The Defense Department needs to find better ways to attract and retain nuclear forces in addition to funding nuclear modernization, according to U.S. Strategic Command’s leader Adm. Cecil Haney.
Navy officials told lawmakers facilities sustainment cuts have hurt personnel services and building modernization efforts.
The new DoD policy creates specialists to oversee IT, construction and medical services that work closely with department components.
The Defense Department’s advanced research agency is looking for technologies that fit third offset plans.
The Pentagon bolsters its plea for $1 trillion in nuclear modernization funds as the weapons age and funding is limited.
The Defense Department will not be releasing a Better Buying Power 4.0 and will instead focus on policies from the past five years, which the under secretary for acquisition, technology and logistics said have been working.
Defense companies have spent a low percentage of their own funds on research and development, creating what some say is an innovation problem.
The Defense Department released the first cybersecurity guidebook to implement a governmentwide risk management framework.
The Air Force is working on a rapid acquisition model that will be more conducive to open architectures.
Analysts say it is unlikely Congress will rebuff President Obama if he decides to veto the defense authorization bill, which passed the Senate Oct. 7.