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Report: Incomplete Data May Affect How DoD Sustain Weapons Software

The Government Accountability Office found problems in how the Department of Defense monitors the costs of sustaining software for the military’s weapons systems, including aircraft, ships, submarines and missiles. In a report issued Monday, GAO said the Pentagon projects to spend an estimated $15B over the next five years for software sustainment. However, the government watchdog found the agency lacks data on the full costs, which could affect how it manages resources.

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Army Updates Rule to Facilitate Sustainment of Software-Based Tools for Cyber Electromagnetic Operations

The U.S. Army has released a revised regulation that seeks to facilitate the reprogramming of software-based systems designed for use in cyber electromagnetic activities, the Army reported Wednesday. Bruce Woodmansee writes the “AR 525-15” would expand the software reprogramming responsibilities of the Army reprogramming analysis team program office. ARAT-PO is …

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