defense industrial base

Graphic By: Derace LauderdaleCybersecurity

DoD seeks single point of entry, new governance to boost vendors’ cyber defenses

DoD wants its vendors to be more cyber secure, including by expanding the pool of vendors who can take part in the no-cost cyber services it already offers.

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John Garamendi

Should the Defense Department get more mixed up with mergers and acquisitions?

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Congress

DoD calls for more contracting flexibilities in 2025 NDAA

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Carlos Del Toro

Navy’s new council aims to mitigate foreign investment risks

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Pentagon plan calls for ‘generational’ changes to defense industrial base

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Members of the U.S. Navy stand on the USS Delaware, Virginia-class fast-attack submarine, during a commissioning ceremony at the Port of Wilmington in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, April 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Navy continues to address submarine workforce challenges

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AP/Jenny KaneFILE - The inside of a computer is seen on Feb 23, 2019, in Jersey City, N.J. A global computer chip shortage has made it harder for consumers to get their hands on cars, computers and other modern-day necessities, so Congress is looking to boost chip manufacturing and research in the United States with billions of dollars from the federal government. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

How exporting weapons becomes risky for contractors who make the exports

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Peter MusurlianAt AUSA on 10/10/23

How the Army is bolstering its organic industrial base to keep tanks running

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NSA Employee Classified

NSA plans new ‘innovation pipeline’ to focus on China

The new concept, “Red Ventures,” will help the NSA coordinate both internal ideas and work with outside partners on technology innovation.

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Sexual Assault Military

Pentagon’s vulnerability disclosure program developing expansion plans to cover more contractors

Melissa Vice, the director of the Department of Defense’s Vulnerability Disclosure Program, said the 12-month voluntary pilot with defense contractors…

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Military Vaccines

DoD study finds big vendors flush with cash, but concerns in the supply chain

DoD’s study, published Monday, is its first thorough examination of how its contract policies impact the industrial base since 1985.

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