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October 06, 2020 | Daily News

The Trump administration’s decision to export material used in missile production to China undermines U.S. national security and should not be allowed to proceed, a group of Senate Democrats said on Monday.

October 05, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon's limited waiver allowing some contractors to continue using equipment made by Chinese vendors like Huawei and ZTE has been extended for two years, according to a Defense Department spokeswoman.

October 05, 2020 | Daily News

The Missile Defense Agency is laying the organizational and technical ground work to add a new layer to the Ballistic Missile Defense System that would defend North America from enemy cruise missiles, a project that comes as Air Force leaders this fall are eyeing options to begin a potential program as soon as 2023 to better defend the United States and Canada from such low-flying, air-breathing threats.

October 02, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department released an interim rule to implement its CMMC program this week with a section on estimated costs for each maturity level, but experts say the actual costs will depend on many factors yet to be determined.

October 01, 2020 | Daily News

Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord told lawmakers today the Defense Department is justified in distributing COVID-19 bailout funds to defense contractors economically hurt by the pandemic and said Congress needs to provide billions more.

September 30, 2020 | Daily News

An interim rule released this week by the Pentagon raises issues about the transparency around audit results from assessors and who will have access to the information under the Defense Department's landmark cyber certification program, according to supply chain attorneys.

September 30, 2020 | Daily News

Two congressmen behind a new bipartisan report urging significant defense reforms say the Pentagon can either divest legacy weapons in favor of artificial intelligence and unmanned systems, or it can lose the race for technological superiority to China.

September 30, 2020 | Daily News

Pentagon officials are encouraging Defense Department organizations to adopt interim cloud computing platforms to meet "urgent" needs without hampering the eventual adoption of Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure environment, which remains on hold in federal court.

September 30, 2020 | Daily News

As Amentum begins planning to integrate DynCorp International, the company's chief executive said he expects DynCorp businesses to become units within Amentum and for top DynCorp executives to join Amentum's leadership team.

September 29, 2020 | Daily News

A bipartisan group of House authorizers has released its final report on U.S. national security strategy, calling for a whole-of-nation effort to confront the threat of a superpower China, including a wholesale review of the Defense Department's legacy systems and dramatically increased spending on emerging technologies.

September 29, 2020 | Daily News

The Missile Defense Agency is launching a second layer to its counter-hypersonic portfolio with a new project that aims to develop a sea-based interceptor to defeat threats in the terminal phase -- an envisioned last-line of defense for the Navy against a new class of ultra-fast glide vehicles and cruise missiles being developed by Russia and China -- with plans to vet proposals by December and award initial contracts in early 2021.

September 29, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon has launched a new initiative to improve how it approaches the exportability of defense technology to allied and partner countries.

September 29, 2020 | Daily News

Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord said today the effort now underway to identify and re-shore critical defense technologies with fragile or foreign supply chains was enhanced by the global outbreak of COVID-19.

September 28, 2020 | Daily News

Congress has granted the Pentagon approval to reprogram $1.6 billion to shore up the military's working capital funds, which have experienced shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 28, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department has released the interim final rule for its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, marking a major shift in how the Pentagon will evaluate cybersecurity for contractors who make up the defense industrial base.

September 28, 2020 | Daily News

The Missile Defense Agency has granted Boeing Phantom Works a final attempt to demonstrate a 100-kilowatt class laser by spring of next year, an assessment that will determine whether the company's directed-energy project can be considered for inclusion in the Pentagon's Industry Laser Scaling roadmap for continued development, according to MDA.

September 25, 2020 | Daily News

A group representing a range of U.S. companies and industry associations opposes a variety of measures in the House and Senate defense authorization bills, including several provisions that would demand domestic sourcing for U.S. weapons programs and force companies to cut ties with Chinese suppliers.

September 25, 2020 | Daily News

Defense contractors and telecommunications giants have been quietly meeting over the last several months to discuss how military systems and commercial wireless networks can co-exist in the electromagnetic spectrum, as the United States increasingly takes a sharing approach to making airwaves available for fifth-generation wireless networks.

September 25, 2020 | Daily News

The Missile Defense Agency is pressing ahead with a project to develop a speed-of-light weapon to knock down maneuvering hypersonic vehicles, awarding Raytheon $9.7 million to advance work originally proposed two years ago on a Hypersonic Defense Weapon System concept and setting the project on a path to a potential Microwave Technology Testbed.

September 24, 2020 | Daily News

Amentum said today it has agreed to acquire DynCorp International, which would create a $6 billion contractor.

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