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Robert Work Calls for Nuclear Deterrent Force Modernization

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has emphasized the significance of having “a strong nuclear deterrent force” amid the nuclear modernization efforts by China, Russia and North Korea, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes Work said in a testimony before the House Armed Services Committee that the capability to maintain such …

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Greg Garcia: Pentagon CIO, DCMO to Offer Transitional Oversight of Joint IT Services Program

Greg Garcia, executive director of the U.S. Army Information Technology Agency, has said the Defense Department chief information officer and deputy chief management officer will oversee the proposed Joint Information Technology Service Provider-Pentagon program until JITSPP reaches full operating capability. JITSPP was proposed after Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work signed a …

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Frank Kendall Urges Defense Acquisition Staff to Help Increase DoD’s Tech Capacity

Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, has encouraged the Defense Department‘s procurement employees to always consider technical and cost factors when they buy technologies, DoD News reported Wednesday. “We can all get better at what we do,” Kendall told nearly 1,000 DoD acquisition staff during a forum …

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Pentagon Wants to Invest in Cruise Missile Threat Detection Tech

The Defense Department wants to upgrade radar technology on the Air National Guard’s F-16 fighters in an effort to protect the U.S. against cruise missile threats, Defense One reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Adm. William Gortney, head of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, filed an urgent operational need request …

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