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Journal Cover   National Defense
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   ISSN (Print) 0092-1491
   Published by National Defense Industrial Association Homepage  [1 journal]
  • Scottish National Party Sweep Calls U.K. Trident Program Into Question
    • Abstract: Now some experts say the Scottish National Party — with its increased influence after winning 56 seats in Parliament — may push for the dismantling of the Trident program and potentially squash any chance of a replacement.
      PubDate: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:57:09 GMT
       
  • NATO Funding Shortfalls Likely to Continue
    • Abstract: The latest Russian military intervention in Ukraine is forcing NATO to refocus its attention on its eastern flank. But concerns about a resurgent Russia will not prompt a large boost in alliance procurement, according to analysts.
      PubDate: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:50:07 GMT
       
  • F-35B Declared Combat Ready, but More Development Remains
    • Abstract: The last day of July the Marine Corps declared that a squadron of F-35B joint strike fighters was ready for combat. But analysts warned that there is a lot of work remaining for the Marines before the aircraft reaches its full potential.
      PubDate: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:10:41 GMT
       
  • Air Force Launches Competition for Revolutionary Turbine Engine
    • Abstract: The Air Force is hoping that a prize contest will yield a revolutionary new engine that doubles the fuel efficiency of current systems.
      PubDate: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 16:58:18 GMT
       
  • Lockheed Opens New Satellite Production Center (UPDATED)
    • Abstract: Lockheed Martin opened in July the Radio Frequency Payload Center for Excellence, a new facility aimed at streamlining satellite spacecraft production.
      PubDate: Wed, 12 Aug 2015 08:26:25 GMT
       
  • Inside Black Dart: How the Military Prepares for a Future Drone War
    • Abstract: The Defense Department’s largest live counter-drone demonstration took place in late July. The two-week long exercise, known as “Black Dart,” drew about 700 military personnel and members of industry to test new anti-unmanned aerial vehicle technology.
      PubDate: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:37:37 GMT
       
  • U.S. Central Command Leads Push to Connect Allies in Common Network
    • Abstract: U.S. regional commanders — known in military-speak as combatant commanders — are asking the Pentagon for financial and technical support to build a common information network.
      PubDate: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:38:56 GMT
       
  • GAO Concerned About Special Ops Budget Metrics
    • Abstract: The Defense Department is not effectively assessing how much it spends on special operations forces, the Government Accountability Office said in a recent report.
      PubDate: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:30:40 GMT
       
  • Funding Restricted for Ford-Class Carriers
    • Abstract: Lawmakers are pushing new funding restrictions in an effort to control the costs of Ford-class aircraft carriers.
      PubDate: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 11:25:33 GMT
       
  • Counter-ISIL Campaign Tops $3 Billion
    • Abstract: A year into the conflict, U.S. military operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have cost the Defense Department more than $3.2 billion, according to the Pentagon.
      PubDate: Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:54:28 GMT
       
  • The Incredible Shrinking U.S. Defense Industry
    • Abstract: After reaching a peak in the early 1970s, the numbers of firms in A&D has steadily declined even during the Reagan administration’s defense buildup in the 1980s.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:58:48 GMT
       
  • U.S. Cracking Down on Defense Industry Corruption Overseas
    • Abstract: The race for international sales during the past few years has been followed by a wave of government investigations into defense companies for both major and relatively minor violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:49:12 GMT
       
  • IBM Watson Applied to Intelligence Problems
    • Abstract: IBM’s cognitive computer system, Watson, which once beat Jeopardy’s top human players, can assist in situations specific to defense and intelligence communities, product officials said.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 15:00:16 GMT
       
  • Consulting Firm Develops Crisis Simulator
    • Abstract: Former employees of the Federal Emergency Management Agency have developed a platform for first responders to practice handling the glut of data that accompanies a catastrophe.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:54:38 GMT
       
  • Bell-Boeing Cinches V-22 Contract with Japan
    • Abstract: The U.S. Navy awarded Bell-Boeing, a joint venture between Bell Helicopter and Boeing, a contract to deliver five V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to Japan by 2018, the company announced in July.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:50:46 GMT
       
  • Cuba Ties Seen as Advantageous to U.S. Security
    • Abstract: Increased cooperation between the United States and Cuba should be a boost for U.S. national security, according to a recent report.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:42:31 GMT
       
  • Report: U.S. Vulnerable to Biological Attack
    • Abstract: The U.S. government is “gravely and insufficiently” prepared for a domestic biological attack, found a forthcoming report.
      PubDate: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:42:06 GMT
       
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robot Program at Risk of Collapse
    • Abstract: After eight years of development, the Navy has failed to field a next generation of inter-service bomb disposal robots, and Army and Air Force officers are calling the future of the program into question.
      PubDate: Fri, 07 Aug 2015 08:10:02 GMT
       
  • Defense Leaders Make Renewed Push For Operationally Responsive Space
    • Abstract: The Defense Department is eyeing small satellites and new launch systems as potential ways to maintain U.S. space resilience.
      PubDate: Thu, 06 Aug 2015 15:07:34 GMT
       
  • U.S. Companies Eyeing Partnerships to Increase Global Competitiveness
    • Abstract: In order to continue growing their businesses and remain competitive in a difficult budgetary environment, U.S. defense and aerospace companies are looking to cultivate international partnerships, said experts and industry executives.
      PubDate: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:27:24 GMT
       
 
 
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