Defense Information Systems Agency DISA

DISA Unveils Classified Comm Kits for Pentagon Mobile Users; Army Maj. Joy Thomas Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has introduced a range of portable communication kits designed to allow mobile users across the Defense Department to place classified voice and ...
David Cotton

David Cotton: Defense Department Develops New Cyber Practices Assessment Approach

David Cotton David Cotton, deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Defense Department, has disclosed the agency’s new approach to evaluating the basic ...
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 ...
Covert Autonomous Disposable Aircraft

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, ...
Sen. John McCain

John McCain: SASC’s DoD Spending Bill Tackles Military HR, Procurement Reforms

Sen. John McCain A Senate Armed Services Committee aide has said the panel’s fiscal 2016 defense policy blueprint could reach a floor vote in June, The Hill newspaper reported ...
GAO

GAO Releases Findings on Study of USAF’s Undefinitized Contract Actions

The Government Accountability Office has released a report of its findings on the U.S. Air Force‘s practices on awarding and reporting undefinitized contract actions to the ...
ArmyChopper

Raymond Gamache: Naval Research Lab Could Deploy New Body Armor in 2016

Raymond Gamache, a lead scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory, has said the lab could deploy a new body armor for soldiers in 2016 after two years of development, DoD News reported ...