Sarkis Tatigian joined the Navy in 1942. He’s been there ever since, until his death this week at the age of 96. Read about him and other Defense news in this week’s DoD Reporter’s Notebook.
Delta Air Lines reduced its spare parts inventory by $500 million by moving toward condition-based maintenance. The Air Force thinks it can achieve something similar.
The Pentagon hopes to pick a nonprofit organization to oversee its new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program by January, with CMMC being applied to at least some new contracts by next summer.
U.S. Cyber Command said the new Cyber Excepted Service has cut its time-to-hire by 60 percent. But so far, DoD has only used the new personnel system for a few hundred positions.
Each military service plans a substantial boost in facility sustainment funding in 2020, but far from enough to erase a years-long backlog of deferred projects.
The Pentagon and its inspector general said recent discoveries of tens of millions of dollars in uncatalogued parts offer concrete evidence of the audit’s direct connection to military readiness.
The Navy wants vendors to prototype an entirely new network architecture that would give its users more direct pathways to the cloud services.
The Defense Department’s new cloud strategy, unveiled just a month ago, is essentially meaningless until the multiple controversies around its JEDI contract are settled.
Starting this week, the Air Force says it wants to introduce new participants into its supplier base where it will sign one-page contracts with small businesses.
Tech firm’s bid protest lawsuit claims Cloud Executive Steering Group decided on single-contractor route at its very first meeting, but concealed that fact from the public and GAO.
The three separate OTA requests are in pursuit of a concept the Navy calls “modern service delivery,” a vision that could let its workforce access data from anywhere.
Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
The Pentagon’s new cloud strategy says defense organizations will need the CIO’s permission to create or use cloud services other than JEDI.
For the second year in a row, the director of Operational Test and Evaluation said the Joint Regional Security Stacks are neither operationally effective nor operationally suitable.