The Army is rushing to develop its new cyber and electronic warfare units, says GAO.
GAO’s Director of defense capabilities and management issues, John Pendleton, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the highlights.
The Air Force’s most high performance jets are also rare birds, as only 187 F-22s were built before the program was curtailed in 2011.
The Navy is implementing new guidance to require protected sleep hours for sailors on ships.
Navy knew it was “accepting risks” at least two years ago when it decided to press ahead with more demanding forward deployments in the Asia-Pacific, despite downward slide of routine maintenance and training.
GAO says the average Military Sealift Command ship is 40-years old, and the Navy has no long-term plan to replace them.
The Defense Department has been trying to get a clear sense from the White House about what it wants and does not want in the overseas contingency operations (OCO) budget. But the last administration’s budget office left those decisions for the new administration. So now what?
The Defense Department has been trying to get a clear sense from the White House about what it wants and does not want in the overseas contingency operations budget. But the last administration’s budget office left those decisions for the new administration. So now what? For more, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turns to John Pendleton, director of defense capabilities at the Government Accountability Office.
The Government Accountability Office is not convinced that getting rid of a 40-year-old fighter jet is as good an idea as the Air Force seems to think.
The Pentagon’s acting inspector general tells Congress budget shortfalls are to blame for delays in investigating whistleblower reprisal claims. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu reports on Pentagon Solutions that the investigations took an average of about 300 days last year — much longer than the guidelines in federal law.