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Robert Work, Paul Selva: Wargaming to Help DoD Meet Future Security Needs

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has reiterated that a revitalization of the Defense Department‘s wargaming program will facilitate new ideas and technologies that address the changing security environment, DoD News reported Friday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Work and Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, have indicated in a War …

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Gen. Paul Selva: Transcom Monitors Cyber Threats to Logistics Operations

The U.S. Transportation Command has partnered with intelligence and law enforcement agencies to form a joint command-and-control center that works to protect its computer systems and data from cyber threats, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that Transcom Commander Gen. Paul Selva said that his main concern is the potential for the manipulation or destruction of …

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Paul Selva Nominated to Lead Transportation Command

U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva has been nominated by President Barack Obama to lead Transportation Command, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes that if confirmed, Selva would succeed Gen. William Fraser II, who has served as Transcom commander since October 2011. Selva currently serves as head of Air Mobility …

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Space Dev’t Agency Seeking Low-Earth Orbit Satcom Capabilities

The Space Development Agency looks to use rapid acquisition authorities for satellite communications capabilities to establish a low-Earth orbit constellation, Space News reported Tuesday. Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said during a breakfast meeting that the armed forces need “ubiquitous communications” that an LEO constellation can provide.

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James Mattis Creates New Task Force to Secure DoD’s Critical Tech, Data

Defense Secretary James Mattis has formed a new task force that aims to protect the Pentagon’s critical technology, classified data and controlled unclassified information from expropriation and theft. Mattis directs Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to name a director and deputy chief to oversee the Protecting Critical Technology Task Force, according to an Oct. 24 memo obtained by Inside Cybersecurity.

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Rep. Mac Thornberry Seeks More Data on Pentagon’s Space Force Formation Plan

The House Armed Services Committee has asked the Defense Department to provide more data on how it would establish and fund the new “space force,” SpaceNews reported Friday. HASC Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has called on DoD to submit the data by Nov. 16 before the House panel endorses an approach to form the new space-focused service, according to a copy of the Oct. 4 letter obtained by the publication.

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Gen. John Hyten: DoD Leadership Understands Need for Faster Space Procurement Process

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the U.S. Strategic Command, told SpaceNews in an interview posted Wednesday he believes Defense Department leaders such as Michael Griffin, defense undersecretary for research and engineering, and Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan understand the need to accelerate the space procurement process. Hyten and Griffin are …

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