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New high-level council will guide DoD's ‘neglected' electronic warfare programs

As part of its "third offset" strategy, the Pentagon says it needs a big focus on electronic warfare.

Tags: Bob Work , DoD , Frank Kendall , Sandy Winnefeld , Defense Science Board , technology , electronic warfare , Inside the DoD Reporters Notebook

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:04am EDT

Pentagon dipping its toe into BYOD

Terry Halvorsen, DoD's chief information officer, told reporters last week that he plans to conduct a limited bring-your-own-device pilot this summer.

Tags: Inside the DoD Reporters Notebook , Terry Halvorsen , DoD , BYOD , technology , cybersecurity

Monday - 03/23/2015, 04:00am EDT

Military leaders express misgivings about House plan to boost their budget

Pentagon officials are adamant that sequestration-level spending is incompatible with the current Defense strategy. But, they also have serious concerns with the plan House Republicans released this week to boost Defense funding, saying it would limit their options and keep the military in a state of budget uncertainty.

Tags: DoD , budget , OCO , management , sequestration , House Budget Committee , Congress , House Armed Services Committee , Ray Odierno , Mac Thornberry , Mark Welsh , Mike McCord , Mike Rogers

Friday - 03/20/2015, 04:00am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

Top Pentagon officials are adamant that sequestration-level spending simply won't work for the military. But they also have serious misgivings about the plan House Republicans released this week to increase the DoD budget. They say it would limit their options and keep the military in a state of constant uncertainty. Federal News Radio DoD Reporter Jared Serbu has the story.

Tags: DoD , In Depth

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:48pm EDT
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DoD now emphasizes cost over quantity in data center consolidation

Pentagon's updated approach to data center consolidation will focus on new factors, including the capability of IT services, not just numerical inventory.

Tags: DoD , technology , cloud computing , Data center consolidation , Terry Halvorsen , Dave DeVries ,

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 04:29am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

A more nuanced strategy is what the Defense Department is applying to its data center consolidation initiative. When the Pentagon first started four years ago, the approach was relatively straightforward: first count the data centers, then close as many as possible. As Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu reports, DoD says that more nuanced strategy focuses more on cost than sheer numbers.

Tags: In Depth , DoD

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:11pm EDT

Brennan says new CIA cyber branch part of digital evolution

The CIA director said the agency is following the spy business into the digital realm, but it is not trying to step on other intelligence agencies' turf.

Tags: Intelligence Community , CIA , John Brennan , Council on Foreign Relations , management , cybersecurity , Reorganization ,

Monday - 03/16/2015, 03:58am EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

CIA Director John Brennan says his agency's new focus on cyber is part of a necessary evolution within his agency. It's not an attempt to elbow in on other agencies turf, including the National Security Agency, according to Director Brennan. Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu reports, Brennan defends a reorganization of the agency. He says the CIA's methods are changing, but its missions aren't.

Tags: John Brennan , CIA , In Depth

Friday - 03/13/2015, 05:25pm EDT
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Army plans large reductions in service contract support

Cuts to service contracts are part of an Army-wide push to use soldiers and civilians for jobs that had been outsourced by necessity during wartime, officials said Wednesday.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Army , John McHugh , Ray Odierno ,

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 04:00am EDT
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Pentagon's Ginman reflects on four decades in Defense procurement

Richard Ginman, the director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, left government late last month. In an interview with Federal News Radio's On DoD a few days before his retirement, he reflected on what's changed during his 42-year career, and what hasn't.

Tags: DoD , On DoD , acquisition , Richard Ginman , GAO , DCMA , DCAA , Althea Coetzee ,

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 03:55am EDT
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