Firm Helps Navy Dive for Missing Airliner

By Brendan McGarry on Monday, April 21st, 2014

Firm Helps Navy Dive for Missing Airliner

Phoenix International Holdings Inc. is helping search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 under a potentially $50 million contract with the U.S. Navy.

Budget Seeks Missile Fixes, Future Technology

By Brendan McGarry on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Budget Seeks Missile Fixes, Future Technology

Plan would fund fixes to Ground-based Midcourse Defense System and new projects such as a next-gen jet engine, rotary-wing aircraft and successor to the Army’s canceled Ground Combat Vehicle.

Winners and Losers in the 2015 Budget

By Brendan McGarry on Monday, February 24th, 2014

Winners and Losers in the 2015 Budget

Hagel spent a portion of the hour-long briefing discussing the department’s modernization plans.

BAE Adds F-15, F/A-18 to Fighter Upgrade Push

By Brendan McGarry on Friday, February 14th, 2014

BAE Adds F-15, F/A-18 to Fighter Upgrade Push

The international market for upgrading the twin-engine jets won’t be as large as that of the single-engine F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Report: Hagel to Outline 2015 Budget on Feb. 24

By Brendan McGarry on Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Report: Hagel to Outline 2015 Budget on Feb. 24

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will outline the Pentagon’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015 on Feb. 24, a week before its official release,

Lockheed to Sell Special-Ops C-130s to Civilians

By Matthew Cox on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Lockheed to Sell Special-Ops C-130s to Civilians

Lockheed Martin is planning to offer a civilian version of the C-130J Super Hercules, an aircraft designed for Special Operations Command.

Premature Weapons Testing Drains Military Budget

By Brendan McGarry on Friday, January 31st, 2014

Premature Weapons Testing Drains Military Budget

Acquisition officials sometimes approve programs that aren’t ready for operational testing, creating costly headaches down the road.

Boeing Has Record Sales of $87 Billion in 2013

By Brendan McGarry on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Boeing Has Record Sales of $87 Billion in 2013

Sales related to the KC-46A tanker and P-8 maritime patrol aircraft helped Boeing hit record revenue and profit last year.

Pentagon May Award FAB-T Contract in March

By Brendan McGarry on Monday, January 27th, 2014

Pentagon May Award FAB-T Contract in March

Raytheon is challenging Boeing to build the so-called Family of Advanced Beyond-Line-of-Site Terminals, or FAB-T.

Shrinking Army Studies Buying Robots to Replace Soldiers

By Brendan McGarry on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Shrinking Army Studies Buying Robots to Replace Soldiers

Using lighter, less armored unmanned ground vehicles to follow manned platforms into combat might still be decades away.

BAE, Airbus Tap New U.S. Executives

By Brendan McGarry on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

BAE, Airbus Tap New U.S. Executives

BAE’s Linda Hudson, the first woman to head a major U.S. defense contractor, is retiring and Airbus’ Sean O’Keefe is stepping down due to medical issues.

Report Investigates Defense Lobbyists’ Investments

By Brendan McGarry on Friday, December 27th, 2013

Report Investigates Defense Lobbyists’ Investments

Since 2006, almost 150 lobbyists or other professionals who seek to influence government policy “had investments that overlapped with their lobbying duties,” according to The Wall Street Journal.

Ohio Study to Guide Air Force UAS Flights over U.S.

By Matthew Cox on Monday, December 9th, 2013

Ohio Study to Guide Air Force UAS Flights over U.S.

Next year, the state of Ohio will complete a study designed to help the Air Force figure out its plan for flying unmanned aerial systems inside U.S. airspace.

Iraq May Buy $2.4 Billion Air Defense System

By Brendan McGarry on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Iraq May Buy $2.4 Billion Air Defense System

The U.S. since 2005 has offered Iraq some $35 billion in weapons and services, though only about $8 billion of that involves deals that have been approved by the U.S. government.

MOD Adopts Glock; Takes Stand on Side Arms

By Matthew Cox on Thursday, February 7th, 2013

MOD Adopts Glock; Takes Stand on Side Arms

The UK MOD recently adopted the Glock 17 as its new service pistol, a move that underscores the role that handguns still play in modern combat.

CNO Starts Budget Chicken Game

By Ward Carroll on Friday, January 25th, 2013

CNO Starts Budget Chicken Game

Is this just the same drill that has gone on in years past, or is this year different because of the fiscal crisis?

Lockheed recovers from leadership shakeup

By Michael Hoffman on Monday, November 12th, 2012

Lockheed recovers from leadership shakeup

Lockheed Martin taps Hewson to take over for Stevens after vice chair resigns following investigation into “inappropriate relationship” with a subordinate.

SAIC Splitting the Baby

By Ward Carroll on Friday, August 31st, 2012

SAIC Splitting the Baby

Defense services giant SAIC made the announcement yesterday that it was splitting into two independent, publically-traded companies — a technical services business and a solutions-focused business.

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