Army’s top R&D command charts a course for post-pandemic telework

In a new “future of work” concept paper, the Army’s biggest R&D organization told employees it wants them to work whenever and wherever they’re most productive,…

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Even as negative audit findings rise, glimmers of progress on DoD’s 2020 financial statement

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DoD’s new Adaptive Acquisition Framework takes new approach to tailoring procurement strategies

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New financing could start to improve Army housing as soon as this summer

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With new cloud policy, Navy moves back to a centralized approach

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(Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Samantha Jetzer/U.S. Navy via AP)200610-N-ML137-1057 PHILIPPINE SEA (June 10, 2020) In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the

When fixing Navy readiness problems, money helps. But so does data.

The Navy is using the commercially-developed concept of reliability control boards, plus data analytics and artificial intelligence to help determine the…

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DoD efforts to improve software acquisition hampered by gaps in understanding workforce

The Defense Department simply doesn’t know how many people are in its software workforce, let alone how they’re trained, promoted or recruited.

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U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. LinderSOUTH PACIFIC (July 9, 2017) Operations Specialist 1st Class Charles Hammond, from Kansas City, Missouri, monitors tracks aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) during an air defense exercise comprised of Sterett, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), Royal Australian Navy guided missile frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), and Royal Australian Navy frigate helicopter HMAS Toowoomba (FFH 156) as part of Talisman Saber 17. Sterett, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group (ESG), is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase proficiencies defending the ESG against blue-water threats so amphibious forces can launch Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Byron C. Linder/Released)170709-N-ZW825-895

Navy seeing ‘explosion’ in use of OTA for IT, cyber development work

The Navy was a relative latecomer to other transaction agreements, but the service’s usage of OTAs in the IT space has surged, and the service is moving prototypes to real-world capabilities.

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DoD’s Space Development Agency shows how fast the FAR can be

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Army cutting costs by sharing services with local communities

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Gearing up for great power competition also helped the Air Force prepare for COVID-19

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DoD CMO gains new cachet as ‘secretary of the fourth estate’

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Pentagon IG offers advice for effective contracting during pandemic

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Navy hopes new NGEN contract will lead to ‘domain singularity’

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DoD presses its supercomputers into service for COVID-19 fight

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Pentagon releases last of four solicitations to test 5G technologies

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More than 180 military medical students graduate early to help with COVID-19 crisis

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Navy reforming its IT security processes to approve new systems in a day

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FILE - This Jan. 25, 2019 file photo shows a drone from the New York State Fire Agency to help track a cruise ship that broke from its moorings and became lodged against a bridge in Albany, N.Y. In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to measure roaring snow. In North Carolina, they're combing the skies for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, meanwhile, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. A survey released Monday, May 20, 2019 shows transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every U.S. state. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

DIU picks 5 commercial companies to help military deal with threat from small drones

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