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Senate Bill Aims to Define ‘Acts of War’ in Cyberspace

Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) has authored a bill that seeks to encourage the executive branch to identify what cyberspace operations constitute acts of war. The Cyber Act of War Act of 2016 calls on the federal government to “consider the ways in which the effects of a cyberattack may be equivalent to the effects …

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DoD’s Marcel Lettre Calls for Integration Among Intell Agencies, Innovation With Industry

Defense intelligence undersecretary Marcel Lettre has called for intelligence agencies to increase their collaborations with goals that include increased agility and integration, GovExec reported Friday. Charles Clark writes Lettre told agency and industry professionals at a Intelligence and National Security Alliance banquet that he also urges the next administration to standardize the Intelligence Community …

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Raquel Bono: DHA Eyes Increased Patient Satisfaction Through Military Healthcare Transformation Efforts

Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, has said she will prioritize initiatives to implement a modernized electronic healthcare records system and reform the Tricare health plan for U.S. military beneficiaries, Military Times reported Sunday. Patricia Kime writes Bono’s goal since she assumed the director role in November is to increase the agency’s support of …

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John Hale: Commercial Providers Will Operate DISA’s Next milCloud Iteration on DoD Property

John Hale, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s cloud portfolio, has said commercial providers will maintain and operate DISA’s future milCloud 2.0 private cloud platform on Defense Department property with access only available to DoD data and users. Hale told an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association symposium audience that DISA plans to …

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NASA Prepares for Solar Probe, Deep Space Missions With Simulation Chamber

NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center is using a 4-by-8-foot vacuum chamber to test components of a sensor package that will support the planned 2018 Solar Probe Plus mission that aims to send a spacecraft into the sun’s atmosphere. The agency said Tuesday the High Intensity Solar Environment Test system works to simulate extreme conditions in space and subject test …

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Ashton Carter: US Eyes Increased Force in Poland, Baltic States

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said that the U.S. government and its allies look to increase the presence of troops in the Baltic states and in Poland in a bid to counter threats from Russia, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Richard Sisk writes Carter told reporters Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, that the goal is …

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FedScoop: DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar Discusses AI Advancement, Limitations

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Arati Prabhakar told her audience at an Atlantic Council event that artificial intelligence is still in the infancy stage as new technologies emerge, FedScoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes that the research agency invests in the advancement of AI and looks to address its limitations in what Prabhakar refers to as …

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DoD News: Robert Work Talks Defense Cooperation, Russian Activities With Nordic, Baltic Countries

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work discussed defense cooperation and regional threats in a meeting between the U.S. and Nordic and Baltic countries, DoD News reported Tuesday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the meeting focused on defense cooperation, Russian activities in Europe and anti-terrorism efforts against the Islamic State militant group. “Finland has about a 1,500-kilometer border with Russia, so …

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