Amazon may not sell real tanks or fighter jets but the Pentagon could soon be looking to buy other items from the e-commerce giant.
The Air Force’s selection of a next-generation ballistic missile needs to be about more than price, because the nation’s survival is at stake.
At the 2017 annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army earlier this month, the U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General Mark Milley, nearly blew the roof off the Washington Convention Center. Together with the Acting Secretary of the Army, Ryan McCarthy, General Milley announced the start of the most far-reaching restructuring of his service’s acquisition system in almost half a century.
By next summer, the Chief of Staff intends to stand up a new acquisition organization that will be responsible for modernization. A detailed description of this entity will have to await the results of a four-month study, now underway.
GAO has denied Northrup Grumman’s third protest of the DOMino contract award, allowing Raytheon and DHS to begin work under the contract.
The new head of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency is studying a little known but vital source of funding for foreign weapon sales, with the hopes of finding ways to speed the process forward.
Army researchers just took a major step towards developing durable materials for a next-generation body armor system to keep troops safe during a firefight
Gen. Milley says Army “must regain our overmatch and competitive advantage against emerging threats.”
The Army is standing up a new modernization command for the express purpose of efficiently developing capabilities and capacity, and it’s going to need seasoned officers and plenty of soldier input to keep it running, Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said.
WASHINGTON ― The Pentagon is hoping industry will volunteer information on weak spots in their industrial supply chains, as part of a broader review and war-gaming effort to discover potential failure points for America’s defense industrial base.John McGinn, acting deputy assistant secretary of defense for defense, manufacturing and industrial base policy, laid out Wednesday how his team is hoping to prepare the department for an industrial base crisis in a time of conflict.