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CIO will treat Navy, USMC as one IT enterprise

Terry Halvorsen, who was named the Department of the Navy chief information officer in November, told attendees at a San Diego conference that his organization would seek to build more effective, efficient IT structures by leveraging the size and capabilities of both the Navy and Marine Corps. He also predicted the department's IT operation would have to meet its responsibilities with fewer people and fewer resources than it now has.

Friday - 03/04/2011, 07:12am EST
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Navy begins building missile-defense shield

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 02:38pm EST

Navy drone makes its maiden flight

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration drone has completed its historic first flight. Now for carrier testing! We get details from Navy's Jaime Engdahl.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 10:08am EST
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Navy cutting officers and senior enlisted

Navy's proposed budget focuses on improving capabilities to counter threats while continuing to care for service members, civilians, and their families. Secretary Ray Mabus explains how it's all getting done.

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 09:08am EST
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Navy, Air Force kick off baseball series

Friday - 02/25/2011, 02:46pm EST

Navy starts construction on new carrier

The "first cut of steel" ceremony took place in Newport News and the steel plate will be used in the construction of the yet-to-be named carrier.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 02:31pm EST

Marine General: Inaction will encourage piracy

While the military, FBI and Justice Department are working on the next steps for recently captured pirates, what should we be doing to stop the problem in the first place? We ask Tom Wilkerson with the U.S. Naval Institute.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 10:50am EST
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CR means shorter lead times for Navy moves

The Navy is alerting servicemembers that operating under continuing resolution funding levels in its manpower and personnel accounts will lead to orders to new duty stations on much shorter notice.

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 07:12am EST
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How the Navy and Air Force fare for FY 2012

With all the cuts, can the Defense Department meet the mission, and which Navy and Air Force contractors will be feeling the bite? We ask defense contracting expert, Jim McAleese.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 09:41am EST
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Navy to track cyber attacks in real-time

The Navy's cyber command will soon be able to see a real-time view of penetration attempts into the service's IT systems, the command's number two officer said Thursday.

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 01:34pm EST

Budget stall is really budget cut for Navy

The continuing resolution translates into a $5.7 billion cut to the Navy.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 03:09pm EST

Navy floats nearly a billion in cyber contracts

Navy isseus contracts to examine the science, architecture, engineering, functionality, interface and interoperability of cyberspace operations systems, services and capabilities at the tactical, operational and strategic levels.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 08:40am EST

CyberChallenge attracts next cadre of experts

A new program will target high school students in the government's search for the next generation of cyber warriors. Lawmakers hope the U.S. Cyber Challenge will help attract and train much needed experts in cybersecurity.

Tuesday - 02/01/2011, 07:50am EST
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Navy, RAND at odds over the value of alternative fuel

A study released Tuesday by the RAND Corporation finds that DoD's programs for developing renewable fuels will provide no military advantage. It also questions whether the Defense Department should be conducting the research at all.

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 12:41pm EST
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Boeing lands part of Navy's Poseidon contract

The Boeing Co. has landed a contract worth $1.53 billion from the U.S. Navy to manufacture six P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 09:40am EST

Navy explains split LCS contract

Lockheed Martin and Austal Limited will each build ten ships. Rear Admiral David Lewis, the Navy's Program Executive Officer for Ships, explains why that was necessary.

Monday - 01/24/2011, 09:40am EST
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Apple hires former Navy cryptologist

David Rice has also served as a Global Network Vulnerability analyst for the National Security Agency, sources tell Computer Business Review.

Monday - 01/24/2011, 09:30am EST

Navy takes aim at software, server spending

The Navy has set initial target dates to plan for a more efficient IT infrastructure, including data center consolidation, virtualization and enterprise software licensing. As a first step, the service says it needs to get a better handle on how many software licenses it actually owns.

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 07:04pm EST
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Navy, DHS, State make strides in the cloud

When it comes to reducing costs and wasteful spending at agencies, IT managers are being leaned on heavily to get the job done. The Navy is moving ahead with its technology efficiency and consolidation initiative by putting the brakes on spending for new servers, server upgrades and data centers. “We are reevaluating what all of [...]

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 06:17pm EST

Woolsey: National security tied to alternative energy

Former CIA Director James Woolsey advocates use of alternative fuels. He explains some of the ways to do this in his interview with In Depth host Francis Rose.

Monday - 01/17/2011, 06:49pm EST
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