House Armed Services Committee

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Defense Department’s Replicator program must increase its speed

The Defense Department will need to pick up the pace and look for funding for Replicator if it wants to utilize the innovations and advantages of the program…

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Small tech companies ask Congress for changes to make acquisition easier to navigate

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Gil Cisneros

Cisneros to leave Pentagon in early September after controversial tenure

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(Photo by: Staff Sgt. James Richardson Jr.)Space Force

House Armed Services Committee endorses new management structure for Space Force

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Air Force plans drones with commercially available components

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United States China Unanswered Hotline

Military leaders seek measures to end food insecurity among service members

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U.S. Strategic Command

Defense Department raises rates in effort to hire, retain, child care workers

Military families will see an increase in what they pay for childcare as DoD looks to hire and retain more child care staff.

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Pentagon Austin

Defense officials say a year-long continuing resolution would be ‘The Bad Place’

Many of DoD’s plans and programs will have to wait if the budget goes to a year-long continuing resolution.

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., is interviewed about the Relay, an electric autonomous vehicle, in Fairfax, Va., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that can seat six and drive itself through the region’s notorious traffic.  State and local officials debuted the Relay system Thursday, an all-electric, autonomous vehicle that will provide free shuttle rides back and forth from the Dunn Loring Metrorail stop to the bustling Mosaic District in Fairfax County, Va.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Language to block future Schedule F absent from compromise version of NDAA

Though the compromise version of the 2023 NDAA removes language preventing a revival of Schedule F, the bill includes provisions to expand workers’ compensation for federal firefighters and create an online directory of political appointees.

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