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"The Corps will never be defined by a program, but rather...

“We ought not to look back, unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dear...

Gates’ Plan: Shaving $100 Billion Yield Total Makeover at the Pentagon

Cutting over $100 billion in U.S. defense spending in the next five years could be an opportunity to turn the Defense Department into a...

Pentagon Cuts to Fund New Unmanned Aircraft Developments for the Air...

As part of the Pentagon's wide scale budget cuts reducing military spending by over $100 billion over five years, the Air Force expects to...

Gates: STOVL Variant F-35B is ‘On Two Year Probation’

In an effort seen as a way to head off attempts by the White House and some in Congress to cut defense spending in a time of extreme budget pressure, Robert Gates is expected to announce major cuts in arms procurement and force structure.

Gates: Pentagon to Implement Tougher Business Rules

Under the new policy companies will be required to provide more predictable cost estimations and meet those costs down the road. When costs increase happen, contractors will be required to share the burden. Prime contractors are likely to be most exposed to this new risk, but subcontractors could also find themselves vulnerable when required to take responsibility on delays they cause...

Pentagon Considers Terminating the Army’s FCS Program

According to the news agency Reuters, quoting the Pentagon chief arms buyer Ashton Carter today, the U.S. Army's $160 billion Future Combat Systems (FCS)...

Gates take aim at EFV

The U.S. Defense Department will take a "hard look" at whether the U.S. Marine Corps' really needs the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) being developed...
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