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The Navy has released its draft solicitation for its huge Next Generation Enterprise Network project, which replaces the current Navy-Marine Corps Intranet and could end up being the largest private IT network in the world. The draft RFP is the last step — and the last opportunity for industry to comment — before Navy issues a final RFP.
The Navy calls the project the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle.
The Agriculture Department, the Energy Department and the Navy are turning to industry to try to leverage advanced technologies to produce a new generation of biofuels. A request for information they just issued says the private sector would have to match any federal funds the agencies spend. The three departments are willing to spend up to 500 million dollars to jumpstart an industry to produce fuels that could serve as drop-in replacements for jet fuel and diesel. The Navy is aiming to get half its energy from alternative sources by the year 2020.
Vice Admiral Bill Burke and Vice Admiral Kevin McCoy told a House Armed Services Committee panel it took a lot of years to put the Navy's surface fleet in its current state and it will take a lot of time to fix it, according to DoD Buzz.
Record retention rates lead to Navy downsizing.
After a four-decade ban, the ROTC is coming back to Harvard University. The change in policy comes after Congress in December repealed the military ban on gays serving openly.
While the military, FBI and Justice Department are working on the next steps for recently captured pirates, what should we be doing to stop the problem in the first place? We ask Tom Wilkerson with the U.S. Naval Institute.
Lockheed Martin and Austal Limited will each build ten ships. Rear Admiral David Lewis, the Navy's Program Executive Officer for Ships, explains why that was necessary.
Camelina biofuel has broken the sound barrier. Tom Hicks, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy tells us why that's important.