New R&E Roles. Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Heidi Shyu told reporters last week she is considering establishing two new positions in her organization, a director of processing and software and a director of sustainment technologies. Shyu said the former will be tasked ...

Lockheed Martin’s [LMT] Sikorsky is looking to long term upgrades and modernization of the UH-60 Black Hawk over the coming decades while the Army conducts a last multi-year contract and transitions to the Future Vertical Lift fleet. “We are negotiating our final multi-year contract, known as ...

The State Department approved a potential $985 million Foreign Military Sale (FMS) for 12 Sikorsky Seahawk MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters this week. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of the possible sale on Oct. 8. The sale includes the 12 helicopters as well as 30 ...

The Navy on Thursday said one of its attack submarines recently struck an undisclosed object while submerged in international waters in the Indo-Pacific region. The Seawolf-class nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN-22) struck the object on Oct. 2. The service said there are no ...