Article Date: Jul/16/2019 Summary: If spending disputes on Capitol Hill lead to a continuing resolution for fiscal year 2020, the Army would need to halt 81 new start programs and 37 planned production increases, a top official said July 16. Author: Connie Lee
Article Date: Jul/16/2019 Summary: TAMPA, Fla. — The Army earlier this year deployed a new six-tube firing system for its Switchblade remotely controlled small missile, a company executive said on the sidelines of the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference. Author: Stew Magnuson
Article Date: Jul/15/2019 Summary: The United States’ commitment to influencing global policy through soft power has atrophied recently, exemplified by a reluctance on the part of the U.S. government to leverage foreign military sales and direct commercial sales programs to further America’s interests in regions targeted by its competitors.
Author: Christian Larsen
Article Date: Jul/11/2019 Summary: A renewed sense of urgency spurred by rivals Russia and China has pushed the U.S. military to speed up the development of hypersonic technology. The Army, Navy and Air Force are all closely involved in the campaign with more test flights coming in 2020. Author: Yasmin Tadjdeh
Article Date: Jul/09/2019 Summary: The Defense Department is ramping up spending on other transaction authority agreements, according to a recent report by big data analytics firm Govini. Author: Jon Harper
Article Date: Jul/08/2019 Summary: Another Special Operations Forces Industry Conference has passed, where National Defense had three reporters on hand and about four dozen requests to stop by exhibitors’ booths to check out a new product or to interview executives.
Author: Stew Magnuson
Article Date: Jul/08/2019 Summary: Swedish defense contractor Saab is opening a new production facility in West Lafayette, Indiana, that will be focused on building part of the Air Force’s T-X pilot training aircraft.
Author: Connie Lee