Daily News Briefing - Tuesday, January 5, 2021
 New in 2021: The Army’s Project Convergence scales up - Military Times | 01/4/2021
 Army shares details on new electronic warfare units - Military Times | 12/31/2020
 Army investigates after drill sergeant found fatally shot off-base - | 01/2/2021
 Army fortified radio capabilities in 2020 to withstand electronic warfare - C4ISRNET | 12/22/2020
 GE Receives $220M Contract Option for Navy Super Hornet Aircraft Engines - GovCon Wire | 12/23/2020
 Skyways attempting autonomous folding wings for US Navy Blue Water UAS - Jane's 360 | 12/22/2020
Air Force
 New in 2021: Advanced Battle Management System testing begins - Air Force Times | 12/27/2020
 AF Says Lasers Are Being Field Tested, But NOT THOR Or Other Microwave Weapon - Breaking Defense | 12/22/2020
 Marines Prepare for Rising Challenge From China’s Military With Island Training - The Wall Street Journal | 01/3/2021
 California brush fire at U.S. Marine base forces evacuation of 7,000-plus residents - Reuters | 12/24/2020
Industry News
 Airbus begins HForce upgrade for Hungarian H145M helos - Jane's 360 | 12/22/2020
 New York reaches deal with Navy, Northrop Grumman on cleanup at aerospace site - Navy Times | 12/21/2020
 Raytheon completes purchase of Blue Canyon Technologies - Military Times | 12/22/2020
Military Times | January 4, 2021
Byline: Stephen Losey
Reach: 4.1m
Army Futures Command shows off Project Convergence in new video Army Futures Command's Project Convergence is AI and machine
Military Times | December 31, 2020
Byline: Mark Pomerleau
Reach: 4.1m
for the Army in the past 20 years during the counterinsurgency fight, nation-state actors such as Russia and China will force the Army to | January 2, 2021
Byline: Dennis Romero
Reach: 71.0m
Fort Hood, a Texas Army installation about 147 miles from San Antonio. Last year, the dismembered body of missing Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén
C4ISRNET | December 22, 2020
Byline: Andrew Eversden
Reach: 123k
for assessment. (Jasmyne Douglas/U.S. Army) WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army made critical advancements this year to strengthen the radios it
GovCon Wire | December 23, 2020
Byline: Matthew Nelson
Reach: 58.7k
48 F414-GE-400 turbofan engines and associated devices for the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 production units after the service branch exercised a
Jane's 360 | December 22, 2020
Byline: Pat Host
Reach: 397k
for its Group 3 unmanned aerial system (UAS) selected for the US Navy (USN) Blue Water Maritime Logistics UAS programme. Charles Acknin,
Air Force
Air Force Times | December 27, 2020
Byline: Stephen Losey
Reach: 529k
and personnel issues as the senior reporter for Air Force Times. He comes from an Air Force family, and his investigative reports have won
Breaking Defense | December 22, 2020
Byline: Theresa Hitchens
Reach: 341k
Laser Weapon Systems (HELWS) variants developed by Raytheon, an Air Force spokesman said, declining to reveal where they are being used. “
The Wall Street Journal | January 3, 2021
Byline: Alastair Gale
Reach: 39.9m
a pivot by the U.S. to face the military challenge from China. The Marines are preparing for a far larger and more sophisticated adversary
Reuters | December 24, 2020
Reach: 41.2m
California brush fire at U.S. Marine base forces evacuation of 7,000-plus residents
Industry News
Jane's 360 | December 22, 2020
Byline: Gareth Jennings
Reach: 397k
Airbus Helicopters, which allows Hungary to equip and operate their aircraft with a complete range of ballistic or guided weapons,” Airbus
Navy Times | December 21, 2020
Reach: 801k
BETHPAGE, N.Y. — New York has reached an agreement with defense contractor Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy on a $406 million plan to
Military Times | December 22, 2020
Byline: Nathan Strout
Reach: 4.1m
enable it to grow its line of small satellite products. “Raytheon Technologies is a leader in developing advanced sensors, cyber and