|Allyson Versprille||5/21/2015 1:47 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/21/2015 2:30 PM|
TAMPA, Fla. – Engineers at U.S. Special Operations command are in the process of sorting through the tradeoffs between size, weight and power as they seek to develop a revolutionary tactical assault light operator suit, according to program officials.
|Sandra Erwin||5/21/2015 1:16 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/21/2015 1:20 PM|
The Air Force plans to continue to update its aging aircraft so they can stay in service until at least 2040.
|Allyson Versprille||5/21/2015 8:48 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/21/2015 9:01 AM|
TAMPA, Fla. – Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider prototype is almost ready for its maiden flight, according to a company executive.
|Allyson Versprille||5/20/2015 3:13 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/21/2015 7:51 AM|
The Navy must improve cyber security protocols in everything from weapons to command-and-control systems to communications platforms as adversaries continue to invest in their network warfare capabilities, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus said May 20.
|Sandra Erwin||5/20/2015 2:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/20/2015 2:28 PM|
Air Force researchers and technologists are working to improve drone control stations.
|Brian Taylor||5/20/2015 1:23 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/20/2015 1:26 PM|
TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. Special Operations Command leaders May 20 outlined a new roadmap for how it plans to buy and deploy its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms in the years ahead.
|Allyson Versprille||5/20/2015 8:58 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/20/2015 8:59 AM|
TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. Special Operations Command awards $3 billion in contracts each year. For companies that have a product that could help special operators accomplish their missions, SOCOM’s technology and industry liaison office offers them a chance to get a piece of the pie.
|Allyson Versprille||5/19/2015 4:59 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/20/2015 8:11 AM|
TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. Special Operations Command needs to find new partners among industry and academia to meet the challenges ahead, SOCOM leaders said May 19.
|Sandra Erwin||5/19/2015 1:30 PM||3|| ||Approved||5/19/2015 1:46 PM|
Approximately 19 percent of the Marine Corps aviation inventory currently is grounded.
|Allyson Versprille||5/19/2015 1:13 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/19/2015 1:31 PM|
The Japanese government has given its defense industry permission to bid on an Australian attack submarine contract — another sign that the Asian nation is shedding its former pacifistic policies and willing to export weapons of war, an expert said.
|Sandra Erwin||5/15/2015 3:31 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/15/2015 3:38 PM|
The Air Force Materiel Command will sign business partnerships with major contractors
|Allyson Versprille||5/14/2015 6:18 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/14/2015 6:18 PM|
A key component of the Navy's submarine strategy is taking advantage of asymmetric warfare as adversaries build up their undersea anti-access/aerial-denial capabilities, said the commander of the U.S. submarine forces May 14.
|Brian Taylor||5/14/2015 5:07 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/14/2015 5:08 PM|
Defense Technologists: We Do Things the Private Sector Does Not
|Jon Harper||5/14/2015 3:20 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/14/2015 3:25 PM|
Defense analysts from 15 think tanks across the political spectrum have joined forces to push lawmakers and the Pentagon to implement sweeping reforms that would free up money to invest in modernization and readiness.
|Allyson Versprille||5/13/2015 10:22 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/13/2015 10:44 AM|
In an effort to retain service members and modernize the workforce, the Navy and Marine Corps will be implementing several new personnel policies, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced May 13.
|Sandra Erwin||5/13/2015 8:48 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/13/2015 9:04 AM|
SafeNet had to reinvent itself to continue to sell to the government
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/8/2015 4:18 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/8/2015 4:26 PM|
Over the next 10 years, the global unmanned aerial system market will continue to make exponential gains, said one analyst May 7.
|Allyson Versprille||5/8/2015 11:31 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/18/2015 11:35 AM|
The United States and Japan in April approved new guidelines for defense cooperation between the two nations, but questions remain on who will actually benefit from the relationship and whether the guidelines will have a lasting impact.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/7/2015 2:24 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/7/2015 5:33 PM|
The Navy wants to weave together imagery gathered by multiple ship-launched unmanned aircraft in order to provide it with better battle space views, a service official said May 6.
|Brian Taylor||5/6/2015 4:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/6/2015 4:09 PM|
The Navy’s newly released five-year strategic plan for cyber operations calls for enhanced collaboration with industry to meet the service’s demands in the digital realm.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/6/2015 3:41 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/6/2015 3:49 PM|
The Federal Aviation Administration will work with three companies — CNN, PrecisionHawk and BNSF Railway — to test new drone operations in the national airspace, said the agency’s administrator May 6.
