Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione checks out some of the projects the Office of Naval Research is funding.
The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier will officially join the fleet Saturday at a commissioning overseen by President Donald Trump
The Office of Naval Research is trying not to make bets on certain technologies and is instead betting on its people.
While the House passed its $696 billion version of the 2018 defense spending bill last week, one branch of the armed services — the U.S. Coast Guard — won’t receive a windfall in defense spending. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft says the service is still a branch of the armed services, and should be funded as such.
Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Paul Zukunft speaks with Federal Drive host Tom Temin at the Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C.
This week, the Senate confirmed a new deputy secretary of Defense, four more prospective DoD officials underwent their confirmation hearings, and the White House settled on candidates for two more Pentagon political appointees. But 30 of the department’s political jobs still have no nominees.
Air Force civilians can now start working part-time while taking some of their retirement annuity.
Slowly but surely, the Trump Administration’s Pentagon team is continuing to take shape. The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Patrick Shanahan as deputy secretary of Defense, the White House nominated one more official to serve in a key undersecretary position, and four more Pentagon nominees went to Capitol Hill for their confirmation hearings. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu updates Federal Drive with Tom Temin on where things stand.
The Defense Department’s Silicon Valley-based Defense Innovation Unit Experimental needs more money and DoD is coming to the rescue.
The top two members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are floating a proposal that would finally allow another round of military base closures several years from now. Here’s how it would work.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has removed two top officials at New Hampshire’s only veterans hospital and has ordered a review of the facility starting Monday amid allegations of “dangerously substandard care”
Defense Secretary Mattis is reviewing the chief innovation officer position after his predecessor moved full speed ahead on it.
What is the US Air Force’s Information Dominance Strategy? How is the Air Force changing the way it does IT? What is the US Air Force doing to leverage advances of mobile technologies? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Bill Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance & Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force.
Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is teaming with AT&T to use internet of things and smart city technologies to make the base run more smoothly. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with AT&T Air Force Client Executive Vice President Rocky Thurston and Maxwell’s 42nd Mission Support Group Commander Col. Don Lewis on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the updates.
The U.S. plans to create independent military cyber command in order to enable military to more aggressively wage cyberwar against IS and others.