defensenews.com – If the Pentagon applies plans prescribed in its most recent Missile Defense Review, the cost of missile defense over the next decade could rise as much as 40 percent over 2017 projections, the Congre…
Source: Defense TV, US agency forecasts cost for missile defense plans over next decade
defensenews.com – Weeks-old plans for defense secretary nominee Lloyd Austin to testify before the House Armed Services Committee have been canceled.
Source: Defense TV, House committee nixes Lloyd Austin’s waiver hearing
defensenews.com – Democrats are calling for Austin’s speedy confirmation.
Source: Defense TV, Smith touts Lloyd Austin as he lobbies Democrats to back waiver for defense secretary nominee
defensenews.com – Thomas Mahnken and Roger Zakheim say that recent war games show a 10 percent cut to defense would leave the Pentagon woefully underfunded.
Source: Defense TV, Biden’s post-COVID defense budget choice: A resurgence or a decline
defensenews.com – Bell and Airbus Helicopters both tried to convince the government that their respective offerings were the best choice.
Source: Defense TV, Australia selects Boeing Apache as next armed reconnaissance helicopter
defensenews.com – Austin must work with Congress to win support for President-elect Joe Biden’s national security budget and priorities.
Source: Defense TV, General education: What Austin can learn from Mattis’s rocky relationship with Congress
militarytimes.com – Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brough…
Source: Defense TV, Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US capitols
defensenews.com – A small, 2-year-old nonprofit think tank has taken a step that most advocacy organizations never dare try.
Source: Defense TV, Lawsuit threatens B weapons sale to UAE #DEFENSEnews
militarytimes.com – Governors in Maryland, Ohio and Connecticut announced they are sending National Guard troops to Washington, D.C., to support Inauguration Day security.
Source: Defense TV, Governors make National Guard troops available to DC for inauguration
militarytimes.com – A U.S. defense official familiar with the discussions said Tuesday that Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy was not notified about the FBI warning.
Source: Defense TV, FBI says it warned about prospect of violence ahead of US Capitol riot
militarytimes.com – The Joint Chiefs reiterated their oath to the Constitution and condemned the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.
Source: Defense TV, Top military leaders issue warning to troops after deadly Capitol insurrection
c4isrnet.com – It will be up to the incoming Biden administration to decide whether to begin buying the first parts of the Advanced Battle Management System, or scrap the concept altogether.
Source: Defense TV, Due on Inauguration Day: An acquisition strategy for the Air Force’s next-gen battle management system
defensenews.com – As the Navy gets closer to beginning construction on the lead ship, USS Constellation, more details are coming into focus.
Source: Defense TV, Here’s the latest on the US Navy’s new Constellation-class frigate
militarytimes.com – A look at what slowed down the Guard’s response and its role in the run-up to inauguration.
Source: Defense TV, Why the DC National Guard’s role was limited during US Capitol riot
defensenews.com – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed hasn’t taken over as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee yet, but he’s already facing division within the panel and his party over the issue of President-elect Joe Bid…
Source: Defense TV, All eyes on Reed as Austin waiver splits Democrats
militarytimes.com – Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin will need a waiver to serve in the senior civilian role because of his recent retirement from military service.
Source: Defense TV, Biden’s defense secretary pick prompts new concerns of civilian control, respect for military
defensenews.com – Hanwha-led Team Redback officially launched its Redback infantry fighting vehicle ahead of delivering three for evaluation trials.
Source: Defense TV, Hanwha-led team launches Redback vehicle for Australian Army competition
c4isrnet.com – The path to protecting the DoD from breaches through contractors isn’t easy.
Source: Defense TV, Reports had warned about supply chain hacks
c4isrnet.com – The project’s goal is to protect pilots from increasing radio-frequency guided weapons.
Source: Defense TV, Northrop will provide F-16 electronic warfare system
c4isrnet.com – Negative feedback prompted the new strategy, which promises accessible data and technology updates
Source: Defense TV, Military intelligence agency wants to understand customers’ needs better
defensenews.com – After a yearlong battle with Congress, the Navy is slowing down and committing to proving out technologies before expanding into a major acquisitions program for unmanned.
Source: Defense TV, Unclear on unmanned, Part 3: A New Year’s resolution to slow down
c4isrnet.com – The annual defense policy enacted 17 recommendations to improve U.S. artificial intelligence competitiveness. Now more work is needed, a congresswoman says.
Source: Defense TV, Advancing AI leadership in the NDAA
marinecorpstimes.com – The building will have an auditorium, gaming classrooms, conference room and additional spaces to support wargaming needs.
Source: Defense TV, The Marine Corps expects to break ground on a state-of-the-art wargaming center in 2021
airforcetimes.com – Nebraska’s bid to attract the U.S. Space Command’s headquarters to Offutt Air Force Base includes $107 million of public and private money.
Source: Defense TV, Nebraska bid to attract Space Command to Offutt Air Force Base includes 7 million
militarytimes.com – Last week’s security debacle has lent momentum and urgency to the longstanding effort for D.C. to gain direct authority over its National Guard contingent.
Source: Defense TV, DC seeks security boost and eyes National Guard authority