenue, which in turn should cripple the terrorist group’s operations and diminish its influence in the Middle East, an Air Force leader said Feb. 25.
|Stew Magnuson||2/25/2016 5:00 PM||16|| ||Approved||2/25/2016 5:11 PM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — A plan in the 2017 budget proposal to delay the retirement of the Air Force’s A-10 close-air support aircraft until 2022 will hurt efforts to modernize the fleet with F-35s, senior service leaders said Feb. 25.
|Sandra Erwin||2/25/2016 1:36 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/25/2016 1:43 PM|
Military Tablet Wars: Windows Gaining Ground on Apple
|Sandra Erwin||2/25/2016 11:10 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/25/2016 11:16 AM|
McCain: Defense Industry Mergers Driving Up Cost of Weapons
|Sandra Erwin||2/24/2016 12:32 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/25/2016 12:48 PM|
Congress Soon to Receive Military ‘Unfunded Requirements’ List
|Stew Magnuson||2/23/2016 4:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/23/2016 4:11 PM|
The Defense Department within a few months will choose a way forward for two major satellite programs that are vital for strategic nuclear defense: Advanced-EHF and the space-based infrared system, a senior Defense Department official said Feb. 23
|Sandra Erwin||2/22/2016 1:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/22/2016 3:18 PM|
Battle lines are drawn and factions on Capitol Hill prepare to fight over government spending.
|Allyson Versprille||2/22/2016 1:44 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/22/2016 2:17 PM|
Raytheon in an announcement made Feb. 22 confirmed that it will partner with Italian aerospace company Finmeccanica to replace the Air Force's aging fleet of T-38 Talon jet trainers.
|Sandra Erwin||2/19/2016 4:39 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 4:40 PM|
Red Flags Go Up As Chinese Firm Seeks to Acquire U.S. Defense Contractor
|Brian Taylor||2/19/2016 3:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 3:08 PM|
China, which has made waves in the Asia-Pacific region as it beefs up its Navy, has an open invitation to attend this year’s Rim of the Pacific exercise, said Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations Feb. 19.
|Allyson Versprille||2/19/2016 1:59 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 2:01 PM|
The commander of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center warned Feb. 19 that a new rocket engine under development may not match the capability of the Russian-made RD-180 it is intended to replace.
|Sandra Erwin||2/19/2016 10:13 AM||3|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 10:34 AM|
Cost to Maintain Weapons Eating Into Military Budgets
|Brian Taylor||2/19/2016 8:48 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 10:31 AM|
The defense industry and the Navy must work more closely together as the sea service makes pursues innovation, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet said Feb. 18.
|Allyson Versprille||2/18/2016 2:05 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 10:29 AM|
SAN DIEGO — The military must make greater investments in the training and retention of cyber professionals, a panel of military officials said Feb. 17.
|Brian Taylor||2/18/2016 8:49 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/19/2016 10:28 AM|
Despite cuts to the Navy’s budget in the president’s fiscal year 2017 budget request, the service is still well positioned to meet much of its acquisition goals and respond to challenges in the future, said a naval official Feb. 17.
|Sandra Erwin||2/15/2016 5:41 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/15/2016 5:49 PM|
Five Takeaways From the 2017 Defense Budget
|Allyson Versprille||2/11/2016 4:52 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/11/2016 5:10 PM|
After considering a clean-sheet design for the T-X program to replace the Air Force's aging fleet of T-38 Talon jet trainers, Lockheed Martin has chosen to stick with a modernized version of an aircraft it developed with Korea Aerospace Industries, the company announced Feb. 11.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/11/2016 4:29 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/11/2016 4:30 PM|
The Air Force has developed a strategy to acquire new space launch systems, including replacing a Russian-made rocket engine with ones that is domestically produced.
|Sandra Erwin||2/10/2016 7:15 PM||2|| ||Approved||2/10/2016 7:18 PM|
Navy Halts Funding for Northrop Grumman’s Carrier-Based Combat Drone
|Stew Magnuson||2/10/2016 4:08 PM||4|| ||Approved||2/11/2016 8:54 AM|
The Defense Department’s agency devoted to cutting edge technologies, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has big plans for 2017, including the launch of a 130-foot autonomous ship that will begin sailing the seas this year.
|Allyson Versprille||2/9/2016 3:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/9/2016 6:03 PM|
President Obama’s 2017 budget request for the Marine Corps released Feb. 9 includes a small increase over last year’s funding, while continuing to procure expensive F-35B joint strike fighters.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/9/2016 1:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/9/2016 4:23 PM|
As the Army focuses on potential conflicts in Europe, many of its modernization programs are being cut.
|Brian Taylor||2/9/2016 1:22 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/9/2016 1:30 PM|
The Navy plans to buy seven battle ships in fiscal year 2017, as the service continues to grow its fleet in the face of increasing threats.
|Stew Magnuson||2/9/2016 12:06 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/9/2016 6:02 PM|
The Obama administration’s 2017 budget request released Feb. 9 for the Air Force seeks to preserve funding for two of its top three development programs, the new long-range bomber and aerial refueling tanker, while cutting acquisition of the F-35A.
|Sandra Erwin||2/9/2016 12:01 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/9/2016 12:04 PM|
The defense budget proposal for the final year of the Obama presidency has no surprises, as the top line was already set in October as part of a two-year deal between the White House and congressional leaders.
|Sandra Erwin||2/3/2016 2:18 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/3/2016 2:42 PM|
Carter at China Lake: DoD Spending Big Money on Munitions
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/2/2016 1:16 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/2/2016 1:33 PM|
As the release of the fiscal year 2017 budget looms, one congressman defended the need for a special fund that would help the Navy pay for replacements of its Ohio-class nuclear ballistic submarines.
|Brian Taylor||2/2/2016 12:39 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/2/2016 12:40 PM|
The Defense Department’s fiscal year 2017 budget request will emphasize high tech capabilities to counter Russia and China, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Feb. 2.
|Sandra Erwin||2/1/2016 4:06 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/1/2016 4:11 PM|
2017 Budget: Showdown Likely Over War ‘Slush Fund’
|Sandra Erwin||1/31/2016 5:05 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/31/2016 5:10 PM|
Military Looks Ahead to the Next Budget Deal
|Stew Magnuson||1/29/2016 12:56 PM||2|| ||Approved||1/29/2016 1:11 PM|
The National Commission on the Future of the Army’s report to Congress released Jan. 28 took note of the service’s acquisition woes and said they were a “significant long-term-concern.” The service has “appropriately” chosen readiness over modernizing its equipment, the report’s authors wrote. But that comes at a price.
|Brian Taylor||1/28/2016 4:34 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/28/2016 4:36 PM|
Commission Overrules Army Aviation Decisions, Paints Grim Fiscal Picture