US Sends 1,500 Additional Soldiers to Afghanistan
US Sends 1,500 Additional Soldiers to Afghanistan

The U.S. Army is sending an estimated 1,500 soldiers to Afghanistan from the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg for assignments in Kabul, Kandahar and Helmand provinces and the country's east and north regions. read more...


'Space Corps' Provision Moves Forward in House NDAA Deliberation
'Space Corps' Provision Moves Forward in House NDAA Deliberation

Rep. Mike Turner has dropped his challenge to the creation of a "Space Corps" as part of a provision in the upcoming National Defense Authorization Act, with the proposal moving forward amid concerns from the U.S. Air Force and members of the House Armed Services Committee. read more...


Marine Corps Systems Command Begins Sustainment Phase for Joint Precision Airdrop Systems
Marine Corps Systems Command Begins Sustainment Phase for Joint Precision Airdrop Systems

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has completed the final delivery of 162 Joint Precision Airdrop Systems to the fleet and transitioned to the sustainment phase of the program, DVIDS Hub reported Wednesday. The report said JPADS will be used to safely deliver equipment and supplies to ground units from the air using guidance systems. read more...


NSA, Other Intell Agencies Seek Permanent Authority Over Section 702 Surveillance Program
NSA, Other Intell Agencies Seek Permanent Authority Over Section 702 Surveillance Program

Officials from the National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies seek permanent authority over a surveillance program authorized by Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act that enables the collection of communications data on non-U.S. persons outside the country for foreign intelligence purposes. read more...


Kratos Announces Award of BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target Drone System Low Rate Initial Production Contract of $37,091,710 from U.S. Navy
Kratos Announces Award of BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target Drone System Low Rate Initial Production Contract of $37,091,710 from U.S. Navy

Kratos announced Wednesday that it has secured a potential $37.1 million contract modification to provide the U.S. Navy with BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Target drone systems. BQM-177A is designed to provide enhanced aerial drone system performance to support multiple key mission areas with a longer range, lower cruise altitudes and enhanced maneuverability. read more...


BAE  Systems to Provide Navy With F/A-18A Jet Antenna
BAE Systems to Provide Navy With F/A-18A Jet Antenna

The U.S. Navy has tapped BAE Systems' unit in Greenlawn, New York, to provide 265 antenna units for single-seat F/A-18A jets, Newsday reported Tuesday. The company will work to complete the $12.3 million project by June 2022. read more...


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