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Biometrics in OSD. John Boyd, the director of Defense Biometrics and Forensics within the Office…

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Frank Kendall, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Photo: DoD.

Kendall Unveils BBP 3.0 to Spark Innovation in Industry, Focus on High-Impact Research

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall unveiled a draft of his Better Buying Power 3.0 on…

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Pentagon Needs To Get Better At Open Systems, Acquisition Chief Says

The Department of Defense is not integrating modular capabilities into acquisition programs as effectively as…

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Test subjects queue at a mock CBP airport entry processing station as part of a DHS effort to test biometric entry and exit devices for foreign nationals arriving and departing U.S. airports. Photo: DHS

CBP Plans Further Biometric Exit Pilots To Track Foreign Nationals

TAMPA, Fla.—In addition to an ongoing high priority testing program with the research arm of…

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Pentagon Needs To Get Better At Open Systems, Acquisition Chief Says

The Department of Defense is not integrating modular capabilities into acquisition programs as effectively as…

Frank Kendall, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Photo: DoD.

Kendall Unveils BBP 3.0 to Spark Innovation in Industry, Focus on High-Impact Research

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall unveiled a draft of his Better Buying Power 3.0 on…

Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft. Photo. U.S. Navy

Declining Global Military Budgets Diminish DSCA’s Foreign Military Sales Forecast

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) is projecting that total sales beyond fiscal year 2013…

J. Michael Gilmore, director of operational test and evaluation for the Defense Department

Gilmore: Operational Tests Cannot Sacrifice Rigor to Save Time, Money; Congress Seeks Additional Oversight in NDAA

As the House and Senate armed services committees wade deeper into their acquisition reform effort,…

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Oshkosh Defense, Lockheed Martin, AM General Complete JLTV Production Readiness Reviews

Oshkosh Defense [OSK] Monday said it successfully completed the Production Readiness Review (PRR) for the…

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) is a major Army program. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Army Needs More Mobility In Future Weapon Systems, Odierno Says

The Army needs more mobility and less survivability in its future weapon systems as its…

AN/TPY-2 Radar
Photo: Raytheon

Raytheon Begins Construction on MDA Radar

Raytheon [RTN] has begun to build two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense…

U.S. Army Soldier capturing facial photos with a Handheld Interagency Identification Equpment device at checkpoint in Afghanistan. HIIDE is made by Safran. Photo: Biometrics Identity Management Agency

Army Expects To Deploy Upgraded ABIS System Next Week

TAMPA, Fla.—Independent operating testing that was completed earlier this month of an upgraded version of…

Bellows Air Force Station, Hawaii - Marines use the MAGTF Enabler -Light (ME-L) as the Combat Operations Center for the Marine Corps Training Area Bellows (MCTAB) Company Landing Team (CLT) during the Advanced Warfighting Experiment in Hawaii.  Photo courtesy Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory.

Marine Corps Warfighting Lab: C2 a Key Challenge in Company-Level Operations During AWE

The Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWF) spent the better part of two years conducting Limited…

The Joint High Speed Vessel. Photo: U.S. Navy

Marine Corps Extends Connector RFI, Hopes Responses Will Inform 'Integration Matrix'

The Marine Corps and Office of Naval Research have extended their request for information (RFI)…

The Triton arriving at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Thursday. Photo: U.S. Navy

Navy’s Triton Makes First Cross-Country Flight; Arrives At Pax

PATUXENT RIVER, Md.--The Navy’s MQ-4C Triton landed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Thursday,…

J. Michael Gilmore, director of operational test and evaluation for the Defense Department

Gilmore: Operational Tests Cannot Sacrifice Rigor to Save Time, Money; Congress Seeks Additional Oversight in NDAA

As the House and Senate armed services committees wade deeper into their acquisition reform effort,…

The Air Force test launches a Minuteman III ICBM. Photo: Air Force.

Air Force Schedules Tuesday Minuteman III Test Launch

The Air Force is scheduled to perform an operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman…

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Blue Origin Rocket Engine's Natural Gas Feature Excites Space Command's Hyten

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- The ease of acquiring, supporting and operating the liquefied natural gas…

United Launch Alliance (ULA) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Photo: ULA.

Air Force Awards ULA $938 Million Contract Mod For FY '15 Launch Capability

The Air Force said Tuesday it awarded United Launch Alliance (ULA) a $938 million contract…

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First Flight For Air Force's New Tanker Delayed

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--Wiring problems on the first test aircraft of the Air Force’s KC-46A aerial…

Hagel, Dempsey Testify Before Senate

Hagel, Dempsey: DoD Needs More Funding in OCO, Base Budget for Increasing Missions Abroad

The fiscal year 2016 budget request will reflect the recent increase in demand for U.S.…

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House Likely to Take Up CR, Anti-ISIS Funding Amendment on Tuesday; Pentagon Urges Passage

Congress is poised to decide soon on the Pentagon’s initial $500 million request to go…

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.)

Obama Asks Congress for $500 Million to Train Moderate Syrian Rebels; CR Vote Delayed Pending Details

Congress is mulling how to proceed after President Barack Obama asked for congressional authority to…

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Short-term CR Filed in House; Vote Delayed Until White House Briefs Congress on ISIS Plan

House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) filed a continuing resolution bill on Tuesday evening…

Exelis Mission Systems President Kenneth Hunzeker.. He will become CEO of Vectrus. Photo: Exelis

Vectrus Executives Outline Future Services Company

With the drawdown of the United States military in Afghanistan and constrained defense budgets overall,…

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KBR and Rheinmetall Defense Offer Joint Venture Bid for U.K. Defense Support Group

KBR and Rheinmetall Defense Sept. 12 submitted a Joint Venture (JV) bid to acquire the…

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NIST Awards Three Grants For Additional Online Identity Security Pilots

TAMPA, Fla.—The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on Wednesday awarded $2.9 million in…

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SASC Investigation Finds Flaws in DoD's Cyber Attack Reporting Procedures for Contractors

U.S. Transportation Command was aware of only two of at least 20 cyber intrusions on…



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