|Sandra Erwin||7/24/2016 5:03 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/24/2016 5:06 PM|
Advisory Panel: Incoming Administration to Face Fiscal Tsunami
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||7/21/2016 1:57 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/21/2016 2:08 PM|
The Air Force will get the funding it needs for nuclear modernization, a top service official said July 21.
|Brian Taylor||7/20/2016 9:01 AM||1|| ||Approved||7/22/2016 12:55 PM|
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nevada — The Marine Corps' F-35B joint strike fighter recently made its debut at the famous Exercise Red Flag, which puts aircraft and pilots through rigorous advanced aerial combat training, officials announced July 19.
|Stew Magnuson||7/18/2016 1:45 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/19/2016 9:14 AM|
As the information technology industry undergoes a massive digital transformation, a Dell survey released July 19 revealed that security remains an afterthought.
|Sandra Erwin||7/18/2016 10:34 AM||3|| ||Approved||7/19/2016 7:10 AM|
Air Force leaders are hopeful but wary in anticipation of the final hurdle Boeing has to clear before the Air Force approves the first KC-46A production order, when it will have to refuel an A-10 combat aircraft.
|Stew Magnuson||7/18/2016 10:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||7/18/2016 10:06 AM|
The Air Force is in the process of restructuring the way its personnel will train and fight in space. Gen. John E. Hyten, Space Command commander, recently released a white paper outlining the new “Space Mission Force,” which will mimic other Air Force combat wings in the way it trains personnel so they can respond to threats.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||7/14/2016 4:43 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/15/2016 6:27 AM|
Following major cybersecurity breaches nationwide, the National Security Agency is increasingly being called upon to advise both government offices and the private sector, said the head of the United States’ spy agency.
|Sandra Erwin||7/14/2016 12:33 PM||0|| ||Approved||7/14/2016 12:37 PM|
The steady growth of military-focused simulation, training and gaming industries over the past five decades has been a good-news story for the state of Florida but that success has also made the area the target of Pentagon budget cutters.
|Brian Taylor||7/13/2016 4:54 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/13/2016 4:57 PM|
As companies like Tesla and Google are developing self-driving cars, a secretive Pentagon office is hoping to utilize this type of commercial technology for the Army and Marine Corps.
|Sandra Erwin||7/11/2016 11:37 AM||4|| ||Approved||7/11/2016 11:40 AM|
Visibly frustrated leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee in 2011 lamented the “flood of counterfeit electronic parts” gushing from China all the way into the U.S. defense supply chain.
|Vivienne Machi||7/8/2016 2:29 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/8/2016 5:09 PM|
Two senior Navy officials said July 8 that the service is dedicated to delivering the next generation of ballistic missile submarines by 2031, and is looking into every cost-saving measure they can to ensure they can pay for it without sacrificing the rest of the fleet.
|Vivienne Machi||7/7/2016 1:25 PM||1|| ||Approved||7/7/2016 1:32 PM|
When it comes to protecting new weapon systems from cyberattacks, the Air Force can learn from the mistakes it made on the F-35A program, the senior service official in charge of network operations said July 7.
|Sandra Erwin||7/6/2016 1:21 PM||2|| ||Approved||7/6/2016 1:23 PM|
As the House and Senate attempt to reconcile vastly different defense policy bills, one congressman hinted that he is weighing support for Senate language that would downsize the military command structure.
|Stew Magnuson||7/6/2016 11:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||7/6/2016 12:07 PM|
The multi-view stereo 3D mapping challenge — hosted by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) — aims to bring the broader research community together in order to find a way to accurately produce 3D mapping from satellite photos.
|Sandra Erwin||7/3/2016 7:43 AM||4|| ||Approved||7/3/2016 7:44 AM|
Pentagon Cautiously Optimistic About Laser Directed-Energy Weapons
|Stew Magnuson||6/30/2016 3:32 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/30/2016 3:36 PM|
A senior Air Force official said June 30 that he was “very positive” the F-35A Lightning II will be declared deployable by Dec. 1.
|Stew Magnuson||6/29/2016 4:55 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/29/2016 5:03 PM|
As Islamic State-backed attacks continue abroad, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency said he would “not be surprised” if the terrorist group was plotting to hit the U.S. homeland.
