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Report: White House Management Agenda Cites IT Modernization, Data Use as Transformation Drivers

The White House has released President Donald Trump’s management agenda that aims to modernize the federal government through mission, delivery of public services and stewardship of taxpayer funds, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The president’s management agenda unveiled Tuesday in Kansas City, Missouri, will work to achieve those goals through three drivers …

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Brig. Gen. Stephen Maranian: Army Eyes Long-Range Precision Fires Tech Demo in 2 Years

The U.S. Army plans to demonstrate precision-strike missiles, ramjet projectiles, hypersonics and other technologies under the Long-Range Precision Fires program within the next two years, Defense News reported Tuesday. Brig. Gen. Stephen Maranian, LRPF cross-functional team lead, told the publication in a Monday interview that the service needs to upgrade …

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Report: Senate Approves Kevin McAleenan as CBP Commissioner

The Senate has approved President Donald Trump’s nomination of Kevin McAleenan to lead the U.S. Customs and Border Protection through a 77-19 vote, The Hill reported Monday. McAleenan, who has served as CBP commissioner on an acting basis since January 2017, was nominated for the full-time position in March of last year. He manages approximately 60,000 …

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Brig. Gen. Randy McIntire: Army Plans THAAD-Patriot Systems Integration Within 2 Years

The U.S. Army plans to combine the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system and the Patriot air-and-missile defense platform within two years to facilitate communications between the two equipment and support the development of the service’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, Defense News reported Monday. Brig. Gen. …

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Australian Air Force Declares Initial Operating Capability for Boeing-Built Poseidon Aircraft

The Royal Australian Air Force’s P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft, built by Boeing, has reached initial operating capability status five months ahead of schedule. Australia has received six of 12 P-8As on order to date, RAAF said Tuesday. The Number 11 Squadron operates the delivered units at a military airbase in Edinburgh, South Australia. Marise Payne, …

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