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Jamie Morin Appointed Pentagon Cost Assessment Lead

Jamie Morin, the U.S. Air Force’s chief financial officer, has been nominated to lead the Defense Department office responsible for estimating how much weapons programs cost following the retirement of Christine Fox in June, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes that if confirmed by the Senate, Morin would likely play a key …

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MDA Records Two Intercepts in Pacific Missile Test

The Missile Defense Agency intercepted two medium-range ballistic missile targets during a missile defense flight test near the U.S. Army’s Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site and surrounding areas in the western Pacific. MDA sought to evaluate how the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense and Terminal High Altitude Area Defense weapon systems function …

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Air Force Looks to Disaggregation for Future Space Requirements

The U.S. Air Force Space Command wants to adopt the disaggregation approach of developing space technologies in an attempt to address future security and communication requirements, DOD Live reported Thursday. Jessica Tozer writes the AFSC recently issued the Resiliency and Disaggregated Space Architectures white paper that provided details of what …

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Report: 6K Defense Dept Layoffs Possible Under FY 2014 Cuts

The Defense Department could start to lay off 6,272 civilian workers in October if sequestration cuts continue into the next fiscal year, Bloomberg News reported Friday. Tony Capaccio writes the news service obtained an internal planning document dated Aug. 1 with a “Draft/Pre-Decisional” stamp, indicating the department has not made …

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