Chuck Hagel Stresses Relationships, Capacity-Building with Latin America Partners

Chuck Hagel Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is in Latin America this week to continue his bid to strengthen U.S. military ties with neighbors and persuade allies to upgrade their readiness, ...
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7 Federal Agencies Increased Contract Spending in Fiscal 2013

Seven federal agencies spent more on contracts last year than they did in fiscal 2012, despite a general downward trend due to budget cuts and the draw down of troops in the Middle ...

Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Cloud Security Requirements to be Updated

The General Services Administration has collaborated with the departments of Homeland Security and Defense to update the government-wide FedRAMP cloud security accreditation program, ...

Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Aims to Employ 6K Cyber Professionals By 2016

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday that the Pentagon plans to hire and train more computer experts to bolster the nation’s defenses against growing cyber attacks, the Christian ...
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Robert Hale: DoD’s $5B Cyber Funding Request for Operations Plans

Robert Hale Robert Hale, Defense Department comptroller, said the Pentagon’s $5 billion proposed budget for cybersecurity will be routed to the various components of its cyber operations ...
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Congressional Group Backs Naval Fleet of at Least 11 Nuclear Aircraft Carriers

Buck McKeon The U.S. Navy wants to maintain a fleet of at least 11 nuclear aircraft carriers and 11 members of Congress are backing the request, Military Times reported Tuesday. Christopher ...

DoD Seeks Closer Look at Emerging Clusters in Tech

The Defense Department has started a program to track the emergence of disruptive technologies from around the world, the Military Times reported Wednesday. Ray Locker writes the Technology ...

Report: GovCon Procurement, Cybersecurity Could See Changes in New Defense Policy Bill; Deltek’s Alex Rossino Comments

Procurement reform, cyber security and cloud computing are just some of the main features of a new military policy that government contractors could expect to have an impact, according ...
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Israel Tests Anti-WMD Ballistic Missile Interceptor

MDA photo Israel has tested a ballistic missile interceptor designed to deploy kamikaze satellites that can safely disintegrate any chemical, nuclear or biological warheads, Reuters ...
Elana Broitman

Profile: Elana Broitman, DoD Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy

Elana Broitman Elena Broitman serves as acting deputy assistant secretary for manufacturing and industrial base policy at the Defense Department, where she is responsible for issues ...

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