Tag Archives: modernization

DoD Officials Urge Nuclear Modernization/Sustainment for Nat’l & Allied Security

Three Defense Department leaders have testified before the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee that the U.S. needs a nuclear modernization and sustainment strategy to support national and allied security, DoD News reported Thursday. Karen Parrish writes Robert Scher, assistant secretary of defense for strategy, plans and capabilities, said a modernization effort …

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GAO: VA SHould Modernize IT Systems for Interoperability with DoD

The Government Accountability Office has provided recommendations to the Department of Veterans Affairs on how the VA could modernize information technology systems such as its electronic health record to aid in interoperability with the Defense Department. GAO said Wednesday it also suggested the VA develop goals and metrics as a basis to determine what both …

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Gen. Daniel Allyn: Tech Modernization, Cybersecurity Among Army’s Near-Term Priorities

U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn has said the military branch aims to divest its obsolete or redundant systems and modernize equipment of troops, Army Times reported Monday. Michelle Tan writes the Army’s priorities include fielding new active protective systems for ground and aerial vehicles, upgrading its fleet of helicopters and mitigating cyber …

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Karen Dyson: Army FY 2017 Budget Plan Focuses on Military Readiness

Lt. Gen. Karen Dyson, military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army for financial management and comptroller, has outlined the service’s focus on readiness as a priority in its fiscal year 2017 budget plan. The U.S. Army’s approximately $148 billion budget request includes approximately $45.2 billion for operations and …

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