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Conference discusses Afghanistan's future

Pakistan boycotts conference after NATO missile strike.

Tags: DoD Report

Monday - 12/05/2011, 08:08am EST

Obama commits to $2B in energy upgrades to federal buildings

Agencies must look for projects to enter into Energy Savings Performance Contracts over the next two years. The effort will cost the government no upfront money. The contractors pay for the energy efficiencies and get paid by the utility savings the department receives. The Army, the Air Force and GSA already are using these contracts.

Tags: management , green government , Jeff Zients , Barack Obama , Gene Sperling , OMB , Energy Department , GSA , Martha Johnson , Energy Savings Performance Contracts , Jason Miller

Friday - 12/02/2011, 05:28am EST
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Cyber information-sharing bill passes House intel committee

A bill to let spy agencies share intelligence on cyber threats with private companies was backed by a House of Representatives intelligence panel.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Federal Drive , intelligence , Mike Rogers , Dutch Ruppersberger , NSA , Michael OConnell

Friday - 12/02/2011, 08:36am EST
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Cyber Command completes first battle simulation

A week of simulated cyber battling took place at Nellis Air Force Base just outside Las Vegas.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Cyber Command , Federal Drive , Keith Alexander

Friday - 12/02/2011, 08:47am EST

Panetta reaps fruity reward for bin Laden takedown

During a Panetta dinner party in early November, California restaurateur Ted Balestreri made good on his bet to open a rare, $10,000 bottle of 1870 Chateau Lafite Rothschild in honor of the successful raid that killed bin Laden in Pakistan.

Tags: Leon Panetta , CIA

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 07:10pm EST

Air Force munitions squadron undergoing shift

Col. Carey Tucker, the chief of the Munitions Division at the Air Force Global Strike Command, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss how the realignment is going.

Tags: Air Force , Air Force Materiel Command , In Depth , Francis Rose

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 06:56pm EST
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Air Force reinstates contractors suspended last month

The Air Force has reinstated Advanced C4 Solutions, Superior Communications Solutions and Iron Bow Technologies after the government reviewed all the facts. The contractors, who were suspended on Oct. 24th, were working on a project at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , contracting , industry , acquisition , Iron Bow , Advanced C4 Solutions , Superior Communications Solutions , Air Force , DoD Report

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 05:11pm EST

Assad: DoD won't target contractor profitability

Shay Assad, the department's director of procurement and acquisition policy, said the department won't target contractors' profits, even as the Pentagon aims to make cuts. The Pentagon has said its concerned with cost reduction, not margin reduction.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Shay Assad , DoD Report , contracting , acquisition

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 05:09pm EST

Moran's objections to BRAC move confirmed in new DoD IG report

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) had objected the move that he said would further exacerbate traffic in the area. Now the Army's inspector general is issuing a report this week concluding the Army used flawed traffic data to make its case for locating workers to the current location along Interstate 395.

Tags: Jim Moran , Mark Center , traffic , Virginia , Federal Drive

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 10:04am EST
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