Peter Van Praagh, the president of the Halifax International Security Forum, discusses key takeaways from the 2019 gathering in Nova Scotia, Canada, the fight for democracy in Hong Kong and around the world, and the Forum’s year-long effort to craft a global China strategy with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at 2019 Halifax International Security Forum. Our coverage was sponsored by Boeing and Leonardo DRS.
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WASHINGTON – A $22.2 billion block-buy contract for nine more SSN 774 Virginia-class submarines with an option for a tenth sub was announced Tuesday by the US Navy. Prime contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) and major subcontractor Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding are the primary beneficiaries of the new deal.
On this week’s Cyber Report, Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, US Army Ret., Northrop Grumman’s lead corporate executive for Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground, discusses integrating US Army electromagnetic warfare, cyber and information operations with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. Northrop Grumman sponsors the Cyber Report and our cyber coverage.
Navy personnel officials this week tabbed 17,221 active-duty, full-time support and selected reserve sailors to move up in or into the petty officer ranks from this year’s fall advancement exam cycle.
With a total force cohort of 150,317 sailors deemed eligible to move up this fall, the total Navy chance to advance from the exam alone came in at 11 percent.
Danny Sebright, president of the US-UAE Business Council, discusses a carrot-and-stick approach to deterring Iran, the UAE’s new EDGE organization, US and Chinese competition in the region and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the Dubai International Air Chiefs conference in Dubai. Our coverage of the Dubai Air Show is sponsored by Leonardo DRS.
After three months of electrical repair work, the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman is now ready again to head to sea and is expected to deploy in the near future, Navy officials announced in a Nov. 12 press release.
Maj. Gen. Todd Royar, US Army, the commanding general of the US Army Aviation and Missile Command, discusses supporting highly mobile aviation units under fire, getting the most out of systems already in service with big data and predictive analytics, and maintaining missile readiness and availability with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the Association of the United States Army’s 2019 annual meeting in Washington, DC. Our AUSA coverage is sponsored by GM Defense, Bell, L3Harris and Leonardo DRS.
The trio of guided-missile destroyers Mason, Nitze and Bainbridge, entered Chesapeake Bay and the Hampton Roads this morning just as rain and fog were clearing out. The return marked the end of a seven-month and four day cruise that saw the ships operating in the 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation.
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and on this fourth episode of the Cyber…
Brig. Gen. Pini Yungman, Israeli Army Ret., executive vice president and general manager of Rafael’s air and missile defense systems division, discusses the Iron Dome weapons system and how to adapt the technology to American needs with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the Association of the United States Army’s 2019 annual meeting in Washington, DC. Our AUSA coverage is sponsored by GM Defense, Bell, L3Harris and Leonardo DRS.