A-10’s Delayed Retirement Threatens to Push Back F-35 Program

A-10’s Delayed Retirement Threatens to Push Back F-35 Program

Program officials warned the Air Force’s and Marine Corps’s F-35 variants could have their timeline pushed back by weeks.

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Navy Upgrades Ship-Based Electronic Warfare

Navy Upgrades Ship-Based Electronic Warfare

The Navy is upgrading its suite of electronic warfare technology currently on surface ships across the fleet.

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Pentagon Workers Warned They Might Be ISIS Targets

Pentagon Workers Warned They Might Be ISIS Targets

The Pentagon’s internal security agency warned personnel working in the building they could be potential terrorist targets.

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Pentagon: Latest F-35 Deal Shaves Unit Cost by 4%

Pentagon: Latest F-35 Deal Shaves Unit Cost by 4%

The Pentagon struck a deal with Lockheed Martin Corp. to buy another batch of F-35 stealth fighter jets, an agreement they say will reduce the aircraft’s unit cost.

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Rapid Acquisition Leader Walks Away as Troops Go Home

Rapid Acquisition Leader Walks Away as Troops Go Home

The director of the military’s Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell is leaving for a private sector job as more questions arise whether rapid acquisition will survive.

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US Commander in Korea: A-10 Warthog Will be Missed

US Commander in Korea: A-10 Warthog Will be Missed

Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti backed the Air Force decision to retire the aircraft even while praising the aircraft.

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McCain Calls Two-Star Admiral and Pentagon Spokesman an ‘Idiot’

McCain Calls Two-Star Admiral and Pentagon Spokesman an ‘Idiot’

Sen. John McCain slammed the top spokesman for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, calling Rear Adm. John Kirby “an idiot.”

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Army to Buy Small Boats to Expand Maritime Mission

Army to Buy Small Boats to Expand Maritime Mission

The U.S. Army wants to buy a new fleet of small boats and upgrade existing watercraft, an official said.

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Shyu: Temporary Funding Benefits Army Acquisition

Shyu: Temporary Funding Benefits Army Acquisition

The U.S. Army’s top weapons buyer said temporary funding keeping the government open until December is a good thing for weapons acquisition programs.

Raytheon Offers Laser-Guided Artillery to Army, Navy

Raytheon Offers Laser-Guided Artillery to Army, Navy

Raytheon is testing a new laser-guided 155mm artillery shell which adds laser-designation to GPS guidance.

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Army: JLTV on Track Despite Budget Uncertainty

Army: JLTV on Track Despite Budget Uncertainty

Officials said a program to replace a third of the Humvee fleet with new light-duty trucks remains on track despite uncertainty over future budget cuts.

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DRS and Rafael Propose New Tank Active Protection System to Army

DRS and Rafael Propose New Tank Active Protection System to Army

DRS and Israeli-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems are asking the Army to consider acquiring the Trophy Active Protection System.

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Army Sees Rising Global Demand for Helicopters, Missiles

Army Sees Rising Global Demand for Helicopters, Missiles

The service had a record year for foreign military sales, with rising demand in the Middle East for such weapons systems as Apache attack helicopters, Patriot and Javelin missiles.

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Army Will Buy More Strykers with Double V-Hulls

Army Will Buy More Strykers with Double V-Hulls

The U.S. Army is outfitting another one of its Stryker Brigade Combat Team with Double V-Hull vehicles to better protect them from enemy bombs.

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Army Configures Apaches for Sea Duty

Army Configures Apaches for Sea Duty

The U.S. Army is engineering its Apache AH-64 attack helicopters with additional avionics, radar and sensor technology so that the aircraft can better function in a maritime environment

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Army Steps Up Pacific Sea-Based Exercises

Army Steps Up Pacific Sea-Based Exercises

The Army plans to conduct more maritime exercises with Navy ships in the Pacific as part of the services’ rebalance to the region.

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