President Donald Trump’s interest in creating a sixth armed service focused on space re-energized the movement and convinced naysayers in the Senate, according to House Armed Services Committee Reps. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) and Mike Rogers (R-Ala.).
Synthetic training environments should be founded on common terrain and threat databases, military leaders say.
House and Senate fiscal 2020 defense authorization bill conferees have reached an agreement that includes establishing a new U.S. Space Force.
The new associate administrator will oversee the space station, Commercial Crew program, SLS and Artemis.
Lockheed Martin is looking to new government interest in follow-on modernization upgrades of the F-35 to drive future business returns.
The global defense sector will remain robust in 2020, with global defense budgets expected to grow at least 3-4% and bring total spending up to almost $2 trillion, Deloitte predicts in a new report.
Textron Aviation’s layoffs are part of a restructuring plan by its parent company to cut costs and improve operating efficiency, the company said in a U.S. SEC filing.
“We’re using the same philosophy, some of the same expertise, lessons learned, what worked, what didn’t and applying that to the public shipyards,” says Hondo Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition.
A U.S. district court in Washington has unsealed a six-year-old False Claims whistleblower case against Navistar International, a key provider of Mine Resistant Ambush-Protected ground vehicles.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday released his initial guidance to the fleet Dec. 4.