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Boeing Wins $2B USAF Contract to Deliver KC-46A Tankers

KC-46A Tankers

Boeing has been awarded a $2.1 billion contract to deliver 15 KC-46A tankers to the U.S. Air Force. With the award, the U.S. Air Force will expand its fleet of aircraft, which will help enable the integrated digital battlespace. “The KC-46’s adaptability is going to be a game-changer for the U.S. Air Force,” said Jamie Burgess, Boeing KC-46 tanker vice president and program manager. 

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DoD Improves Command-Centric Operational Framework; Paul Fredenburgh Quoted

Command-Centric

The Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DoDIN) has improved at implementing its command-centric operational framework. “Operationalizing the secure, operate-and-defend mission area is at the heart of outmaneuvering adversaries in the cyber domain as we establish priorities for and direct network operations, security actions and unified defensive efforts across DoDIN,” deputy commander Brig. Gen. Paul Fredenburgh said.

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Dave Spirk: DoD’s Data Strategy Focuses on Warfighters, Decision-Makers

Dave Spirk

Dave Spirk, chief data officer at the Department of Defense (DoD), said DoD’s new Data Strategy focuses on the needs of service personnel and senior leaders involved in decision-making. DoD released in early October 2020 the Data Strategy to help the department transform into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic resource. 

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NCI Secures Contract to Provide Critical IT Operations for Army Futures Command Headquarters; Paul Dillahay Quoted

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NCI Information Systems (NCI) has announced its team has initiated work on a new contract to provide command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence/information technology (C5I/IT) systems for the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC), the company announced on Tuesday

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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton: DISA Eyes Industry Partnerships to Support Warfighters in Cyber Space

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said DISA believes that partnerships with industry could help lighten up the burden and result in stability that “can generate much-needed economic growth.” She noted in her opening remarks at DISA’s Forecast to Industry event in Linthicum, Md., how the agency builds up partnerships, introduce reforms to the Defense Department and boost warfighters’ lethality in support of Defense Secretary James Mattis’ three lines of effort, DISA said Monday.

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Army Eyes Reduced Logistics Tail in Multi-Domain Battle

The U.S. Army is developing a strategy to reduce the logistics tails of the service branch’s  units in multi-domain combat operations, Defense News reported Monday. The Demand Reduction strategy is meant to address the Army’s mission to operate in smaller, more dispersed units while providing required water, fuel, power and equipment to warfighters, according …

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