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Arati Prabhakar: DARPA Holds Demo Day for Partners to Share Science, Tech Initiatives

Arati Prabhakar

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency held its DARPA Demo Day 2016 at the Pentagon Wednesday to provide members of the Defense Department community an “up-close” look at DARPA’s technology and military systems portfolio. DARPA program managers, academic and private-sector project leaders demonstrated over 60 ongoing programs that encompass early phases to existing …

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Ash Carter: Pentagon Needs to Continue RD-180 Engine Buys

Ashton Carter

Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said the Pentagon must continue its purchases of Russian RD-180 rocket engines until the U.S. can find an alternative to the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Colin Clark writes that Carter told the Senate Appropriation defense subcommittee the military needs to buy at least 18 RD-180 engines …

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House Subcommittee Looks to Revive F-22 Production

U.S. Air Force photo

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee wants the F-22 fighter jet to return to the production line under a new defense bill proposal, The Hill reported Tuesday. Kristina Wong writes the subcommittee released its proposals for the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act Tuesday that seeks to restart production …

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