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Ashton Carter Unveils New DoD Cyber Strategy

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has released a new strategic plan for the Defense Department to secure cyberspace operations and strengthen cybersecurity of weapon systems, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. Jill Aitoro writes the 42-page cyber strategy document calls for the agency to include security standards in military technology acquisition …

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John McCain Calls for Different Requirements to Move UCLASS Program Forward

Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has asked Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to prioritize the Unmanned Carrier Launched Surveillance and Strike program, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday. Colin Clark writes that the program has faced delays over concerns on the balance of requirements in weapons payload size, operational range …

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Pentagon Swears In Defense Secretary Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter took his oath of office Friday as the 25th U.S. defense secretary in a ceremony held at the Pentagon, DoD News reported Friday. Claudette Roulo writes Carter urged Defense Department personnel to seize new approaches for operation, recruitment, acquisition and technology development during his swearing-in event. “America is …

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Bill Moran: DoD to Seek More Info on Proposed Military Compensation, Retirement System

Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran said the Pentagon could ask the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission for more details on its proposals for military retirement and healthcare reforms, the Military Times reported Thursday. He noted that Defense Department officials would like to see the data on which the commission based its proposals before the …

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Ashton Carter, Martin Dempsey Ask Senate Panel for Help to End Sequester

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey visited Capitol Hill this week to discuss the potential impact of sequestration on U.S. military readiness with Senate lawmakers, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes that Carter endorsed President Barack Obama’s request for a higher defense budget for fiscal 2016 …

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