The Army has taken a first step toward buying more Lakotas by issuing a sources-sought notice to industry a year after appealing a court decision that barred the service from procuring 16 Lakotas for its training fleet.
But assuming Will Roper wins confirmation, what will become of the Strategic Capabilities Office he helped create?
Patrick Shanahan, the deputy secretary of defense, said part of his focus for the new year will be making sure the Pentagon’s cyber security is up to snuff.
The Pentagon has handed over the majority of big defense projects for the Air Force to manage — a change from 30 years of policy.
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