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After Big Pentagon Contract Wins, L3Harris CEO Eyes More Growth

Three years after merger of L3 Technologies and Harris, the company is striving to “compete on a level playing field,” CEO Kubasik says.

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US Troops Are Volunteering to Fly Abortion Seekers Across State Lines

Using personal planes, off duty, and out of uniform, the pilots say it’s their ”patriotic duty” to help Americans.

US, Partners to Meet on Ukraine War Supply Chain Shortages

The chief weapons buyers of more than 40 nations will talk about which defense production lines must be prioritized to meet Ukraine’s defense needs.

War Is No Reason to Put Arms-Control Negotiations on Hold

The possibility that Russia might use nuclear weapons in Ukraine is just one of the nuclear dangers we must address.

NATO Forges Plans to Surge Forces to Baltics In a Crisis

Estonia is planning new training areas and infrastructure under a defense budget increase.

No Abortion Access for 40 Percent of Female Troops, Study Finds

RAND says it’s “not unreasonable” that the lack of abortion access will make women more likely to leave service.

Arlington’s Confederate Memorial Should Go, Commission Says

The 1914 monument “is problematic from top to bottom,” the Naming Commission’s vice chair said.

Space Chief Nominee Worried About Launchpad ‘Traffic Jams’

The Space Force will “need to look at other opportunities” as launch cadence grows, Lt. Gen. Chance Saltzman told lawmakers.

Some Russian Forces Appear to Be Fleeing Ukraine, Pentagon Says

An inability to avoid certain strategic errors has eroded Russia’s hold on eastern Ukraine, officials said.

Get to Know the Middle Tier of Awesome…Er, Acquisition

Speeding good ideas into reality through rapid prototyping and fielding is awesome. Don’t let disbelievers muck it up.

10 High-School Questions for the Authors of the ‘Principles’ Open Letter

Actual civics students would demand more from the former SecDefs and retired four-stars who opined so vaguely on civil-military “best practices.”

DOD Must Put Software at the Core of Its Operations, Report Says

The CIA's chief technology officer and the former head of the Air Force's Project Maven want to yank the Pentagon out of the industrial age into the digital age.

Ukraine’s Western Arms Have Inflicted ‘Significant Damage’ On Russian Supply, Communications Lines, Top US Officer Says

HIMARS alone has been used to hit more than 400 targets, Gen. Milley said at a meeting of Kyiv’s international supporters.

US Should Place Multiyear Munitions Orders to Protect Supply, Pentagon Arms Chief Says

Meanwhile, service officials are working with Pentagon leaders on 18-month plans to supply Ukraine.

Ukraine’s Supporters Aim to Create Long-Term Aid Mechanisms

Leaders from NATO, the U.S., and others will gather to discuss ideas on Thursday.