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Aegis Ambivalence: Navy, Hill Grapple Over Missile Defense Mission

July 1, 2015 • In the News • Original: Breaking Defense

WASHINGTON: Sometimes success is its own punishment. Shooting down ballistic missiles is one of the Navy’s most high-tech, high-profile capabilities — and it’s one of the most popular with Congress…

Naval War College Current Strategy Forum

June 30, 2015 • In the News • Original: The Diplomat

In mid June, the U.S. Naval War College hosted its 66th annual Current Strategy Forum in Newport, Rhode Island. The College billed the event under the general title, “Strategy and…

Better Defenses Change Nature of Precision Strike Warfare

June 29, 2015 • In the News • Original: Defense News

WASHINGTON — Over the past quarter century, precision guided munitions (PGMs) such as laser-guided bombs and cruise missiles have become the weapons of choice for the US military, providing a…

Congressional Spotlight on Acquisition Reform

June 29, 2015 • In the News • Original: Defense News

WASHINGTON — As the US House and Senate prepare to reconcile differences in their defense authorization bills, the acquisition community is closely watching how the two branches settle on acquisition…

3 takeaways from Lexington Institute’s forum on defense acquisition reform

June 29, 2015 • In the News • Original: Washington Business Journal

Speakers at this week’s defense acquisition reform forum hosted by the Arlington-based Lexington Institute emphasized that the Department of Defense needs to become a better buyer, making room for innovation…