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June 24, 2020

Senate authorizers are seeking to cut the Navy's requested research and development funding for two new amphibious ships.

June 24, 2020

The Senate Armed Services Committee is proposing legislation mandating the Defense Department develop an "interim" Ground-based Interceptor capability to upgrade the current homeland ballistic missile defense fleet and field 20 of the new guided missiles in currently empty Alaska silos by the mid-2020s, a project that -- if enacted -- could siphon funds from the Missile Defense Agency's priorities.

June 24, 2020

House and Senate authorizers are both poised to expand the Navy's ability to purchase used sealift vessels in this year's defense policy bill, but are taking different approaches to encourage the service to more aggressively recapitalize its logistics fleet.

June 23, 2020

The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved a fiscal year 2021 defense authorization bill that would "terminate" the position of the Pentagon's chief management officer, a post lawmakers once intended to be the third-most senior official at the Defense Department.

June 23, 2020

Despite a less aggressive public campaign from the Navy this budget cycle to highlight unmanned ships, House lawmakers are continuing to push for legislative provisions to temper the service's rapid efforts to develop the untested technology.

June 23, 2020

​Lawmakers are proposing new reporting requirements for the Next Generation Interceptor development program that could -- if enacted -- impose additional congressional oversight on the new counter-intercontinental ballistic missile weapon system.

June 23, 2020

A key House panel wants the Defense Department to draw up options for improving currently fielded Ground-based Interceptors, forging a potential new program to both upgrade and expand the existing homeland ballistic missile defense fleet that could compete with the Pentagon's new plan for a "layered" homeland defense architecture.

June 23, 2020

The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee wants to block the Air Force from making its planned KC-135 retirements until after a key upgrade to the KC-46 remote visual system is completed.

June 22, 2020

Lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee are seeking to limit a portion of the Defense secretary's travel budget until the Pentagon presents Congress with the Navy's long-term shipbuilding blueprint.

June 22, 2020

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee is showing support for the Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program restart in its mark of the fiscal year 2021 defense policy bill.

June 22, 2020

A key House panel has declined to endorse the Pentagon's plans for a a layered homeland ballistic missile defense architecture based on the newest Aegis ballistic missile interceptor and a new variant of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor and instead directed a comprehensive analysis of alternatives for the mission to be conducted.

June 22, 2020

House authorizers are pushing to review how the military is planning for possible delays fielding the next intercontinental ballistic missile system and any challenges the Air Force faces manning the acquisition program.

June 22, 2020

House lawmakers are calling on the Defense Department to provide new details on the status of F-35 software development and modernization plans and directing Pentagon cost estimators to conduct a "non-advocate review" of the Air Force and Navy's Next-Generation Air Dominance programs.

June 22, 2020

The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee is proposing legislation it hopes will focus the Space Development Agency's mission on top Defense Department priorities -- like the planned transport and missile warning layers -- and encourage greater use of commercial services.

June 22, 2020

House authorizers are proposing legislation that would have the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center report to the deputy secretary of defense, as well as create a powerful board of directors to guide the Pentagon's AI strategy and investments.

June 17, 2020

The Senate Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2021 defense policy bill pushes the Pentagon to continue modernizing its cybersecurity capabilities, as authorizers want to ensure the Defense Department doesn't fall behind the private sector in the rapidly evolving world of cyberspace.

June 11, 2020

The Senate Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2021 defense spending policy mark includes several provisions around the organization and implementation of the Space Force, but based on an executive summary released today, appears to be silent on any major space acquisition reforms.

June 11, 2020

Senate lawmakers are authorizing one fast attack Virginia-class submarine in this year's defense policy bill and approving twice the normal amount of advance procurement funding.

June 11, 2020

The annual defense policy bill approved Wednesday night by the Senate Armed Services Committee includes provisions to implement 11 of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission’s recommendations, including a call for studying "the feasibility and advisability" of creating of a national cybersecurity director.

June 11, 2020

Senate defense authorizes are calling on the Air Force to ensure its efforts to achieve joint all-domain command and control fit into initiatives occurring throughout the military.

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