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Army’s push for augmented reality goggles might extend to dogs, too

The Army Research Office is working on augmented reality goggles, radio communications for dogs who are already trained to sniff out explosives and landmines.

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Survey shows widening cracks in service member mental health and benefits issues during COVID

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Comparing Biden and Trump on defense issues as election nears

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Extended stop move order starting to impact military finances, childcare

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, aerial file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington.  The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested what it called a flawed bidding process. U.S. government lawyers said in a court filing this week of March 13, 2020  that the Defense Department “wishes to reconsider its award decision” and take another look at how it evaluated technical aspects of the companies' proposals to run the $10 billion computing project. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon to use Defense Production Act for $133 million in N95 masks

The Pentagon plans to announce new contracts under the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic supply of critical N95 respirators over the next…

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Virginia lawmaker asks presidential candidates for plans to reinvigorate federal service

In today’s Federal Newscast, in an open letter to the Democratic candidates for president, Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) asked them how they plan to rebuild…

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CISA gets big budget boost in spending bill

In today’s Federal Newscast, if the fiscal 2020 budget deal gets signed into law, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will receive $2 billion, $334 million more than it received in 2019.

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