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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Burgains/ReleasedSAN DIEGO (Jan. 10, 2019) Chief Operations Specialist Anna Penrod, left, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115), and Lt. Aaron Van Driessche participate in an air defense scenario at the Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer (CIAT). CIAT is the Navy’s newest combat systems trainer. Rafael Peralta became the first warship to pilot the advance warfare training curriculum at CIAT. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nicholas Burgains/Released)190110-N-AZ808-1033

Navy awards contract for next generation of submarines expected to cost $110B

The $9.4 billion agreement with General Dynamics Electric Boat begins production work on the new Columbia class submarine, but still threatens other Navy…

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DoD spending doesn’t align with push for innovation and near-peer competition, analysts say

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A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket stands ready for launch on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Falcon Heavy scheduled to launch Tuesday afternoon, has three first-stage boosters, strapped together with 27 engines in all. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

Big defense companies are turning into dinosaurs in the face of SpaceX, other nontraditional businesses

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General Dynamics’ CSRA acquisition cleared for take off as CACI withdraws bid

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FILE - In this file photo taken May 26, 2015, a prototype of a Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is parked in front of the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, that the defense contract to produce the vehicle is going to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Defense companies getting skittish over shutdown, sequestration

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U.S. Navy servicemen stand in front of an American national flag at the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. A senior U.S. Navy commander of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier reportedly participating in joint drills with South Korea later this month told reporters during a stop in Hong Kong on Monday that his strike group is committed to defending U.S. allies in the region. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

Navy plan for CDO has been stagnant for almost a year as potential benefits pass by

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Air Force makes $1B award to migrate email to the cloud; Navy delays NGEN recompete

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Tactical Cloudlets: Mobile Computing Readies for Battle

During 14 years of war in the Middle East, Marines and soldiers came to rely on having ready access to computers. And the more capability they had, the…

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When outsourcing cyber services makes sense

Cybercrime costs the U.S. economy some $100 billion a year, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies. And the threats only grow…

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JIE: ‘Building the Fort Knox of Network Security’

Over the next three years, the military will deploy a series of sophisticated gateways to better protect its vast network from external attack, according to Army Col. Scott Jackson, who oversees construction of the Joint Informational Environment or JIE.

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