Army Futures Command only came about because of Sen. John McCain’s insistence that the Army fix its modernization problems, service leaders said.
Senate version of Defense funding bill would require detailed examination of MHS Genesis by the Government Accountability Office.
The new commander of Army Cyber Command is advocating for a rebranding, along with an expanded mission set that embraces information operations, intelligence.
As it seeks a new long-term strategy for its tactical networks, Army leaders say they’re aiming to jumpstart the design process by beginning with commercial equipment that’s already been proved by the military’s special operations forces.
Annual compendium finds DoD could save $2.3 billion if it implemented just 33 out of its more than 1,500 open recommendations.
Intelligence agencies strive to implement AI and machine learning, but struggle to make data available for those machines to chew on.
The Pentagon is using its Other Transaction Authority for “nontraditional” contractors to replace the Defense Travel System. But the recipient is a Fortune 500 company.
At a National Guard facility in southeastern Indiana, the Army is training cyber soldiers in ways that show them how their keystrokes impact the real world.
The new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said several new people will be taking top-level leadership positions at the agency shortly. Pamela Powers will be the department’s new chief of staff and Chris Syrek will be VA’s deputy chief of staff.
After a lackluster first year in its Cyber Direct Commissioning program, the Army is hoping a combination of higher pay and better marketing will let it attract more candidates from industry, academia.
The new Army Futures Command is up and running in Austin. But realigning the service’s modernization bureaucracy to operate in concert will take at least another year.
2019 Defense bill strengthens role of Defense Health Agency, but omits Senate language that would have completely eliminated the military services’ own medical commands.
With new Rapid Sustainment Office, Air Force looks to cut costs it pays to vendors for boutique parts that it could manufacture on its own.
The Defense Department’s final solicitation for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure is worth up to $10 billion over 10 years, and will go to a single vendor.