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Can Army Control Costs Of Its New Weapons?

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


With 10 major programs ramping up from prototypes to mass production by 2026, the Army can’t just count on “Night Court” cuts to free up sufficient funds, warned the service’s three-star chief of budget planning.

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Trump OK’s Huge Industrial Base Study: Rollout May Be Delayed

Posted by Paul McLeary on


President Trump approved a major study of America’s national security economy last week after meeting with Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. But Hurricane Florence might have something to say about when it’s released!

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‘A Little Bit Disruptive’: Murray & McCarthy On Army Futures Command

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


“It’s establishing buy-in over the next three, four, five years from the institution (of the Army),” Gen. Murray said. “It’s about establishing buy-in on Capitol Hill, because if I don’t have buy-in there, this won’t survive.”

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62 % Of F-18 Hornets Unfit To Fly, Up To 74% In Marines

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


UPDATED with Marine Corps data CAPITOL HILL: More than 60 percent of Navy and Marine Corps strike fighters are out of service, the Navy confirmed today. While 62 percent of fighters are effectively grounded, the overall figure for all naval aircraft is 53 percent. [UPDATE: With some of the oldest fighter jets in service, Marine Corps… Keep reading →

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Day Of Reckoning: Defense News, DoD Service Papers Sold To Venture Capitalists

Posted by Colin Clark on


It is with trepidation — and a stubbornly persistent sense of hope — that we report that a group of California venture capitalists have bought my alma mater, Defense News, as well as Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps Times and Federal Times. They also laid off several top people there. Vago Muradian, host of Defense News… Keep reading →

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McCain Pledges To Stop LRSB; Which Bomber Will Be Retired?

Posted by Colin Clark on


UDATED: Adds Air Force React AFA WINTER: Sen. John McCain pledged to stop the Long Range Strike Bomber program in its tracks today unless the Pentagon uses a different type of contract. My colleagues at Defense News quoted McCain this way: “My biggest concern is the cost-plus provision in the contract. I will not stand… Keep reading →

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