DoD: Military Faces $66B in FY 2015 Procurement, Research Funding Cuts Under Sequester

A new report from the Defense Department says the military would reduce its procurement and research funding by $66 billion in fiscal year 2015 if sequestration cuts remain in place. The ...

US Military Academy Launches Cyber Research Org

The U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. has formed a new organization that will research methods for helping Pentagon organizations to fight cybersecurity threats, Army Times reported ...

Kristyn Jones: Army Seeks to Draw Lessons From Marine Corps Ahead of Audit

The U.S. Army worked to implement information technology systems with controls that auditors believe will work as the branch prepares to go through an audit ahead of its goal to have ...

Mark Bowman: Pentagon Moves Forward With Joint Information Network in Europe

The Defense Department has moved to build joint regional security stacks for its military bases in Europe and aims to complete the architecture by the end of this year, Federal News ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Ray Odierno: Army, Joint Chiefs of Staff Talk Multinational Network Concept

Gen. Ray Odierno U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has introduced a new concept for working with other countries to jointly respond to contingencies, Defense News reported Thursday. Paul ...
Laser Weapon System

Army Looks to Industry to Up Its Investment in Laser Technology with 50-Kilowatt Laser Weapon

The U.S. Army is interested in acquiring a laser weapon with an output power of between 500 watts and 50 kilowatts, as well as the ability to maintain the maximum output power continuously ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Ray Odierno: Downsizing the Army Will Harm its Capabilities

  Gen. Ray Odierno Gen. Raymond Odierno, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, has said more than 450,000 active-duty members are required for the Army to perform its duty in global ...

Pentagon Faces Partial Audit in 2015; James Watkins, Stephen Herrera Comment

The Defense Department is preparing to undergo a partial financial audit in 2015 under a mandate from Congress, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes the move is ...
national guard

Army Wants to Form National Guard Cyber Teams; David Collins Comments

The U.S. Army is considering forming fresh cyber protection teams within the National Guard to work with the U.S. Cyber Command in defending the U.S. against threats, Breaking Defense ...
Maj. Gen. Douglas Robb

Lt. Gen. Douglas Robb: Defense Health Agency Targets 60% in Pharmacy Cost Savings

Maj. Gen. Douglas Robb The Defense Health Agency is set to begin consolidating military healthcare services that previously operate within the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force in an effort ...

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