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November 24, 2020 | Daily News

Though President-elect Biden has yet to announce his nominee for defense secretary, members of his transition team are scheduled to arrive at the Pentagon on Monday to prepare for his upcoming administration.

November 24, 2020 | Daily News

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center's new director is imploring Defense Department components to understand AI and it uses, rather than just spend money on it, including through the creation of a new "missions directorate" to work with DOD organizations on how they can use AI and machine learning.

November 24, 2020 | Daily News

The Marine Corps has stretched out its acquisition plan for the CH-53K helicopter, according to the Defense Department's recently released 2019 Selected Acquisition Report.

November 20, 2020 | Daily News

Lawmakers have proposed a nearly $40 million addition to the Pentagon's budget in fiscal year 2021 to advance efforts aimed at adding a layer to the Ballistic Missile Defense System for detecting and tracking cruise missiles to address the growing threat to the United States and Canada from Russian bombers.

November 19, 2020 | Daily News

In a new survey of 46 Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps aircraft, the Government Accountability Office found that only three met their mission-capable goals in most fiscal years between FY-11 and FY-19 -- demonstrating the readiness and cost implications of the military's aging aircraft fleet.

November 19, 2020 | Daily News

The Navy has conducted successful tests of its Submarine-Launched Unmanned Aerial System, a senior service official said yesterday.

November 19, 2020 | Daily News

The Navy should focus on developing technology systems that can be used across platforms instead of developing technology for individual platforms, a senior Navy official said Thursday.

November 18, 2020 | Daily News

The Navy is entertaining future scenarios where the size of the Columbia-class submarine fleet grows beyond current plans for 12 boats, a potential option that would involve extending the production line beyond 2035 and require adjusting procurement plans for a follow-on Trident missile and associated weapon system the service is in the early stages of defining.

November 18, 2020 | Daily News

The United States needs to maintain its advantage in submarines and other undersea vehicles over China and Russia, Rear Adm. William Houston said Wednesday.

November 18, 2020 | Daily News

Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced today he is raising the top special operations civilian to be on par with a military service secretary, meaning the official would report directly to him and bypass the under secretary of defense for policy.

November 18, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon's acquisition chief has approved a new enterprise policy for managing the potential loss of manufacturing sources amid broader concerns about declining electronics production and other supply chain shortfalls.

November 17, 2020 | Daily News

Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite announced Tuesday that he wants to create a new 1st Fleet that would be based "in the crossroads between the Indian and Pacific Ocean."

November 17, 2020 | Daily News

The top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee said today he is concerned that "political calculations" over renaming military bases currently honoring Confederate leaders, along with two U.S. Senate election runoffs in Georgia, are threatening to scuttle the annual defense policy bill that has passed for 59 consecutive years.

November 17, 2020 | Daily News

A Standard Missile-3 Block IIA interceptor shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile target during a flight test over the Pacific Ocean last night, demonstrating the extended reach of a weapon originally designed for shorter-range regional threats and bolstering Pentagon plans to add a second layer of homeland defenses against a limited ICBM attack from North Korea and potentially Iran.

November 16, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department, which does not expect to pass a full financial audit for many years, has failed for the third year in row, but is making some progress, according to the Pentagon inspector general's office.

November 16, 2020 | Daily News

The Navy needs to invest in submarine shipbuilding and work to increase industry capability for the submarine force to meet its full potential, a top Navy official said Monday.

November 13, 2020 | Daily News

President Trump, after losing the election earlier this month, has pushed several senior officials, including the defense secretary, out of the Pentagon, replaced them with loyalists and sparked questions about the national security moves he might make as his administration draws to a close.

November 13, 2020 | Daily News

A key congressional panel, concerned by a recent independent cost estimate for the Pentagon's marquee offensive hypersonic strike weapon, is moving to rein in plans for the Conventional Prompt Strike program by clipping Navy-requested procurement funding as well as resources sought for a Block 2 variant and blueprint efforts to integrate the two-stage booster and hypersonic glide vehicle into the Virginia-class submarine.

November 13, 2020 | Daily News

The Navy successfully cut days of maintenance delay in fiscal year 2020 but will miss its goal to eliminate days of maintenance delay this fiscal year, Vice Adm. William Galinis, the commander of Navy Sea Systems Command, said Thursday.

November 12, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department has named John Tenaglia principal director of defense pricing and contracting, while Kim Herrington, who had been acting in the role, has become director of industrial base acquisition portfolio management, according to a Pentagon spokeswoman.

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