Tag Archives: Defense Department

Rob Carey: Cyber Tech a “Game Changer” for Public Sector

Rob Carey, formerly principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department, believes that government agencies must continue investing in cybersecurity and information assurance as the threat landscape gets more complex, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes that Carey witnessed how information technology has evolved and played a …

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Defense Department Awards Universities $39.9M in Research Equipment

The Defense Department has picked 149 university researchers to receive $39.9 million combined in research equipment funding. The Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research and Air Force Office of Scientific Research will grant the awards through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program, DoD said Wednesday. The DoD intends for …

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DoD’s Edward Thomas Morehouse: Energy Critical to Defense Missions

A Defense Department official has told a Senate hearing that energy plays a critical role in defense operations, American Forces Press Service reported Tuesday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Edward Thomas Morehouse Jr., principal deputy assistant defense secretary for operational energy plans and programs, outlined the department’s energy costs and funding …

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House Passes $600B 2015 Defense Budget

The House has moved to pass a more than $600 billion defense budget proposal for the fiscal year 2015, Defense News reported Thursday. John Bennett writes the chamber voted 385-98 to approve $495.8 billion in base Pentagon spending and $79.4 billion for overseas contingency operations under the 2015 National Defense …

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