F-35

DoD Plans Comparison Tests for F-35 & A-10 on Close-Air Support Capability

The Defense Department plans to test Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 fighter jet in a close-air support role alongside the A-10 Warthog to determine the jet’s capabilities compared ...
Pentagon

GAO: DoD Lacks Strategy for Weapons Portfolio Management

The Defense Department needs an integrated approach to prioritize, evaluate and finance the department’s weapon procurement initiatives, according to a study by the Government ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall Eyes New Policy for DoD-Industry Dialogue on Independent R&D Projects

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall plans to require contractors to hold technical interchange meetings with the Defense Department before and after they conduct ...
cybersecurity

Daniel Goure: Network Security Consolidation, Automation Key to Defend DoD Cyber Systems

Daniel Goure, a vice president at the Lexington Institute, has offered the Defense Department six cybersecurity strategies to help ward off sophisticated threats to the department’s ...
Gen. Darren McDew

Transcom’s Darren McDew Eyes Continued Readiness to Meet DoD Needs

Gen. Darren McDew Gen. Darren McDew, the new commander of U.S. Transportation Command, believes that the unit can meet the Defense Department‘s deployment and distribution ...
ArmyChopper

Capt. Alexis Carter: Afghan Security Agreement to Cover NATO, US Contractors

NATO and Defense Department contractors and their personnel that are performing contracting work in Afghanistan will need to comply with all the provisions of the Bilateral Security ...
cybersecurity

Pentagon Releases Interim Rule for Network Attack Reports by Defense Contractors

The Defense Department has introduced a new measure that seeks to guide military contractors on when and how to report incidents of data breaches and other network attacks to the agency, ...
Marianne Bailey

Profile: Marianne Bailey, Principal Director in the Defense Department’s Office of Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity

Marianne Bailey Marianne Bailey serves as principal director at the Defense Department‘s office of the deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity and is responsible for ...
Rodney Grandon

Profile: Rodney Grandon, US Air Force Deputy General Counsel for Contractor Responsibility and Conflict Resolution

Rodney Grandon Rodney Grandon serves as deputy general counsel for contractor responsibility and conflict resolution for the U.S. Air Force, with responsibility in giving legal advice ...
David Shear

David Shear: Military Modernization, Resource Demand Could Create APAC Region Instability

David Shear David Shear, assistant defense secretary for Asian-Pacific security affairs, has detailed the U.S. government’s efforts to ensure maritime security in Asia-Pacific, DoD ...