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Air Force ‘impressed' with EADS, Boeing in tanker mixup

The general overseeing the Air Force's investigation into a November incident that sent competitors' data to rival bidders said Thursday that she was pleased with the companies' handling of the situation. The Pentagon remains convinced that the accidental disclosure will not affect the outcome of the $35 billion acquisition.

Tags: DoD , contracting , Congress , Boeing , EADS , Wendy Masiello , Claire McCaskill , John McCain , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 07:26pm EST
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Air Force's Gorgon Stare drone "unsuitable"

The Air Force's hottest new surveillance aircraft is a little nearsighted. An internal Air Force report says the Gorgon Stare drone is not ready to be deployed.

Tags: Federal Drive , Gorgon Stare , DoD Report , drone , Defense

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 10:40am EST

BAE secures F-35 software contract

BAE Systems has signed a $3.8 million contract to continue supplying the secure operating system that runs the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's mission-planning software.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , contracting , F-35 , BAE ,

Friday - 01/21/2011, 09:30am EST

Air Force to cut IT costs by 25 percent

IT consolidation and efficiency efforts within the Air Force are part of the service's contribution to Defense Secretary Robert Gates' efficiency initiative, Air Force Secretary Mike Donley said Wednesday. He expects to shave more than $1 billion from the service's IT expenses.

Tags: DoD , technology , Mike Donley , cloud computing , IT consolidation , budget , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 07:16pm EST

Air Force advisor gives tips for working with private sector

This week on Federal Security Spotlight host Tom Temin talks to Riley Repko, the senior advisor for cybersecurity to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Requirements at the Air Force.
December 30, 2010

Tags: cybersecurity , Riley Repko , DoD , technology , Tom Temin , Federal Security Spotlight

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 02:01am EST
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Air Force develops remote health sensors

The Battlefield Automatic Life Status Monitor is a new technology that would allow soldiers to be monitored remotely

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , Defense , Battlefield Automatic Life Status Monitor , QinetiQ North America , Dianne Popik

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 09:40am EST
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Air Force ban of thumb drives is temporary WikiLeaks solution

Information Security reports that a security expert says the Air Force ban of thumb drives will not solve the problem of how to prevent classified leaks, such as in the WikiLeaks incident.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , information security , WikiLeaks , thumb drives , security , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 12/20/2010, 02:41pm EST

Congress approves defense budget

Congress has authorized the Pentagon to spend nearly $160 billion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with no major restrictions on the conduct of operations. This year's approved legislation includes $725 billion in defense programs, including $158.7 billion for overseas combat. Among its numerous provisions is a 1.4 percent pay raise for troops and a guarantee that children of service members can stay covered under the military's TRICARE health care program until they are 26 years of age.

Tags: DoD , Pentagon & Beyond , Pentagon , J.J. Green , Defense ,

Monday - 12/20/2010, 12:50pm EST

Air Force releases target price for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Aviation Week reports the target price for the jet is $109.4 - $142 million per plane.

Tags: F-35 Joint Strike Fighter , contracting , acquisition , DoD Report , Dorobek Insider

Friday - 12/17/2010, 03:00pm EST
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