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JAIC thinks AI might solve DoD’s struggles with contract writing systems

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center wants to see if AI algorithms can navigate the Federal Acquisition Regulation and build an RFP themselves.

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DoD wants transformational 2023 budget, but will take some cuts to pay for it

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Lloyd Austin

DoD bringing back advisory groups, excited about innovation steering group potential

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AP Photo/Charles DharapakFILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD shifting readiness priorities from short-term to strategic

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Mask requirements return for federal employees, contractors in light of new guidance

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(U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Nicholas Rau)U.S. service member examines a Manual for Courts-Martial. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Nicholas Rau)

DoD trying to balance changes to sexual assault prosecution without giving up large UCMJ authority

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FILE - In this Jan.23 2018 file photo, a French solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France. Police in Europe and North America have seized servers and data from Islamic State propaganda outlets in a multi-country operation aimed at tracking down radicals and crimping the group's ability to spread its violent message. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler, File)

DoD launches project to quickly shift AI from labs to real-world warfighting

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Pentagon CMMC review aims to address small biz cost concerns, ‘restore trust’ in assessment processes

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(Senior Airman Roslyn Ward/U.S. Air Force via AP)U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon is aerial refueled by a KC-135 “Stratotanker” over the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 as part of an escort mission in support of the B-52 “Stratofortress” deployment. The United States flew strategic bombers over the Persian Gulf on Wednesday for the second time this month, a show of force meant to deter Iran from attacking American or allied targets in the Middle East. (Senior Airman Roslyn Ward/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Air Force will turn its tankers into flying hotspots in first deployment of ABMS

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Federal agencies begin to lift mask requirements for fully-vaccinated employees

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AP/Jose Luis MaganaDeputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, center, arrives at the Pentagon, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

DoD says service members and civilian employees can leave masks at home if vaccinated

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Pentagon says military members and civilian employees can do their jobs without masks, as long as they’re fully vaccinated.

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Biden’s DoD will huddle about how to replace CMO position

Moving quickly on directions from Congress, the Trump Administration dissolved what had been DoD’s third highest-ranking position during its last week…

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

The Pentagon will create a data council to ensure proper data management and literacy.

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