|Stew Magnuson||6/28/2016 2:52 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/28/2016 2:56 PM|
The Department of Homeland Security unveiled a new program allowing employees working in cybersecurity, engineering and other technical fields to train with private sector companies.
|Sandra Erwin||6/28/2016 1:17 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/28/2016 1:19 PM|
Recent moves by private equity firms to acquire defense companies speak to broader trends in the market and shed some light on how investors view the defense sector.
|Stew Magnuson||6/27/2016 1:59 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/27/2016 2:01 PM|
General Motors and the Navy announced a partnership June 23, which may lead to better fuel efficiency for unmanned undersea vehicles. GM will share its fuel cell research with the Navy, which is looking to boost the endurance of its submersibles up to six weeks without recharging.
|Sandra Erwin||6/27/2016 8:00 AM||5|| ||Approved||6/27/2016 8:51 AM|
Boeing’s top executives would like to talk less about the company’s shrinking share of the combat aircraft market and more about its future as an aviation logistics powerhouse.
|Vivienne Machi||6/24/2016 2:40 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/24/2016 2:56 PM|
The outcome of the recent ‘Brexit’ referendum in the United Kingdom won’t affect the close partnership between American and British nuclear forces, the U.S. Navy’s director of strategic systems programs said June 24.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||6/23/2016 4:39 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/23/2016 4:41 PM|
The U.S. Navy, which has already developed a 30-kilowatt laser that has been used operationally, will soon test a new directed energy weapon that is five times more powerful, said the vice chief of naval operations July 23.
|Vivienne Machi||6/23/2016 1:58 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/23/2016 2:07 PM|
The Army’s top officer said he isn’t worried about the possibility that the A-10 will be retired in the coming years, expressing confidence that the Air Force will be able to deliver the close air support that U.S. ground forces need.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||6/21/2016 4:25 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/21/2016 4:27 PM|
After years of delays, the Federal Aviation Administration finalized its much-anticipated small unmanned aircraft system rule June 21.
|Stew Magnuson||6/21/2016 3:55 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/21/2016 4:03 PM|
An on-orbit spare for the Navy’s new powerful Mobile User Objective System spacecraft is set to launch June 24, marking a milestone in the service’s long journey to field its next-generation communication satellites.
|Vivienne Machi||6/21/2016 2:31 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/21/2016 2:39 PM|
The leader of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office doubled down June 21 on the service's refusal to release the overall contract value of the forthcoming B-21 stealth bomber program.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||6/21/2016 2:19 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/21/2016 2:20 PM|
Additional maneuver forces are needed in Europe as Russia continues to intimidate its neighbors, said the vice chief of staff of the Army June 21.
|Vivienne Machi||6/20/2016 4:54 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/20/2016 4:55 PM|
Amazon Web Services shook up the federal IT world in 2013 when it beat incumbent contractor IBM to win a $600 million CIA award to build and maintain a secure cloud for 17 intelligence agencies.
|Vivienne Machi||6/20/2016 4:02 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/20/2016 4:12 PM|
Despite China’s massive investments in military modernization, the United States armed forces will retain superiority over potential adversaries for decades to come, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said on June 20.
|Stew Magnuson||6/20/2016 3:45 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/20/2016 3:58 PM|
As maritime activity continues to increase at a record-setting pace, the United States will have to kick its naval efforts into high gear if the nation wants to keep up with other world powers, according to Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations. That is particularly true in the Asia-Pacific region, he added.
|Stew Magnuson||6/20/2016 10:49 AM||2|| ||Approved||6/20/2016 10:54 AM|
After recent advances in Chinese and Russian anti-satellite technology, the Defense Department has responded with increasingly war-like rhetoric and has backed it up with programs that are preparing for conflict in space. An Atlantic Council report released June 17 argues for a more balanced approach to U.S. space policy that combines diplomacy with preparedness.
|Sandra Erwin||6/20/2016 8:25 AM||1|| ||Approved||6/20/2016 1:46 PM|
The Pentagon has been battered by criticism that it is falling behind in the technology arms race. Skeptics point to rising powers and terrorists finding new ways to exploit military weak spots. Hundreds of pages of legislation have been written to prod the Defense Department to innovate. Amid downbeat talk now comes new data that shows glimmers of a potential technological revolution that could reshape the Pentagon’s weapons arsenal in both subtle and significant ways.
