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Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy

The Littoral Combat Ship program is struggling to stay afloat financially. But Congress has another concern. The ships themselves might be easy to sink. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus testified before the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee on the Navy's budget request yesterday. Subcommittee member Ander Crenshaw (R-Fla.) asked him to explain how this is possible if the LCS is supposed to be the ship of the future.

Tags: Ray Mabus , Littoral Combat Ship , House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee , Pentagon Solutions

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 05:34pm EDT
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Just a test: Anacostia-Bolling trains for active-shooter attack

The hallways of a building at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling echoed with the sounds of gunfire last month as part of a training exercise to help base law enforcement personnel prepare for an active-shooter event.

Tags: Anthony Calandra , Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling , training , workforce , Naval Installations Command , Timothy Trammell , Carlos Ansley , DoD , Navy Yard shooting , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 02:26pm EDT

Admiral: Navy is not pushing for BRAC

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert says he doesn't see a great need for the Navy to go through another round of base closures.

Tags: DoD , BRAC , Jonathan Greenert

Monday - 03/24/2014, 11:39am EDT

Lou Crenshaw, Owner, Crenshaw Consulting Associates

Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of Naval Operations, is creating a task force to draw up recommendations for alternatives to the Littoral Combat Ship. That program has driven controversy since its inception from both a cost and operational perspective. Retired Vice Adm. Lou Crenshaw, principal of Crenshaw Consulting Associates, discussed the program on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Lou Crenshaw , DoD , Littoral Combat Ship

Monday - 03/24/2014, 05:25pm EDT
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Pentagon reviews find Navy Yard shootings were preventable

Newly-released results of three parallel investigations into last September's Washington Navy Yard shootings point to serious gaps in the government's own security process. But the Navy's review finds the killings could have been prevented if the shooter's employer had disclosed troubling details about his recent behavior.

Tags: DoD , Aaron Alexis , Navy Yard shooting , security clearances , The Experts , Chuck Hagel , HP Enterprise Services , Paul Stockton , John Richardson , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 04:13pm EDT
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Navy to build its 'information dominance' forces through new command

Navy Cyber Forces, already headquartered in Suffolk, Va., will take over responsibility for building the knowledge workforce the Navy terms the "information dominance corps."

Tags: DoD , technology , Navy Cyber Forces , information dominance , Ted Branch , Jonathan Greenert , workforce , training , AFCEA , Jared Serbu

Monday - 02/24/2014, 03:53am EST
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Navy's legacy NMCI network to get another contract extension

Navy officials said Friday that a bid protest to the new Next Generation Enterprise Network contract played a part in once again delaying the transition away from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, which has been outsourced to an outside vendor for more than a decade.

Tags: acquisition , contracting , DoD , Marine Corps , NGEN , NMCI , HP , Jared Serbu

Monday - 02/10/2014, 05:04pm EST

2014 AGA National Leadership Conference

Federal News Radio's Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp reported live on the morning of Feb. 11, 2014, from the 2012 AGA National Leadership Conference at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.

Tags: AGA , Margo Sheridan , Dennis Taitano , DoD , Tom Temin , Federal Drive , photo gallery

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 01:09pm EST
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