In today’s Federal Newscast, media reports indicate that J. David Patterson is removing himself from consideration.
Robert Marks of the Discovery Institute said such weapons do come with practical and ethical challenges, but recommends continued development.
The Army’s strategy will work in five-year increments with two pilot programs at several bases.
The Air Force saw 137 service members and civilians kill themselves last year.
All but four presidential candidates support changing the way sexual assault and murder are prosecuted in the military.
The Army will launch an initial deployment of its contract writing system in February with expanded roll outs scheduled for June. The Navy, meanwhile, will test its electronic procurement system this summer and plans to increase the number of sites in late 2020.
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.
The leader of the Defense Department’s hub for integrating artificial intelligence into operations and functional purposes of the military will retire this summer.
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.
The basic requirement of weapons systems is to fire when you pull the trigger, and that’s actually a tall order given the complexity of today’s military systems.
Morale and supporting command roles are reasons for the likely change.
With the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification accreditation board set up, the Pentagon expects to release version 1 of the cyber standards on Friday that will kick off the effort in earnest.
In today’s Federal Newscast, search space-force on USAJobs.gov, and you’ll come up with 39 jobs, and not clerks or mail room staff, either.
Jerry McGinn of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for his take.