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OSD Seeks Participants in Tech Demo Program for UAS, WMD Defense

The Office of the Secretary of Defense is seeking potential partners from industry, academia and research and development organizations in government to demonstrate their ideas under the Thunderstorm Technology Demonstration Program for fiscal year 2015. This program will focus on unmanned aerial systems with functions to detect chemical and/or biological weapons of mass destruction and on …

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GAO: DoD Should Re-Examine Joint Basing Goals, Direction, Functions for Consolidation

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department re-examine its program for establishing joint bases due to challenges in consolidating functions identified in a recent survey of 11 joint bases. GAO posted Friday a summary of the survey findings, which called for a review the installation-support functions suitable for consolidation as well as …

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Report: Pentagon Mulls Future of IED Organization

The Defense Department has started to weigh its options on the future of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Defense News reported Monday. Marcus Weisgerber and Joe Gould write the move comes as latest version of the defense authorization bill unveiled last month requires the Pentagon to present an …

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