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 ...
Sandia National Laboratories

DOE Plans New Contract for Sandia Nat’l Labs Operations

The Energy Department has released a new procurement request for the management and operations of the Sandia National Laboratories before Lockheed Martin‘s contract to run ...
Mary Davie

Mary Davie: GSA Adds New Schedule 70 Cloud Special Item Number

Mary Davie The General Services Administration has assigned a single special item number for cloud service offerings on the agency’s Information Technology Schedule 70 federal ...
cyber

USMC Col. Gregory Breazile Calls for Cyber Tech Acquisition Strategy Revamp

Col. Gregory Breazile, director of the U.S. Marine Corps‘ cyber and electronic warfare integration division, has said USMC needs to modify cyber warfare training and technology ...
Shay Assad

Shay Assad: Pentagon Seeks New Commercial Suppliers Through Acquisition Revamp

Shay Assad The Defense Department will revise its defense acquisition policies in a move to attract new commercial suppliers into the weapons market, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea ...
acquisition policy

Navy to Integrate Commercial Tech into Networks; Dan DelGrosso, Paul Ghyzel Comment

The U.S. Navy plans to consolidate commercial technologies into the service’s networks while retaining existing federal acquisition rules in a move to accelerate the information technology ...