Pentagon Awards Deal for Wearable Devices in Silicon Valley Push

Pentagon Awards Deal for Wearable Devices in Silicon Valley Push

The Defense Department awarded a contract for wearable electronic devices as part of a push to work more closely with Silicon Valley.

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Boeing Lands $1.5 Billion Deal to Supply P-8s to US, Australia

Boeing Lands $1.5 Billion Deal to Supply P-8s to US, Australia

Boeing Co., the world’s largest aerospace company, landed a $1.5 billion contract to supply P-8 Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. and Australia.

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Air Force Blames Mistaken Bomber Costs on ‘Human Error’

Air Force Blames Mistaken Bomber Costs on ‘Human Error’

The U.S. Air Force blamed mistaken cost estimates for the new bomber program in part on “human error.”

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Lockheed, AM General May Protest JLTV Award

Lockheed, AM General May Protest JLTV Award

Defense contracting giant Lockheed Martin and Humvee-maker AM General may protest the Army’s decision to award a contract to truck-maker Oshkosh to build a Humvee replacement.

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Oshkosh Wins $6.7 Billion JLTV Contract

Oshkosh Wins $6.7 Billion JLTV Contract

Oshkosh Corp. on Tuesday won a $6.7 billion military contract to begin building a replacement for the iconic Humvee called the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.

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Welsh Dismisses F-35, A-10 CAS Contest as ‘Silly Exercise’

Welsh Dismisses F-35, A-10 CAS Contest as ‘Silly Exercise’

The U.S. Air Force’s top military man dismissed the idea of comparing how the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet and the A-10 Warthog attack plane perform in close air support tests.

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Navy Lays Keel of Second Ford-Class Carrier

Navy Lays Keel of Second Ford-Class Carrier

The U.S. Navy laid the keel of its second next-generation Ford-class aircraft carrier, the USS John F. Kennedy, slated to enter service by 2023.

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F-35 and A-10 to Square off in Close Air Support Tests

F-35 and A-10 to Square off in Close Air Support Tests

The Defense Department plans to test the fifth-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet against the Cold War-era A-10 attack aircraft in close air support tests.

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LCS to Boost U.S. Presence in Disputed South China Sea

LCS to Boost U.S. Presence in Disputed South China Sea

New Pentagon report says the speed, maneuverability and shallow draft of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship makes it ideally suited for operations in the South China Sea.

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AV-8B Harrier Jets Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS

AV-8B Harrier Jets Begin Airstrikes Against ISIS

The Marine Corps has begun flying AV-8B Harrier jump-jets on airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq, officials announced.

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Army Expected to Pick JLTV Winner Soon

Army Expected to Pick JLTV Winner Soon

Defense contractors competing for a contract to build the U.S. military’s replacement to the iconic Humvee are eagerly awaiting a decision from the Army.

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Marine Corps Sees Growing Demand for V-22 Osprey

Marine Corps Sees Growing Demand for V-22 Osprey

The service is hustling to train crews for the V-22 Osprey to keep pace with the growing demand for the tilt-rotor aircraft.

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U.S. to Turkey: We’re Taking Those Patriots Home

U.S. to Turkey:  We’re Taking Those Patriots Home

Days after Turkey agreed to let the U.S. launch airstrikes into Syria from Incirlik, the U.S. announced its pulling the Patriot missile system out of the country.

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Lockheed to Design Missile That Hits Multiple Warheads

Lockheed to Design Missile That Hits Multiple Warheads

The world’s largest defense contractor plans to design a missile defense component that can take out multiple warheads.

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Army Reserve Chief Welcomes Plan to Boost War Funding

Army Reserve Chief Welcomes Plan to Boost War Funding

Unlike some of the Pentagon’s top military and civilian leaders, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley said he welcomes a plan to boost war funding.

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US Navy Details Future Carrier Air Wing

US Navy Details Future Carrier Air Wing

Stealth fighter jets, carrier-launched drones, V-22 Ospreys, submarine-detecting helicopters and electronic jamming are vital for future naval air power, an admiral said.

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