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  1. Apache Sale to Iraq Thrown Into Doubt Because of Iraqi Inaction

    A long-planned sale of Apaches to Iraq has been thrown into limbo. Michael Goettings/Boeing
    • September 23, 2014 - 4:23 PM

    A proposed $4.8 billion sale to Iraq of the latest Apache AH-64E helicopter may have fallen through because Baghdad failed to sign an offer made by …


  1. Experts Say Pakistan-US MRAP Deal Likely To Win Approval

    A proposed US sale to Pakistan of 160 MaxxPro MRAP vehicles is likely to win US congressional approval even though the war against the Pakistani Taliban appears to be ending, Pakistan experts say. US Army
    • September 23, 2014 - 4:41 PM

    Analysts say that a proposition to supply hundreds of mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicles to Pakistan is likely although the war …


  1. 3 Major Decisions Loom for US Navy

    While the US Navy is anxious to develop an operational unmanned carrier jet to follow the X-47B demonstrator, it has yet to decide what the primary mission should be. US Navy
    • September 22, 2014

    Congress again is hung up on a budget, but lawmakers have left town to fight the midterm elections, leaving the Pentagon to wait and see what happens …


  1. Thales Makes Big Mideast Push

    Thales Groups' interest in the Middle East is part of a strategy laid out by Thales Chief Executive Jean-Bernard LÚvy. Miguel Medina/ / AFP via Getty Images
    • September 17, 2014

    French multinational defense giant Thales is investing in developing industrial capabilities in the Middle East, according to a senior company …


  1. Editorial: Preparing for the Future

    • September 22, 2014

    The hallmark of any great organization is its ability to prepare for the future in the face of current challenges.


  1. Pentagon Unveils Draft of New R&D Strategy; Waits for Industry, Hill To Weigh In

    The US Defense Department's new Better Buying Power 3.0 strategy is based on the 'growing concern that the United States' technological superiority over potential adversaries is being threatened today in a way that we have not seen for decades,' acquisition chief Frank Kendall said. (File photo) Tom Brown/Defense News
    • September 20, 2014

    The Pentagon's top weapons buyer formally released a draft of his proposed new guidance for acquisition reform this morning, calling for a renewed …


  1. Will USMC Pursue Engine Upgrade for V-22?

    A Marine rappels down from an MV-22B Osprey. Rolls-Royce says it hopes the Marine Corps will be interested in using its upgraded V-22 engine. Lance Cpl. Isaac Ibarra/US Marine Corps
    • September 23, 2014 - 9:17 AM

    While Rolls-Royce has completed a successful flight test of its new engine upgrade for the V-22, it is unclear whether the US Marine Corps will …

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