The Navy can sustain its forward presence under smaller shipbuilding budgets by using longer deployments, more overseas basing, and more rotating crews.
GrammaTech Inc. developed a set of solutions that analyze machine code and generate high coverage test suites
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Special operations forces (SOF) operating in war-zone environments are not regularly welcomed with open arms by their adversaries.
As Delivered by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, PA, Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Presenters: Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work; Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall III, April 09, 2015
Presenter: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter March 31, 2015
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Abington Senior High School, Abington, Pennsylvania, Monday, March 30, 2015
Since GAO reported on the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) acquisition in 2014, the Marine Corps has adopted a new ACV acquisition approach consisting of three concurrent efforts that emphasize the …
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program had to make unexpected changes to its development and test plans over the last year, largely in response to a structural failure on a …
GAO’s ongoing work on the F-35—Joint Strike Fighter—program shows that the program has continued to experience development and testing discoveries over the past year, largely due to a structural failure …
In the past year the acquisition program for a new presidential helicopter, known as VH-92A, continued to make progress by establishing a knowledge-based business case for entry into system development …
The KC-46 acquisition cost estimate has declined by about 5.4 percent from $51.7 billion to $48.9 billion since February 2011 and the program is on track to meet performance goals.
At the selected Army units GAO visited, the Global Combat Support System-Army (GCSS-Army) was supporting their logistics requirements.
The Air Force assessed options for replacing older technologies with newer ones—called technology insertion—in the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) geosynchronous earth orbit (GEO) satellites 5 and 6.
Planning a future mix of manned and unmanned combat aircraft poses the daunting task of comparing the cost effectiveness of competing airframes.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, yesterday sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter concerning the U.S. Navy’s Unmanned …
DARPA today released Breakthrough Technologies for National Security, a biennial report summarizing the Agency’s historical mission, current and evolving focus areas and recent transitions of DARPA-developed technologies to the military …
Securing America’s Safety and Freedom.
Presenters: Admiral Cecil Haney, commander, U.S. Strategic Command, March 24, 2015
Since becoming operational in 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) unmanned aerial systems (UAS) test sites have conducted over 195 flights across five of the six test sites.
Air Force leaders outlined what the next 25 years for remotely piloted aircraft will look like in the RPA Vector, published April 4.
In this working paper, 20YY Warfare Initiative Director Paul Scharre and Adjunct Senior Fellow Michael Horowitz discuss future military systems incorporating greater autonomy.
Brookings Institute Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence sixth annual military and federal fellow research symposium
The Russian military suffered years of neglect after the Soviet collapse and no longer casts the shadow of a global superpower.
Abrasion-resistant, camouflage coatings are often used to protect composite surfaces of aircraft, particularly when blade seals are in contact with a composite surface.
Program Acquisition Cost Summary as of December 31, 2014.
The Report of an Independent Task Force
Objective: We inspected the F-35 Lightning II Program (F-35 Program) at Lockheed Martin, Fort Worth, Texas, for conformity to the contractually required Aerospace Standard (AS)9100, “Quality Management Systems – Requirements …
F. Research Opportunity Description – Communications technology that can provide seamless, robust connectivity is at the foundation of the Sea Power 21 Vision “… to have the right information, at …
As Submitted by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Opening Summary — House Armed Services Committee (Budget Request) As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, March 18, 2015
McAleese/Credit Suisse Defense Programs Conference. As Prepared for Delivery by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The program focused on completing F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Block 2B development and flight testing in an effort to provide limited combat capability to the fielded early production aircraft …
On March 17, 2015, Rear Adm. Randolph Mahr, F-35 deputy program executive officer, gave a presentation at a conference sponsored by the Precision Strike Association in Springfield, VA.
Communications technology that can provide seamless, robust connectivity is at the foundation of the Sea Power 21 Vision “… to have the right information, at the right place, at the …
The Navy for several years has carried out a variety of irregular warfare (IW) and counterterrorism (CT) activities.
The Department of Defense’s (DOD) geographic combatant commands are improving efforts to collect operational contract support (OCS) issues from operations and exercises needed to develop lessons learned,
The sea services released a new maritime strategy, March 13, a plan that describes how the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard will design, organize, and employ naval forces in …