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Navy Lowers NGEN Cost Projections; Shawn Hendricks Comments

The U.S. Navy has reduced the projected $10 billion cost for its Next Generation Enterprise Network contract to between $4.5 and $5.4 billion over five years, Bob Brewin reports on Nextgov. Capt. Shawn Hendricks, NGEN program manager, told reporters on Friday the network will cost between $900 million and $1.07 …

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Teri Takai Says Pentagon Seeking to Grow Info Sharing Pilot

Defense Department officials plan to expand the private-public cyber information sharing pilot program from 37 organizations to 200, Bloomberg reports. Defense Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told Arlington, Va. conference attendees that the Pentagon will seek White House approval within 60 days to add more companies to the two-year old …

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DHS Requests $89M for St. Elizabeths HQ Move

The Department of Homeland Security‘s 2013 budget proposal includes a $33 million increase to continue work on the new St. Elizabeths headquarters project. The $33 million increase would bring the project’s funding to $89 million for 2013, according to the budget document. The agency said the 2013 funds would go …

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Pentagon Handing Cyber Defense Program to DHS

The Department of Homeland Security is now poised to lead a Pentagon cyber defense project, according to a DHS privacy notice issued Friday. The pilot program was launched to test the effects of sharing classified information with defense contractors and their communications providers. Through the pilot, National Security Agency data …

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Stanley McChrystal Named Chair of Siemens Govt Tech Board

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors for Siemens Government Technologies, the company announced Monday. McChrystal served in the Afghanistan command post from 2009-10 prior to his retirement after a 34-year Army career. …

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Congress Boosts NASA’s Funding for Deep Space Exploration

Through the House Appropriations Bill recently signed into law, Congress approved $178 billion for NASA, a $650 million cut from last year, and $924 million less that President Obama requested in February. Despite the overall cut, NASA did see some major increases, particularly in the areas of deep space exploration, as …

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