|Stew Magnuson||6/16/2016 10:51 AM||1|| ||Approved||6/16/2016 10:57 AM|
Mobile applications continue to open smartphones up to malware, especially when two different types of software share information, the latest McAfee Labs threats report released June 14 revealed.
|Sandra Erwin||6/16/2016 10:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||6/16/2016 10:34 AM|
A woman is now closer to the presidency than any other before. And there has been speculation for years that a Hillary Clinton administration also could make history if she selects a woman to run the Pentagon.
|Stew Magnuson||6/15/2016 3:51 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/15/2016 4:17 PM|
A year after Congress passed landmark legislation designed to help organizations share information on cyber threats, small businesses are facing roadblocks when trying to join the program, witnesses said June 15 during a House hearing.
|Brian Taylor||6/15/2016 12:57 PM||15|| ||Approved||6/15/2016 12:57 PM|
The Air Force’s next-generation close-air-support platform should be able to provide instant firepower on demand, the service’s top officer told reporters June 15.
|Brian Taylor||6/13/2016 4:00 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/13/2016 4:23 PM|
As modernization budgets are squeezed, the Army might have to be more selective about which units receive the most advanced equipment, a top officer said June 13.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||6/13/2016 3:59 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/13/2016 4:02 PM|
As China expands its fleet of icebreakers capable of traversing the Arctic region, the commandant of the Coast Guard said he was “concerned.”
|Sandra Erwin||6/13/2016 3:00 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/13/2016 3:37 PM|
The Army expects a ruling next month by the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on a protest filed more than two years ago by helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland North America.
|Sandra Erwin||6/13/2016 9:00 AM||3|| ||Approved||6/13/2016 9:37 AM|
The $350 billion price tag for modernizing the United States’ nuclear arsenal has been a topic of endless debate in Washington.
|Vivienne Machi||6/10/2016 4:15 PM||2|| ||Approved||6/10/2016 4:19 PM|
The Pentagon has appointed additional high-profile figures to a key advisory body as the department looks for better ways of doing business, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announced on June 10.
|Sandra Erwin||6/9/2016 4:01 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/9/2016 4:08 PM|
A rigid military promotion system, red tape in federal hiring and limited options to share ideas with the private sector are putting the Pentagon at a competitive disadvantage in the war for talent, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said.
|Stew Magnuson||6/9/2016 2:51 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/14/2016 8:00 AM|
Despite a perceived rivalry between the United States and Russia in the Arctic, the Obama administration has taken a conciliatory approach when it comes to the rapidly changing region.
|Sandra Erwin||6/8/2016 2:28 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/8/2016 2:33 PM|
One of the nation’s largest nuclear weapons laboratories is seeking contractor bids to manage its day-to-day operations. The competition for the Sandia National Laboratories deal could cause a shakeup as the lab has been run by the same contractor — Lockheed Martin Corp. — for 23 years.
|Stew Magnuson||6/7/2016 4:52 PM||0|| ||Approved||6/7/2016 4:55 PM|
A Navy program first conceived in 2007 to replace commercial-off-the-shelf bomb disposal robots has passed a critical design review, the program’s prime contractor Northrop Grumman Corp. reported June 7.
|Sandra Erwin||6/6/2016 8:12 AM||4|| ||Approved||6/6/2016 8:20 AM|
The Senate Armed Services Committee in its version of the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act addresses longstanding grievances about the impact of contractor protests
|Sandra Erwin||6/2/2016 3:30 PM||1|| ||Approved||6/2/2016 3:31 PM|
Powerful surveillance sensors compressed into small packages and new software tools are revolutionizing the drone market
|Vivienne Machi||6/2/2016 11:48 AM||2|| ||Approved||6/7/2016 4:15 PM|
A senior Defense Department official sees the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's new unmanned boat as an example of how the department is working to maintain its scientific and technological edge through innovation.
