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Army launches several new initiatives to incorporate small firms’ technologies into its systems

Among other things, initiatives aim to incentivize large prime contractors to incorporate innovations from small businesses into their bid proposals and…

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To institutionalize DevSecOps, Navy’s Black Pearl aims to ‘commoditize the boring stuff’

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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2019 file photo, the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG-82) moors at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London, Conn.  The Navy is proposing construction cutbacks and accelerated ship retirements that would delay, or sink, the Navy’s goal of a larger fleet — and potentially hurt shipyards, according to an initial proposal.    The proposal would shrink the size of the fleet from today’s level of 293 ships to 287 ships, a far cry from the official goal of 355 ships established in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP, File)

Navy’s data-driven approach to sustainment finds huge room for improvement in ship maintenance

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Four years into DoD financial audits, IG says progress has stalled

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One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

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Nowhere safe to hide: What online harassment is doing to service members and the military

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Departing DoD software boss says success or failure boils down to leadership

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In this Jan. 19, 2019, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the entrance to Tank 19 at the Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is seen. The Navy is scrambling to contain what one lawmaker has called a

The logistics of fuel storage in INDOPACOM and the military’s moving contract

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DoD’s Danielle Metz on how the multibillion dollar JWCC cloud contract will actually work

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Army’s DEVCOM takes ‘future of work’ from concept to reality

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(Army courtesy photo)To help make moving as stress-free as possible, Move.mil has partnered with Military OneSource to house all the moving support you need, all in one place. Starting October 4, 2021, moving customers are invited to visit the Moving & Housing section of MilitaryOneSource.mil to find web pages covering a wide range of information about everything from shipping household goods to settling into a new duty station. (Courtesy Photo)

Military’s new household goods contractor plans tech infusion to ‘transform’ moving process

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DoD’s new R&D chief prioritizes moving prototypes to real-world applications

Heidi Shyu, the new undersecretary of Defense for research and engineering, says one of her first tasks is to develop a clear picture of what DoD’s innovation…

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NavyPeter Stamatopoulos

New Navy approach to supply chain elevates data-driven decisions to C-suite

In the first of multiple waves yet to be implemented under a new reform plan, the Navy has saved or avoided more than $400 million in costs by taking a…

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Why DoD’s fighting force is ‘ever shrinking’ despite robust budgets

This edition of On DoD features a long discussion on the subject of Defense reform. Our guest is retired Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, who’s just written a new book: The Ever Shrinking Fighting Force.

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