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Defense One Radio, Ep. 109: The short- and mid-term outlook for the U.S. Navy

The chief of naval operations and a key lawmaker talk shipbuilding plans, drones, Iran, and more.

Air Force Awards $985M Hypersonic Cruise Missile Contract to Raytheon Technologies

The company and its partner Northrop Grumman were chosen over bids from Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

Ukraine: Russia’s Draft, Setbacks Mean It’s Time for More Advanced Weapons

Kyiv’s winter wishlist includes long-range artillery, armored Humvees, kamikaze drones, and more.

AFA Conference Wire: Space Force Victory Lap

Day Two of the Air, Space, and Cyber conference led off with a keynote by the outgoing Space Force commander—and a new song.

USAF to Unveil B-21 Stealth Bomber in December

The strategic bomber has been developed in near-total secrecy at Northrop Grumman's plant in Palmdale, California.

AFA Conference Wire: Modernize Now, Leaders Warn

Day One of the Air, Space, and Cyber conference featured keynotes from Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall and Chief of Staff Gen. C.Q. Brown.

L3Harris to Convert Embraer KC-390s for Aerial Refueling

The three-year-old twinjet will be an “agile tanker,” L3Harris CEO says.

AFA Conference Wire: Ukraine & China

The Air, Space, and Cyber conference kicks off outside Washington, D.C.

Anduril Unveils Deployable Military Operations Center

The company hopes the military will test its tech during an upcoming exercise.

White House Announces New Restrictions on Foreign Investment in US Tech, Supply Lines

Administration will require investments to be weighed on whether they will put U.S. national security at risk.

Defense Firms Sound Inflation Alarm as Congress Mulls 2023 Budget

One trade association says Pentagon would lose $110 billion in buying power.

Defense Contractors, Upgrade Your Mental-Health Policies

Companies involved in national security have a particular responsibility to remove stigma and get employees the support they need.