Michael Vickers

Michael Vickers: ‘Cybersecurity a Job for Everybody’

Michael Vickers Michael Vickers, the Defense Department‘s undersecretary for intelligence, has said defense of military networks requires partnerships between the government ...
budget analysis review

CBO: Defense Department’s Base Budget Rose 31% from 2000 to 2014

The Defense Department‘s base budget increased to $502 billion in fiscal year 2014 from $384 billion in FY 2000. The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday the inflation-adjusted ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno to Ask Congress for Budget Relief

Gen. Ray Odierno Gen. Ray Odierno, U.S. Army chief of staff, plans to discuss current world events with Congress and ask legislators for budget relief as the Army responds to global ...
Marion Blakey

AIA’s Marion Blakey Presses Congress for Omnibus Bill

Marion Blakey Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has called on congressional leaders to prevent the passage of another stopgap funding measure ...
budget analysis review

Frank Kendall, Deborah Lee James Seek Focus on Defense Acquisition Efficiency

Deborah Lee James Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall have highlighted their focus on building efficiencies into the military’s ...
Adm. Jonathan Greenert

Jonathan Greenert: Navy Awaits Decision on Combat Ship Designs, Electronic Attack Planes

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Adm. Jonathan Greenert has said the U.S. Navy is examining some defense procurement programs as it prepares its budget request for fiscal year 2016, Reuters ...
Elissa Slotkin

Elissa Slotkin to Be Nominated Asst. Defense Secretary for Int’l Security Affairs

Elissa Slotkin Elissa Slotkin, principal deputy assistant defense secretary for international security affairs, will be nominated as assistant secretary of the same office within ...
Adm. Jonathan Greenert

Jonathan Greenert: Communication, Industry Partners, Personnel Involvement Key to Innovation

Adm. Jonathan Greenert Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says collaborations with researchers and industry and encouragement of new ideas among personnel are ways ...
A-10

Report: John McCain-Led Group to Back A-10 Fleet Retention

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), potential chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is leading a group of lawmakers that have pledged their support for the A-10 Warthog aircraft ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: DoD Needs Budget Certainty to Ensure Readiness, Tech Dominance

Robert Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has called for an end to what he says is budget uncertainty across defense programs as the U.S. faces global combat and technological ...