• Navy Moves NGEN-R Awards To Late 2018
    The Navy on Wednesday said it is moving back the award schedule of the Navy and Marine Corps’ next generation information technology (IT) services contract re-compete award to late 2018. The new award schedule is for the Next Generation Enterprise Network Re-compete (NGEN-R) primary contracts, which are “evolutionary” follow-ons to the current NGEN contract. […]
  • Air Force Plans ‘Deep Dive’ On B-2 Bomber To Aid Future B-21
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The U.S. Air Force intends to conduct a “deep dive” on the B-2 Spirit to determine how that bomber program’s strengths and weaknesses could guide the development of the B-21 Raider, according to a service official. The deep dive is designed to prevent the B-21 from experiencing the kind of cost […] The post Air Force Plans ‘Deep Dive’ […]
  • Cyber Command, NSA Split Still Being Worked, Rogers Says
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.–Commander of U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) and National Security Agency (NSA) Director Adm. Mike Rogers reiterated the need for a potential split of his dual-hat leadership role to meet new operational challenges in commanding cyber operations, while pushing for greater discussion with Department of Defense private sector partners on […]
  • Air Force Training Command Focused On Trainer Jet Replacement Maintenance Proposals, Addressing Pilot Shortage
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.–The Air Force’s training command is building on its capacity to address the service’s pilot shortage while focusing on the request for maintenance development phase of a program to replace its 350 outdated trainer jets. Commander of the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) Lt. Gen. Darryl Roberson addressed the media at the […] The […]
  • Mattis Prods DoD To Talk More With Industry
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis encouraged the Department of Defense Sept. 20 to expand its communication with industry to increase the military’s access to new technology. Mattis said that parts of DoD have become overly cautious in their dealings with private firms because they fear violating ethics rules designed to avoid favoritism. […]
  • Commandant Prepares Marines To ‘Fight To Get To The Fight’ In Future War
    MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va.–For the past 16 years, Marines have been in almost constant combat somewhere in the world, but none of them had to “fight to get to the fight” as they likely will in the next war, according to Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller. “We just went,” Neller said […] The post Commandant Prepares Marines To ‘Fight To G […]