An inaugural NDIA report says defense industry is financially strong and generally competitive, but points to workforce, cybersecurity challenges.
The Reston, Virginia-based firm won the largest portion of the long-awaited NGEN-R contract, valued at up to $7.7 billion.
The Pentagon published the 1.0 version of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program on Friday after several months of listening sessions on draft editions. CMMC will make its way into Defense contracts later this year.
U.S. Transportation Command said the restructuring it will achieve under the contract is the only way to create “meaningful accountability” in the military’s system for moving household goods.
This year’s National Defense Authorization Act moved DoD’s chief data officer from the CMO’s office to the CIO’s office. But Chief Information Officer Dana Deasy appears to be starting from scratch with a new hire.
The Navy Department will add $300 million as in “incremental investment” in its restructured higher education system. And whether or not officers take advantage of the new programs it’s creating will factor into future promotion decisions.
The Army is starting a three-phase reform effort to tackle challenges in the Risk Management Framework, but says it’s seen some major successes already.
Amazon signaled its intent to stop Microsoft and DoD from getting to work on JEDI, but its arguments for why the work should be blocked were filed under seal.
Gen. John Hyten, the new vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says DoD must fix its requirements processes — not just its acquisition rules — if it wants to solve its software development challenges.
The Navy’s new top officer says he doesn’t discount the need to grow his service, but for now, sustaining what it already owns is more important.
Amazon has previously hinted that it might seek to stop work on JEDI before DoD issues the first task order to Microsoft in February, but has not done so until now.
Defense health IT officials say they’re seeing only about one-third the number of trouble tickets as they encountered during the initial wave of MHS Genesis deployments.
Esper’s memo told military services, combatant commands and Defense agencies to get ready for another iteration of reforms meant to cut lower-priority costs.
The Air Force’s acquisition chief says the next frontier for bug bounties lies in the chips and embedded systems the Defense procurement process typically ignores.