|Sandra Erwin||5/31/2016 9:19 AM||2|| ||Approved||5/31/2016 9:19 AM|
Sweeping Acquisition, Defense Reforms Loom as FY17NDAA Moves to Senate
|Sandra Erwin||5/28/2016 5:48 PM||5|| ||Approved||5/28/2016 6:04 PM|
Boeing’s Tanker Troubles: Issues ‘More Complex’ Than Realized
|Vivienne Machi||5/26/2016 2:13 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/26/2016 2:13 PM|
TAMPA, Fla. — Special Operations Command will test a laser weapon on an Apache helicopter this summer, said one official May 26. SOCOM's program executive office rotary wing is working alongside the Army’s project office for Apache Attack Helicopters to conduct a feasibility test this summer, said Col. John Vannoy, program manager for rotary wing.
|Vivienne Machi||5/26/2016 12:16 PM||9|| ||Approved||5/26/2016 12:17 PM|
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III said May 26 that reopening the F-22 manufacturing line was within the realm of possibility, and that it may cost less than developing a sixth-generation fighter.
|Vivienne Machi||5/26/2016 10:38 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/26/2016 11:38 AM|
United States Special Operations Command is pushing the delivery of new technology to foreign partners, as it seeks to strengthen the international web of elite commandos.
|Brian Taylor||5/26/2016 8:26 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/26/2016 8:34 AM|
TAMPA, Fla. — Following a high profile dispute with Apple earlier this year, the director of the FBI said there needs to be greater dialogue in the United States about the balance between public safety and privacy. “I love strong encryption,” said James Comey. “Encryption is a very, very good thing. I also love pubic safety.”
|Vivienne Machi||5/25/2016 4:18 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/25/2016 4:25 PM|
Special Operations Command plans to acquire new uniforms and a suite of wearable technologies for its warfighters, a program official said May 25.
|Vivienne Machi||5/25/2016 4:17 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/25/2016 4:18 PM|
Air Force Special Operations Command is on track to equip an AC-130J Ghostrider gunship with a laser weapon by the end of the decade, officials said May 25.
|Sandra Erwin||5/25/2016 3:22 PM||3|| ||Approved||5/25/2016 3:32 PM|
Officials say the F-35 joint strike fighter program is at a “pivot point."
|Vivienne Machi||5/25/2016 2:29 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/25/2016 2:31 PM|
TAMPA, Fla. – Special Operations Command is looking for a few good ideas to help it fight the Islamic State and other adversaries, a top acquisition official said on May 25. It has niche requirements for tools that will help it defend against drone and electronic warfare attacks, and to navigate the world of social media, said Tony Davis, the command’s science and technology director.
|Vivienne Machi||5/25/2016 11:42 AM||1|| ||Approved||5/25/2016 11:46 AM|
Advanced unmanned aerial systems, big data analysis software and new communication tools are all on the wish list of Special Operations Command’s leaders.
|Vivienne Machi||5/25/2016 8:56 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/25/2016 8:58 AM|
TAMPA, Fla. — U.S special operators are uncovering intelligence overseas that is helping U.S. law enforcement root out homegrown terrorist cells, the White House’s top counterterrorism advisor said May 24.
|Vivienne Machi||5/24/2016 4:46 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/24/2016 4:46 PM|
TAMPA, Fla. – U.S. Special Operations Command is looking overseas for technology solutions, a top acquisition official said May 24. “We look for the best product wherever it is around the world,” said James Geurts, SOCOM’s acquisition executive, at the 2016 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference.
|Vivienne Machi||5/24/2016 4:12 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/24/2016 4:12 PM|
As the United States faces threats around the globe — from the Islamic State to Russia to China — special operators must adapt, said the commander of Special Operations Command May 24.
|Sandra Erwin||5/23/2016 2:23 PM||2|| ||Approved||5/23/2016 2:39 PM|
U.S. defense contractors are becoming increasingly anxious about the overseas arms market as they see changing political winds and shifting attitudes from countries that have long been reliable buyers.
|Sandra Erwin||5/19/2016 3:46 PM||3|| ||Approved||5/19/2016 3:54 PM|
A critical program review of the KC-46A Pegasus tanker is coming. Boeing officials are rushing to complete software fixes.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/18/2016 4:42 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/18/2016 4:48 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — As the House debates its version of the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, the Navy’s top acquisition official said May 18 he was confident that Congress will pass legislation that would provide the sea service with a larger and more capable fleet.
