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Terry Halvorsen, Frank Kendall: New Guidebook Aims to Help Integrate Cybersecurity into Acquisition


The Defense Department has released a new guidebook that contains practices for integrating cybersecurity into the acquisition lifecycle in an effort to help systems recover from cyber attacks. In a memorandum published Oct. 30, DoD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen and Defense Acquisition Undersecretary Frank Kendall said program managers will …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Reconciled FY 2016 Defense Policy Bill Contains Tech Offset Program, Rapid Innovation Fund Provisions


Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has outlined three provisions on technological innovations in the reconciled bill of the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016. Rossino wrote in a blog post published Oct. 13 that House adopted a Senate provision …

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Scott Davis: Army Ground Mobility Vehicle Program to Move Forward by 2017

Scott Davis

The U.S. Army has lined up a Ground Mobility Vehicle procurement program for fiscal year 2017 as part of the service’s Combat Vehicle Modernization Strategy, Defense News reported Tuesday. Jen Judson writes that Scott Davis, head of combat support and combat service support for the Army, told Defense News the program was approved to proceed …

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Adm. Jonathan Greenert: CR in 2Q FY 2016 to Impact Navy Procurements

Jonathan Greenert

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, has told Defense News the U.S. Navy will have to delay aircraft construction, shipbuilding and other projects if continuing resolutions will continue beyond the first quarter of fiscal year 2016. Greenert said in an interview published Monday the service branch’s other procurement programs will also be …

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