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Pentagon Updates Electronic Warfare Policies for Military Ops

The Defense Department has moved to integrate electronic warfare into its joint military operations for defense components to share tactics and technologies, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. Kevin McCaney writes Christine Fox, acting deputy defense secretary, has updated DoD’s policy to incorporate electronic warfare into space and cyber operations, navigation applications, …

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Report: Defense Dept Chiefs Seek to Preserve FY 2015 R&D Funds

Top Defense Department leaders want to funds for research and development initiatives in the Pentagon’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget amid plans within the U.S. military to realign funding for other programs, Defense News reported Saturday. Marcus Weisgerber and Zachary Fryer-Biggs write Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel consulted with Alan Shaffer, the Pentagon’s …

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Pentagon Seeks Overseas Partners for R&D Initiatives

The Defense Department wants to partner with other countries and foreign companies in an effort to further the agency’s research and development initiatives, Defense News reported Sunday. Zachary Fryer-Biggs writes DoD is seeking to form the partnerships as U.S. companies have reduced their R&D spending. Alan Shaffer, acting defense undersecretary …

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Pentagon Attempts to Buy Up Book on Afghan War

The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency is attempting to stop a controversial book about the Afghan war from being published in what the agency claims is a matter of national security. Operation Dark Heart was written by former Army Reserve Lt. Col.  and intelligence officer Anthony A. Shaffer, who was stationed …

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