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Defense Department Honors Performance of Four Acquisition Programs; Frank Kendall Comments

The Pentagon has recognized four defense acquisition programs citing the initiatives’ focus on performance and cost savings, DoD News reported Friday. Tyrone Marshall Jr. writes ...
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Mike Howell of ODNI Poses Internet of Things Security Questions for Agencies, Enterprises

Mike Howell, deputy program manager for information sharing in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has called on federal agencies and corporate organizations to understand ...
budget analysis review

NSF: Federal Funding for R&D, Facilities Fell 9% in FY 2013

A recent National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics report has found a 9 percent decline in federal funding for research and development, facilities and related equipment ...
Alan Shaffer

Alan Shaffer: US Should Aim for ‘Enhanced Mutual Reliance’ Through Int’l R&D Collaboration

Alan Shaffer Alan Shaffer, assistant defense secretary for research and engineering — has highlighted the U.S. government’s efforts to collaborate with other countries on research ...
James Winnefeld

Navy Adm. James Winnefeld: DoD to Focus on Ground-based Missile Defense Tech

James Winnefeld Navy Adm. James Winnefeld, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the Defense Department plans to prioritize the provision of funds for the Boeing-led Ground-based ...
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Kenneth Davidson: US Air Force, DARPA Team Up to Develop Scramjet-based Hypersonic Weapon

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a hypersonic weapon based on the Boeing-made X-51 WaveRider scramjet flight demonstrator, ...
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US Naval Research Lab Develops Mini-Drones for Battlefield Surveillance Missions

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory have developed a palm-sized drone, dubbed the Cicada, that can be dropped from a plane to perform military missions in a remote area. The ...
Defense Information Systems Agency DISA

Kimberly Rice: DISA Continues to Expand Unclassified Level Mobile Device Ecosystem

Kimberly Rice, mobility program manager at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said the agency continues to grow the number of mobile devices managed at the unclassified level, ...
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OMB, Treasury Dept Release Standards, Guidance for DATA Act Compliance

The Office of Management and Budget and the Treasury Department have released data standards that will help facilitate the conversion of the U.S. government’s spending data into ...
Dava Newman

Dava Newman Starts Deputy Administrator Role at NASA

Dava Newman Dava Newman assumed the role of deputy administrator at NASA Monday after receiving Senate confirmation in April. Newman was sworn Friday into the position, which has been ...