|Allyson Versprille||5/6/2015 11:24 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/6/2015 11:25 AM|
It’s “insanity” that U.S. companies are taking their unmanned aerial vehicle research-and-development dollars to other countries because of stringent Federal Aviation Administration regulations, a congressman said May 6.
|Sandra Erwin||5/6/2015 10:40 AM||3|| ||Approved||5/6/2015 10:42 AM|
The Army will gut aging tanks and equip them with fresh components and electronics, including a new powerful targeting sensor.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/6/2015 8:28 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/6/2015 8:57 AM|
By using solar cells along with traditional batteries, unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturers could triple or even quadruple a system’s endurance, said one industry executive May 6.
|Jon Harper||5/5/2015 1:14 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/5/2015 1:27 PM|
The Arab nations of the Persian Gulf are moving toward creating an integrated regional missile defense system, an analyst with ties to officials in the Middle East said May 4.
|Allyson Versprille||5/5/2015 12:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/5/2015 12:51 PM|
Dialogue between the Federal Aviation Administration and the unmanned aerial system industry, which may lead to integrating the aircraft into national airspace, is improving, a Google executive said May 5.
|Allyson Versprille||5/5/2015 8:30 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/5/2015 8:31 AM|
After Cyclone Pam devastated the small Pacific nation of Vanuatu, Lockheed Martin’s Indago quad roto unmanned aerial vehicle was used to survey damage for two weeks.
|Sandra Erwin||5/1/2015 3:16 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/1/2015 3:47 PM|
The military space community is mired in debate about how to modernize satellites
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/1/2015 2:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/4/2015 1:44 PM|
Using an unmanned cargo helicopter and ground vehicle, Lockheed Martin recently demonstrated that a robotic tandem could fulfill emergency casualty evacuation missions and rescue wounded soldiers.
|Allyson Versprille||4/30/2015 4:41 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/30/2015 4:42 PM|
A House Armed Services Committee plan to cut the Navy's cruiser modernization period in half will not work with the funding currently available, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus said April 30.
|Sandra Erwin||4/29/2015 11:36 AM||1|| ||Approved||4/29/2015 11:51 AM|
Top defense contractors are poised to compete in a major industry battle to develop autonomous missiles for the U.S. Navy.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||4/28/2015 3:03 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/28/2015 3:14 PM|
The comment period for the Federal Aviation Administration’s proposed small drone rule closed with approximately 4,500 submissions, said an FAA official April 28.
|Stew Magnuson||4/28/2015 12:37 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/28/2015 12:43 PM|
The head of Air Force Space Command said the effort to develop and build a new rocket engine through a public-private partnership will be complicated and unprecedented.
|Stew Magnuson||4/27/2015 3:34 PM||4|| ||Approved||4/27/2015 3:40 PM|
Joint strike fighter engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney said two recent reports by government watchdogs that were critical of its performance on the F135 program are accurate but don’t tell the whole story.
|Sandra Erwin||4/27/2015 11:42 AM||3|| ||Approved||4/27/2015 11:43 AM|
The GPS satellite, could be replaced in the foreseeable future by technology that is far cheaper and more resistant to jamming.
|Allyson Versprille||4/24/2015 4:16 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/24/2015 4:20 PM|
ALIS is the autonomic logistics information system that continues to have problems.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||4/24/2015 3:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/24/2015 3:37 PM|
The news that a CIA-led drone strike killed two hostages in Pakistan in January may serve as a catalyst to shift some operations of the controversial program from the CIA to the Defense Department, a panel of experts said April 24.
|Allyson Versprille||4/23/2015 2:37 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/23/2015 2:37 PM|
The Defense Department releases a new cyber strategy.
|Allyson Versprille||4/22/2015 3:23 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/23/2015 3:09 AM|
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is looking to engage Silicon Valley
|Brian Taylor||4/16/2015 4:13 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/16/2015 4:15 PM|
After a two year delay caused by a nonfunctional navigation payload, the Air Force's next-generation GPS program is back on track, senior officials said.
|Brian Taylor||4/16/2015 3:32 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/16/2015 3:33 PM|
The Air Force is making preparations for a conflict on Earth that escalates into space, senior leaders said April 15.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||4/16/2015 10:24 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/16/2015 11:48 AM|
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta had a familiar message for the crowd of Pentagon officials and defense industry executives: “The dysfunction in Washington, from my point view, is probably the greatest national security threat we face,” he said April 15.
