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Justin Doubleday November 25, 2020

The Pentagon's acting chief has signed a new "cyberspace accountability" directive aimed at ensuring Defense Department organizations are following security protocols and processes to thwart cyber adversaries like China from exploiting network vulnerabilities.

Jason Sherman November 25, 2020

The Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense program -- a $7.9 billion effort vital to service plans to detect, track and defeat modern air threats -- suffered a minor setback this week, missing a planned Nov. 20 milestone review that aimed to transition it from more than a decade of development to initial production.

Courtney Albon November 25, 2020

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is calling the Air Force's decision this week to reveal four preferred alternative Air National Guard C-130J bases -- including one in Georgia -- a politically motivated move that muddies the service's strategic basing process.

Marjorie Censer November 25, 2020

The chief executive of PAE says President-elect Biden's promise to reengage internationally could lead to growth in the company's State Department work.

Tony Bertuca November 24, 2020

Though President-elect Biden has yet to announce his nominee for defense secretary, members of his transition team are scheduled to arrive at the Pentagon on Monday to prepare for his upcoming administration.

Jaspreet Gill November 24, 2020

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy in a newly signed directive is requiring the service's major organizations within its modernization enterprise to align policies and processes to reflect Army Futures Command's approach toward modernization.

Kilby: Navy needs capability-centric, not platform-centric, approach

The Navy should focus on developing technology systems that can be used across platforms instead of developing technology for individual platforms, a senior Navy official said Thursday.

CMMC accreditation body starts marketplace for provisional assessors, registered consultants

The accreditation body behind the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program has launched a new section of its website dedicated to providing contact information for certified practitioners and consultant companies.

Pentagon acquisition chief signs new policy for managing loss of manufacturing, supply sources

The Pentagon's acquisition chief has approved a new enterprise policy for managing the potential loss of manufacturing sources amid broader concerns about declining electronics production and other supply chain shortfalls.

Kratos acquires 5-D Systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions said earlier this month it has acquired systems and software engineering company 5-D Systems.