HACM Partnership. Under the more than $985 million contract the U.S. Air Force awarded to Raytheon Technologies last week for the Hypersonic Attack Cruise Missile (HACM), Northrop Grumman is to continue its partnership with Raytheon to build scramjet engines for HACM. Northrop Grumman said it has ...

Wargame Ship Size. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday this week said naval wargames analysis is pushing the service to have fewer large surface combatants like destroyers  and more smaller vessels like the upcoming Constellation-class guided-missile frigate. “So the trends that we’ ...

Quantum Resistance. The National Security Agency last Wednesday released its second round of requirements for algorithms to assist owners, operators and vendors of national security systems owners in the transition to quantum-resistant technology. The pursuit of quantum computing is expected to ...

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Hybrid Electric JLTV. Oshkosh Defense has been granted five patents related to its new hybrid electric version of the Joint Light Tactical, the eJLTV, the company said on Aug. 22. The patents are related to the eJLTV’s accessory drive approach, battery and inverter integration, and the range and ...