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New high-level council will guide DoD's ‘neglected' electronic warfare programs

As part of its "third offset" strategy, the Pentagon says it needs a big focus on electronic warfare.

Tags: DoD , Frank Kendall , Sandy Winnefeld , Defense Science Board , technology , electronic warfare , Jared Serbu , Inside the DoD Reporters Notebook

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:04am EDT

DoD pursues back-office savings ahead of potential cuts from sequestration

The Defense Business Board outlines three approaches for the Pentagon to save $125 billion across six administrative areas. Defense Deputy Secretary Bob Work said the 90-day study will help his department improve productivity as sequestration looms.

Tags: management , budget , DoD , Frank Kendall , Michael Turner , House Armed Services Committee , sequestration , Administrative functions , Defense Business Board , McAleese and Associates , Credit Suisse , Better Buying Power 3.0 , Acquisition policy , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 04:05am EDT
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DoD: No more sequestration, yes to pension reform and BRAC in budget request

The White House defense budget request is $38 billion over the limits set by sequestration. In an attempt to balance the increased funding, the Pentagon is pursuing pay and benefits reform, and another round of BRAC.

Tags: budget , DoD , management , Mike McCord , QDR , workforce , pay and benefits , TRICARE , Sean McCalley

Monday - 02/02/2015, 05:54pm EST

Kendall shapes DoD acquisition reforms around 7 areas

Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, sent a letter to Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Carl Levin (D-Mich.) back in June detailing how Congress can help DoD improve its acquisition outcomes. The list includes stopping sequestration, continued support of workforce training and simplifying rules and regulations.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , industry , DoD , Frank Kendall , AFCEA , Better Buying Power , Congress , acquisition reform , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:35am EDT
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Tom Temin, Host, Federal News Radio

Today is the first official day on the job for Bob Work as deputy secretary of Defense. The Senate confirmed him yesterday by voice vote. He's a known quantity at DoD. He left as deputy secretary of the Navy about a year ago. Federal News Radio's Tom Temin says Work has a great reputation.

Tags: DoD , In Depth , Tom Temin

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 06:36pm EDT
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In Depth Show Blog - July 31, 2013

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Tom Captain , Louis Barletta , Dr. Michael Gilmore , Tom DeWitt , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 06:10pm EDT