Tag Archives: logistics

Gen. John Hyten on Plans to Release New Joint Requirements for Data Management

Gen. John Hyten

Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said he plans to introduce new joint requirements for managing data by the end of the year. He said he intends for the joint requirements to address priorities in the areas of all domain command and control and logistics for joint fires.

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Army Futures Command to Develop Electric Powered Vehicles; LTG Eric Wesley Quoted

LTG Eric Wesley

Army Futures Command (AFC) has approved the development of electric powered tactical and combat vehicles by the Maneuver Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate. The directorate will begin drafting a requirements document for Tactical and Combat Vehicle Electrification (TaCVE) and will host an industry day to share electrification initiatives with industry.

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Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider: Space Force Should Work With Industry to Advance Tech Roadmap

MG Kimberly Crider

Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider, acting chief technology and innovation officer for the U.S. Space Force, said the service is set to publish its 2020 science and technology roadmap and recognizes the need to work with industry to bring that plan to fruition.

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Akima Logistics Services Secures $365M IDIQ Contract from USAF to Provide Logistics Support; Scott Rauer Quoted

Scott Rauer

Akima has announced that its subsidiary, Akima Logistics Services, has been awarded a potential ten-year, $365 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide C-21 aircraft contractor logistics support services at a variety of Air Force bases globally, the company reported on Tuesday

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Rep. Mac Thornberry to Request $6B in FY 2021 for Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative

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Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, plans to propose the creation of a new fund to fight Chinese activities in the Indio-Pacific region, Defense News reported Thursday. Thornberry intends to request $6.09 billion in fiscal 2021 funds to establish an Indo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative.

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DoD Announces RPP for Smart Warehouse 5G Development; Joseph Dyer Quoted

The US Department of Defense (DoD) unveiled a new Request for Prototype Proposal (RPP) calling for industry input on 5G technology development related to a Smart Warehouse testbed, network enhancements and applications at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia, the department announced on Thursday.

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