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Defense contractor revenue is strong, so why is the state of the sector weakening?

New reports from DoD and NDIA highlight ongoing challenges the defense industrial base is facing in light of rising tensions among near peer competitors.

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Why better decision-making, not just money, is key to military superiority

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What the FY 2022 Defense budget request says about a future fight with China

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Is the Pentagon spending all it can to stay competitive?

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How much has the Pentagon spent on PPE over the last few years?

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Does DoD’s research and development spending reflect strategic priorities?

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

New NDIA study gives defense industrial base health a ‘C’ grade

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Democratic-controlled House is moving to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy with a $725 billion defense policy measure that pares back the Trump administration’s defense request and authority to make war against Iran. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Do DoD’s 2020 budget requests reflect National Defense Strategy?

For more than a year, the Defense Department has been operating under a new doctrine. Namely, that the U.S. is back in the game of great powers competition.

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DoD’s use of other transaction agreements increasing each year

Congress is watching while contractors are wary. So just how big is other transaction authority in the Defense Department?

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Chris Taylor: Global race to artificial intelligence

Govini’s CEO says countries, like China, are spending big on the race for artificial intelligence to improve their forward mission.

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