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February 06, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department is crafting a legislative proposal to submit to Congress by Feb. 20 that lays out possible authorities and policy changes to support its next steps in standing up the new service.

February 06, 2020 | Daily News

Pentagon acquisition officials say a sweeping cybersecurity certification program issued last week will take six years to fully implement, a phased-in schedule that defense industry officials say is the result of pressure by the contracting community about mitigating costs.

February 06, 2020 | Daily News

While the Pentagon's contractor cybersecurity certification requirement is still months away from showing up in contracts, a new Defense Department cyber assessment center has emerged over the past year and is already scoring some companies on their network security practices.

February 06, 2020 | Daily News

As the Marine Corps works to keep up with a new National Defense Strategy, its top officer is advocating for sweeping force design changes meant to help the service prepare for 2030.

February 05, 2020 | Daily News

An internal review has found $5.7 billion in fiscal year 2021 budget cuts the Pentagon wants to reinvest in emerging technologies like hypersonics, space, missile defense and artificial intelligence, according to a report slated to be delivered to Congress.

February 05, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon is settling on a concept for a Next-Generation Interceptor, a nearly 10-year project that will require a radical overhaul of planned missile defense spending while raising questions about the efficacy of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system to protect the nation in the interim.

February 05, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon has settled on a concept for a Next-Generation Interceptor, a nearly 10-year project that will require a radical overhaul of planned missile defense spending while raising questions about the efficacy of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system to protect the nation in the interim.

February 05, 2020 | Daily News

The National Defense Industrial Association today, in the first of what is a planned annual review, gave the defense industrial base a "C" grade, pointing to challenges with cybersecurity and workforce.

February 04, 2020 | Daily News

The former management services unit within AECOM is now a stand-alone, private company called Amentum.

February 03, 2020 | Daily News

The Air Force today delivered to Congress its plan for the organizational structure of the Space Force, outlining "clean sheet" plans to stand up a lean, agile service.

February 03, 2020 | Daily News

Lockheed Martin Ventures, the venture capital arm of the world's largest defense contractor, last year invested in nine new companies and made more than 30 follow-on investments.

February 03, 2020 | Daily News

The Air Force has tallied a $2.6 billion tab for its Enhanced Polar System-Recapitalization program, an extremely high frequency satellite system that when combined with an associated ground component is designed to provide naval forces operating in north polar regions -- such as nuclear-armed submarines -- secure, anti-jam communications that are difficult for an adversary to detect.

February 03, 2020 | Daily News

The cybersecurity certification firm HITRUST has emerged as a prominent player in the Defense Department's efforts to establish a landmark program to certify the data-security practices of the entire defense industrial base.

January 31, 2020 | Daily News

Pentagon officials are promising the defense industry a slow, phased roll out of the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, with the new security requirements expected to show up in just 10 contracts this year.

The Defense Department completed CMMC Version 1 today after spending the past several months working with industry, academia and other stakeholders to fine tune several drafts of the certification model.

January 31, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department has imposed a "strategic pause" on Ground-based Midcourse Defense testing -- assessments used to bolster confidence in the system designed to protect the United States from a North Korean attack -- in an apparent consequence of the August decision to terminate the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program.

January 31, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon's top weapons tester continues to push for greater investment in threat-representative space testing infrastructure, writing in his most recent report that the Defense Department should invest at least $100 million per year over the next five years in improving space threat emulation.

January 30, 2020 | Daily News

The U.S. military is wrestling with how best to evaluate weapon systems focused on the space and cyber domains, despite a new budgetary focus on procuring emerging technologies in both areas, according to the annual report from the Pentagon's chief weapons tester.

January 30, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon is eyeing a two-way competition for its prototype hypersonic defense interceptor program with plans to down select in the first 18 months to a single concept and later culminate with a non-intercept flight test.

January 30, 2020 | Daily News

Northrop Grumman's chief executive said today restricted work made up about a quarter of the company's sales in 2019.

January 30, 2020 | Daily News

A report by a bipartisan think tank on countering threats from China says Defense Department efforts could be bolstered by tougher technology export controls developed by a government-wide rulemaking process, a recommendation that underscores an ongoing regulatory debate prompted by a Commerce Department proposal.

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