Beth McCormick

DTSA’s Beth McCormick: Defense Department Urges Asian Allies to Protect US Tech Intellectual Property

Beth McCormick Beth McCormick, Defense Technology Security Administration director, said the United States counts on its Asian allies to protect the intellectual property of U.S. ...
cloud

DoD Issues New Commercial Cloud Services Acquisition Rules; Mark Testoni on Policy’s Control Effects

The U.S. Defense Department has amended a policy for the agency’s civilian and military organizations that want to procure cloud services from industry, FedTech magazine reported ...
Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan

Chris Bogdan: Australia, Japan to Host F-35 Maintenance Sites as Pacific Ops Grow

Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan Air Force Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan has said that the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program will open engine maintenance facilities for the aircraft in Australia ...
CBO

CBO Report Urges US Navy to Relook 2015 Shipbuilding Plan

The Congressional Budget Office said the U.S. Navy may need to scale down the inventory requirements under its fiscal year 2015 shipbuilding plan in light of recent budget cuts at the ...
Ellen Pawlikowski

Ellen Pawlikowski Sees 3-D, Drone Tech’s Possible Key Role in Offset Strategy

Ellen Pawlikowski Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski said drone and 3-D printing technologies have the potential to play a large role in helping build the military’s offset strategy to maintain ...
Budget

Senate Passes $560B 2015 Defense Authorization Bill

The Senate has voted to pass the $559.2 billion negotiated version of the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2015, appropriating $495.5 billion for Defense Department base ...
senate

Senate to Vote on FY 2015 Defense Authorization Bill Friday

The Senate has moved forward on the proposed $585 billion defense spending bill and will hold a vote on the legislation Friday, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Ramsey Cox writes ...
Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan

Defense Department Announces F-35 Maintenance Sites in Europe; Christopher Bogdan Comments

Christopher Bogdan The Defense Department has announced various maintenance and upgrade locations for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 joint strike fighter in Europe, DoD said Thursday. Air ...
Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello

Wendy Masiello: DCMA to Form Commercial Pricing Resource Team, Modify Supplier Mgmt Program

Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello The Defense Contract Management Agency plans to form a team that will oversee pricing decisions on commercial items for military procurement in a push to ...
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen: DoD Directive Clarifies CIO Role in Cyber Strategy

Terry Halvorsen The Defense Department has implemented a few changes to the duties and responsibilities of its chief information officer as the department aims to delineate the CIO ...