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Air Force strengthens its innovation portfolio with AFWERX 3.0

AFWERX relaunched itself as a 3.0 version with plans to expand its mission.

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U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cybersp/Staff Sgt. Jacob OsborneMarines with Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command pose for photos in the cyber operations center at Lasswell Hall aboard Fort Meade, Maryland, Feb. 5, 2020. MARFORCYBER Marines conduct offensive and defensive cyber operations in support of United States Cyber Command and operate, secure and defend the Marine Corps Enterprise Network. This image is a photo illustration.

How the Defense Department will modernize its software, and what that means to contractors

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115th Fighter Wing/Staff Sgt. Cameron LewisAir National Guard, Air Force, National Guard, guardsmen

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

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Who says small innovators can’t get big federal contracts?

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Defense innovation bumps up against a Cold War budget system

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(Staff Sgt. Kayla White/U.S. Air Force via AP)Ryan Vickers

Space Force sets up innovation hub to connect with commercial partners

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Troops maintaining bases on the moon might actually be a Space Force mission of the future

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Building trust in AI is key to autonomous drones, flying cars

DoD is experimenting with ways to improve autonomy in unmanned vehicles, and build trust in that autonomy between the platforms, their operators and the…

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DoD’s $7B household goods contract takes an even stranger turn

TRANSCOM says the apparent need for corrective action was triggered by an honest mistake in the government’s System for Award Management. But the command’s…

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IRS sees surge of visitors to site tracking coronavirus stimulus payments

In today’s Federal Newscast, the agency says nearly 10 million taxpayers checked on the status of their stimulus payment on the Get My Payment tool.

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