A new Pentagon report compares the performance of defense contractors on contracts for major defense acquisition programs over more than a decade.
The House Appropriations Committee approved funding for 38 of the fifth-generation fighters — four more than the Defense Department requested.
The defense contractor landed a sizable Air Force contract to develop communications terminals but lost a larger award with the service to build a so-called space fence.
The agreement topped a list of almost 250 awards announced in May, with a combined potential value of almost $15 billion, according to a Military.com analysis.
General Dynamics Land Systems recently announced it will not compete in the U.S. Army’s AMPV competition.
The deal topped a list of more than 240 awards announced in April, with a combined potential value of $30.4 billion.
Phoenix International Holdings Inc. is helping search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 under a potentially $50 million contract with the U.S. Navy.
Plan would fund fixes to Ground-based Midcourse Defense System and new projects such as a next-gen jet engine, rotary-wing aircraft and successor to the Army’s canceled Ground Combat Vehicle.
Hagel spent a portion of the hour-long briefing discussing the department’s modernization plans.
The international market for upgrading the twin-engine jets won’t be as large as that of the single-engine F-16 Fighting Falcon.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will outline the Pentagon’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015 on Feb. 24, a week before its official release,
Lockheed Martin is planning to offer a civilian version of the C-130J Super Hercules, an aircraft designed for Special Operations Command.
Acquisition officials sometimes approve programs that aren’t ready for operational testing, creating costly headaches down the road.
Sales related to the KC-46A tanker and P-8 maritime patrol aircraft helped Boeing hit record revenue and profit last year.
Raytheon is challenging Boeing to build the so-called Family of Advanced Beyond-Line-of-Site Terminals, or FAB-T.
Using lighter, less armored unmanned ground vehicles to follow manned platforms into combat might still be decades away.
BAE’s Linda Hudson, the first woman to head a major U.S. defense contractor, is retiring and Airbus’ Sean O’Keefe is stepping down due to medical issues.
Since 2006, almost 150 lobbyists or other professionals who seek to influence government policy “had investments that overlapped with their lobbying duties,” according to The Wall Street Journal.
Next year, the state of Ohio will complete a study designed to help the Air Force figure out its plan for flying unmanned aerial systems inside U.S. airspace.
Pentagon leaders have pleaded for the protection of the defense industrial base in the face of sequestration cuts, but others question if they need it.