Want a DOD Contract? There'll Be an App for That

To reverse plummeting rates of small-business contracting, the Pentagon is working up software to make it easier to follow the rules.

Navy Has Fixed the Gears of Nearly Half of Its Freedom-Class Littoral Combat Ships

Eight ships have yet to get the combining-gear fix, including three the Navy wants to retire in two years.

Navy, Shipyards Settle Dispute that Delayed Submarine Orders

It’s unclear how the sides came to agreement, or just how late the two Virginia-class subs will eventually arrive.

Lockheed Reorganizes Its Space Division, Adding Plans to Sell Satellite Parts to Other Companies

The moves reflect the growing space market and particularly the military’s demand for speed.

New Software Aims to Allow Fewer Troops to Manage More Drones

Anduril says its product will enable U.S. forces to employ more capable, more autonomous—and just plain more—drones.

Space Force Woos New Launch Bidders—But Startups Aren’t Quite Ready

Established giants are likely to win the first contracts awarded under a novel “two-lane” approach.

Boeing Losses on KC-46 Tanker Top $7B

With more than 70 percent of the planned fleet already ordered, the plane remains a financial burden.

‘No Deal is Certain’: Raytheon CEO Says of Aerojet’s Pending Sale to L3Harris

After slamming an earlier proposal for the rocket maker, Greg Hayes is taking a different tack.

The Pentagon Is Increasingly Relying on Billionaires’ Rockets. And It’s OK with That.

Space Force leaders say carefully written contracts can prevent things like SpaceX’s about-face on Ukrainian satcomms.

Space Symposium Conference Wire 1: All About Launches

The country's biggest space-focused conference gets underway in a year that's "all about launches."