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President Trump to Nominate Claire Grady as DHS Undersecretary for Management

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Claire Grady, director of defense procurement and acquisition policy at the Defense Department, as undersecretary for management at the Department of Homeland Security. The White House reported Tuesday she provides advice to the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics as well as the Defense Acquisition Board on matters …

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Bloomberg: DoD Needs $530M Extra to Finish F-35 Development Phase

Defense Department officials estimate Pentagon will need an additional $530 million to finish the development phase of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 fighter jet, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Anthony Capaccio writes the F-35 program office asked for the money during a closed-door review conducted by the Defense Acquisition Board last month and the DoD continues to …

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Frank Kendall: Lawmakers Removed NDAA’s Acquisition Reform Language Under Debate

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the acquisition reform language under debate in the proposed National Defense Authorization Act for 2016 have mostly been removed following talks between lawmakers, Defense News reported Tuesday. Aaron Mehta writes that Kendall told his audience at a Defense One event that the Defense Department will further review …

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Mathias Winter: Navy Evaluating Carrier Drone Requirements Ahead of RFP Release

A final request for proposals for the U.S. Navy‘s Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Air Vehicle development program is scheduled for release this summer, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Colin Clark reports that top Defense Department officials will meet to discuss the U.S. military aviation portfolio, including the UCLASS program. …

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