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

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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

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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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Military Times: Peter Levine to Succeed Brad Carson as DoD Acting P&R Undersecretary

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Peter Levine, deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, has been tapped to replace Brad Carson as the DoD acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, Military Times reported Wednesday. Karen Jowers writes Levine will take over after Carson leaves the Pentagon on April 8. Levine also serves as Defense Sec. Ashton Carter’s senior adviser on …

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Pentagon Officials Select 2016 National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows

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Defense Department officials have announced the fifteen university faculty scientists and engineers selected in the 2016 class of National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellows. Among the list are members of National Academies, five winners of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and a Nobel Prize laureate, DoD said Thursday. …

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DoD News: Ashton Carter Eyes Lethality in Planned 2017 Investments for Navy, Marines

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Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has outlined the Pentagon’s planned investments in fiscal year 2017 as part of efforts to bolster U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps capabilities, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the Defense Department’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal calls for new lethality to ships, submarines, aircraft and munitions. …

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