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2016 DOD budget for communications, electronics, and intelligence headed up after two flat years

2016 DOD budget for communications, electronics, and intelligence headed up after two flat years

WASHINGTON, 5 Feb. 2015. U.S. military electronics spending appears to be headed back up next after two years of modest funding levels. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is asking Congress for $11 billion in fiscal 2016 for procurement and research in military communications, electronics, telecommunications, and intelligence (CET&I) technologies.

F-35 fighter, P-8A patrol jet, KC-46 tanker are big winners in 2016 DOD budget proposal

F-35 fighter, P-8A patrol jet, KC-46 tanker are big winners in 2016 DOD budget proposal

WASHINGTON, 4 Feb. 2015. The U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) -- one of the nation's costliest defense programs -- leads efforts by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to upgrade and build new military aircraft in the Pentagon's fiscal 2016 budget request, submitted this week.

Pentagon's proposed 2016 budget would increase military spending by $38.2 billion next year

Pentagon's proposed 2016 budget would increase military spending by $38.2 billion next year

WASHINGTON, 3 Feb. 2015. The Pentagon's proposed budget for federal fiscal year 2016 calls for a $38.2 billion increase in defense spending over this year's levels, which represents a bright spot after years of military budget reductions and sequestration.

Lockheed Martin to provide Navy eCASS combat aircraft avionics test equipment in $78.5 million deal

Lockheed Martin to provide Navy eCASS combat aircraft avionics test equipment in $78.5 million deal

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 2 Feb. 2015. Test and measurement experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide the U.S. Navy with advanced combat avionics test equipment under terms of a $78.5 million contract modification announced Friday.

Navy asks Raytheon to build 100 more advanced Tomahawk cruise missiles in $139.2 million order

Navy asks Raytheon to build 100 more advanced Tomahawk cruise missiles in $139.2 million order

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 30 Jan. 2015. Munitions experts at the Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) will build 100 Tomahawk Block IV long-range cruise missiles for the U.S. Navy under terms of a contract modification announced Thursday.

Navy reaching out to industry for expertise in bistatic sonobuoys for wide-area airborne ASW

Navy reaching out to industry for expertise in bistatic sonobuoys for wide-area airborne ASW

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 29 Jan. 2015. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are moving forward with a program to develop wide-area airborne search capability to detect and track enemy submarines using deployed patterns of bistatic sonobuoys.

Army announces plan to upgrade ARL reconnaissance aircraft with new sensors and new airframe

Army announces plan to upgrade ARL reconnaissance aircraft with new sensors and new airframe

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 28 Jan. 2015. U.S. Army airborne surveillance experts are announcing a plan to upgrade the EO-5C Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL) reconnaissance aircraft with a new airframe and new electronics.

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