Tag Archives: SCO

Air Force, Strategic Capabilities Office Aim to Develop Cyber Planning Tool Via ‘Project IKE’

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The U.S. Air Force and the Department of Defense’s Strategic Capabilities Office have decided to continue the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s work on a program to provide cyber personnel with a tool to plan and carry out cyber operations, Fifth Domain reported Monday.

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Report: DoD Plans to Move Strategic Capabilities Office to DARPA

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The Department of Defense plans to integrate the strategic capabilities office into the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to centralize more research divisions under Michael Griffin, DoD undersecretary for research and engineering and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, Reuters reported Friday. The SCO oversees the development of technological capabilities against emerging threats.

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Senate Confirms John Gibson, 6 Other Nominees to DoD Leadership Posts

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John Gibson, former deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, has received Senate confirmation to serve as DoD chief management officer, Washington Examiner reported Friday. Gibson will lead the civilian secretaries of all military services and oversee business-focused DoD agencies and field activities in his new role. He previously served as …

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Michael Griffin Backs DoD’s Innovation Hubs as Research & Engineering Undersecretary Nominee

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Michael Griffin, the White House’s nominee for defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has expressed his support to the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental and the Pentagon’s strategic capabilities office during his Senate confirmation hearing, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Griffin, former NASA administrator, told Senate Armed Services Committee members Thursday …

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Jay Gibson to Chair DoD Cloud Adoption Steering Panel

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The Defense Department has restructured a new steering group that will work to accelerate the adoption of cloud platforms and services within DoD, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan wrote in a Thursday memo that Jay Gibson, deputy chief management officer, will chair the cloud executive …

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