Press Releases

NSWC Carderock, UDC Ink Education Agreement

NSWC

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division entered into a five-year agreement with the University of the District of Columbia to deliver guidance, research opportunities and internships in the areas of material science, nanotechnology, additive manufacturing and robotics.

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ARCYBER’s Stephen Fogarty on Key Factors to Command-Centric Network Ops

Lt. Gen. Fogarty

Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commander of the U.S. Army Cyber Command (ARCYBER), has said that data security and effective management are key contributors to the efficiency of a command-centric network. According to Fogarty, effective network infrastructure requires a balance between the need for usable data and risk mitigation through zero-trust security concepts.

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House Panel OKs $694.6B Defense Spending Bill for FY 2021

U.S. Capitol

The House Appropriations Committee voted 30-22 to pass a bill on Tuesday to authorize $694.6 billion in fiscal year 2021 funds for the Department of Defense (DoD). The measure reflects a $3.7 billion drop from the president’s budget request and a $1.3 billion increase from the FY 2020 enacted level.

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Alan Shaffer on Pentagon’s Support to Defense Supply Chain During Pandemic

Alan Shaffer

Alan Shaffer, deputy undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense (DoD), said the Pentagon has made contract actions worth nearly $4.5 billion through the Defense Production Act Title III and other assistance programs to support the industrial base during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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