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NATO Members Agree to Broad Tech, Environmental Agenda

A new tech accelerator and innovation fund comes with new commitments on cyber resilience and a collective look at emissions.

F-35 Supply Chain Recovering From COVID Slowdown, Lockheed’s New JSF Chief Says

2021 deliveries could return almost to the level once planned for 2020.

New Air Force One Could Be Delayed Another Year

The GAO’s latest cost estimate brings the price tag to $2.6 billion apiece.

Pentagon Shelves Plans for New Air Force Two

In the meantime, the Air Force is in the early stages of developing supersonic and hypersonic passenger aircraft.

Eyeing China, Biden’s First Pentagon Budget Would Cut Troops, Buy Future Weapons

DepSecDef Hicks called the president’s $715 billion spending request “a foundation for fielding a full range of needed capabilities.” Republicans called it “a cut.”

As Space Junk Multiplies, Pentagon Is Stuck Tracking It for Civilians

Private industry is launching at a pace with which the military’s space-surveillance system can’t keep up. Now lawmakers say the Commerce Department’s fix is running late.

Biden Nominees Want to Shake Up Pentagon Weapons Buying Process

Shyu, Blume tell Congress they plan to bridge the “valley of death” between the development phase and becoming a program of record.

How Pentagon Cash Helped Save Small Defense Companies During the Pandemic

Business leaders are now calling on defense officials and lawmakers to keep a policy that pays contractors more money up front.

It’s Official: New Air Force Ones Will Be Delivered Late

“Definitely a setback” said Lt. Gen. Duke Richardson, the U.S. Air Force’s deputy weapons buyer, as Boeing legal battle delays production.