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Defense Daily's Capital Hill Report
Monday, August 1, 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.
Iraq Requests $700 Million FMS For 5,000 Hellfire Missiles
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress July 28 that the State Department approved a possible $700 million Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AGM-114K/N/R Hellfire missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support. The principal contractor would be Lockheed Martin [LMT].
Shelton Says It’s Time To Move Beyond RD-180
The outgoing head of Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) said last week he’d move ahead with a new rocket engine program if he was provided the funding. Air Force Gen. William Shelton said a new rocket engine program would not only benefit the domestic industrial base but would help the United States regain world leadership in liquid rocket propulsion.
BAE To Acquire Small U.S. Firm With Imaging, Analytics Capabilities
Britain’s BAE Systems on Thursday said it agreed to acquire Signal Innovations Group, Inc. (SIG), a provider of imaging technologies and analytics to the United States intelligence and defense markets.
Navy Reviewing Task Force Findings For Next Small Surface Combatant
The Navy is reviewing the preliminary results from a task force created earlier this year to inform the requirements for the next small surface combatant (SSC) meant to succeed the current Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), but has revealed no details about the task force’s initial findings.
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After Cancellation, DNDO Has Found Uses For Next-Generation Rad Portal
Three years after the Department of Homeland Security terminated a program aimed at developing and producing the next-generation of portal systems to detect radiological threats hidden in cargo and vehicles, dozens of the Advanced Spectroscopic Portals (ASP) are being used in operations and for scientific research, a department official said on Tuesday.

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