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DoD shields basic research, but other R&D will take serious budget hit

Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said while the budget agreement adds money back to DoD's overall spending capacity in 2014 and 2015, the deal still doesn't plug holes in the Pentagon's research funding. Kendall estimated R&D funding will drop by as much as 20 percent compared to the department's initial requests.

Tags: Frank Kendall , DoD , readiness , budget , acquisition , American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics , sequestration , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:56am EST
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DoD tasks innovation experts with stretching out technology dollars

Under sequestration, technology research has suffered disproportionately in the Defense Department. Leaders say those limited dollars need to be focused on making systems more affordable and taking advantage of commercial sector advancements.

Tags: A New Era in Technology , DoD , technology , commercialization , DARPA , Arati Prabhakar , Alan Shaffer , Frank Kendall , Todd Harrison , Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 11/19/2013, 04:14am EST
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DoD research, acquisition face double whammy from sequestration

Like everything else, the Pentagon expects to cut procurement and research spending under a second year of sequestration. But DoD's acquisition chief said modernization programs will be a bill-payer for other areas of spending that are harder to reduce quickly.

Tags: DoD , industry , workforce , sequestration , budget , acquisition , contracting , Frank Kendall , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 09/05/2013, 05:49am EDT
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DHS pitches cyber projects to Silicon Valley, eyes commercialization

Eight cutting-edge technologies developed by the government are being shown off this week to venture capitalists and investors in Silicon Valley, with the hope of attracting someone to take the applications to market.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , DHS , Michael Pozmantier , industry , Energy Department , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 05:48am EDT
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NIST proposes first federally funded cyber research center

NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellece (NCCoE) want to facilitate public-private collaborations surrounding cybersecurity solutions by creating a new research-and-development center.

Tags: NIST , technology , NCCoE , FFRDC , cybersecurity , Patrick Gallagher , Melissa Dawkins

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 03:23pm EDT

Tightening budgets force DARPA to alter course for R&D

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has been at the forefront of some of the most innovative technologies ever created including the Internet. But as budgets tighten, the agency's director says she's trying to figure out how to deal with an increasingly complex threat environment as less money flows into the research and development pipeline.

Tags: DoD , DARPA , Arati Prabhakar , Jared Serbu , technology , cybersecurity , GPS , sequestration

Monday - 04/29/2013, 05:57am EDT
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Sequestration already taking toll on DoD's research and development

Defense agencies and services are pulling back hundreds of millions of dollars worth of grants and contracts. Impending furloughs will further impair DoD's ability to get money out the door.

Tags: DoD , Congress , science and technology , sequestration , DARPA , Matthew Klunder , Alan Shaffer , Arati Prabhakar , Jared Serbu , House Armed Services Committee , budget ,

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 05:25am EDT
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Army lab to develop energy-saving technology

Officials said energy research is necessary to save money over the long term and to keep soldiers safe. U.S. fuel convoys, for example, have been targets for attack in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Tags: DoD , Army , Carl Levin , Raymond Mason , technology ,

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 08:25pm EDT

Enterprise email forcing broader changes for the Army

The Army and DISA are using more disciplined processes to implement technology upgrades. Email-in-the-cloud also is giving the Army better a firmer cyber posture, and it opens the door for a host of emerging technologies because of better identity management.

Tags: technology , Mike Krieger , David Simpson , Stephen Smith , Army , cybersecurity , cloud computing , Email-as-a-service , DISA , AFCEA DC , Reggie Brothers , identity management , Jason Miller , ITIL , DoD

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 05:15am EST
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DoD website tracks contractor R&D spending

Ronald Kurjanowicz, director of strategy for defense research and engineering in the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, talked with Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu and Jason Miller about how DoD hopes the rules will help DoD do a better job of leveraging industry's capabilities.

Tags: Ronald Kurjanowicz , DoD , contracting , technology , Federal Drive

Monday - 02/13/2012, 10:27am EST
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