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

Under a new agreement with LendLease, a large military housing operator, $1.1 billion in debt-financed housing improvements are expected to start as soon…

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

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

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

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

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

DoD’s new Space Development Agency solicited and awarded a major, multimillion dollar systems integration contract via the traditional FAR-based procurement…

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Army cutting costs by sharing services with local communities

The Army is finding new ways to partner with the communities around its bases. Thanks to a 2015 law that lets the military services sign service agreements…

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

The Air Force’s top acquisition official said reforms that were initiated long before a pandemic was on the horizon went a long way toward dealing with the current emergency.

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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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Second year of audits shows DoD getting better grasp of business processes

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FILE - In this Jan.23 2018 file photo, a French solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France. Police in Europe and North America have seized servers and data from Islamic State propaganda outlets in a multi-country operation aimed at tracking down radicals and crimping the group's ability to spread its violent message. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

Army’s Project Sentinel aims to fix cyber authorization bottlenecks

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon says the U.S. will send several dozen fighter jets along with other aircraft and additional air defenses to Saudi Arabia to help protect the kingdom from Iranian attacks. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Army nearing final design decisions under new battlefield networking strategy

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