Budget

Todd Harrison: Defense Spending Drop Could Total $1T over 10 Years

Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, has projected the defense spending drop to reach $1 trillion over 10 years if sequestration stays ...
Alan Shaffer

Alan Shaffer: Pentagon Seeks to Build New Technologies with Allies

Alan Shaffer A Defense Department leader has outlined his work to partner the U.S.military with allied nations on developing new technologies in a move to minimize costs, Defense ...
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Analysts: Rising Terrorism Concerns to Reshape Future U.S. Defense Budget

Some analysts forecast that the current threat picture will prompt U.S. lawmakers to address defense spending issues when they return from their August recess, Defense News reported ...
Gen. John Campbell

Gen. John Campbell Takes ISAF Command Post in Afghanistan; Chuck Hagel Comments

Gen. John Campbell Army Gen. John Campbell has started as commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. He succeeds Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford ...
Pentagon

Rexon Ryu, Former Chuck Hagel Aide, to Join Pentagon as Chief of Staff

Rexon Ryu, a former deputy of the U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, has been named the new chief of staff at the Defense Department and successor to Mark Lippert, ...
DroneLaunchCarrier

Pentagon Officials Assess Navy Carrier Drone’s Primary Mission

Pentagon officials are reviewing the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike Air Vehicle project to determine the aircraft’s core mission, Breaking Defense ...
Elana Broitman

Report: Elana Broitman to Step Down as DoD Industrial Policy Chief

Elana Broitman Elana Broitman is due to step down as the Defense Department‘s top industrial policy chief by the end of August, Defense News reported Friday. Marcus Weisgerber cited ...
Darlene Costello

DoD’s Darlene Costello on Early Adoption of Testing, Evaluation in Acquisition

Darlene Costello Defense Department officials espoused this week the agency’s mission to elevate testing and evaluation as key aspects of the acquisition process, FCW reported Wednesday. Sean ...
Rob Wittman

Rep. Rob Wittman: Pentagon Should Shift War Funds into Base Budget

Rep. Rob Wittman Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness subcommittee, has asked the Defense Department to transition its war funding to its baseline ...
William-Lynn

DRS CEO William Lynn: Pentagon Should Adopt a Global Approach to Tech R&D

William Lynn William Lynn, CEO of DRS Technologies and Finmeccanica North America, said the Pentagon must think globally in order for the U.S. military to gain access to cutting-edge ...