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Harker will perform DoD comptroller duties as McCusker exits

Harker is currently the financial leader of the Navy.

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

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

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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

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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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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…

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DoD innovation chief nominee puts weight behind DIUx, wants to bridge ‘valley of death’

Defense Undersecretary for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin said he wants to focus on how DoD transitions programs from ideas to reality.

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