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Navy News

Agency credit unions ready to step in during default

Some federal agency credit unions are offering short-term loan programs as the country nears the Aug. 2 deadline of defaulting on its debt.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 02:26pm EDT

Navy gets more Hawkeye aircrafts

The new contract is for $760 million for five more aircrafts.

Wednesday - 07/27/2011, 07:27pm EDT

Navy launches new integrated, secure portal

There's a new web portal for Navy and the Marine Corps. Learn more in today's DoD Report

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 09:40am EDT

Navy warships not ready to fight

Vice Admiral Bill Burke and Vice Admiral Kevin McCoy told a House Armed Services Committee panel it took a lot of years to put the Navy's surface fleet in its current state and it will take a lot of time to fix it, according to DoD Buzz.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 04:14pm EDT

Navy's virtual scavenger hunt measures engagement

Lesley Lykins is the Director of Emerging Media Integration for the Navy Office of Information.

Thursday - 07/07/2011, 03:31pm EDT
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DoD Cyber Command to get new senior leaders

Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski will take over from Rear Adm. Jan Tighe as the deputy director of operations at Cyber Command.

Tuesday - 07/05/2011, 05:44pm EDT

Navy awards hundreds of contracts under SeaPort-E program

The Navy awards contracts to 333 companies under its SeaPort-E services acquisition program.

Wednesday - 06/29/2011, 02:31pm EDT

Raytheon scores Navy's jam-proof comm contract

Raytheon to provide jam-proof communications for submarines, major surface ships and sites onshore, as well as connectivity with U.S. Army and Air Force communication systems.

Friday - 06/17/2011, 11:40am EDT

Gates picks new Navy operations chief

Retiring Secretary of Defense Robert Gates has recommended the president nominate Navy Adm. Jonathan Greenert as the next chief of naval operations (CNO).

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 07:47pm EDT
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Navy begins routine cybersecurity inspections

The Navy is preparing to launch a new program of inspections to gauge its commands' cybersecurity measures.

Monday - 06/13/2011, 07:36am EDT
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Navy must cut IT business systems spending by 25 percent

The Navy readies RFIs for email and data storage to figure out how to best reduce spending on non-mission critical systems. Navy CIO Terry Halvorsen is exploring whether DON's non-classified email can be hosted by a third party, and whether a public-private partnership can be developed around data centers. Navy has no plans to use the DISA email system.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 07:57am EDT
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'Ruthless' cost cutting coming to Navy IT

Terry Halvorsen, the Department of the Navy's chief information officer, said the Navy and Marine Corps should expect ruthless cost cutting in information technology. Halvorsen said if the services don't cut costs themselves, it will be done for them.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 07:40am EDT
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Sea air thwarts Navy's laser cannons

It's like something straight out of Star Wars. The Navy is developing laser cannons. Learn more in today's DoD Report

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 07:40pm EDT

Navy subs to be in use past retirement

The Navy may have to keep some attack subs around past their retirement. Learn more in today's DoD Report

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 06:40pm EDT

Defense puts green in its blueprints

Contractors building facilities for the Navy and Marine Corps have to offer up some green elements in their blueprints. WFED's Jared Serbu reports.

Monday - 05/23/2011, 09:40am EDT
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Naval Research rolls out first online war game

Aargh! The Navy will deploy a new breed of fighters to combat Somali pirates: internet-gamers.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 10:40am EDT

F-135 billion dollar contract changes

The Navy has awarded Pratt & Whitney's Military Engines division a modification to nearly one billion dollars in contracts for F-35 Joint Strike Force fighter engines.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 09:40am EDT

Navy launches video game to solve real-world problems

The game is called the Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame Leveraging the Internet (MMOWGLI).

Wednesday - 05/11/2011, 05:18pm EDT
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Ahoy, Bush!

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, including America's newest aircraft carrier, deploys today.

Wednesday - 05/11/2011, 08:40am EDT

DoD benefitting from BRAC-inspired IT upgrades

Moving into a new building has allowed DISA to revamp its technology infrastructure, including consolidating circuits, servers and paper records. The Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical is building a new network to carry health data and applications for three services to share. Both organizations say without BRAC, these changes would have taken longer to happen.

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 10:52am EDT
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