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DoD's helicopter modernization program a testbed for open architecture

The Defense Department has professed a belief in open systems architectures for years, but has had trouble translating its stated policy preferences into acquisition outcomes. A program to modernize the military's helicopters aims to change that

Tags: technology , open architecture , Future Vertical Lift , Joint Multi-Role Program , Army , Navy , CSIS , Honeywell , Boeing , William Hargreaves , Dan Bailey , Thomas Dubois , Joseph Riter

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 03:26am EST
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Hagel successor expected to fight more threats, increase DoD spending

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's decision to resign Monday has produced plenty of speculation about his successor. Military experts retired Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro and Jim Thomas of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments said the new DoD secretary will likely lobby Congress for more money to deal with new threats.

Tags: Chuck Hagel , Robert Work , Jim Thomas , Arnold Punaro , Ashton Carter , Michele Flournoy , Jack Reed , Barack Obama , Pentagon , White House , budget , sequestration

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 05:12am EST
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Jim Thomas, Vice President and Director of Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assesments

The resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is bringing the administration's military and foreign policies into a new light. The next secretary will have to deal with the lingering issues of pay and benefits reform, sequestration, and the new technology offset strategy. Jim Thomas, vice president and director of studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, analyzed what Hagel's resignation means for the agency's present and future on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

Tags: Jim Thomas , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assesments , Chuck Hagel , pay and benefits , sequestration , technology , offset , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 11:08am EST
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Military granted approval to target Taliban

President Barack Obama has approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al Qaeda after this year.

Tags: Barack Obama , Taliban , Al Qaeda , Afghanistan , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 09:24am EST

Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, CEO, Punaro Group

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down after less than two years on the job. Hagel says he'll stay in the position until the Senate confirms his replacement. That resignation starts the biggest insiders game in Washington -- the name game. Retired Maj. Gen. Arnold Punaro, CEO of the the Punaro Group and chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about what could happen next for the SecDef position.

Tags: Punaro Group , Arnold Punaro , Chuck Hagel , In Depth

Monday - 11/24/2014, 05:02pm EST
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Tim DiNapoli, Acquisition and Sourcing Management Director, GAO

The Defense Department is getting better at handling its contract data. The Government Accountability Office says 32 of its 33 components turned in an inventory review of their contracts. GAO also says more DoD components are following its recommendations to improve their contract reporting. Tim DiNapoli is Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management Issues at GAO. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the Pentagon's making progress, but it still has a way to go until it's perfect.

Tags: GAO , Tim DiNapoli , In Depth

Monday - 11/24/2014, 04:16pm EST
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DoD Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign

Tags: Chuck Hagel , resignation , people

Monday - 11/24/2014, 09:22am EST

Bob Martinage, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is calling for a fresh round of technology innovation to ensure America's military superiority. The push is part of what Hagel described as a "game-changing" strategy to sharpen the nation's military edge, even with tight budgets. Bob Martinage is former Navy under-secretary and technology aide to Defense Secretary Robert Gates. He's now a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to talk about the initiative.

Tags: Chuck Hagel , Bob Martinage , Center for Strategic & Budgetary Assessments , technology , Robert Gates , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Friday - 11/21/2014, 11:33am EST
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DoD's 'vertical integration,' effort to further pare administrative costs

Two early pilot programs have shown the Pentagon that it can reduce overhead spending by carefully studying its excess costs rather than cutting each office's budget by an arbitrary figure. Once expanded across DoD's support agencies, the savings could run into the billions.

Tags: budget , deputy chief management officer , chief information officer , Terry Halvorsen , Robert Work , Defense One , Jared Serbu

Friday - 11/21/2014, 04:54am EST
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