THE PENTAGON — During Friday morning’s rollout of his new National Defense Strategy, Defense Secretary James Mattis summed up the document succinctly. “Everything we do must contribute to the lethality of our military. We cannot expect success fighting tomorrow’s conflicts with yesterday’s weapons or equipment.” Read More
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) partially blamed a broken military funding system for readiness lapses across the Department of Defense that has resulted in the death of 80 service members in training accidents. Read More
The following is the Jan. 4, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, Acquisition Reform in the FY2016-FY2018 National Defense Authorization Acts. Read More
The following is the Dec. 19 Congressional Research Service Insight Report, The 2017 National Security Strategy:
Issues for Congress. Read More
The White House announced its intention to nominate current Strategic Capabilities Office Director William Roper to serve as the next Air Force acquisition chief. Read More
The following is the Dec. 26, 2017 Congressional Research Service Defense Spending Under an Interim Continuing Resolution. Read More
The Pentagon’s next generation anti-ship missile was successfully fired at and hit multiple targets during a recent test over the Sea Range at Point Mugu, Calif.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the Fiscal Year 2018 Department of Defense budget is still being hammered out on Capitol Hill, a more significant fight for the long-term vision of military spending is occurring behind the scenes, pitting West Wing number crunchers against Pentagon leaders, according to a new analysis on Pentagon spending.
The following is the Nov. 17, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, End-Year DOD Contract Spending. Read More
The following is the Nov. 8, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, FY2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Read More