Michael Griffin

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2017, file photo, American soldiers wait on the tarmac in Logar province, Afghanistan. The withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is leaving intelligence agencies scrambling for other ways to monitor and stop terrorists. They’ll have to depend more on technology and their allies in Afghan government — even as it faces an increasingly uncertain future once U.S. and NATO forces depart. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Where does waste, fraud and abuse in the military stand after Afghanistan?

A new report says defense companies are reaping the benefits from building an ever-growing military system.

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkNavy

Harker will perform DoD comptroller duties as McCusker exits

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Getty Images/Ingram Publishing/Ingram PublishingHigh angle view of business executives walking through a revolving door

DoD’s two top research officials announce departure

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JEDI

Congress charges IARPA with creating prize challenges for 5G, deepfake detection

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Defense Undersecretary for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin

Top DoD scientist sets up task forces to look at industrial base, infrastructure

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fail fast

DoD doesn’t want to end up like Theranos, so it’s being cautious about ‘fail fast’

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United States Military Academy cadet Dylan Hyde watches data on a computer at the Cyber Research Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. The West Point cadets are fending off cyber attacks this week as part of an exercise involving all the service academies. The annual Cyber Defense Exercise requires teams from the five service academies to create computer networks that can withstand attacks from the National Security Agency and the Department of Defense. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New innovation awards get DoD, industry and academia in the same room

The Defense Department is piloting new awards for basic research that pair universities with industry.

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(DoD/Jhi Scott)Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Guenther, right, of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, explains the Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle concept to then-Strategic Capabilities Office Director William Roper, left, using a small-scale model at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland on Jan. 10, 2017.

Why is a House panel trying to get rid of one of DoD’s most successful offices?

A House subcommittee wants to axe the Strategic Capabilities Office, but why?

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Jeff Sessions

Justice Department sets up new Cyber-Digital Task Force

In today’s Federal Newscast, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is forming a Cyber-Digital Task Force to make recommendations on policy and process changes across the Justice Department.

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