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Senate Panel OKs $740.5B National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021

House Appropriations

The Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday passed a $740.5 billion defense policy bill for fiscal year 2021 in a 25-2 vote. The Senate panel said the U.S. military advantage in ground, aerial, space, cyber space and maritime domains should be protected and the FY21 NDAA seeks accelerate innovation to allow the country to better compete with Russia and China.

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GAO: DoD Must Improve F-35 Program Mgmt

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is recommending the Department of Defense (DoD) to address risks in the production and modernization of F-35 fighter jets meant to support U.S. and allied missions.

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Gen. David Goldfein Works With Overseas Counterparts to Maintain F-35 Supply Chain Amid COVID-19

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Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said he has been in talks with his international counterparts to discuss ways on how to maintain the supply chain for the F-35 fighter jet program during the coronavirus pandemic, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday.

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Army Demos Integrated Air Defense With F-35 Jets

A U.S. Army-owned system demonstrated the use of U.S. Air Force F-35 aircraft as sensors for air and missile defense in multi-domain operations. Two F-35 units provided a situational awareness boost to the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System against multiple flying targets during a test in White Sands Missile Range, Lockheed Martin said Tuesday.

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Mercury Systems, Tortuga Logic Announce Partnership to Support DARPA GAPS Program; Scott Orton, Jason Oberg Quoted

Mercury Systems has partnered with Tortuga Logic, a cybersecurity company specializing in hardware security, to provide secure processing subsystems for The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Guaranteed Architecture for Physical Security (GAPS) program, Tortuga announced on Wednesday

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