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Report: Jim Faist, Milan Nikolich Named Directors at DoD’s Research & Engineering Org

The Defense Department has appointed government industry veterans Jim Faist and Milan "Mitch" Nikolich as directors within the newly created research and engineering division, Inside Defense reported Thursday. Faist will oversee hypersonics, autonomy, space and networked command, control and communications areas as director of defense research and engineering for capabilities, a DoD spokeswoman told the publication.

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DoD Splits Acquisition, Tech & Logistics Office Into 2 Orgs

The Defense Department on Thursday officially split the acquisition, technology and logistics office into two new units – defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and undersecretary for research and engineering – as part of reorganization, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan wrote in a Wednesday memo the …

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Air Force, Engility to Audit 100+ C2 Systems for Cyber Vulnerabilities

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with Engility to conduct a cyber risk audit of the service branch’s over 100 command-and-control systems as well as battle situation awareness platforms, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. The military branch previously awarded the company a potential $31 million contract as part of the Defense Department’s efforts to build …

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DoD to Work With Int’l Partners in R&D Info-Sharing, Investment; Alan Schaffer Comments

The Defense Department is exploring a strategy that would enable international partnerships in research and technology development to address concerns on capability gaps and costs, Defense News reported Monday. In a document titled “International S&T Engagement Strategy,” DoD indicates plans to establish searchable databases by leveraging big data technology and to enable partner …

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