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DoD’s new R&D chief prioritizes moving prototypes to real-world applications

Heidi Shyu, the new undersecretary of Defense for research and engineering, says one of her first tasks is to develop a clear picture of what DoD’s innovation…

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Navy Department to increase accountability of primes to meet subcontracting goals

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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, Republican nominee for Congress Katie Arrington concedes the race to Democrat Joe Cunningham during her news conference at the Staybridge Suites in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Arrington, a former South Carolina state lawmaker and failed congressional candidate, has been placed on leave from her Pentagon job during a probe into allegations of an unauthorized release of classified information, her attorney confirmed to The Associated Press, Tuesday, June 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)

DoD’s Arrington tells court her suspension is ‘baseless,’ wants her name cleared

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DoD spending data tells us how serious the Pentagon is about a shift to great power competition

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DoD planning to create big data platform to better understand supply chain risks

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Pentagon eyes allied Defense Production Act expansion to shore up critical supply chains

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DIU rethinking cyber endpoint protections through advanced deception tools

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Bots starting to help DoD figure out right price for weapons systems

The military services are exploring ways both through advanced technologies and policy changes that could dramatically shave time and bureaucracy from…

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DIU rethinking cyber endpoint protections through advanced deception tools

Defense Innovation Unit cyber portfolio Deputy Director Patrick Gould said on behalf of cyber mission teams, his organization tested out two tools that…

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New leadership at a group dedicated to helping the government with 5G technology

The National Spectrum Consortium is devoted to R&D related to the emerging 5G and related Internet of Things technologies. Now it has a new executive director, Dr. Maren Leed.

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