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Image about Navy Awards Berth and Dry Dock Refurbishment Contract to AECOM

Navy Awards Berth and Dry Dock Refurbishment Contract to AECOM

In early August, the United States Navy awarded a contract worth $91 million to AECOM Technical Services, intended to fund infrastructure repairs at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Specifically, they aim to prepare the facility to service... More of this article »
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Army Research Lab Hopes to Build a Better Battery or Fully Electrified Fleet

At the United States Army’s Ground Vehicle System Center, battery research programs aim to transition Army transportation to hybrid and fully-electric vehicles for quieter and longer operations between charges.  The bigger hope... More of this article »
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Don’t Be Fooled By the Name, the USAF ‘Angry Kitten’ Attack Pod is a Beast

It may not have the most terrifying name on the list but the United States Air Force’s Angry Kitten Combat Pod is definitely something not to be ignored.  Designed to simulate enemy threats, Angry Kitten has been so successful... More of this article »
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Senate Requests $2B Boost to Space Force Budget for Missile Defense

Senate lawmakers in Washington intend to bump up the budget for the Space Force by at least $2 billion in order to more effectively support the development of a missile warning satellite as well as more responsive launch capabilities,... More of this article »
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New Senate Plan Boosts Defense Spending by Nearly 10 Percent

Late in the final week of July, Senate Democrats introduced a new defense spending package that could significantly expedite the White House’s military spending plans across fiscal 2023. The new plan is worth about $792 billion. It... More of this article »
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USAF Grounds Most F-35 Fighter Jets Over Ejection Seat Issue

In April, inspectors with the United States Armed Forces discovered a problem with the ejection seats outfitted on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jets that could affect the entire fleet.  Officials said they originally suspected the... More of this article »
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Northrop Wins US Homeland Missile Defense System Contract Worth $3 Billion

In Washington, last week, the Missile Defense Agency awarded a contract worth as much as $3 billion to Northrop Grumman intended for the integration and management of weapon systems associated with the Ground-based Midcourse Defense ... More of this article »
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Army Looks to Advance Communications and Other Tech at NetModX

The research team and science and technology community at the US Army just finished up nine weeks of experiments that involve new communications technology with the potential for use on high-profile next-generation helicopters.  They... More of this article »
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Military Officials Look To Evolve Loitering Munitions

With the conflict in Ukraine persisting, modern weapon makers have watched the Ukraine military demonstrate just how lethal and effective loitering munitions can be.  Thus, these manufacturers are now looking to respond to rising... More of this article »
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Raytheon Technologies Celebrates Second Successful Scramjet Missile Test Flight

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced this week the success of a second test flight for Raytheon Technologies’ new Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapons Concept. Also known as HAWC missiles, the Hypersonic... More of this article »
Image about US Coast Guard Requests Icebreaker Fleet Additions To Support Arctic Competition

US Coast Guard Requests Icebreaker Fleet Additions To Support Arctic Competition

If the United States wants to counteract Russian and Chinese movements in the Arctic region, they are going to grow the ice-breaking capabilities of the US Coast Guard.  According to a statement made by the service’s commander,... More of this article »
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FCC Commissioner Advises TikTok Use by Troops Could Pose National Security Risk

A US regulator recently warned lawmakers that military troops and their family members who use the video-sharing app TikTok could actually be jeopardizing national security. Although the military services, overall, have banned the... More of this article »
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Lockheed Martin Snags $59 Million Contract to Furnish Electronic Warfare Suite Prototypes

Global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin secured a contract worth nearly $59 million to design prototypes for a new Terrestrial Layer System-Brigadej Combat Team program (TLS-BCT).  The outfit is intended to provide soldiers... More of this article »
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Swedish Air Force Devising New Combat Aircraft Strategy

A Swedish Air Force chief has revealed that the Russian invasion of Ukraine has motivated Sweden to develop a brand new strategy for their next-generation of combat aircraft. Now a member of NATO, the Swedish government has chosen... More of this article »
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Officials Say the Pentagon’s JADC2 Plan is Evolving to Address More Potential International Threats

Over the past couple years, the US Air Force has been working on an initiative to overhaul military communications and data-sharing. Since 2020, the classified Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), signed by Deputy Secretary... More of this article »