National Defense Industrial Association

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Industry presses for more time on cyber EO’s software transparency initiative

Industry is concerned about an initiative under President Biden’s executive order that could lead to requirements for a “software bill of materials.”

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DoD wants to pay more attention to weapon sustainment, seeing successes in new acquisition polices

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Focus on military families, defense strategy changes likely coming under Biden administration

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Space Force to require all of its employees to be digitally fluent

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502nd Air Base Wing Public Affai/Sarayuth PinthongU.S. Air Force basic military training trainees are issued

personal computers during in-processing as part of a pilot test under a

Cooperative Research and Development Agreement partnership at Joint Base San

Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Dec. 11, 2019. The computers replace all hard copy

textbooks BMT trainees currently use with the intent to help BMT assess

learning outcomes, value and return on investment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sarayuth Pinthong)

DoD overhauling training systems, creating central repository

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Mark Warner

Senators join industry groups asking for extension of contractor pay provision

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FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Army soldiers hone their long-distance marksmanship skills as they train at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. The soldiers are members of the Army's new Security Force Assistance Brigade. The Army, for the first time, will send soldiers from one of it's new training brigades to Africa in the coming weeks, expanding the use of the new specialized units as the Pentagon looks at possible troop cuts on the continent. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

DIU showed significant strides in 2019 after further entrenching itself in DoD

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Jenn Brewer, David Klein

Military medical facilities move to get more doctors in front of the coronavirus fight

In today’s Federal Newscast, military medical facilities are postponing all elective surgeries, invasive procedures and dental procedures due to the response…

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President Donald Trump takes questions during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Pressure mounting for White House to address contractor concerns during coronavirus pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contractor associations wrote separate letters to the White House and lawmakers asking for more guidance for how industry…

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Wes Hallman, NDIA's Senior VP for Strategy and Policy. Hawk Carlisle, President and CEO of NDIA.

The Defense Industrial Base has some glaring flaws

For the first time ever, the National Defense Industrial Association, along with help from the data analytics firm Govini, took a look at the health of the Defense Industrial Base.

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