|Vivienne Machi||5/17/2016 4:32 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/17/2016 4:34 PM|
The U.S. Air Force has no immediate plans to conduct hypersonic vehicle flight tests, the service's chief scientist said May 17. Greg Zacharias said he "was not aware" of any set dates for a U.S. hypersonic flight test.
|Brian Taylor||5/17/2016 4:28 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/17/2016 4:35 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter ripped legislative provisions recently passed by the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, saying May 17 that he would recommend President Barack Obama veto them if they ever reached his desk.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/17/2016 3:44 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/17/2016 3:54 PM|
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Collaboration between the United States and its partner nations will be key to developing emerging technologies, said a panel of naval science and technology officials from around the globe May 16.
|Vivienne Machi||5/16/2016 2:35 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/16/2016 2:48 PM|
There are major flaws in the current acquisition process and the sea services need to find better ways of onboarding new technology, the top Navy and Marine Corps officers said on May 16.
|Sandra Erwin||5/16/2016 2:07 PM||2|| ||Approved||5/16/2016 2:28 PM|
Boeing is working to secure long-term work upgrading and maintaining military hardware.
|Vivienne Machi||5/16/2016 8:27 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/16/2016 8:39 AM|
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter last week made his fourth trip to Silicon Valley since taking over as Pentagon chief in February 2015.
One of the goals of the trip was to send a message loud and clear to the technology industry that the Pentagon is determined to find ways to become a better and friendlier customer. He needed to take action to address rampant criticism of the Pentagon's outreach efforts there, led by a highly touted new outpost, the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental.
|Sandra Erwin||5/16/2016 8:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/16/2016 9:17 AM|
The Navy is moving ahead with plans to deploy small drones from submarines and undersea robotic vehicles, further advancing the military’s push toward autonomous weapons systems.
|Vivienne Machi||5/13/2016 8:41 AM||9|| ||Approved||5/13/2016 9:39 AM|
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter weighed in on the recently revived debate about the F-22, telling reporters May 12 that he is against resuming production of the stealthy fighter jet.
|Brian Taylor||5/13/2016 8:28 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/13/2016 9:42 AM|
At a new joint operations center in the mountains of Colorado, the U.S. military and the intelligence community are preparing to fight wars that extend beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.
|Vivienne Machi||5/12/2016 8:26 AM||2|| ||Approved||5/12/2016 8:27 AM|
The private sector in the United States is underinvesting in cyber protection and hindering the growth of the cybersecurity market, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told reporters on May 11.
|Yasmin Tadjdeh||5/11/2016 4:19 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/11/2016 4:29 PM|
Dozens of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program managers, researchers and engineers descended upon the Pentagon May 11 to show off new technology. DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar said the goal of the agency’s demo day is to get the agency's breakthrough technology in front of the right people.
|Stew Magnuson||5/11/2016 2:10 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/11/2016 2:18 PM|
The Army has decided for the time being to use the new joint light tactical vehicle as the platform for its upcoming light reconnaissance vehicle program rather than procuring a new system, service officials said May 11.
|Vivienne Machi||5/11/2016 1:22 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/11/2016 1:26 PM|
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is launching a major restructuring of the Pentagon's high-profile Silicon Valley outpost, the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental.
|Vivienne Machi||5/11/2016 11:40 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/11/2016 11:59 AM|
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will announce a major restructuring of the Pentagon's high-profile Silicon Valley outpost, the Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental.
|Vivienne Machi||5/10/2016 4:15 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/10/2016 4:22 PM|
Textron Systems, the manufacturer of popular unmanned aerial vehicles such as the Shadow, recently opened an expanded center for UAV training and maintenance in Southern Virginia, officials announced May 9.
|Vivienne Machi||5/10/2016 2:21 PM||1|| ||Approved||5/10/2016 2:24 PM|
Congress the Lynchpin for Army Ground Mobility Vehicle Program to Move Forward, DoD Official Says
|Sandra Erwin||5/9/2016 12:28 PM||4|| ||Approved||5/9/2016 12:30 PM|
Defense Business: These Are Nervous Times for Contractors
|Sandra Erwin||5/6/2016 1:40 PM||0|| ||Approved||5/6/2016 2:17 PM|
Northrop Grumman Corp., one of the Pentagon’s largest contractors, plans to deepen its presence in countries where it wants to do business but also tap into a wealth of technical and academic talent.
