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DoD Selects ARMI to Lead Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Defense Department has chosen Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute Inc. to oversee a tissue biofabrication manufacturing innovation facility in Manchester, New Hamsphire, with up to $294 million in public-private investment. DoD said Wednesday that ARMI will lead the Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing USA Institute as part of continuing efforts to help advance U.S. manufacturing …

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Israel Receives First Two Lockheed-Built F-35s

Israeli defense forces hosted a welcoming ceremony for the arrival of two Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighters Monday at Nevatim Air Base in Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported Monday. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the F-35 aircraft, nicknamed  Adir, will help redefine the country’s deterrence capacity as well as its operational space, …

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Ash Carter: US Plans Return of Land from Northern Okinawa to Japan

Defense Secretary Ash has said the U.S. military will look to give back some land in Okinawa to Japan’s government government within the end of the year, Reuters reported Tuesday. Idrees Ali writes that a senior U.S. defense official said approximately 4,000 hectares of land in Northern Okinawa is planned to be returned to …

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Report: DoD-Wide Electronic Warfare Strategy Ready for Ashton Carter’s Signature

William Conley, deputy director for electronic warfare at the Defense Department‘s acquisition office, has said the first DoD-wide electronic warfare strategy is finished and now headed to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter for his signature, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes Conley told a forum hosted by the Association of Old Crows EW that …

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Pentagon Unveils Website Vulnerability Disclosure Rule, Army’s Cyber Bug Hunting Challenge

The Defense Department has introduced a new policy that seeks to help computer security researchers detect and disclose cyber vulnerabilities in DoD websites and a “bug bounty” challenge that aims to authorize hackers to perform vulnerability identification in the U.S. Army’s networks. “The Vulnerability Disclosure Policy is a ‘see something, say something’ …

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Ashton Carter: Recruitment, Training Key to Future Force Development

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said “building the force of the future” requires recruitment, training and retention of service members as well as provision of healthcare support to uniformed personnel, DoD News reported Thursday. Karen Parrish writes Carter made the remarks Wednesday during his visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. …

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