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Date: Mon Apr 28 20:18:18 MDT 2014
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Defense Daily's Capital Hill Report
Monday, April 28, 2014

Welcome to Defense Daily’s Capitol Hill Report. This special e-letter is a synopsis of important defense industry articles previously published in Defense Daily and has been provided on a complimentary basis to an exclusive group of lawmakers and their staffers on Capitol Hill. We hope you enjoy this week’s issue.
Army, Sikorsky Successfully Demonstrate ‘Optionally Piloted’ Black Hawk Flight
With the Army, Sikorsky [UTX] has successfully demonstrated optionally piloted flight of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, something the company calls a significant step toward providing autonomous cargo delivery function to the Army.
Navy Confident Of Design Process For Next Version of DDG-51 Destroyers
The Navy is confident it can transition to the next version of the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG-51) destroyers in the 2016 timeframe now that the service has settled on a new radar and can begin detailed design, the program manager for the ship class recently said.
Verizon’s Annual Breach Report Finds 92 Percent Of Attacks Follow Nine Basic Patterns
Compiling 10 years of information and 100,000 incidents, Verizon [VZ] has found that the vast majority of data breaches follow nine basic patterns.
NAVSEA Commonality Directorate Will Create Tools to Simplify Acquisition for Navy, Industry
Naval Sea Systems Command’s new Acquisition and Commonality Directorate (SEA 06) will aid government and industry as they use commonality in parts to simplify work for sailors in the fleet and commonality in processes to save time and effort while developing technical specifications, the head of the directorate said April 21.
Pension Tailwind, Strong Operating Performance Lift Lockheed Martin’s First Quarter Earnings
Despite a decline in sales, Lockheed Martin [LMT] on April 22 posted stronger than expected first quarter earnings due to a swing to pension income and higher operating profits at most of its business segments.
Growing UAV Industry Most Interests Air Force, Welsh Says
The technology of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) being on the brink of “explosive” growth is what most interests the Air Force, its top officer said April 24.

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