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Navy takes lifecycle view of energy costs in acquisitions

The Navy is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to find alternatives to fossil fuels. A parallel effort aims to engrain energy efficiency into the way the service buys the ships and planes it will own for the next few decades.

Tags: Energy , Navy , alternative energy , acquisition , acquisition policy , jim thomsen , jo decker , terry blake , Ray Mabus , Green government , Jared Serbu , DoD Report

Monday - 10/17/2011, 05:45am EDT
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Two whistleblowers get 45-day stay after OSC intervention

After the Office of Special Counsel intervened on their behalf, two federal whistleblowers won a 45-day stay on personnel actions taken against them.

Tags: Franz Gayl , paul hardy , whistleblower , FDA , public health service , Marine Corps , Office of Special Counsel , Merit Systems Protection Board , workforce , Jolie Lee , HHS

Friday - 10/14/2011, 03:27pm EDT

Panetta wants full accounting of money in, money out by 2014

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants the department to have at least part of its books ready for audit well in advance of the Congressionally-mandated 2017 deadline. The edict could prove challenging for some components of DoD.

Tags: audit readiness , Congress , budget , Leon Panetta , Martin Dempsey , pay and benefits , military pensions , supercommittee , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee

Friday - 10/14/2011, 05:24am EDT
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DARPA awards contract to IBM for multilingual computer

IBM has won a contract to create a machine that can hear and speak in many languages. The $6.5 million contract came from the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency.

Tags: DARPA , IBM , acquisition , technology , contracting , DoD Report

Friday - 10/14/2011, 01:06pm EDT

DoD hit with class action suit for TRICARE data breach

The plaintiffs are also asking TRICARE to give free credit monitoring services to all 4.9 million beneficiaries.

Tags: cybersecurity , In Depth , technology , pay and benefits , TRICARE

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 07:45pm EDT

Analysis: Little 'outright fraud' in government contracting

Washington lawyer Steve Ryan joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris and said government tends to stay on on top of wrongdoing by errant contractors.

Tags: industry , acquisition , contracting , DoD Report , steven ryan , McDermott, Will and Emery , Federal Drive

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 09:41am EDT
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Military: Computer virus wasn't directed at drones

The computer virus that hit the Pentagon's drone program last month was not directed at the military systems but was common malware used to steal log-ins and passwords used in online gaming, military officials said Wednesday.

Tags: DoD Report , Federal Drive , drones , cybersecurity , Air Force Space Command

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 08:19pm EDT

Army readies new network standards

The Army plans to release technical standards for its IT systems next year, in a process that leaders say will give greater predictability to industry. For the Army, the benefit will be an enterprise network that lets it quickly integrate new technologies as they come to market.

Tags: Army , ausa 2011 , technology , Network Integration Evaluation , Jennifer Napper , charles flynn , John Morrison , Susan Lawrence , William Phillips , acquisition , Fort Bliss , Jared Serbu , rapid acquisition process

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 05:25am EDT
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Is DoD workforce ready for financial management improvements?

In this week's "Pentagon Solutions," host Francis Rose brings highlights from the House Armed Services Committee Panel on Defense Financial Management and Auditability Reform hearing, "Is the Financial Management Workforce Positioned to Achieve DOD's Financial Improvement Goals?"

Tags: House Armed Services Committee , Pentagon Solutions

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 06:24pm EDT
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