Industry

The Clock is Ticking On F-35, Drone Sale to UAE

Lame-duck approval of sale could allow UAE to sign contract for weapons before Biden takes office.

US Navy Orders First New Missile Sub

The $9.4 billion order covers the completion of USS Columbia and materials for USS Wisconsin.

Would Biden WH, GOP Senate Prevent Defense-Spending Dip?

As the nation waits for election results, some analysts are looking ahead.

The Best Tech for Troops (Needs an Easier Path to Reach Them)

The Pentagon must keep lowering barriers for startup companies, especially in artificial intelligence and machine learning — and help them stay in the game.

Will COVID-Stressed Countries Slow Their Arms Buys?

State Department’s political-military leader sees mixed signals from abroad.

Trump’s Border Wall Is Costing Taxpayers Billions More Than Initial Contracts

Federal spending data shows modifications to contracts have increased the price of the border wall by billions, costing about five times more per mile than it did under previous administrations.

Lockheed Seeks Commercial Tie-Ups to Chase 5G Work

CEO Taiclet wants a leading role as U.S. and allied militaries build out their next-gen mobile networks.

Preserve the Jones Act

China’s burgeoning fleets underscore the importance of legislation that bolsters our own.

Army Halts Apache Helicopter Deliveries

For the second time in two years, the Army had to stop accepting Boeing's attack helicopter. The exact reason remains unknown.

66 Ways to Beat China in AI: Report

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence suggests a CTO for the intelligence community; a White House AI council, like the National Space Council; and more.