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NSA Clears Hypori Platform to Manage Classified Mobile Govt Data

The National Security Agency has approved a Hypori cloud environment application to help defense agencies manage and secure mobile information over classified networks. Hypori said Wednesday its Android Cloud Environment client runs on the company’s Virtual Mobile Infrastructure platform and has been placed in the transport layer security apps section …

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John Conger: DoD Willing to Consider BRAC Process Modification

John Conger — acting assistant defense secretary for energy, installations and environment — has said the Defense Department is willing to look into revising its Base Realignment and Closure process to obtain the authorization it seeks from Congress, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. “There were a sufficient number of criticisms …

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Shay Assad: Pentagon Seeks New Commercial Suppliers Through Acquisition Revamp

The Defense Department will revise its defense acquisition policies in a move to attract new commercial suppliers into the weapons market, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes the department will decide whether aerospace components are commercial or in need of military-exclusive cost analysis within 10 days under a new memo. Shay Assad, director …

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Peter Newell, Mike Geertsen: DoD Needs Tech Deployment Changes

Some analysts have called on the Defense Department and its defense industry partners to continue work to improve the deployment of new technologies to keep pace with development, DoD Buzz reported Friday. Michael Hoffman writes the analysts have suggested additional reforms to the acquisition process and Pentagon culture, increased investment in commercial technology and partnerships …

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Douglas Loverro: Pentagon Needs More Funds for Space Defense Programs

Douglas Loverro, deputy assistant defense secretary for space policy, said last week the Defense Department is seeking an additional $5 billion to fund a national security space program in fiscal 2016, DoD News reported Thursday. He told the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee Wednesday that the request “is …

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Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes a Federal Times analysis of FPDS data found that although many non-defense government agencies increased their spending on contracts …

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