Ashton Carter

Ash Carter: NATO Must Prepare for Hybrid Cyber Threats

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ash Carter has asked NATO defense ministers to brace for hybrid cyber threats alongside efforts to bolster military preparedness, Stars and Stripes reported ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter: US Eyes Closer Defense Collaboration with India, Vietnam

Ashton Carter The Pentagon has agreed to help India research chemical and biological warfare protection suits and mobile power generators as part of efforts to bolster defense ties ...
Robert Work

Robert Work Speaks to AIA About Defense Innovation

Robert Work U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work highlighted military technology programs, industry collaboration and the defense budget during his speech at an Aerospace Industries ...
William LaPlante

William LaPlante Outlines US Air Force’s Acquisition Priorities

William LaPlante William LaPlante, assistant secretary for acquisition of the U.S. Air Force, has said transparency, communication and agility are among the focus areas of the service’s ...
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David Shear Describes DoD’s Approach to South China Sea Row

David Shear David Shear, assistant defense secretary for Asian and Pacific security affairs, has outlined the Pentagon’s strategies to address maritime disputes in South China Sea, ...
Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten: US Must Prepare for Anti-Satellite Threats

Gen. John Hyten The U.S. Air Force Space Command aims to develop new defensive and offensive methods to counter space warfare systems that could threaten U.S.’ military satellite ...
Pentagon

GAO: Pentagon Competed 58% of FY 2014 Contracts, Task Orders

A new Government Accountability Office report says the Defense Department used competitive procedures for 58.2 percent of the $284.4 billion the Pentagon obligated for contracts ...
Robert Work

Robert Work: Space Infrastructure ‘Central’ to US National Security Efforts

Robert Work Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has called on the government and industry to work together to address challenges facing U.S. space-based operations, DoD News reported ...
Pentagon

Robert Work, Frank Kendall: DoD Aims to Innovate with Commercial Sector Through BBP 3.0

Robert Work The Defense Department is looking to increase the agency’s collaboration with industry under the Better Buying Power 3.0 program in order to capture the latest technologies ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter: DoD Invests in Newer Platforms for US Military’s Pacific Strategy

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the Pentagon’s efforts to build new military platforms will be key as the U.S. pursues a rebalancing strategy in the region, ...