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Five Ways 9/11 Changed the Defense Industry

More outsourcing, more services contracts, more generals on corporate boards—and that's just for starters.

Conference Wire: Navy Eyes Greater Space Capabilities

The final day of the 2021 Space Symposium saw Navy officials talk—just a bit—about their plans.

Qatar Helping US Fly Afghanistan Evacuees to Germany

The planes are not part of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet activation, but are flying similar routes.

Conference Wire: More Stuff in Space

The 2021 Space Symposium rolls on with a big jump in low-Earth-orbit objects and some early birthday cake.

Conference Wire: US Space Command Hits a Milestone

Day 2 of the 2021 Space Symposium saw a slew of announcements about the Pentagon's still-reorganizing space community.

Conference Wire: The Space Symposium Must Go On

In this edition of Conference Wire, a preview of the conference's top agenda items.

Defense Secretary Orders US Airlines to Help With Evacuation

It's only the third time in history that the U.S. airlines have been mobilized by the military.

Private Equity Firm Acquires Geost, Whose Sensors Protect Satellites

It’s a play to capitalize on massive satellite orders from the Pentagon.

As Delta Variant Spreads, Trade Shows Impose Mask Mandates

The Association for the U.S. Army said it will not limit attendance unless required by the local government.

US Air Force, Venture Firms Make $60 Million Bet on Hypersonic Aircraft Startup

The deal calls for Georgia-based Hermeus to accelerate development of reusable test aircraft.

New Marine One Expected to Start Flying President Biden Soon

The White House and the Marine Corps are developing commissioning plans.