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Mark Esper: Army Could Free Up $25B to Support Six Modernization Priorities

Army Secretary Mark Esper has said the service has evaluated every activity and program within the “equipping peg” and identified $25B in funds that could be shifted toward its top six priorities for modernization, Defense News reported Monday. The service’s modernization priorities are the next-generation combat vehicle; long-range precision fires; network; soldier lethality; future vertical lift; and air and missile defense.

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DoD to Demo, Assess Counter-UAS Tech at Black Dart Event

The Defense Department aims to demonstrate air and missile defense interoperability and cooperation across the services and assess existing capabilities in counter-UAS at an ongoing joint technology demonstration in California, DoD News reported Saturday. Lisa Ferdinando writes that the two-week Black Dart 2015 event at Naval Base Ventura County and the Sea Range at …

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