The Defense Department is planning to merge the National Background Investigations Bureau, Defense Security Service and other entities within the Pentagon to form one, new security clearance entity.
Corbin Evans, director of regulatory policy at the National Defense Industrial Association, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some initial impressions from the study.
The report identifies five macro forces that influence 10 risk archetypes, each of which represents a threat to the stability and security of the defense industrial base.
The Army S&T conference showcased new technologies to help soldiers’ performance on and off the battlefield.
On this episode of Women of Washington, Gigi Schumm welcomed Rachel McCaffrey, executive director of Women in Defense for the National Defense Industrial Association.
Several trade industry groups have urged congressional reform to speed up the security clearance process for federal employees and contractors.
It will take more than new technology to create a force of real-life Tony Starks. Improved acquisition is also key.
Stew Magnuson, editor-in-chief of National Defense Magazine, joins host Derrick Dortch on this week’s Fed Access to discuss artificial intelligence, army robotics, hypersonic missiles and other advances in military technology.
A new executive order President Donald Trump issued 11 days ago tells federal agencies to spend the next nine months studying the health of the Defense Industrial Base. The order laments that the U.S. has lost about 2 million manufacturing jobs since 2000, and demands a whole-of-government approach to identify the industrial capacity and supply chains the U.S. needs to maintain national security. Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, president of the National Defense Industrial Association, tells DoD Reporter Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin that NDIA fully supports the study and wants to help.
A group of defense organizations are crying foul over a new rule that cracks down on how companies can portray research funds given to them by the the Pentagon.