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Senate Subcommittee Rejects Proposed F-22 Upgrade Cut

The Senate’s defense appropriations subcommittee has rejected a plan by the Air Force to trim $23 million from the branch’s F-22 Increment 3.2B modernization program, Defense News reported Thursday. Aaron Mehta writes the project will add new weapons to Raptor fighter jets and update the fleet’s electronic protection system. The …

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Iron Mountain’s Sue Trombley: Collaboration Key to Digitizing Info as 2019 Deadline Nears

Sue Trombley, managing director of thought leadership at Iron Mountain, believes federal agencies will need to strike up greater collaboration between records managers and information technology professionals to be able to digitize information in time for the government’s 2019 deadline, she writes in an FCW piece published Wednesday. According to Trombley, there …

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Pentagon Report: China Increased Defense Spending to $120B in 2013

China is investing heavily in military modernization as territorial disputes between the country and its neighbors continue, the Pentagon said in its annual report on the Chinese military, Defense News reported Thursday. Christopher Cavas writes that Pentagon’s 96-page document revealed that China’s annual military spending grew 5.7 percent to $119.5 …

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Russia Outlines Six-Year Aerospace Defense Modernization Plan

Russia’s defense ministry plans to restructure the military’s aerospace defense forces organization VKO and develop new weapons against airborne threats by 2020 under a $55 billion modernization program, Defense News reported Sunday. Jaroslaw Adamowski writes that Maj. Gen. Sergei Yagolnikov, a Russian military spokesperson, says thge reorganized unit will have …

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OPM to Refresh Federal Workforce Mgmt Systems; Donna Seymour, Katherine Archuleta Comment

The Office of Personnel Management wants to update information technology systems used to monitor recruitment, training and retirement processes across government agencies, GovExec reported Wednesday. Kellie Lunney writes Katherine Archuleta, OPM director, and Donna Seymour, OPM chief information officer, unveiled the agency’s IT modernization plan in a joint interview with …

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Dan Tangherlini: GSA Gets $9B In FY 2014 Public Infrastructure Funds

General Services Administration chief Dan Tangherlini said Tuesday that the 2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act gives the agency $9.3 billion to build, maintain or repair public facilities. The agnecy plans to spend more than $1 billion for maintenance work on the nation’s 9,000 federal buildings and almost $295 million for updates …

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Chuck Hagel: Pentagon Working to Set Nuclear Upgrade Priorities

The Defense Department is planning to upgrade the U.S. nuclear defense system through a 30-year modernization plan, Reuters reported Thursday. David Alexander writes the government is preparing to modernize its 1970s-class nuclear weapons with new electronic and tail kit guidance components. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Reuters the U.S. must …

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