Photos of the amazing, moving, important and amusing things happening in the defense community.
For the United States to stay on top of the global arms race for artificial intelligence, a commission stood up by Congress recommends a two-fold path: collaborate with its closest allies, and double the amount of research spending proposed by the Trump administration.
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences conferred degrees to more than 180 new medical professionals about six weeks early on Wednesday.
The Army Corps of Engineers is working with 114 cities to plan and build temporary hospitals to care for coronavirus patients. For cities with convention centers, those sites are an increasingly-attractive option.
The Defense Department signed its agreement with the CMMC Accreditation Board, kicking off the training for third-party assessors and the release of the necessary documents to help vendors prepare to meet the standards.
Some agencies are struggling to vet and issue credentials to new employees during the coronavirus, as some federal facilities that collect and process fingerprints are closed.
The Office Management and Budget released FAQs for agencies and contractors to deal with coronavirus while DoD released a memo detailing what essential vendors mean for them.
The Defense Department raised its threshold for 8(a) sole source contracts to $100 million as required by the 2020 Defense authorization bill. While not related to coronavirus outbreak, the timing is important.
The Defense Department is preparing for more of its Pentagon workforce to become teleworkers. But those who are already working from home have already begun to stretch the limits of the department’s internet connectivity in the national capital region.
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency will name a new permanent director after months of acting leadership.
In the event secure, classified federal facilities must close due to a coronavirus outbreak, federal employees and contractors should continue to get paid, the Intelligence and National Security Alliance said Tuesday.
The Federal Vacancies Reform Act means Matthew Donovan, the acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness, must step aside from the role while the Senate considers his nomination for the same position.
Some of the firms have shown they can eliminate threats from small drones by capturing them in nets, jamming their radio control signals, or simply ramming them with another small device.
One backlog goes down, another one pops up. That’s how it is in the background security clearance process.