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Raytheon Technologies Wins Hypersonic Missile Contract Worth $985M

The United States Air Force (USAF) recently announced the awarding of a contract to Raytheon Technologies. Worth upwards of $985 million, this contract will focus on developing—and demonstrating—scramjet-powered hypersonic cruise... More of this article »
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US Army Tests Robotic Vehicle in JRMC Exercise

The US Army’s Project Origin presented an autonomy demonstration at the recent Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Germany, to emphasize the inherent dangers in robotic autonomous systems (RAS). The hope is to assist the... More of this article »
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US Military Awards HII Contract to Develop Tech that Addresses Urgent Needs

When Huntington Ingalls Industries rebranded themselves as a global defense contractor a few months ago—as, American Shipbuilder HII—they may not have known they would have a Pentagon contract so soon. However, that is the story... More of this article »
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After Two Delays, USAF Conducts Nuclear Missile Test

Earlier this week—and after 12 days of delay—the United States Air Force conducted a test of an unarmed a single intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).  In a press release, Air Force Global Strike Command revealed the 576th... More of this article »
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United Kingdom Published New Maritime Strategy to Address Escalating Global Tensions

This week, the United Kingdom published a five-year maritime strategy focusing on improving their naval navigation freedom within the Indo-Pacific.  Among the important components, the new strategy aims to “officially” recognize—and... More of this article »
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Air Force Requests Congressional Relief for E-7 Wedgetail Contract

While Congress has not approved their 2023 budget just yet, the United States Air Force hopes to receive it by October, when the new fiscal year begins.  In the meantime, the agency has requested lawmakers do what is necessary to... More of this article »
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Israel Defense Ministry Developing Voice Commanded Drones

For the past few years, Israel Defense Forces has been working on new system technologies to improve coordination on the ground. An official with Israel’s Defense Ministry Directorate of Defense Research and Development explains... More of this article »
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Defense Contractor Concerned About Labor Shortages Even as Hiring Accelerates

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on industries all over the world, both in terms of labor shortages and supply chain issues. Labor shortfalls lingering from lockdowns seem to be affecting the defense industry more than others,... More of this article »
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 »
Image about Senate Requests $2B Boost to Space Force Budget for Missile Defense

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 »