Air Mobility Command to Lead Exercise Mobility Guardian
Air Mobility Command to Lead Exercise Mobility Guardian

More than 3,000 military personnel including the U.S. Air Force, Air Force Reserve, Air National Guard and 25 international partners are scheduled to participate at the Air Mobility Command-led Exercise Mobility Guardian to train U.S. and foreign mobility air forces and practice techniques and procedures that work to support operations and interoperability, DVIDS reported Tuesday. read more...


James Mattis Meets With India's PM to Discuss Defense Relations
James Mattis Meets With India's PM to Discuss Defense Relations

Defense Secretary James Mattis met with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter's visit to the U.S. to discuss the U.S.-India relationship and the two countries' roles in fostering democratic laws and principles, DoD News reported Monday. read more...


HASC Prioritizes DoD Contracting, Procurement Process Reform Under 2018 NDAA
HASC Prioritizes DoD Contracting, Procurement Process Reform Under 2018 NDAA

The House Armed Services Committee has prioritized efforts to modify the Defense Department's contracting and procurement process as part of the $696 billion budget the agency could receive for fiscal year 2018, FCW reported Sunday. read more...


Navy Taps 4 Firms for Nonlethal Weapon R&D Services
Navy Taps 4 Firms for Nonlethal Weapon R&D Services

Four companies will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to provide research and development support for nonlethal weapons systems across a range of capability functional and technology areas, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. The companies are American SystemsApplied TechnologiesApplied Research Associates and Booz Allen Hamilton. read more...


ViaSat Receives $88M in Contracts to Supply Joint Tactical Radio Terminals for Warfighters
ViaSat Receives $88M in Contracts to Supply Joint Tactical Radio Terminals for Warfighters

ViaSat announced Sunday it has received Lot 5 and Lot 5a contracts worth $88.3 million to supply Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System terminals to the U.S. Navy and Air Force. read more...


NGA App Store Seeks to Link App Developers & Military Users
NGA App Store Seeks to Link App Developers & Military Users

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will utilize the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program to connect application vendors with military customers and streamline the Defense Department's acquisition process for geospatial intelligence applications, Defense Systems reported Monday. read more...


Marine Corps to Test G/ATOR Software Sets Ahead of Fielding, IOC Schedule
Marine Corps to Test G/ATOR Software Sets Ahead of Fielding, IOC Schedule

The U.S. Marine Corps will test both of its Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar mission software sets ahead of fielding and initial operational capability set for early next year, USNI News reported Sunday. The report said G/ATOR Block 1 will undergo more testing at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point while G/ATOR Block 2 has initiated early tests and will begin formal developmental tests in September. read more...


HASC's NDAA Markup to Grant Air Force Authority for Sole-Source Huey Replacement Contract
HASC's NDAA Markup to Grant Air Force Authority for Sole-Source Huey Replacement Contract

The House Armed Services Committee's markup of the proposed National Defense Authorization Act would authorize the Defense Department to issue a sole-source contract for a replacement to the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N Huey helicopter, Defense News reported Monday. read more...


Army Activates New Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood
Army Activates New Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood

The U.S. Army's 3rd Chemical Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood has activated the 2nd Battalion, 48th Infantry Regiment in efforts to help the post meet its goal to increase personnel to 4,500 soldiers in fiscal year 2017, the Army Reserve said Monday. read more...



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