The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have finally agreed on a 4% decrease in the target cost for the next production lot of...
Only a few years ago, U.S. politicians talked about a "peace dividend" as the Cold War wound down. Instead, the Pentagon's proposed $515 billion budget for defense spending in 2009 is the highest since World War II, adjusted for inflation. Should that money, as it flows to the defense industry, go toward a military that’s more stripped down and retrofitted for battles against insurgents and terrorists? Or should the defense industry be gearing up for a more traditional confrontation?
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Expect details of the Pentagon's $3.8 billion low-rate, initial production (LRIP) 5 contract next week.
The average unit cost across this buy is about $118 million.
The Pentagon's spies are getting geekier. They're looking for better tools to collect and sift through data from...
+ 7 Secret Ways America’s Stealth Armada Stays Off the Radar Note all the AvWeek references + Pelosi: Deal Needed on...
International spies are becoming increasingly interested in the radiation-hardened microchips used in U.S.
May have to use other tools to ensure good price with only remaining competitor
Sources say Pentagon will pay about 4 percent less than previous contract
IG evaluated actions taken by Department of Defense officials
For a second year, American-built fighter jet engines have been stolen from an Israeli air base. Reports out of Israel...
The recent news that Canada has once again opted to shop around for an F-35 alternative didn’t come as a shock.
+ Navy Bets On 'Baby Steps' To Improve Electronic Warfare; F-35 Jamming Not Enough + North Korea Readies Latest Rocket...
Straight talk and insistence on accountability seem to be paying off.
Popularly known as Area 51, the U.S. Air Force’s secret flight-test base at Groom Lake, Nev., was rebuilt and expanded...
Lockheed-Boeing Launch Monopoly to Be Ended by Pentagon, Business Week "The U.S. Defense Department plans to open...
Acknowledge additional reductions and tax increases will have to be part of solution
As a journalist covering the transition for the U.S. Air Force to the stealthy F-35 fighter, I thought it would be...
It had all the trappings of a classic Pentagon scandal. But the Army has just concluded that a flap over competing...
Two successive presidents have failed to describe what an end to the 11-year-long war on terrorism actually looks like.
Hale said the tone of discussions had improved
A few details remain to be worked out on LRIP Lot 5
Israel's defense chief sounded pretty ready to attack Iran when he stopped by the Pentagon Thursday. And it seems that...
+ Israel developing secret unmanned aircraft + Senate Votes to Save the Navy’s ‘Great Green Fleet’ + Pentagon Cries...
Industry could lose capacity to generate new designs for military helicopters
Kendall said Pentagon’s annual budget remains quite large
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