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Frank Kendall: DoD Likely to Establish 3rd Outpost for Defense Innovation Hub

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said the Defense Department aims to open a third outpost for the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental organization in the next few months, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes Austin, Texas, could be a possible location for the third DIUx office after Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited an innovation hub there in …

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Defense News: US, India to Ink Logistics Exchange Agreement

India and the U.S. will sign a memorandum of agreement meant to provide both countries access to each other’s supplies and services, Defense News reported Tuesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement will be signed during the visit of Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar to the U.S. in late August. …

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Pentagon Updates Defense Intell Collection, Dissemination Guidelines

The Defense Department has updated its manual of procedures on how intelligence community personnel should gather, store or disseminate information about U.S. individuals and businesses, DoD News reported Wednesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter approved the updated “Procedures Governing the Conduct of DoD Intelligence Activities” in accordance with Executive …

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Gen. John Paxton Retires as Marine Corps Assistant Commandant

Marine Corps Gen. John Paxton Jr. has retired from his position as assistant commandant of the service branch after 42 years in military service. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Robert Neller, Marine Corps commandant, attended a ceremony Thursday at the Marine Barracks Washington to recognize Paxton’s accomplishments during his military …

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DoD Opens DIUx 2.0 Facility to Increase Collaboration With Tech Industry

The Defense Department has unveiled its new Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental office in Boston as part of efforts to increase DoD’s connections with the innovation community and accelerate integration of new technology into military operations. DoD said Tuesday it established the DUIx 2.0 facility to complement the first outpost the department opened in Silicon Valley last year. “Over …

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