In pilot projects, relatively-straightforward software changes have let Navy computers boot as much as 18 times faster than they did before. Officials say they want to deploy what they've learned as quickly as possible, but some changes will take time.
A report on sexual assault and harassment at the military academies recommends better access to mental health care and restructuring peer leadership.
It was established in the steam-power and rotary engine era. And it remains relevant in the nuclear and jet propulsion era. The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) recently marked 100 years in business, and a history of helping U.S. naval forces keep their competitive advantage.
Military families are forced to put plans on hold as Senate-blocked nominations for DoD affect lower level promotions and moves.
President Joe Biden has chosen Adm. Lisa Franchetti to lead the Navy. If confirmed, she will be the first woman to be a Pentagon service chief and the first female member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Biden’s decision to tap Franchetti goes against the recommendation of his Pentagon chief. But Franchetti, the current vice chief of operations for the Navy, has broad command and executive experience. She was long considered by insiders to be the top choice for the job. In a statement Friday, Biden noted the historical significance of her selection and said “throughout her career, Admiral Franchetti has demonstrated extensive expertise in both the operational and policy arenas.”
The Navy's carriers and submarines might be the most technically sophisticated in the world. But they're also the most expensive.
Marine Innovation Unit expands its staff as it takes on more projects and moves toward full operational status.
Robert Smith, the director of Department of the Navy’s Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, said the goal is to accelerate new or better capabilities to the sailor and marine.
Two weeks after a Category 4 typhoon hit Guam, many residents still lack necessities.
The Pentagon says the priorities for DEOS are to develop, deliver and maintain the classified DOD O365 platform, and continue ongoing sustainment of the unclassified joint environment.
In today's Federal Newscast: Political campaigns prove to be a minefield for Hatch Act violators. Agencies have expanded their cyber defenses. And the Navy says the Guam typhoon means you can check out anytime you'd like, but you can never leave; at least not until July.
The Navy hopes to make dramatic improvements for all of its users within the Pentagon by midway through next month. Similar fixes are on the way for the rest of the service, but may prove more difficult.
The Pentagon wants to expand use of commercial products to speed up acquisition, but it wants more transparency in pricing.
Only a couple of shipyards in the United States can build Navy ships. Hundreds of small shipyards, though, build important pieces of the country's at-home infrastructure: barges, ferries, tugboats.