bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
6:37 pm, April 27, 2015

Search Result

Search Tags:  Air Force

Dr. Chris Jones, Northrop Grumman Technical Services

The Air Force and Northrop Grumman have a new deal in place. They're calling it a public-private partnership, and it will enable Northrop Grumman to provide the Air Force with sustainment of future weapon systems. Air Force officials say they hope the deal will improve efficiency, both in negotiations and in implementing future projects. Dr. Chris Jones, the president of Northrop Grumman Technical Services, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the partnership and how it works.

Tags: Chris Jones , Northrop Grumman Technical Services , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , Northrop Grumman

Wednesday - 04/01/2015, 09:42am EDT
Listen

Lt. Col. Mark Reith, 690th Network Support Squadron, Air Force

The newest edition of the Virtual Enterprise Service Desk is now active on the desktops of airmen all across the Air Force. Version 2.0 includes capabilities that will make users more self-reliant, which will save the Air Force money. Lt. Col. Mark Reith, commander of the 690th Network Support Squadron, tells In Depth with Francis Rose how airmen will find some new power when they click on the vESD icon on their desktops.

Tags: In Depth , Lt. Col. Mark Reith

Friday - 03/27/2015, 04:13pm EDT
Listen

Air Force: Tech changes 'more rapidly in the defense space'

Dr. Mica Endsley, chief scientist of the Air Force, works to combat cyber concerns. "I would prioritize defense of our computer systems to be probably among the highest priorities that we have today," she tells Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month radio show.

Tags: Agency of the Month , DoD , Mica Endsley , science , technology , recruiting , cybersecurity , Air Force Scientific Advisory Board , Jason Fornicola , workforce

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 03:56pm EDT

Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Assistant Chief of Staff, Air Force

The Air Force owns a huge stockpile of intercontinental ballistic missiles and bombers that are quickly aging in place. It owns two out of three legs of the US nuclear triad; the Navy owns the third. Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, assistant chief of staff for strategic deterrence and nuclear integration for the Air Force, tells Federal News Radio's Jason Fornicola how the service is modernizing its two legs of the US nuclear triad.

Tags: Garrett Harencak , DoD , In Depth

Tuesday - 03/17/2015, 04:59pm EDT
Listen

Air Force: Don't 'cut and skimp' on our nuclear program

Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, the Air Force's Assistant Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, balances work to fulfill President Obama's vision with the need to keep U.S. nuclear capabilities viable. "As long as nuclear weapons exist, we'll maintain a safe, secure and effective stockpile for us and our allies," he tells Federal News Radio's Agency of the Month radio show.

Tags: Agency of the Month , DoD , Garrett Harencak , nuclear weapons , nuclear deterrence , Long Range Strike Bomber , Minuteman III , Ground Based Strategic Deterrent , Jason Fornicola

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 06:00am EDT

Aboulafia: DoD can't do much about industrial base consolidation

The U.S. Air Force will award a contract for a long-range strike bomber this year. That contract could completely change the landscape of the aerospace industry, according to Richard Aboulafia. He's vice president of analysis at the Teal Group Corporation. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said if there's only one thing to pay attention to in the aerospace industry this year, this contract is it.

Tags: Richard Aboulafia , Teal Group , DoD , In Depth

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 04:29pm EDT
Listen

Bobby Smart, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Air Force

Military contractor requirements seem simple enough: Get the right material to the right location on time. Some contractors are better at it than others. It's true that you get what you measure, which is why the military branches have the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS). They use it to create an incentive program to spur on suppliers. Bobby Smart, the Air Force's deputy assistant secretary for Acquisition Integration, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to explain how the system works.

Tags: Bobby Smart , CSPAR , Contracting , Federal Drive , DoD

Wednesday - 03/11/2015, 09:06am EDT
Listen

Air Force to ask for base closures, aircraft retirements despite repeated rebuffs

As is typical, Defense leaders are not sharing many details about next year's budget proposal prior to its expected February release. But the Air Force is making clear it's gearing up for another fight on BRAC and aircraft divestitures, and thinks it might win this time.

Tags: DoD , Deborah Lee James , Mark Welsh , budget , Congress , Jared Serbu

Monday - 01/19/2015, 03:54am EST
Listen

Air Force: ‘Every gallon of gasoline counts'

Air Force Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Roberto Guerrero cites new efficiencies, public/private partnerships as keys to reduced energy use.

Tags: Agency of the Month , DoD , Roberto Guerrero , Energy , efficiency , safety , aviation , security , public private partnerships , Jason Fornicola

Thursday - 03/05/2015, 11:18am EST

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

The Air Force announces a nine-step plan to make itself more diverse. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh detail the plan in a memo. Emily Kopp has details on the memo and the rollout with Secretary James at an event Wednesday at the Center for a New American Security. Emily tells In Depth with Francis Rose why the diversity goals aren't limited to one group or another.

Tags: Emily Kopp , Deborah Lee James , DoD , In Depth

Thursday - 03/05/2015, 04:22pm EST
Listen
  •  
  • 2
  •