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Military Must Recruit More Women, Immigrants for the Future Force, Experts Say

At symposium on building the all-volunteer force of 2040, panelists push back on criticism of diversity initiatives.

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Next Missile Sub ‘Facing Delays’ Due to Design, Materials, and Quality, GAO Says

Electric Boat is pulling workers from the Virginia program to help the Columbia effort, but at unknown risks to cost and schedule, the watchdog wrote in a new report.

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Left in Limbo, a Handful of Biden’s Defense Picks Await Senate Action

Four nominees—all people of color—received committee approval months ago but have yet to get a Senate vote.

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Expect Big Replenishment Orders Soon, Army Tells Industry

February and March should bring contracts to replace weapons sent to Ukraine, acquisition chief says.

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The Pentagon’s Innovation Shop Wants More Influence in 2023

The agency wants to be part of program executives’ acquisition strategies and to spread more commercial-based tech across the department.

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US Army Readies Ukraine Abrams Tank Options For Policymakers

Logistical details must be hashed out in the wake of Biden’s pledge.

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US to Send 31 M1 Abrams Tanks to Ukraine

They will join “hundreds” more armored vehicles arriving amid concerns about an anticipated Russian offensive.

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Marines To Train For Future Battlefield With Immersive Technologies

The Marine Corps is revamping its training and education programs to prepare Marines to be problem solvers and decision makers, senior service officials say.

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CEOs Downplay Anticipated Gridlock on Capitol Hill, Defense Spending Cuts

Lockheed, Raytheon chiefs also say pandemic-era supply-chain woes are subsiding.

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Advanced F-16 Version Makes First Flight, Lockheed Says

Five countries have ordered the fighter jet’s Block 70 variant, and the company is looking for more customers.

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Is This New Microwave Weapon the Answer to Iranian Drones?

Army awards $66 million to develop weapon that can fry drone bits in the air.