Ashton Carter

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Ashton Carter The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Ashton Carter as the country’s next defense secretary in the same week that Congress received an authorization request from ...
Katrina McFarland

Katrina McFarland Outlines Pentagon’s Tech Goals

Katrina McFarland Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has outlined the Defense Department’s technology goals amid an environment of budget uncertainty ...
cyber

President Obama Wants to Pump $14B into Cybersecurity Programs

President Barack Obama is seeking $14 billion in funding to bolster the U.S. government’s cybersecurity efforts under the fiscal year 2016 budget plan, Reuters reported Monday. Alina ...
Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan

Chris Bogdan: Pentagon Expects Lockheed to Deliver 36 F-35 Jets by Year’s End

Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan The Pentagon expects Lockheed Martin to complete the delivery of 36 F-35 fighter jets by the end of 2014, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes Air ...
CBO

CBO Report Urges US Navy to Relook 2015 Shipbuilding Plan

The Congressional Budget Office said the U.S. Navy may need to scale down the inventory requirements under its fiscal year 2015 shipbuilding plan in light of recent budget cuts at the ...
Ellen Pawlikowski

Ellen Pawlikowski Sees 3-D, Drone Tech’s Possible Key Role in Offset Strategy

Ellen Pawlikowski Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski said drone and 3-D printing technologies have the potential to play a large role in helping build the military’s offset strategy to maintain ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter Officially Unveiled as Defense Secretary Nominee

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter pledged Friday to be “candid” in the strategic and military advice to President Barack Obama if he is confirmed by ...
army stock photo

DoD, Council of Governors Discuss Sequestration, Fiscal Initiatives, Apache Plans

The Defense Department and the Council of Governors discussed sequestration, fiscal initiatives and military consolidation plans at a conference call of representatives this week. Pentagon ...
Ashton Carter

CNN: Ashton Carter the Lead Defense Secretary Candidate

Ashton Carter According to a report by CNN, former Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is the lead candidate to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary and will receive the nod ...
Pentagon

Analysts: Pentagon to Continue Tech Reforms After Chuck Hagel’s Departure

The Defense Department will likely continue its technology innovation program and start new initiatives after Secretary Chuck Hagel departs the Pentagon, Defense News reported ...