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Samsung, Apple Receive DoD Clearances for Mobile Devices

Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. have secured approval from the U.S. Defense Department to deploy their mobile device brands for government-wide use, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Will Connors writes the DoD could release two separate security clearances for Samsung’s Galaxy-branded smartphones and Apple’s iPhones and iPads in …

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Chuck Hagel Aims to Keep Furloughs Consistent

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has responded to calls from House lawmakers to implement civilian furloughs on a merit basis by saying consistency and fairness will be the measure for the unpaid leave, GovExec reports. Kedar Pavgi writes Hagel sent a letter to the lawmakers April 26 and said national security …

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Report: US Concerned Over UK’s Defense Acquisition Outsourcing Plan

The U.K. Ministry of Defense is considering outsourcing its procurement and support operations management as part of efforts to revamp its defense equipment and support operation, which manages nearly $21.4 billion in acquisitions per year, Defense News reported Monday. According to the report, the U.S. Defense Department believes the U.K.’s …

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Cybersecurity Budgets, Spending Feature on ExecutiveGov

Many government agencies have prepared their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2014 even as they must deal with the cuts under sequestration and the need to optimize their resources to meet their missions. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for the latest news on the public sector and its thought leaders, honed …

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Ashton Carter Wins Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award

Ashton Carter, deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has won the 2013 Ronald Reagan Missile Defense Award for his works to advance missile capabilities in defense of the United States. Missile Defense Agency director James Syring and Strategic Defense Initiative Organization former director and 2004 Reagan awardee James Abrahamson handed …

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US, Australia Sign Pact to Share Space Data; Robert Kehler Comments

The U.S. Defense Department has signed an agreement with its counterpart in Australia to share space situational awareness data, where the two countries will work together on launch support and to plan maneuvers. This agreement represents the first government-to-government memorandum that allows the parties to share advanced space situational awareness …

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