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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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Senate Subcommittee Includes F-35, Battleship Funds in $695B FY 2020 Defense Bill Markup

The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee on Tuesday approved a bill through legislative markup to authorize $694.9B in defense spending for fiscal year 2020, The Hill reported. The defense policy bill includes a base budget of $622.5B, $70.7B in overseas contingency operations funds and $1.7B in emergency funds. 

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Brett Goldstein: Defense Digital Service Seeks Cyber Talent at DEF CON’s Aviation ‘Village’

The Defense Digital Service sees the aviation “village” at the DEF CON security conference in Las Vegas as an opportunity to recruit and hire cybersecurity professionals, Fedscoop reported Friday. “In this room and throughout the convention is some of the best security talent in the world,” said Brett Goldstein, head of DDS.

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DoD Planning to Leverage F-35 Sensors for Multidomain Warfare

The Department of Defense is working to use technologies such as the F-35 fighter jet’s sensors to support multi-platform transmission of data to improve air dominance in combat, USNI News reported Wednesday. Maj. Gen. David Krumm, director of global power programs under the office of the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, said at a Mitchell Institute event said the Pentagon aims to establish a “network-connected family of systems” that operate together to gather relevant information for aerial warfare. 

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