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 ...
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Report: Afghan Military Spending Grew 557% Over 9 Years

A new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute indicates that 23 countries have doubled their military spending over the last 10 years, Defense One reported ...

House Appropriators Propose $3.9B for VA IT Modernization

House lawmakers haved unveiled a fiscal year 2015 appropriations bill that includes $3.87 billion to update Department of Veteran Affairs‘ information technology systems, FierceGovernmentIT ...
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Gen. Mark Welsh: Budget Reductions Hit Combatant Commands

Gen. Mark Welsh Gen. Mark Welsh, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, has told a House defense subcommittee that he believes budget cuts are harming the combatant commanders’ future capabilities, ...

NIST Asks for $19M in Cyber Physical Systems Research Funding

The National Institute for Standards and Technology has requested $18.8 million in funding for a research initiative intended to address cyber-physical system threats, Fierce Government ...

Rep. Ken Calvert: New Bill Would Cut 115K Civilian Defense Jobs

New legislation being introduced by Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) is proposing to slash more than 115,000 civilian jobs in the Defense Department, Federal Times reported Monday. Andy ...
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Eric Shinseki: VA Seeks to Adopt Commercial Software for EHR Architecture

Eric Shinseki The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking to upgrade its existing electronic health record system as the Defense Department holds a competition to upgrade the Pentagon’s ...

William Shelton: Air Force Mulls Space Surveillance Program Revamp

The U.S. Air Force is considering plans to partner with companies and foreign nations on satellite-based surveillance projects as the branch works to manage budget limitations, Reuters ...

Pentagon Details $2.45B UAV Spending Plan for FY 2015

The Defense Department is seeking $2.45 billion in fiscal year 2015 funds for unmanned aerial vehicle acquisition and research, 15.8 percent greater than the fiscal 2014 UAV budget, ...

Pentagon Seeks $6B in FY 2015 C4I Funding

The Defense Department has proposed $6 billion in fiscal year 2015 funding for command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence systems, Military & Aerospace Electronics ...

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