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Many fundamentals are reiterated, while new threats are also identified.
The U.S. Army has picked two firms -- Clark Energy Group of Bethesda, and Acciona Solar Power of Henderson, Nevada -- to help develop and build the largest solar power array in the Department of Defense. It will be built at Fort Irwin, in California's Mojave Desert. When complete, the solar farm will generate 500 megawatts using photovoltaic cells, and solar concentrators, which turns the heat of the sun into electricity.
He also nominates new CPSC commissioner and chairwoman of Merit Systems Protection Board.
Defense Review process called flawed more than six months before release.
Aerospace Industries Association looks into policy decisions that affect certain sectors of the defense industrial base.
Service using special authority approved by Congress. New process brings on new procurement workers in as little as 17 days.
Transparency gives additional clout to make technology projects perform. Tool replaces OMB watch lists and makes information more interactive.
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