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Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

Combining network management tools makes managing network easier, saves money

The Army’s rapid fielding of network systems to support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan led to vastly improved communications capabilities on the battlefield — but also increased network complexity. The service is now moving to simplify and reduce the number […]


Force Management Programs Necessary Despite Budget Deal

Force Management Programs Necessary Despite Budget Deal

Despite a congressional budget deal that lessens the impact of sequestration on the Air Force, it doesn’t go far enough to halt actions to shrink the service, senior service officials said. Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning and […]


EADS to cut 5,800 jobs in Europe in restructuring

EADS to cut 5,800 jobs in Europe in restructuring

European aerospace giant EADS, the maker of Airbus aircraft, announced plans Monday to cut 5,800 jobs in its defence and space division over three years. The job cuts, part of a major restructuring in the face of falling orders, will […]


Pentagon Reductions ‘First Step’ In Realigning Defense Spending

Pentagon Reductions ‘First Step’ In Realigning Defense Spending

The Defense Department’s senior leaders announced changes today in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff designed to save money and better align the department’s structures and resources. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin […]


EADS chief warns jobs cuts coming in defence unit

EADS chief warns jobs cuts coming in defence unit

A reduction in defence orders will have an impact on jobs in EADS’s defence unit, the head of the European aerospace giant said in an interview published Monday. Tom Enders told vbw-Unternehmenmagazin, the magazine of the Bavarian economic federation, that […]


Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) have entered into an overarching public-private partnership that will streamline supply chain contracting, saving money and speeding up execution by as much as 10 months. The partnership – the first of […]


Hagel: Six priorities shape future defense institutions

Hagel: Six priorities shape future defense institutions

In the months since the 2012 defense strategic guidance first reflected a new budget reality, Pentagon officials and military leaders have been working on the department’s longer-term budget and strategy, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said here Nov. 5. In the […]


Historic British shipyard shut as defence cuts bite

Historic British shipyard shut as defence cuts bite

BAE Systems will axe 1,775 shipbuilding jobs and close the historic Portsmouth yard in Britain as government austerity hits demand, the British maker of military equipment said on Wednesday. The yard in Portsmouth, on England’s south coast, will be closed […]


Cost of UK Aircraft Carriers Passes £6 billion

Cost of UK Aircraft Carriers Passes £6 billion

The price tag for the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers is set to top more than £6 billion as the Government prepares to announce further cost overruns, according to reports. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is expected to announce the projected […]


 
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