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Michael Griffin Backs DoD’s Innovation Hubs as Research & Engineering Undersecretary Nominee

Michael Griffin, the White House’s nominee for defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has expressed his support to the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental and the Pentagon’s strategic capabilities office during his Senate confirmation hearing, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Griffin, former NASA administrator, told Senate Armed Services Committee members Thursday …

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Congress OKs 4-Week Stopgap Spending Measure

Congress on Thursday passed another continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown and keep federal agencies open through Jan. 19, The Hill reported Thursday. The Senate approved the stopgap funding measure by a 66-32 vote hours after the House voted 231-188 to clear the bill. The new CR came a …

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Ellen Lord: NDAAs Help Pentagon Accelerate Procurement, Modernization Efforts

Defense Department acquisition chief Ellen Lord has said defense policy bills enacted over the past two fiscal years have helped DoD to cut through the “red tape” that affected its acquisition and modernization efforts. The U.S. Air Force reported Thursday she told Senate Armed Services Committee members that NDAAs have “provided the direction and …

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