The Army has launched a four-month project to create a new “modernization command,” and plans to have it fully functional by next summer.
The Navy plans to release a draft RFP for an enterprise cloud contract by the end of 2017, saying most systems — including secret ones — will move to the cloud.
A yearlong study will examine the entire Air Force research enterprise, with a particular focus on investing more funds in university-based research.
The Navy knows it will need to spend more than $9 billion to renovate its shipyards to meet its current missions. But it hasn’t planned for that expenditure, and the Government Accountability Office says it may be a lowball estimate.
The Navy says there is still no evidence that cyber attacks played a role in the service’s two deadly collisions with commercial vessels, but there are several reasons it’s continuing to pursue that thread.
The Pentagon’s new Cyber Excepted Service will extend the probationary period for new employees to three years and give hiring managers more flexibility to recruit candidates.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) demands answers from the Navy within two weeks about what it’s done to address $21 million in waste by an unauthorized police force.
The new commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service endorses a controversial House proposal that would enlist online commercial marketplaces like Amazon to let the government buy commercial goods.
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.
The Defense Department has started testing one potential technology to replace the Common Access Card. This one purports to identify users by the ways in which they manipulate their mouse and type on their keyboards.
The Senate Armed Services Committee’s version of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act cuts funding for several software programs the panel sees as underperforming, and implements what congressional officials say are corrective measures to DoD’s IT buying habits.
House and Senate committees are looking to permanently fix a program for military widows by hiking prescription fees for TRICARE beneficiaries.
The Senate has confirmed six officials to serve in Pentagon leadership positions within the past month. But for 35 of DoD’s 53 politically-appointed jobs, there still is no nominee.
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the rules it applies to contracts with commercial cloud computing providers. The Pentagon’s acting CIO wants staff to examine whether vendors’ own security controls could replace DoD’s requirement for government-operated cloud access points.