|Brian Taylor||4/16/2015 8:38 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/16/2015 8:43 AM|
Exelis Inc. and Harris Corp. here at the 31st annual Space Symposium have set up exhibit booths directly next to each other. By the next year's conference, they will be occupying the same spot.
|Brian Taylor||4/16/2015 8:05 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/16/2015 8:09 AM|
The Air Force has almost completed launching its fleet of space-based infrared sensing satellites, and is looking to the day when it can make all of its data publicly available, just as it does with GPS.
|Brian Taylor||4/15/2015 5:03 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/17/2015 10:27 AM|
A shift of strategic resources to the Asia-Pacific region will be difficult if the government constrains the fiscal 2016 budget to Budget Control Act caps, said service officials April 15.
|Sandra Erwin||4/15/2015 10:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/15/2015 10:12 AM|
Shipbuilders are expected to invest in yard upgrades.
|Brian Taylor||4/15/2015 9:25 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/16/2015 3:32 PM|
The U.S. government is poised to welcome new rocket providers, but the leader of space command said April 14 the nation's launch pads may not be able to accommodate them.
|Allyson Versprille||4/14/2015 6:45 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 6:48 PM|
Manufacturers of unmanned underwater vehicles put their new models front and center at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space conference. Executives said they hoped the burgeoning technology would be appeal to U.S. and foreign navies.
|Allyson Versprille||4/14/2015 4:04 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/15/2015 8:26 AM|
Recapitalizing the Coast Guard’s fleet of aging vessels is the sea service’s number one priority, said its commandant April 14.
|Brian Taylor||4/14/2015 4:02 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 6:15 PM|
Two candidates to replace a Russian-made rocket engine said they don't need taxpayer dollars to complete work on a U.S. version of the RD-180.
|Sandra Erwin||4/14/2015 12:21 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 3:53 PM|
The market for combat warships eludes U.S. shipyards.
|Allyson Versprille||4/14/2015 12:04 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 3:37 PM|
The U.S. military will face several challenges as it attempts to shift strategic resources to the Asia-Pacific region, Navy and Marine Corps leaders said April 13.
|Brian Taylor||4/14/2015 9:05 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 3:44 PM|
The future of the United States’ maritime strategy will be based on forward presence, building partnerships, projecting seapower and procuring innovative platforms, said military leaders April 13.
|Brian Taylor||4/13/2015 3:55 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 3:45 PM|
As military budgets stay flat and threats around the world increase, the Marine Corps must better balance its deployed and non-deployed forces, said the service’s commandant April 13.
|Brian Taylor||4/13/2015 3:20 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2015 3:48 PM|
Budgetary pressures are forcing the military to get more creative and employ innovative solutions to current problems, said maritime service chiefs April 13.
|Sandra Erwin||4/12/2015 12:54 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/13/2015 7:03 AM|
Lockheed Martin Corp. is eyeing opportunities in the international market for the Aegis air-defense antimissile system
|Sandra Erwin||4/9/2015 6:20 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/10/2015 8:33 AM|
The Pentagon unveils Better Buying Power 3.0
|Sandra Erwin||4/8/2015 4:04 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/8/2015 4:13 PM|
How will amphibious ships handle the massive data overload of the F-35B?
|Allyson Versprille||4/8/2015 11:38 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/8/2015 1:46 PM|
The Army opened a new online portal that will allow inventors and manufacturers to submit ideas and technologies that may be integrated onto military robotic platforms, service officials announced April 7.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||4/8/2015 10:59 AM||16|| ||Approved||4/15/2015 2:24 PM|
When it comes to divesting the A-10 Warthog — a close-air support aircraft — the decision must be based on modernizing the fleet for the future and not on emotion, said the Air Force’s chief of staff April 8.
|Sandra Erwin||4/7/2015 3:49 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/7/2015 3:52 PM|
Analysts believe that historical budget trends and political realities point to a far smaller Navy.
|Valerie Insinna||4/3/2015 11:19 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/3/2015 11:24 AM|
The military’s program managers are buried with mountains of paperwork. If Congress wants to reform the acquisition process, it can start by paring away some of that documentation, the Army’s head of acquisition told reporters April 1.
|Sandra Erwin||4/1/2015 6:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/2/2015 7:04 AM|
As Congress debates how to reform the acquisition process, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno has a suggestion: Get more input from the service chiefs.
|Allyson Versprille||4/1/2015 4:29 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/1/2015 6:41 PM|
The Army is seeking bids for two new radios under the HMS program.
