DoD’s Director of Operational Test and Evaluation urges the Pentagon to put further JRSS deployments on hold.
The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command is the latest DoD organization to jump on the OTA bandwagon with an arrangement that would spend $100 million on 14 cyber technology areas.
The Defense Innovation Board, tasked by Congress to deliver report on software acquisition, is doing all it can to avoid writing a long document that will gather dust on a shelf.
The Navy will no longer discharge sailors who fail its physical fitness assessment, and is cancelling early-out programs that let sailors leave the military voluntarily, steps officials say are required by a “growing Navy.”
Audit finds more than 250 ways in which DoD’s Qatar base violates the department’s own safety standards, similar to recent findings at other overseas installations.
The Army is beginning its first experiment in fast-tracking the officer accession pipeline for civilians with cyber skills. But it’s proceeding cautiously: only five new officers per year.
Borrowing from an existing exemption for foreign military sales, DoD wants more flexibility to waive its requirement for vendors to supply cost and pricing data in domestic procurements.
New leaders in Defense Department IT: Essye Miller is named acting DoD CIO and Rear Adm. Nancy Norton will be DISA director.
The Defense Department is planning a three-phase rollout of a new personnel system for its cyber workforce.
DISA will hold its first industry listening session — called “Inside Industry” — during the first week in December.
The company that won DIUx’s first production contract says DoD’s new approach let it break an “effective veto” by traditional defense vendors.
The Army has launched a four-month project to create a new “modernization command,” and plans to have it fully functional by next summer.
The Navy plans to release a draft RFP for an enterprise cloud contract by the end of 2017, saying most systems — including secret ones — will move to the cloud.
A yearlong study will examine the entire Air Force research enterprise, with a particular focus on investing more funds in university-based research.