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Frank Kendall: International Clients Still Look to U.S. Defense Industry

The U.S. defense industry and Defense Department are shifting their focus toward pursuing business with international customers amid declining budgets and weak domestic demand, Defense News reported Saturday. Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary of acquisition, technology and logistics, said global clients remain dependent on the U.S. to produce defense products for …

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DIA Seeks New CIO

The Defense Department has posted a notice on a federal job opportunity under the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service as chief information officer at the Defense Intelligence Agency. In the notice posted Jun. 23 at the USAJOBS.gov website, DIA indicated that the successful candidate will be based out of Washington, D.C., and possess a …

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Cyber Command Leads Exercise to Test Interagency Cybersecurity Coordination; Michael Rogers Comments

The U.S. Cyber Command recently concluded the Cyber Guard 14-1 exercise in partnership with government, academia and industry to demonstrate operational coordination and information sharing between agencies in performing measures against domestic cyber incidents. According to a Cybercom news release posted Thursday on the Defense Department website, participants used simulations of critical infrastructure networks to exercise …

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Rep. Rob Wittman: Pentagon Should Shift War Funds into Base Budget

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness subcommittee, has asked the Defense Department to transition its war funding to its baseline budget, Defense News reported Tuesday. Marcus Weisgerber writes that Wittman wants the Pentagon’s $58.6 billion overseas contingency operations budget for fiscal year 2015 to be converted into base …

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