|Allyson Versprille||4/1/2015 1:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/1/2015 2:58 PM|
|Brian Taylor||4/1/2015 8:22 AM||0|| ||Approved||4/1/2015 9:06 AM|
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The Army is venturing into a rapidly changing and unknowable future, and will need to invest in capabilities that help it seize advantages over its enemies, the commanding general of U.S. Training and Doctrine Command said March 31.
|Brian Taylor||3/31/2015 4:12 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/31/2015 4:22 PM|
Despite congressional scrutiny and a plethora of ongoing studies debating whether to procure a mixed fleet of wheeled and tracked armored multi-purpose vehicles, Army acquisition officials are comfortable with their decision to purchase a tracked AMPV, they said March 31.
|Allyson Versprille||3/26/2015 5:01 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/26/2015 5:07 PM|
A new coalition of sea service advocates called for Congress to fully fund the Navy in fiscal year 2017 with an additional $15 billion.
|Allyson Versprille||3/26/2015 4:55 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/26/2015 5:00 PM|
The Marine Corps will soon declare the F-35B ready for combat. But is it really?
|Valerie Insinna||3/25/2015 4:11 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/25/2015 4:13 PM|
The first of the Army’s new training helicopters — the UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopter — rolled off Airbus’ Columbus, Mississippi, production line March 25, the company’s program manager announced.
|Allyson Versprille||3/24/2015 5:24 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/24/2015 5:32 PM|
The officer who oversees the $400 billion F-35 program says he is excited about growing international participation, but does not believe it is his job to promote the aircraft or serve as a program cheerleader.
|Allyson Versprille||3/20/2015 4:40 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/21/2015 12:57 PM|
The Air Force is just months away from choosing a design for its ultra secret stealth bomber.
|Allyson Versprille||3/19/2015 3:53 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/19/2015 4:25 PM|
The Navy should consider phasing out its use of highly enriched uranium as fuel for nuclear-powered vessels in favor of a low enriched alternative, which is not as easily converted into nuclear weapons, a new study recommends.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/19/2015 2:01 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/19/2015 2:14 PM|
An Army aviation battalion out of Fort Bliss, Texas, is the first unit to be equipped with the latest version of the Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle, which will be used alongside Apache attack helicopters for manned-unmanned teaming.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/18/2015 12:52 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/18/2015 12:53 PM|
Air Force Special Operations Command may one day fire more than cannons and small-diameter bombs off its gunships, its commander said March 18. AFSOC is considering how it could integrate emerging technologies such as laser guns and high-powered microwaves on its AC-130J Ghostrider gunship, said Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold.
|Sandra Erwin||3/17/2015 2:18 PM||3|| ||Approved||3/17/2015 3:03 PM|
The U.S. military arsenal historically has been regarded as a deterrent to aggression. But somehow along the way, the trends have reversed and the United States is now the one being deterred by the threat of massive enemy firepower. The Pentagon is working on a new a game plan to regain the edge against increasingly well armed enemies.
|Valerie Insinna||3/17/2015 1:49 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/17/2015 2:00 PM|
Ukraine is seeking aid from the United States that would boost its ability to grapple with the sophisticated electronic warfare threats emanating from Russia, the commander of Army forces in Europe said March 17.
|Allyson Versprille||3/16/2015 4:55 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/16/2015 5:05 PM|
The Defense Department should brace for a second "Bloody Monday" during the next presidential administration, said a panel of experts, referring to the day when former Defense Secretary Robert Gates eliminated several high-profile weapon programs.
|Allyson Versprille||3/15/2015 12:32 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/15/2015 12:34 PM|
The Pentagon will continue to press its case against sequester, said Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition and technology.
|Allyson Versprille||3/13/2015 4:11 PM||2|| ||Approved||3/13/2015 4:56 PM|
Sensors first developed by military contractors are fueling the development of commercial driverless vehicles, which may be available as early as 2018, a recently released report by Frost & Sullivan said.
|Allyson Versprille||3/13/2015 11:57 AM||0|| ||Approved||3/13/2015 12:00 PM|
The sea services unveiled a new overarching plan for how they intend to operate in the future.
|Valerie Insinna||3/10/2015 3:26 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/10/2015 3:29 PM|
Boeing and Saab in February demonstrated a new version of Boeing’s small diameter bomb that can be safely fired from a ground artillery system. Now, they have to find their first customer, executives said March 10.
|Allyson Versprille||3/8/2015 1:00 PM||14|| ||Approved||3/8/2015 1:20 PM|
In an unprecedented move, top Air Force leaders last week convened a “Close Air Support Summit.”
