|Sandra Erwin||1/19/2017 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/20/2017 6:28 PM|
Despite popular belief, the Pentagon in recent years has reduced the cost of many weapons programs, it has diversified the supplier base and acquired cutting-edge technology faster than was thought possible, departing Obama administration officials insist.
|Vivienne Machi||1/18/2017 2:02 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/18/2017 2:04 PM|
The Air Force may begin eyeing potential commercial-off-the-shelf light attack aircraft to add to its fleets as early as this spring, the service's chief of staff said Jan. 18.
|Brian Taylor||1/18/2017 10:20 AM||0|| ||Approved||1/18/2017 10:21 AM|
The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer is worried that President-elect Donald Trump will appoint someone ill-suited to succeed him.
|Sandra Erwin||1/17/2017 7:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/17/2017 7:54 PM|
Surge in Military Aircraft Sales Projected Amid Commercial Slump
|Sandra Erwin||1/17/2017 8:58 AM||0|| ||Approved||1/17/2017 9:07 AM|
The revival of U.S. manufacturing was a dominant theme of the 2016 presidential election. As the jobs rhetoric has grown louder, federal agencies led by the Defense Department have been quietly laying the foundation for a high-tech manufacturing surge.
|Vivienne Machi||1/13/2017 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/13/2017 4:44 PM|
As the U.S. Army's top civilian leader Eric Fanning prepares to leave his post, his biggest budget concerns remain how the service will fund equipment modernization and revitalize infrastructure in the years to come, he said Jan. 13.
|Brian Taylor||1/13/2017 8:33 AM||3|| ||Approved||1/13/2017 8:34 AM|
The Navy is preparing to release a draft request for proposals for a new frigate by spring, a service official said Jan. 12.
|Sandra Erwin||1/12/2017 4:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/12/2017 4:43 PM|
As he prepares to leave office as the Army’s top civilian leader, Eric K. Fanning is urging his successor to rethink how the service works with the private sector and acquires technology.
|Vivienne Machi||1/12/2017 3:47 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/12/2017 3:47 PM|
The U.S Navy's path to expanding its fleet to over 350 ships will not be easy, but it is possible, service leaders said at the annual Surface Navy Association symposium.
|Sandra Erwin||1/12/2017 2:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/12/2017 2:58 PM|
Mattis Should Win Confirmation, But Can He Win the Coming Budget Wars?
|Vivienne Machi||1/12/2017 2:43 PM||1|| ||Approved||1/12/2017 2:46 PM|
The Navy hopes to boost the size of its fleet in the coming years after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. Adding amphibious ships to the force would be the top priority for the Marine Corps if more money is injected into the shipbuilding account, the service’s commandant said Jan. 12.
|Stew Magnuson||1/12/2017 2:34 PM||1|| ||Approved||1/12/2017 2:36 PM|
Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis in his Senate confirmation hearing Jan. 12 singled out Russia as a key threat to the United Sates, a departure from President-elect Donald Trump’s assessment.
|Stew Magnuson||1/11/2017 3:48 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/11/2017 3:53 PM|
Foreign military sales under defense security cooperation agreements are robust, coming in at some $36 billion in 2016. Whether that trend continues under the Trump administration is anyone’s guess, a panel of experts said Jan. 11.
|Sandra Erwin||1/11/2017 1:30 PM||2|| ||Approved||1/11/2017 1:31 PM|
Navy Secretary Skeptical of F-35 Handshake Deals
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||1/11/2017 1:02 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/11/2017 1:07 PM|
In its latest force structure assessment, the Navy said it would require a 355-ships to effectively operate. Existing U.S. shipbuilders will be able to meet that demand, said the outgoing Secretary of the Navy Jan. 11.
|Brian Taylor||1/10/2017 4:11 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/10/2017 4:11 PM|
The Navy’s next long-term shipbuilding plan will outline a path for significantly boosting the size of the fleet beyond what current plans call for, a top service official said Jan. 10.
|Sandra Erwin||1/9/2017 2:42 PM||3|| ||Approved||1/9/2017 2:47 PM|
Army leaders insist they are forging a new path forward to modernize the service's aging equipment, and promise to get more bang for their limited procurement bucks.
|Vivienne Machi||1/6/2017 11:25 AM||4|| ||Approved||1/6/2017 11:28 AM|
The F-35 joint strike fighter program could be terminated after the Donald Trump administration takes office, the Air Force’s top civilian leader said Jan. 6.
|Sandra Erwin||1/5/2017 4:23 PM||0|| ||Approved||1/5/2017 4:26 PM|
Like Pro Sports Teams, DoD Program Offices Use Software to Select Players
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||1/5/2017 4:01 PM||1|| ||Approved||1/5/2017 4:09 PM|
The United States must increase its investment in information warfare as it faces cyber attacks from Russia, the Director of the Office of National Intelligence James Clapper said Jan. 5.
|Sandra Erwin||12/29/2016 6:29 AM||4|| ||Approved||12/29/2016 6:39 AM|
Defense Department’s Environmental Agenda to Come Under Fire
|Sandra Erwin||12/26/2016 6:56 PM||1|| ||Approved||12/26/2016 7:02 PM|
Defense industry in 2017: Disruption is the operative word
|Sandra Erwin||12/20/2016 6:39 PM||1|| ||Approved||12/20/2016 6:40 PM|
Big Data, Software Continue to Stump Defense Programs
|Vivienne Machi||12/20/2016 2:34 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/20/2016 2:47 PM|
The former second in command at NATO said Dec. 20 that the questions raised by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump regarding the alliance are "an opportunity, not a threat" to reduce the gap in burden-sharing among the organization's members.
|Sandra Erwin||12/17/2016 7:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/17/2016 7:19 PM|
ODNI Technology Office Opens Up Dialogue With Private Sector
|Sandra Erwin||12/15/2016 2:00 PM||5|| ||Approved||12/15/2016 2:46 PM|
Lockheed Martin is building four F-35 fighters per month, even though its manufacturing plant has the capacity to produce 17.
|Sandra Erwin||12/15/2016 11:15 AM||1|| ||Approved||12/15/2016 11:17 AM|
Pentagon Accelerates Acquisitions of Ship-Killing Missiles
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||12/14/2016 4:26 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/14/2016 4:34 PM|
To protect the nation's ports and waterways, the Office of Naval Research is investing in autonomous unmanned patrol boat technology that can identify and track unknown vessels.
|Sandra Erwin||12/12/2016 1:14 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/14/2016 7:49 AM|
Pentagon Taking a More Serious Look at Off-the-Shelf Technology
|Sandra Erwin||12/11/2016 6:37 AM||0|| ||Approved||12/12/2016 12:33 PM|
Political, Economic Forces Creating Headwinds for Defense Industry
|Sandra Erwin||12/8/2016 2:46 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/8/2016 2:50 PM|
Pundits speculated that Donald Trump lashed out at Boeing in a tweet Dec. 6 after learning that the company’s CEO had expressed apprehension about the president-elect’s stance on international trade.
|Stew Magnuson||12/7/2016 12:39 PM||1|| ||Approved||12/7/2016 12:43 PM|
President-elect Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail to increase the size of the Marine Corps by 12 active duty infantry battalions and one tank battalion. Commandant of the Marine Corp Gen. Robert B. Neller said Dec. 7 that this was “doable” but added some caveats.
|Sandra Erwin||12/6/2016 4:21 PM||1|| ||Approved||12/6/2016 4:24 PM|
In an eerie coincidence, hours before the Aerospace Industries Association hosted its annual media event Dec. 6 to discuss defense and aerospace industry priorities with the new administration, President-elect Donald Trump fired off a tweet blasting the Boeing Co. for the high price tag of the future Air Force One jetliner.
|Brian Taylor||12/6/2016 2:49 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/6/2016 2:51 PM|
As the U.S. nuclear arsenal ages and adversaries develop better long-range missiles, the United States needs to enhance its deterrence capabilities, lawmakers and experts said during a recent high-profile gathering of members of the national security community.
|Sandra Erwin||12/4/2016 4:41 AM||0|| ||Approved||12/4/2016 4:53 AM|
Trump Defense Plan Still a Guessing Game
|Sandra Erwin||12/4/2016 4:28 AM||1|| ||Approved||12/4/2016 4:33 AM|
Secretary Carter Preparing to Pass the Baton to Successor
|Sandra Erwin||12/3/2016 8:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/3/2016 8:09 PM|
Reagan Forum: Mattis Nomination Supported by National Security Power Brokers
|Sandra Erwin||12/2/2016 1:41 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/2/2016 1:43 PM|
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — A who’s who of the national security world are assembling this weekend at the 2016 Reagan National Defense Forum. Coming on the heels of the selection of retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mathis to be secretary of defense in the Trump administration, a central topic here is the passing of the baton.
|Vivienne Machi||12/2/2016 11:57 AM||1|| ||Approved||12/2/2016 11:58 AM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — The U.S. Navy sees an opportunity to fill critical aviation training gaps with virtual reality systems, officials told attendees of the world's largest training and simulations conference.
|Brian Taylor||12/1/2016 3:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/1/2016 3:26 PM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the world’s largest training and simulation conference, industry members said they were optimistic that the U.S. military will increase its spending on virtual reality systems in the years ahead.
|Brian Taylor||12/1/2016 3:02 PM||0|| ||Approved||12/1/2016 3:03 PM|
Multiple factors are set to compel a major transformation in the makeup of the defense market in the coming years, according to an industry executive who previously held the number two position at the Pentagon.
|Brian Taylor||11/30/2016 4:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/30/2016 4:52 PM|
Orlando, Fla. — The latest and greatest developments in gaming technology could boost the U.S. military’s ability to engage and train its newest, digital-savvy recruits, at a faster pace and a lower cost than traditional live training, industry representatives said Nov. 29.
|Brian Taylor||11/30/2016 4:18 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/30/2016 4:25 PM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Army is kicking off an effort to build a new cyber training range for both offensive and defensive network operations, a service official said Nov. 29.
|Brian Taylor||11/30/2016 3:06 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/30/2016 3:15 PM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — The U.S. Navy is looking both within the service and to industry to develop advanced training capabilities and keep up with the pace of innovation, the chief of naval operations said Nov. 30.
|Brian Taylor||11/30/2016 8:52 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/30/2016 9:04 AM|
ORLANDO, Fla. — Live exercises by themselves will no longer be a sufficient method to train Air Force personnel flying F-35s and the upcoming B-21 bomber, a senior service official said Nov. 29.
|Sandra Erwin||11/29/2016 8:41 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/29/2016 8:42 AM|
Shipbuilding Industry Awaits Decisions on Future Size of the Navy
|Sandra Erwin||11/28/2016 9:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/28/2016 9:53 AM|
Defense Innovation: Autonomous Revolution Faces Information Technology Hurdles
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||11/21/2016 4:44 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/21/2016 4:56 PM|
HALIFAX, Canada — At a security conference that ordinarily focuses on international issues, the election of President-Elect Donald Trump — and the uncertainty surrounding it — dominated the conversation.
|Sandra Erwin||11/21/2016 3:08 PM||3|| ||Approved||11/21/2016 3:11 PM|
As President-elect Trump’s national security team begins to take shape, questions are swirling in the defense industry about the future of several key Obama administration initiatives to modernize the U.S. military arsenal.
|Sandra Erwin||11/21/2016 9:51 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/21/2016 12:00 PM|
Pentagon Moves to Crowdsource Cyber Fight
|Brian Taylor||11/18/2016 9:59 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/18/2016 10:05 AM|
National security leaders from the United States and around the globe will soon convene in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the 8th annual Halifax International Security Forum.
|Sandra Erwin||11/18/2016 8:16 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/18/2016 9:06 AM|
New Insider Threat Regulations to Hit Contractors Hard
|Vivienne Machi||11/16/2016 2:50 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/16/2016 3:05 PM|
The U.S. military — particularly the Army — is at dangerously low levels of capability, capacity and readiness to address increasingly daunting national security threats around the globe, according to a report released Nov. 15.
|Vivienne Machi||11/15/2016 4:48 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/16/2016 7:58 AM|
Spending on contractor services could fall victim to other defense spending priorities under the Trump administration, according to a market forecast by the Professional Services Council.
|Sandra Erwin||11/14/2016 8:08 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/14/2016 8:08 PM|
Defense Sector Post-Election: Caution Sets In
|Sandra Erwin||11/10/2016 2:56 PM||1|| ||Approved||11/11/2016 2:56 PM|
As the aftershocks of the 2016 election continue to reverberate across the political universe, defense pundits and watchers are starting to sketch a picture of what the national security world may look like under the Donald Trump administration.
|Sandra Erwin||11/7/2016 9:25 AM||0|| ||Approved||11/7/2016 9:27 AM|
Investing in Defense Technology: DoD, Industry Don’t See Eye-to-Eye
|Sandra Erwin||11/3/2016 4:00 PM||10|| ||Approved||11/3/2016 4:34 PM|
Shockwaves rippled across the defense industry following the news that Lockheed Martin is challenging the Pentagon over a $6.1 billion “unilateral” contract awarded to the company to continue building F-35 joint strike fighters for the U.S. military.
|Sandra Erwin||11/1/2016 3:58 PM||0|| ||Approved||11/1/2016 3:59 PM|
Secretary Ashton Carter is once again taking a page from the corporate playbook as he launches a new effort to expand the Defense Department’s talent base.
|Sandra Erwin||10/28/2016 2:57 PM||7|| ||Approved||10/28/2016 3:00 PM|
The Pentagon pleads with contractors to step up the fight against its nightmare scenario: An orchestrated campaign to not only sabotage U.S. weapon systems but also steal sensitive design data from American companies.
|Brian Taylor||10/28/2016 2:28 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/28/2016 2:38 PM|
The Pentagon has developed a new anti-ship missile for the Army using existing technologies, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced Oct. 28.
|Stew Magnuson||10/28/2016 10:05 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/28/2016 10:16 AM|
The Army is placing its squad mission support transport robot in a new program that is designed to accelerate the pace of acquisitions, service officials announced Oct. 27.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/26/2016 12:52 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/26/2016 12:53 PM|
The relationship between the Army and the National Guard — which was for a time icy due to a once proposed plan to remove the Guard’s attack helicopters — has improved significantly, said the chief of the National Guard Bureau Oct. 26.
|Vivienne Machi||10/26/2016 8:52 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/26/2016 8:54 AM|
As the U.S. military buys more drone technology, there are opportunities to break away from the design constraints that have been imposed on the Navy by manned systems, service officials said Oct. 25.
|Brian Taylor||10/25/2016 4:20 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/25/2016 4:20 PM|
The Navy is preparing to unveil a new unmanned systems strategy that will guide it as it invests in aerial, surface and underwater robots, said the deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for unmanned systems Oct. 25.
|Sandra Erwin||10/25/2016 8:40 AM||3|| ||Approved||10/25/2016 8:52 AM|
As the nation prepares to elect a new president, speculation is swirling in the defense sector about the prospect of a budget deal next year that could end mandatory caps on government civilian and military spending.
|Sandra Erwin||10/23/2016 4:07 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/24/2016 7:29 AM|
Pentagon Procurement Chief Fires Back at Critics, Hails Performance of Defense Acquisitions
|Sandra Erwin||10/20/2016 2:21 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/20/2016 2:23 PM|
Testing the Waters: Navy Takes Cautious Steps With Autonomous Ships
|Vivienne Machi||10/19/2016 3:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/20/2016 4:21 PM|
The often overlooked field of human performance monitoring is one of several cutting-edge technologies the Air Force Research Laboratory is focusing on — along with autonomous systems, hypersonics, electronic warfare and more — as part of the department-wide third offset strategy, the lab's commander said Oct. 19.
|Stew Magnuson||10/18/2016 4:53 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/18/2016 4:56 PM|
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will transfer to the Air Force a powerful Earth-based telescope capable of tracking thousands of objects in a wide expanse of space, the agency announced Oct. 18.
|Sandra Erwin||10/17/2016 9:24 AM||1|| ||Approved||10/17/2016 9:26 AM|
Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe has been challenged in recent years to deal with dramatic changes in the defense market, and has moved to buy up other companies in an effort to supplement the imagery business with increasingly lucrative intelligence and analysis services.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/14/2016 4:38 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/14/2016 4:47 PM|
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Marine Corps is looking for a slew of new technologies that will better equip the infantry of the future with better, more capable devices and weapons.
|Vivienne Machi||10/13/2016 4:52 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/13/2016 4:53 PM|
An office established by Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter to build bridges between the U.S. military and commercial technology hubs awarded $36.3 million in contracts in the last quarter of fiscal year 2016, the director told reporters Oct. 13.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/13/2016 3:40 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/13/2016 3:52 PM|
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Adversaries such as Russia and China are increasingly challenging the United States’ dominance of the seas, said the commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command Oct. 12.
|Vivienne Machi||10/13/2016 2:26 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/13/2016 2:27 PM|
Lockheed Martin revealed Oct. 13 the subcontracting team that will help it compete for the U.S. Air Force's program to develop the next generation of nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles.
|Vivienne Machi||10/12/2016 2:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/12/2016 2:13 PM|
The senior State Department official for East Asia said Oct. 12 that anti-missile programs — like the planned terminal high altitude area defense (THAAD) system in South Korea — could prove successful in deterring North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions.
|Brian Taylor||10/12/2016 8:47 AM||0|| ||Approved||10/12/2016 4:33 PM|
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Marine Corps has for years emphasized the need to return to its seafaring roots, but as it faces potential peer or near peer competitors, it will have to prepare for full-spectrum war, said a top service official Oct. 11.
|Sandra Erwin||10/11/2016 9:40 AM||8|| ||Approved||10/11/2016 9:43 AM|
The Defense Department is challenging manufacturers of military equipment to loosen their grip on intellectual property.
|Sandra Erwin||10/7/2016 3:22 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/7/2016 3:27 PM|
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/6/2016 4:54 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/6/2016 5:00 PM|
At one of the United States’ largest defense shows, members of industry showed off new unmanned and counter-unmanned systems that could be used by militaries around the world.
|Vivienne Machi||10/6/2016 3:55 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/6/2016 4:01 PM|
As the U.S. Army looks to lighten the weight of soldiers' body armor, the defense industry has developed tape-like fabrics, lighter ceramic plates and flexible thermoplastic sheets to help bring the weight down.
|Brian Taylor||10/5/2016 1:49 PM||4|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 1:56 PM|
Russia is making bold moves to both degrade U.S. military power and damage its democratic institutions, experts at a panel said Oct. 5.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||10/5/2016 1:27 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 1:34 PM|
The United States faces a myriad of threats from around the world including terrorism and cyber attacks. The commander of U.S. Army North — which is tasked with keeping the homeland safe — is concerned that an adversary may one day try and strike the country as it is recovering from a natural disaster, he said Oct. 7.
|Brian Taylor||10/5/2016 12:55 PM||1|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 1:00 PM|
The Army is still mulling the final requirements for the mobile protected firepower vehicle as it examines what industry has to offer, service officials said Oct. 4.
|Brian Taylor||10/4/2016 5:00 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/5/2016 7:37 AM|
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, looking 25 years ahead, said the force will have to be radically different than it is today if it is to prevail in the battles of the future.
|Brian Taylor||10/4/2016 3:11 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/4/2016 3:16 PM|
The Defense Department is jettisoning the Air-Land Battle and Air-Sea Battle concepts in favor of a new “multi-domain battle” construct, Pentagon officials said at a conference Oct. 4.
|Brian Taylor||10/3/2016 5:36 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/4/2016 2:20 PM|
As the Army looks to fly Apaches and Chinooks through the 2060s, program officials and manufacturer Boeing are focusing on modifications to make the aircraft faster, stronger and technologically advanced.
|Sandra Erwin||10/3/2016 4:26 PM||0|| ||Approved||10/3/2016 4:50 PM|
Army spending on new equipment has plunged, and there is no sign of a turnaround. The question now confronting Army leaders is how to build a force to fight increasingly complex wars, and do it on a tight budget.
|Sandra Erwin||9/27/2016 9:13 AM||1|| ||Approved||9/27/2016 9:20 AM|
As the Pentagon makes it increasingly clear that unmanned technology will be a linchpin of future warfare, contractors have taken the plunge, partnered with or acquired commercial firms in this sector in hopes of capturing future Defense Department contracts.
|Stew Magnuson||9/23/2016 11:33 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/23/2016 11:42 AM|
Rockwell Collins, maker of the F-35 joint strike fighter’s helmet mounted display system, will begin delivering a lighter version of the system next year, company executives said in a recent interview.
|Vivienne Machi||9/22/2016 4:46 PM||1|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 4:47 PM|
A lack of reliable data makes it difficult to estimate the price tag of building a new intercontinental ballistic missile, the head of the Pentagon’s cost assessment and program evaluation office said Sept. 22.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||9/22/2016 3:05 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 3:41 PM|
Bell Helicopter — co-manufacturer of the V-22 Osprey — unveiled a concept for a new unmanned tilt-rotor aircraft that the company aims to sell to the Marine Corps, Bell executives said Sept. 22.
|Brian Taylor||9/22/2016 11:28 AM||2|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 12:01 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Startup companies and young entrepreneurs were largely absent from the Air Force Association’s air, space and cyber conference this week, an issue that came to a head Sept. 21 during a discussion among the Air Force’s top officers.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 4:44 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Air Force may soon conduct experiments with a light attack aircraft that could conduct close-air-support missions and supplement existing warplanes — such as the A-10 Thunderbolt II, service acquisition officials said Sept. 21.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 4:07 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/22/2016 9:09 AM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Despite big investments in new Air Force intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies, senior service leaders said Sept. 21 that they still need more sensors to tell them what is happening in their battlespaces.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 3:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 3:20 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — The Air Force must help develop new battle management networks and operating concepts as the Pentagon seeks to stay ahead of advanced adversaries, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work said Sept. 21.
|Brian Taylor||9/21/2016 12:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 1:13 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Air Force and prime contractor Lockheed Martin are currently working on a fix for faulty cooling lines that grounded more than a dozen F-35A joint strike fighters only a month after being declared combat ready, officials said Sept. 20.
|Sandra Erwin||9/21/2016 8:41 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/21/2016 8:42 AM|
SOCOM Invests in Mobile App That Gives Commanders Front Row View of the Battlefield
|Brian Taylor||9/20/2016 9:55 AM||1|| ||Approved||9/20/2016 9:56 AM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – The commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, charged with maintaining the capability to strike targets with nuclear or conventional weapons anywhere in the world, is worried about threats closer to home.
|Stew Magnuson||9/20/2016 9:33 AM||0|| ||Approved||9/20/2016 9:36 AM|
Senior Air Force officials involved in the development of the B-21 Raider long-range bomber expressed little interest in developing an unmanned version of the aircraft.