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Court to Explore Whether Trump Officials Interfered in JEDI Contract

The Defense Department previously said lengthy litigation could threaten the contract’s future.

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Free the Data: Vice Chiefs Launch an Acquisition Crusade

Better access to weapon data is crucial to faster Pentagon purchasing — and dangerous to industry business models.

New ICBM Costs Can, Must Come Down, Hyten Says

The Joint Chiefs vice chairman says he’s been meeting with Northrop Grumman and believes he’s found a way.

Raytheon Giving Employees Bonuses for Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

The company is not requiring employees to get the shots, but some facilities could be off-limits to the unvaccinated.

New Small Aircraft Carrier Unlikely, Admiral Says As US Navy Begins New Assessment

Air warfare chief: “I believe the L-class ships operating with the F-35B fit that bill.”

Pentagon Picks Lockheed, Northrop-Raytheon Team to Develop Missile Interceptors

Officials reject a bid by Boeing, which builds the current generation of missile interceptors.

UK Confirms Plans to Add F-35s, But Won’t Commit to Original Goal

Officials have promised to buy 48, are thinking about buying more, but wouldn’t say whether the 138-plane vision will ever be realized.

Better Weapons or More Soldiers? Army Chief Says He's Being Forced to Choose 

“We'd like to make it bigger, but what we have to do is prioritize,” said Gen. James McConville.

Lockheed-Aerojet Deal Clears Another Hurdle

Aerojet Rocketdyne shareholders approved plans for the $4 billion sale that Lockheed claims will save the U.S. $100 million annually. But the FTC is still reviewing.