Emerging TechnologiesJanuary 29, 2020
The fiscal year 2020 defense budget, passed by Congress in late December, included extra funding for a variety of hypersonic weapon projects that the Pentagon is pursuing to keep pace with great power competitors.
BudgetJanuary 27, 2020
Ongoing tensions between Washington and Tehran could significantly affect U.S. military spending, depending on how the situation develops, analysts say.
Navy NewsJanuary 24, 2020
The Navy may trim its plans to beef up its submarine fleet in favor of other types of platforms, the service’s top official suggested Jan. 24.
Defense DepartmentJanuary 24, 2020
The U.S. industrial base would be challenged to ramp up production to meet wartime requirements in the event of a protracted great power conflict, analysts and Pentagon officials say.
Robotics and Autonomous SystemsJanuary 22, 2020
Navy leadership’s insistence on not including unmanned platforms in their ship counts could make their goal of a 355-ship fleet unreachable at projected budget levels, analysts say.
SpaceJanuary 21, 2020
The Space Development Agency released a broad agency announcement Jan. 21 for new technologies, and additional solicitations will be coming down the pipeline soon, the organization’s director told reporters.
Navy NewsJanuary 16, 2020
In the wake of a recent readiness test that yielded troubling results, officials in charge of managing the nation’s strategic sealift assets are rethinking how they invest in recapitalization efforts.
Emerging TechnologiesJanuary 10, 2020
Defense contractors need to invest some of their own money to make sure they are ready to produce hypersonic and counter-hypersonic systems in large quantities when the technology matures, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Jan. 10.