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Frank Kendall: F-35’s Final Operational Test Likely to Occur in 2018

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Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall has said the F-35 fighter aircraft will likely be ready for a final operational test and evaluation in 2018 at the earliest, Defense News reported Wednesday. Lara Seligman quoted Kendall as saying DoD officials reached consensus on an OT&E timeline after the department reviewed the status of current F-35 operational test …

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Federal News Radio: Navy Eyes Cloud Migration Process Streamlining Strategy

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U.S. Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster has delegated authority to approve requests from naval components to move its systems to cloud-based environments in an effort to streamline approval processes, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the initiative works to “reduce some of the red tape” for the cloud purchase processes for Defense Department. …

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FedRAMP Team Aims to Cut Readiness Assessment Time for Cloud Vendors; William Hamilton, Claudio Belloli Comment

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The Federal Risk Authorization Management Program team seeks to revamp the readiness assessment process for cloud service providers in an effort to help reduce wait times for vendors seeking authorization, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Meredith Somers writes William Hamilton, FedRAMP program manager for operations, and his team currently work …

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NATO Leaders Discuss Readiness Action Plan Implementation Steps

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NATO leaders have agreed to develop a flexible conditions-based plan for the Resolute Support Mission at a military committee meeting in Brussels, the Defense Department said Thursday. Jim Garamone writes Czech army’s Gen. Petr Pavel, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti and Gen. Denis Mercier of the French air force briefed reporters after the military committee meeting. All …

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