Tag Archives: communication

Jeff Johnson: FirstNet Sets Path Toward National Broadband Network Development

Jeff Johnson, vice chair of the First Responder Network Authority board, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday the agency has implemented initiatives during 2015 to prepare for the construction and implementation of a nationwide public-safety broadband network. He said FirstNet consulted with federal, state, local and tribal government organizations to gather ideas on …

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US Donates 114 Armored Vehicles to Philippines

The U.S. government has donated 114 M113A2 armored vehicles to the Philippines as part of a U.S. military program for excess military equipment, Agence France-Presse reported Thursday. The Philippine army accepted 77 armored personnel carriers Wednesday and will receive the remaining batch of vehicles in January, according to a statement by …

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OMB Wants Public Input on Federal Website Authentication

The Office of Management and Budget is seeking public and private sector comments on its plan to transition federal websites to the secure hypertext transfer protocol for computer network communication, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes the OMB’s draft proposal would require existing and new federal agency web …

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Jonathan Greenert: Communication, Industry Partners, Personnel Involvement Key to Innovation

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says collaborations with researchers and industry and encouragement of new ideas among personnel are ways to drive technology innovation, DoD News reported Sunday. Lisa Ferdinando of the Army News Service writes that Greenert discussed at the Reagan National Defense Forum how the Defense Department can work to …

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GAO: Communication, Performance Goals Key to Improve Fed Labs’ Tech Transfer Clearinghouse

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer to gather feedback from potential private-sector customers on the consortium’s technology transfer clearinghouse initiatives and establish performance metrics for those initiatives. GAO said in a report published earlier this month that FLC should increase both collaboration and communication with federal agency …

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