Industry

Boeing Defense to Cut Execs, Consolidate Divisions

The reorganization is part of a wider culture change pushed by the business unit’s new CEO.

Ban These Chinese Chipmakers from Pentagon Purchases

Congress should pass a proposed expansion of the law that keeps the federal government from buying certain companies’ products.

Army Preps for ‘Contested Logistics,’ Works to Boost Arms Production

Logistics win wars—but not if new enemy capabilities can disrupt supply lines.

Engine Tests Move Hypersonic Aircraft Closer to First Flight

Hermeus’ engine successfully shifted from turbojet to ramjet power during trials at Notre Dame Lab.

How China Is Trying to Turn the US CHIPS Act to Its Favor

A strategic messaging campaign portrays the new law as a counterproductive and lawless act.

What Contractors Think of the Proposed Rule on Climate Reporting  

The proposed rule is part of the Biden administration’s larger environmental agenda, but it comes with costs for contractors. 

Biden: Fill Gaps in Cybersecurity Laws. Congress: What Gaps? Admin Officials: ...

Neither the DHS chief nor the FBI director had an answer when a lawmaker asked about Biden's Nov. 7 request.

Senator to Elon Musk: 'Fix Your Companies. Or Congress Will'

The SpaceX and social-media mogul mocked Sen. Ed Markey’s concerns about Twitter verifying fake accounts.

Only Half the Parts Are Waiting When US Attack Submarines Come in For Repairs

The Navy’s attack-sub PEO has a plan to fix this, but he’ll need approval from higher-ups and the Hill.

Pentagon on Track to Award $9B Cloud Contract in December

The Pentagon’s Chief Information Officer said the multi-cloud, multi-vendor JWCC contract will be awarded “in about a month.”

DISA’s Plea to Industry: Bring Us Battlefield-Ready Tech

The Pentagon’s IT agency also wants help wringing more performance out of its existing gear.

Meet the Man Trying to Change the Culture of Boeing Defense

CEO Ted Colbert says reducing groupthink is part of the path to a nimbler, networked weapons company.

How Elon Musk’s Twitter Buy Raises Cybersecurity Risks For The Rest Of Us

The problem is not just more misinformation, but five new threats to the network.

It’s Official: Space Force Sets Sights on Smaller Satellites

The newest service’s acquisition chief also calls for more fixed-price contracts and fewer classified programs.