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From fighters to carriers to submarines, the Navy wants to network its weapons systems so their warfighting capability is greater than the sum of its parts. That task falls to Rear Adm. Michael Manazir, who was appointed just last week as the deputy chief of naval operations for warfare systems. Before that, he was director of the Navy’s Air Warfare Division. Manazir spoke on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu at the Sea Air Space expo at the Gaylord National Convention Center, in National Harbor, Maryland.
The Government Accountability Office wants DoD to declare the update of the F-35 a separate acquisition program for transparency and accountability reasons. Michael Sullivan, GAO's Director for Defense Weapons System Acquisitions detailed that rationale on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
On this week's edition of Bgov's Capital Impact show, host Allen Scott looks at the Air Force's budget problems and the effect of sequestration on weapons systems.
Monday we brought you Defense Secretary Gates’s news conference outlining big changes to the FY2010 budget at DoD. Many of those changes were suggested to the House Armed Services Committee just last Friday by William…