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An update on the NDAA

Jon Etherton, president of Etherton and Associates, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss eCommerce, supply chain security and…

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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Erwin MicianoPHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 17, 2018) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leads a formation of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 ships as U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft and U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets pass overhead for a photo exercise during Valiant Shield 2018. The biennial, U.S. only, field-training exercise focuses on integration of joint training among the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

Tech accelerator will manage prototyping by nontraditional defense companies

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New government contracting center aims to fill independent research, education void

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In military services, new push from the top toward open systems architectures

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John Richardson

Navy’s weakness lies in delivering innovative products fast, CNO says

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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2017, file photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, F-35B stealth fighter jets and South Korean F-15K fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula during a joint drills. U.S. President Donald Trump promised to end “war games” with South Korea, calling them provocative, after meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12, 2018. His announcement appeared to catch both South Korea and the Pentagon by surprise. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP, File)

Air Force creating prototype consortium, and other new ventures at DoD

The Air Force is continuing the trend of other transactional authorities to speed up the procurement process, says Bloomberg Government Senior Defense…

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In Data Center Two Military Men Work with Open Server Rack Cabinet. One Holds Military Edition Laptop.

Army creates new OTA relationship to make goal of 30-day cyber procurements

The Army is trying to stay on the cusp of defensive cyber technology by using a consortium of companies.

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The state of procurement in 2018

Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of procurement in 2018. July 24, 2018

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