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Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt Named Air Force C3I & Networks PEO

Brig. Gen. Michael Schmidt, program executive officer for fighters and bombers at the U.S. Air Force, has been assigned to a new role as the service branch’s PEO for command, control, communications, intelligence and networks, the Defense Department announced Monday. Schmidt has led efforts to develop, field, modernize, produce and sustain …

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Body Armor Testing Improving, Army Says

The Army is implementing recommendations made by the Department of Defense Inspector General to improve testing and performance of soldier-worn body armor, Armed with Science reported Tuesday. In August, the inspector general found the Army improperly tested bullet-blocking plates and could not determine if 5 million plates met safety standards. …

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DoD Report: Testing Not to Blame for Weapons Delays

An independent Defense Department assessment found that weapons system did not significantly slow down the acquisition process, according to a Defense News report this week. The review, which was commissioned by Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ashton Carter undertook a review of 40 major weapons programs that …

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