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Lockheed’s Pitch: Buy Our Training Jet, Save Taxpayers $1 Billion

Company officials say they can build the jets faster, and that should give them a leg up in the T-X bid evaluation.

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra

Aneesh Chopra: Relying on Bid Protests Is ‘Absurd'

Bid protests in the federal government have increased 60 percent since fiscal 2008, but their success rate has declined.

Former NCIS Supervisor Gets Longest Sentence Yet in 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Special agent who admits to regularly searching confidential databases for reports of investigations related to the scheme receives 12 years in prison.

Another Guilty Plea in Navy’s 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

Lieutenant commander accepted cash, hotel rooms and sex services in Singapore-based scheme.

The DroneDefender from Battelle can interrupt a drone's control link at 400 meters.

Pentagon Urgently Pushing Anti-Drone Tech to ISIS Fight

From mast-mounted radar to drone-jamming guns, the U.S. military’s anti-IED office is rushing to keep up.

Contractors Group Files Suit Against 'Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces'

Labor Department regulation blasted for “blacklisting” companies based on allegations; agencies called “not ready.”

The U.S. Army has two rucksack-portable drones, including the hand-launched Puma shown here. The service is looking to procure a smaller, shorter range UAV as soon as next year.

The Army’s Next Drone May Fit in a Soldier’s Pocket

The service could start buying palm-sized UAVs to complement its Pumas and Ravens as soon as 2018, according to one official.

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, center speaks via video conference to people in the Johns Hopkins University auditorium, in Baltimore in February.

Data-Theft Arrest Shows that Insider Threat Remains Despite Post-Snowden Security Improvements

The case of the NSA contractor arrested this week shows that the intelligence community has much further to go in stopping insider threats.

Ex-NASA Official Pleads Guilty to Lying About Contractor Moonlighting

Justice says Goddard Center engineer worked with friend’s firm, steered work and sought job.

Military Spending by the U.S. Has Declined, but It Still Dwarfs That of Any Other Nation

Last year the military spending of nearly $600 billion accounted for 36% of the world share.

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