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Pentagon programs target of China cyber threat

Tags: cybersecurity , DoD , China , Chuck Hagel ,

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 07:10pm EDT

Buying commercial in DoD: Pentagon struggles to stay away from customization

Last year, the Pentagon spent nearly $75 billion on acquisitions of commercial items, more than double the amount from five years ago. But the word "commercial" in DoD applies to a lot of products you won't find on any store shelf.

Tags: DoD , commercial products , technology , Network Integration Evaluation , John Morrison , Kevin Kelly , LGS Innovations , Alcatel-Lucent , Sean Varah , MotionDSP , Dennis Moran , Harris Corp. , Jacques Gansler , acquisition , industry , Navy , CANES , DJ LeGoff , Terry Halvorsen , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 05:15am EDT
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DoD's process to buy services lacking

A Defense Science Board panel found DoD's procedures and its senior leaders don't give service contracts the attention they deserve. Service contracts make up more than 50 percent of the Defense Department's acquisition budget.

Tags: DoD , contracting , industry , management , DoD budget , service contracting , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Jacques Gansler , Ashton Carter , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Monday - 04/25/2011, 08:21pm EDT
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