Years after highly visible, peace-time collisions of ships in the Navy’s Seventh Fleet, the ships are repaired and back in service.
Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.
With the expectation of flat budgets over the next several years, each of the military services believes they’ll need to divest themselves of at least some programs to fund their modernization plans. That’s challenging, however, when old systems have Congressional constituencies and new ones don’t.
The Navy awarded Leidos an eight-year deal worth up to $7.7 billion to take over the new phase of the Navy’s Next General Enterprise Network.
Robin Colaninno, an astrophysicist at the Naval Research Laboratory, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin. to explain what this project is all about.
The Navy is officially going through its own Night Court process.
The Defense Department is requesting $705.4 billion in 2021 in a budget it says will focus on dominance across the air, sea, land, space and cyberspace by investing in joint programs that bring the domains together.
Congress and Veterans Affairs opted to grant benefits to Navy veterans whose ship duties during the Vietnam War might have exposed them to agent orange.
The Reston, Virginia-based firm won the largest portion of the long-awaited NGEN-R contract, valued at up to $7.7 billion.
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 Navy Department will add $300 million as in “incremental investment” in its restructured higher education system. And whether or not officers take advantage of the new programs it’s creating will factor into future promotion decisions.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is getting ready to announce new vetting procedures for foreign military members studying and training at U.S. facilities.
The Navy’s new top officer says he doesn’t discount the need to grow his service, but for now, sustaining what it already owns is more important.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.