The Marines Corps awarded GDIT a task order under the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract to test out how they can receive Microsoft Office capabilities both on-premise and in the cloud in a classified environment.
Raj Iyer, the Army’s chief information officer, said the Army’s IT and cybersecurity budget request is $16.6 billion in 2023, which is the largest of all DoD services.
Mike Madsen, the deputy director of Defense Innovation Unit, said his organization in 2021 published 26 solicitations for commercial solutions for which it received 1,100 proposals. The solicitations on average received 43 proposals each.
Sharon Woods, the director of the Host and Compute Center at DISA, said the agency surged people and resources to ensure all the workloads in milCloud 2.0 transitioned to a new environment.
Moshe Schwartz argues the National Security Innovation and Industrial Base is becoming detached from the greater U.S. economic base as private industry increasingly opts not to work with the federal government in general, and the Defense Department in particular.
As part of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification exercise, DoD will figure out which data under Level 2 will require self-assessments and which will require third-party assessments.
The defense industrial base faces many challenges, like inflation and Ukraine, that need to be dealt with this fiscal year.
Microsoft lost the 10-year top secret cloud contract competition for a second time, but decided not to protest.
The Defense Acquisition University and the Defense Innovation Unit have teamed up to offer what you might call an acquisition baptism.
The Navy's littoral combat ship program has never lived up to its promise. Although it scaled back, the Navy still plans to field 35 of the ships, but they have serious and persistent problems.
To fight and win the nation's wars, the Defense Department needs the best possible armaments. The National Armaments Consortium brings together contractors, researchers and academics in the development of new armament technologies for the military to acquire and test.
Longtime federal sales and marketing consultant Larry Allen joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for more.
New reports from DoD and NDIA highlight ongoing challenges the defense industrial base is facing in light of rising tensions among near peer competitors.
Pentagon planners know the U.S. military needs new technologies if it hopes to stay on top. But many of the innovation initiatives don't gain scale because of the 1960s-era planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE) process.