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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.
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.
Boeing has received a $245 million contract to buy parts and other long lead items for 24 of the helicopters for Saudi Arabia.
The Defense Department awarded 75 contracts potentially worth $6.2 billion in the week ending Aug. 22, according to a Military.com analysis.
The Defense Department awarded 78 contracts potentially worth $5.6 billion in the week ending Aug. 15, according to a Military.com analysis.
The award comes as the Chicago-based aerospace giant is cutting costs from its defense segment in anticipation of a downturn in U.S. military spending.
The U.S. Army plans to hold a competition in fiscal 2016 to develop the next phase of its controversial battlefield intelligence system.
Kentucky BioProcessing is the only entity approved by the U.S. government to produce a drug cocktail of antibodies to fight the Ebola virus.
The al Qaeda-splinter group, Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant, has bragged about its capture of Iraqi army equipment, including Humvees, blast-resistant trucks and tanks.
The U.S. Air Force’s top civilian defended the strategy to retire the A-10 aircraft, as House lawmakers gear up for a key vote that may determine the fate of the gunship.
A new Pentagon report compares the performance of defense contractors on contracts for major defense acquisition programs over more than a decade.