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Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has put out a new charter for the DoD CIO Executive Board. Carter says the goal is to make it the single senior forum for everything from information management to cybersecurity.
President Barack Obama announced a slate of nominees for administration posts, including three in key Defense Department positions. They include nominees for the Pentagon's personnel and policy chiefs and the department's chief weapons buyer.
The President and the Pentagon gave the rough outlines Thursday for how they plan to create a lean, but still effective military. Ground forces will shrink, capabilities in cyber, ISR, technology will grow.
Memo calls for smaller scale, incremental programs. Army must have plan in place in 30 days on how it will meet new project goals.
Outgoing Pentagon procurement chief vents.
The White House has started filling some of the key management positions across the government.
It's done. Not only is the $87 billion manned ground vehicle segment, but the entire Army Future Combat System modernization program is finished. The Pentagon's chief weapons buyer Ashton Carter say modernization will continue, but the fate of the players is still under consideration. That means, SAIC and Boeing will have to wait and see what their roles will be. Stop work orders will be issued shortly and conversations with the contractors about termination fees will begin and then it's back to the drawing board.
The Pentagon has cut several weapons programs it says are no longer needed. Ashton Carter, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, says the cuts may avoid further cancellations of major programs. He said at a conference this week, "It's fair to say that the poorest performers were identified." He added other programs, like the latest generation fighter, the F-35, are still being reviewed and could be restructured. Scheduling slippage has been a chronic problem for the F-35. Others, like the C-17 transport have been axed.