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September 27, 2019 | Daily News

The Defense Department's inspector general is planning this month to begin auditing hypersonic weapons research and development projects, a move that comes after Pentagon leaders announced plans to nearly double spending over the next five years on the new class of ultrafast weapons -- both offensive and defensive -- to more than $11 billion.

September 27, 2019 | Daily News

The head of Air Force Air Combat Command told reporters recently that the Air Force's plan to apply a "Century Series" concept to the Next-Generation Air Dominance program is not a change of course, but instead aligns well with studies the service has been conducting over the last few years.

September 27, 2019 | Daily News

Schedule delays to the B61-12 life extension and W88 Alteration 370 programs revealed earlier this month are expected to cost between $720 million and $850 million -- which the National Nuclear Security Administration intends to pay for using internal funding.

September 27, 2019 | Daily News

The Air Force has contracted with an independent organization to study the global launch market in order to inform the next phase of its Launch Services Procurement strategy.

September 27, 2019 | Daily News

The Pentagon's new Space Development Agency is preparing for the "imminent" release of its first solicitation in support of its vision to create a resilient, proliferated next-generation space architecture.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

During an upcoming experiment, the Air Force will demonstrate the ability of the Phaser high-powered microwave system to thwart adversary unmanned aerial systems in an overseas operational environment.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

The Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program is scheduled to have a technical interchange meeting this fall that will help inform next year's decision to enter the engineering and manufacturing development phase.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

The Defense Department estimates that if it is required to change the Air Force's launch services acquisition strategy as a result of legislative language or pending legal challenges, the program could be delayed by at least a year.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

The Air Force's primary experimentation shop is gearing up for possible demonstrations of emerging capabilities -- including electronic warfare, low-cost aircraft and robust logistics -- while developing closer ties with the service's planning and acquisition officials.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

The head of the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center said this week that if Congress requires significant changes to its Launch Services Procurement strategy, it could disrupt the ongoing source-selection process and potentially require bidders to rework their proposals.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

Aiming to tap into technology innovation occurring in industry and academia, Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper may soon empower AFWERX -- a hub that promotes a startup culture among airmen -- with the authority to award contracts on behalf of the service.

September 26, 2019 | Daily News

The Pentagon has released a brief list of weapons programs that will be disrupted if Congress passes a short-term continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown.

September 18, 2019 | Daily News

Under a new flight plan, the Air Force intends to grow its cyber warfare enterprise by fostering human capital, expanding offensive and defensive capabilities and accelerating development of emerging technologies.

September 18, 2019 | Daily News

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said today there is a "collective effort" underway to realign military budgets and operational plans to better posture the United States for long-term competition with China and Russia.

September 18, 2019 | Daily News

F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin is proposing a sweeping five-year sustainment contract it hopes will set the stage for a future multiyear deal.

September 17, 2019 | Daily News

The Air Force's fiscal year 2021 budget proposal is poised to mark one of the largest shifts of resources between accounts in a generation -- cancelling, reducing or consolidating about $25 billion worth of current projects as part of a continuing effort to better realign the service's weapon system modernization portfolio with the 2018 National Defense Strategy.

September 17, 2019 | Daily News

The Advanced Battle Management System will be a major player in the Air Force's plans for air superiority and manned-unmanned teaming, by providing the networking backbone for the service's platforms and likely gaining a large influx of funding in the fiscal year 2021 budget proposal.

September 17, 2019 | Daily News

The Air Force is considering retiring a portion of the B-1 fleet as part of its fiscal year 2021 budget request in order to shift funds to other major modernization and procurement efforts within the bomber fleet.

September 17, 2019 | Daily News

The Air Force is considering the Skyborg autonomous drone research effort as the first program to demonstrate effects for the Advanced Battle Management System.

September 16, 2019 | Daily News

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The Air Force is in the final stages of completing an acquisition strategy for the F-15EX, and is mapping out options for future capability upgrades, the program executive officer for fighters and bombers told Inside Defense today.

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