research and development RD

DoD’s Adele Ratcliff: Photonics is Focus of New Public-Private Manufacturing Collaboration

The U.S. Defense Department will launch a new program that aims to establish a photonics manufacturing technology center through a partnership between the government and industry, DoD ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: DoD’s Pacific Pivot to Move Forward Regardless of Budget

Robert Work Bob Work, deputy defense secretary, said Tuesday the Pentagon will continue its military rebalance toward Asia regardless of the department’s current level of budget, ...
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen: DoD Seeks to Expand Mobility Options for Military Personnel

Terry Halvorsen The Pentagon aims to implement mobile devices that would run on the military’s classified and unclassified networks, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday. Amber ...
Mary-Ann-Rockey

Mary Ann Rockey: DoD Working to Merge Legacy Data Into New Military EHR System

The Defense Department has started laying the groundwork to make data in its existing health information systems interoperable with the agency’s future electronic health records ...
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen: Consolidating Databases Could Save Pentagon Up to $20B

Terry Halvorsen Terry Halvorsen, acting Defense Department chief information officer, estimates that the agency could save as much as $20 billion by merging its database systems into ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall: DoD to Gather Feedback on New Military Tech Acquisition Guidance

Frank Kendall The Pentagon’s acquisition chief has released a white paper outlining how the department intends to revamp the way it collaborates with industry on research and ...
Pentagon

David Hassell Appointed Deputy Asst Secretary for Chemical, Biological Defense

Dr. David C. Hassell has joined the Senior Executive Service and will serve as the Pentagon’s deputy assistant secretary for chemical and biological defense, Defense Secretary ...
Health

Col. Michael Kozar: Pentagon Joins Fight Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria

The Defense Department invests more than $40 million a year in medical research programs that aim to develop vaccines or drugs for treating antibiotic-resistant infections, Military ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall Implements Policy Changes for Competitive Defense Procurements

Frank Kendall Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall has sent a memo to defense agency leaders on Friday to inform them of changes in competitive solicitation requirements, Federal ...
Chuck Hagel

Chuck Hagel Officially Welcomes 4 Senior Pentagon Leaders

Chuck H The Defense Department held a ceremony Monday to celebrate the addition of Michael McCord, Jessica Wright, Jamie Morin and Christine Wormuth to the agency’s senior leadership ...