In 2020, DISA will assume responsibility for the vast majority of the IT operations in DoD’s “fourth estate,” leading to major transfers of funding and personnel.
The military is already starting to downsize its uniformed medical cadre, but there is no clear plan to replace the 18,000 positions it’s eliminating with civilian providers.
The commander of the nation’s top cyber security agencies — the National Security Agency and the U.S. Cyber Command — will not confirm that he has recommended the two agencies split from one another next year.
President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget would bypass defense funding caps by adding nearly $100 billion to DoD’s wartime spending account.
Air Force secretary Heather Wilson said the service needs 74 additional squadrons in order to meet the missions it’s been assigned under the new national defense strategy.
The 2018 omnibus bill delivers 56 percent plus-up in DoD facility maintenance spending, but it’s not nearly enough to reverse years of underfunding.
The Defense Department rolled out the biggest budget request in its history Monday, seeking $686 billion for fiscal 2019.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.
Just days before the expiration of the latest continuing resolution, Navy officials say the last several years of budgeting-by-CR have already wasted $4 billion.
Roger Zakheim, partner at Covington & Burling LLP, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the National Technology and Industrial Base’s role in promoting and leveraging commercial technology capabilities for the DoD’s mission. October 31, 2017