|Sandra Erwin||5/4/2016 8:00 AM||0|| ||Approved||5/4/2016 8:01 AM|
Former DIA Director Flynn Named Vice Chairman of Drone Aviation
|Sandra Erwin||5/2/2016 11:12 AM||2|| ||Approved||5/2/2016 11:21 AM|
Thousands of pages of legislation have been passed by Congress over the years in efforts to overhaul the government’s procurement system. So it might come as a surprise to policy makers that one of the most transformative forces in the federal market of late is not a piece of legislation but insurgent industry player Amazon Web Services.
|Sandra Erwin||4/30/2016 4:16 PM||3|| ||Approved||5/1/2016 6:19 AM|
Pentagon’s European Defense Effort Comes Under Increased Oversight
|Allyson Versprille||4/28/2016 1:11 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/28/2016 1:28 PM|
The Air Force is continuing to work through several maintenance issues in its F-35 joint strike fighter program, including getting the next increment of the autonomic logistics information system ready for initial operational capability, a senior service leader said April 28.
|Sandra Erwin||4/26/2016 8:47 AM||1|| ||Approved||4/27/2016 8:21 AM|
The Marine Corps plans to wrap up later this year a sweeping review of the state of the V-22 fleet. This probe comes amid a widening awareness on Capitol Hill of substandard aviation readiness across the Marine Corps.
|Sandra Erwin||4/25/2016 10:26 AM||3|| ||Approved||4/25/2016 10:38 AM|
The cybersecurity of the supply chain is becoming a worrisome issue for the Defense Department. Not only are there fears of attacks against Pentagon suppliers that have access to secret data, but there is also uneasiness about more sophisticated types of espionage.
|Sandra Erwin||4/22/2016 4:35 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/22/2016 4:41 PM|
Gen Paul Selva Warns About Complacency in Combat Logistics
|Sandra Erwin||4/21/2016 3:04 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/25/2016 10:12 AM|
Pentagon Hard Pressed to Absorb New Round of Acquisition Reforms
|Allyson Versprille||4/20/2016 4:39 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/20/2016 4:43 PM|
Ongoing congressional efforts to improve the Pentagon’s acquisition system could backfire or fall far short of expectations, defense experts cautioned at a panel discussion on April 20.
|Brian Taylor||4/19/2016 1:12 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/19/2016 1:33 PM|
Budget shortfalls could prevent the Pentagon from taking critical technology development to the next level, the Defense Department’s top acquisition official warned April 19.
|Sandra Erwin||4/18/2016 4:22 PM||1|| ||Approved||4/18/2016 4:22 PM|
Defense CEOs to Examine the Future of the Industry in a new CNAS study
|Sandra Erwin||4/16/2016 4:49 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/19/2016 2:53 PM|
SOCOM Spending Data by Govini Shows Heavy Reliance on Private-Sector Services
|Brian Taylor||4/15/2016 8:11 AM||1|| ||Approved||4/15/2016 8:17 AM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Rival engine manufacturers and launch providers squared off at the last panel discussion of the Space Symposium April 14 with long-time manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne and upstart Blue Origin touting their respective rocket engines and the presidents and CEOs of rivals SpaceX and United Launch Alliance exchanging barbs.
|Allyson Versprille||4/14/2016 3:48 PM||0|| ||Approved||4/14/2016 3:54 PM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Air Force Space Command, Department Department agencies and the intelligence community are coalescing around a new "space enterprise vision" in order to thwart potential adversaries in the realm called "the ultimate high ground."
|Sandra Erwin||4/13/2016 3:08 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/13/2016 4:45 PM|
Industry Mergers: DoD in Uphill Fight Against Market Forces
|Allyson Versprille||4/13/2016 1:00 PM||2|| ||Approved||4/13/2016 1:50 PM|
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The time is now to begin transitioning the monitoring of space traffic from the Air Force to the Federal Aviation Administration, a senior Defense Department space leader said April 13.