japan

Japan’s Defense Budget Plan Includes Procurement of US-Made Aircraft, Weapons

The Japanese defense ministry requested a $42.38 billion budget for its next fiscal year that will start in April, a 2.2 percent increase from the agency’s current funding levels, ...
Jonathan Greenert

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 ...
Mary Davie

Mary Davie: Federal Agencies Increased Purchases Under GSA’s Networx GWAC Program By 8%

Mary Davie Federal agencies collectively bought more than $820 million in telecommunication services from industry during fiscal 2015’s first half through the General Services ...
cybersecurity

OMB Seeks Comments on Draft Federal Data Security Guidance

The Office of Management and Budget will collect public comments on the agency’s draft guide for how to manage cybersecurity requirements in federal acquisition processes. OMB ...
satellite

GAO: DoD’s Satcom Acquisition Strategy Needs Improvement

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Defense Department to develop a new framework to manage its process of buying satellite communication services from industry. DoD’s ...
Frank Kendall

Frank Kendall Urges Defense Acquisition Staff to Help Increase DoD’s Tech Capacity

Frank Kendall Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, has encouraged the Defense Department‘s procurement employees to always consider ...
Claire Grady

Claire Grady Appointed DoD Procurement, Acquisition Policy Director

Claire Grady Claire Grady, former deputy assistant commandant for acquisition and director of acquisition services for the U.S. Coast Guard, has been appointed to the role of director ...
MissileDefense

Vice Adm. Terry Benedict: Navy, Air Force Eye Common Ballistic Missile Acquisition Strategy

The U.S. Navy wants to collaborate with the U.S. Air Force to find a commonality in the military branches’ plans to modernize their nuclear-armed missile systems, Breaking Defense ...
Shay Assad

DCMA to Open More Commercial Services Centers; Shay Assad Comments

Shay Assad The Defense Contract Management Agency plans to open additional centers where military customers will be able to buy commercial services, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Gen. Ray Odierno: Army Eyes New Combat Vehicle Development Programs

Gen. Ray Odierno Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has said the military branch is looking to build four types of ground combat vehicle over the next two years, Breaking Defense ...