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Report: DoD bases potential hotbeds for solar development

A new Defense Department report finds solar-power development on military bases and installations in the Western United States could generate as much solar energy as seven nuclear power plants. By working with private industry and renting out unused land on bases to serve as energy testbeds, the department could reap as much as $100 in revenue and reduced energy costs and rent payments. DoD spends $4 billion a year on energy costs.

Tags: electric grid , technology , Federal Drive , DoD Report , Katherine Hammack , Energy , solar power , ICF International , Army , renewable energy

Monday - 01/16/2012, 08:08am EST

Will tighter defense budget bring contracts back in house?

Jacques Gansler, former undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss competition in contracting, including in-sourcing and A-76 public-private contracts.

Tags: Jacques Gansler , Contracting , acquisition , industry , In Depth , Francis Rose , Circular A-76

Monday - 01/16/2012, 04:16pm EST
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What has the Army learned in Afghanistan and Iraq?

Col. Thomas Roe, director of the Center for Army Lessons Learned, offers insight on how the Army takes what it has learned from fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq and is applying it to future conflicts.

Tags: Thomas Roe , Army , Center for Army Lessons Learned , Iraq and Afghanistan , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell , IEDs

Monday - 01/16/2012, 12:03pm EST
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DoD feels R&D budget pinch

The American Association for the Advancement of Science says agencies are shelling out almost two billion dollars LESS this fiscal year most of it because of defense cuts.

Tags: Matt Hourihan , American Association for the Advancement of Science , Research and development , budget

Friday - 01/13/2012, 12:34pm EST
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Air Force probes substance abuse by cadets

The Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Mike Gould issued an order in April 2010 that prohibited drug use, applying to all Academy cadets, cadet candidates and military members attached to the Academy, according a the Air Force website.

Tags: Air Force , cadets , Air Force Academy , substance abuse , Mike Gould

Friday - 01/13/2012, 08:53am EST

Air Force plans first software development forum

The Air Force plans to host its first Software Development Forum in Colorado Springs, Colo. next month. The forum is intended to provide program managers, application owners, developers and industry personnel with a central resource and community.

Tags: Air Force , IT , In Depth , Francis Rose , DoD Report

Thursday - 01/12/2012, 05:09pm EST
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Does new strategy allow DoD to 'reverse' cuts?

Rebecca Grant, the president of IRIS Independent Research and the director of the General William Mitchell Institute for Airpower Studies, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss whether the cuts in DoD's new strategic plan are reversible.

Tags: budget , National Defense magazine , Rebecca Grant , defense strategy , IRIS Independent Research , Francis Rose , In Depth

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 07:01pm EST
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Air Force marks 4,500 more civilian jobs for elimination

The Air Force has targeted an additional 4,500 civilian positions for elimination as it completes a broad restructuring of its civilian workforce. The latest reductions follow a rebalancing in November, which saw 9,000 positions marked for elimination and a second wave of buyouts announced Jan. 3.

Tags: Air Force , budget , workforce , buyouts , RIFs , efficiencies

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 08:28pm EST
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