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  • Defense Contracting

    November 2017

    Army Eyes Upfront Purchases of Technical Data Rights

    The concept of improving the Army’s sustainment process by gaining intellectual property has “built momentum,” the service’s top logistician said Nov. 1.
  • Emerging Technologies

    October 2017

    Disruptive Technologies to Upend Rules of War

    By Jeremy Rabkin and John  Yoo
    Robots are replacing factory workers. Online news sites are displacing newspapers. Passengers are abandoning taxis and summoning part-time drivers with cell phones. Household appliances and security systems are operating on home networks.
  • Defense Innovation

    October 2017

    Maximize Innovation with the 'Bridge of Life'

    By John Kovach and Artie Mabbett
    In August, the office of the secretary of defense delivered its report to Congress on “Restructuring the Department of Defense Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Organization and Chief Management Officer Organization.”
  • Emerging Technologies

    October 2017

    Trusted Microelectronics: A Critical Defense Need

    By Dave Chesebrough
    Over the course of the past 70 years, the U.S. government’s microelectronics needs for national security applications and the semiconductor industry have been intimately entwined.
  • Defense Department

    October 2017

    NATO Nations Testing Equipment Interoperability

    The latest event in a series of coalition capability demonstrations is helping to ensure that equipment from NATO countries are able to work together, according to military officials from participating nations.
  • Defense Contracting

    October 2017

    Congress Grapples With Buy American Laws

    By Jeff Bozman , Justin M. Ganderson and Sandy Hoe
    Back in May, this column reported on President Donald Trump’s “Buy American” executive order, which formally announced the administration’s policy and plan to “maximize . . . use of goods, products and materials produced in the United States” through federal procurements to “support the American manufacturing and defense industrial bases.”
  • Defense Department

    October 2017

    Congress Must Support a Strong Military

    By Sid Ashworth
    Once again, Congress is debating the federal budget. As is often the case, the heart of this debate is our national defense. While some argue the catalyst for this controversy arose in the last decade, in reality it dates back to the country’s founding.
  • Emerging Technologies

    October 2017

    Defense Industry Moves Toward Multi-Material 3D Printing

    As additive manufacturing technology becomes more prevalent, engineers are now working on ways to 3D print different materials together to produce cost-efficient and sustainable parts for the aerospace industry.
  • Budget

    October 2017

    Tax Debate Could Delay Defense Budget Deal

    Efforts to overhaul the tax code could dominate lawmakers’ time in the coming weeks.
  • Acquisition Programs

    October 2017

    New Undersecretary Lays Out Vision for Curing Defense Acquisition Woes

    “It’s all about velocity,” Ellen Lord, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said Oct. 10.
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