Maj. Gen. Francis Donovan, of the 2nd Marine Division and Task Force 61/2, has given Defense News an insider’s view of force structure and equipment involved in the realization of the Corps' Force Design 2030.
The medium and longer term implications of the war in Ukraine, and what it will mean for the defense of Europe and NATO, will likely be a hot topic at the Farnborough International Air Show next week, BAE Chief Executive Tom Arseneault said.
Carey Smith took over as chief executive of Parsons in April 2021. Since then, the contractor has kept up a busy pace of acquisitions, most recently picking up Xator, which specializes in cybersecurity, counter-drone technology, biometrics and more.
Two key issues have emerged this year as the most contentious for the Navy: a proposal to decommission 24 ships, and a decision to cut funding for a sea-launched tactical nuclear weapon. Congressional committees are thus far split on these issues, and the House Armed Services Committee will weigh in on Wednesday.
Director of the Space Force’s International Affairs Directorate Deanna Ryals says the organization aims to serve as a “front door” for Space Systems Command's work with international partners and to ensure that as the command develops and acquires new systems and architectures, it does so with allies in mind.