|Allyson Versprille||3/4/2015 4:50 PM||0|| ||Approved||3/4/2015 4:51 PM|
A U.S. strategic shift to the Asia-Pacific region will be difficult to carry out as long as the NATO military alliance remains weak, analysts said during a panel discussion on March 4.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||3/4/2015 12:58 PM||1|| ||Approved||3/4/2015 1:25 PM|
Congressmen gathered on Capitol Hill to tout the importance of replacing the nation’s aging ballistic missile equipped Ohio-class submarines.
|Sandra Erwin||3/2/2015 1:42 PM||12|| ||Approved||3/2/2015 1:45 PM|
The Navy opted to buy Bell-Boeing’s V-22 Osprey under an existing $6.5 billion five-year contract that the company signed with the Marine Corps in 2013.
|Brian Taylor||3/2/2015 8:08 AM||0|| ||Approved||3/2/2015 10:00 AM|
The Defense Department has agreed to allow BAE Systems to export anti-missile technology that was developed in 2008 to protect Army helicopters from heat-seeking missiles.
|Brian Taylor||2/26/2015 10:26 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/26/2015 10:35 AM|
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Egypt’s decision just weeks ago to buy the Rafale has reverberated through the International Defense Exposition and Conference, but the event came and went with little indication of how other ongoing fighter jet competitions in the region will shake out.
|Brian Taylor||2/26/2015 9:53 AM||1|| ||Approved||2/26/2015 10:00 AM|
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — This week at the the International Defense Exposition and Conference, U.S. and NATO visitors got a taste of the technologies offered by near-peer competitor China, but only a taste.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/25/2015 2:40 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/25/2015 2:59 PM|
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Over the past 15 years, U.S. defense contractors have pioneered the development of unmanned aircraft and have produced some of the most famous and widely-used drones on the market, but international companies are trying to strip away that technical advantage by building comparable systems.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/25/2015 11:59 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/25/2015 12:00 PM|
With a second round of sequestration looming over the Pentagon, John McHugh, the secretary of the Army said he was hopeful Congress could avert the mandatory budget cuts.
|Brian Taylor||2/24/2015 8:26 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/24/2015 8:41 AM|
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Lockheed Martin is chasing sales of its missile defense systems at the International Defense Exposition and Conference and expects to ink deals in the future with several international customers including Qatar, Germany and Saudi Arabia, an official from the company said Feb. 24.
|Sandra Erwin||2/24/2015 8:23 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/24/2015 8:31 AM|
A new report from the conservative Heritage Foundation seeks to pour a fresh load of data into the debate over military spending
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/23/2015 4:29 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/23/2015 4:31 PM|
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The International Defense Exhibition and Conference opened its doors to visitors on Feb. 23 with companies from all over the world rolling out new military vehicles in hopes of attracting buyers.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||2/23/2015 3:48 PM||0|| ||Approved||2/23/2015 4:00 PM|
Nations such as China and Russia have enough offensive cyber capabilities to one day carry out a “cyber Pearl Harbor” attack, said the head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.
|Brian Taylor||2/23/2015 1:59 PM||3|| ||Approved||2/23/2015 2:26 PM|
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Bell-Boeing’s V-22 Osprey tiltrotor has yet to land an international contract, but company executives are betting that they will have two foreign customers in hand by the end of the year.
|Brian Taylor||2/23/2015 8:36 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/23/2015 9:00 AM|
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The Pentagon’s acquisition chief is at the International Defense Exhibition & Conference this week to champion the U.S. defense industry and interact with regional officials. Such support could be vital for brokering sales to foreign nations at a time when U.S. military spending is flat.
|Brian Taylor||2/23/2015 8:24 AM||0|| ||Approved||2/23/2015 8:35 AM|
The largest military expo in the Middle East — the International Defense Exhibition and Conference widely known as IDEX — opened in Abu Dhabi on Feb. 22. The expo could result in big sales as regional tensions, terrorist and leadership transitions propel increased demands for military equipment, experts said.
|Sarah Sicard||2/21/2015 2:46 PM||1|| ||Approved||2/21/2015 2:51 PM|
The Pentagon's top contractors are taking a step back and hedging their bets
|Sandra Erwin||2/19/2015 1:00 PM||3|| ||Approved||2/19/2015 3:07 PM|
The lesson for the Army: It needs to set realistic goals and get on with modernizing the armor fleet before current vehicles become hopelessly outdated, said Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster