BudgetJuly 19, 2021
President Joe Biden’s 2022 budget would continue a trend of providing a growing portion of the military’s resources to air and naval forces — raising questions about how low the Army’s topline will go as a share of the Pentagon’s fiscal pie in coming years.
SpaceJuly 16, 2021
The Space Force is pursuing a new generation of satellites and associated ground systems to better detect enemy missiles and provide greater resiliency against counter-space weapons. The Biden administration is boosting funding for the project as the military tries to stay ahead of the evolving threat.
BudgetJuly 15, 2021
Fiscal year 2022 begins Oct. 1, but Congress probably won’t get around to passing two critical defense bills until December, according to a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Global Defense MarketJuly 09, 2021
Experts say U.S. fifth-generation fighter aircraft — the stealthy F-22 and F-35 — remain the best in the world. However, China is upgrading its J-20 “Mighty Dragon” to try to close the gap.
BudgetJuly 08, 2021
Projected long-term fiscal trends could spell trouble for the military and defense contractors, a leading analyst is warning.
InfotechJuly 06, 2021
The Department of Defense is canceling the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing program — also known as JEDI — and pursuing a new effort aimed at better meeting warfighter needs, the Pentagon announced July 6.
Maritime SecurityJune 28, 2021
The Coast Guard is in talks with the Biden administration about adding additional heavy icebreakers to its Polar Security Cutter program, the head of the sea service said June 28.
Global Defense MarketJune 21, 2021
Confronting economic and security challenges, Japan aims to boost its defense industrial base and sell more military equipment overseas to allies and partners.