The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 told federal agencies to seriously consider if commercial items would meet acquisition program requirements before building new systems.
The Pentagon says the senior enlisted adviser to the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman has been temporarily suspended from his duties while an undisclosed allegation of misconduct is investigated
The Department of Housing and Urban Development became the second agency to get help in upgrading its technology and financial management systems under the White House’s marquee IT modernization effort.
The Joint Tactical Networking Center is using open systems to create the next generation of tactical radio systems and be interoperable across the military services.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the soldier detonated the device near Fort Polk, Louisiana, after which two investigators were severely injured analyzing the materials.
The Army has missed its recruiting goal for the first time in more than a decade
Army Secretary Mark Esper wants the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute gone because the service is composed of warriors, not peacekeepers, but Army brass want to keep it.
The Navy is giving its commanders discretion on whether to require some training.
The Air Force is continuing the trend of other transactional authorities to speed up the procurement process, says Bloomberg Government Senior Defense Analyst Rob Levinson.
Appeals court says the Army acted arbitrarily and capriciously when it decided to pay contractors to build a new intelligence IT system, rather than buying a commercially-available one.
The Army still doesn’t have a quantitative way to measure if Futures Command will work.
More than 3,800 civilian federal employees, and more than 9,700 military personnel are currently deployed to help respond to Hurricane Florence.
It might be the era of cloud computing but the Defense Department still occasionally buys software on discs in a shrink-wrapped box.
To advance the state-of-the art in using artificial intelligence for electronic warfare, the Army’s Rapid Capabilities Office turns to a nontraditional “challenge” process.