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Boeing Is Pitching the U.S. a New F-15, Using Its Super Hornet Game Plan

The company convinced the Trump administration to buy advanced F/A-18 jets. Can it do the same with the the F-15?

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Agency Buyers Express Rising Optimism About Workforce Skills, Communication

But contractors group interviews reveal ongoing worries about budgets, hiring.

The Air Force Wants More Commercial Companies Working AI Projects

Defense leaders issue a new call to industry after a study finds just two of 100 top AI firms have Pentagon contracts.

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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jerome Duhan, a network administrator with the 97th Communications Squadron, inserts a hard drive into the network control center retina server at Altus Air Force Base.

If Your Weapons Aren’t Cyber-Hardened, Expect to Lose Pentagon Contracts

The Pentagon intends to start assessing its weapons’ resistance to hacks, instead of leaving that to manufacturers.

Immigrant children walk outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Florida.

ICE Downplays Consultancy’s Cancellation of Contract Over Moral Concerns

McKinsey employees objected to separation of families at border.

An immigrant mother separated from her children speaks to reporters in New York on July 2.

Which Company Will Test the DNA of Separated Families?

And other unanswered questions about the HHS’s new plan to reunite migrants separated at the border.

Watchdog Finds Flaws in Certification Process for Women-Owned Small Businesses

IG finds $52 million went to firms that may not be eligible.

The Marine Corps has chosen the Iveco SuperAV in the Amphibious Combat Vehicle competition.

Marines to Buy New Amphibious Combat Vehicle from BAE Systems

The armored personnel carrier will replace the four-decade-old Amphibious Assault Vehicle.

Immigrant children separated from their family are housed at a former Job Corps site in Florida

Defense Contractors Are Helping Care for Detained Migrant Children

General Dynamics is helping to ensure the needs of unaccompanied children are met, but has no role in the family separation policy or construction of detention facilities.

Booz Allen Wins Corrective Action from GSA on Army Software Contract

GAO backs most but not all of the contractor’s bid protest against Raytheon.

Air Force one lands at Nashville International Airport, on May 29 in Nashville.

Scrapped: $24M Plan to Replace Refrigerators On Air Force One

Rep. Joe Courtney says the no-bid deal “didn’t pass the smell test.”

MQ-9 Reaper taxies down a runway in Afghanistan.

The U.S. Defense Industry Wants an Arms-Export Czar

AIA proposes the appointment of a single official or government body to shepherd deals through the Defense, State and Commerce Departments — among other changes.

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