The Insider

Highlights from Inside the Pentagon

April 20, 2017 |
Tony Bertuca

Here are some must-reads from this week's edition of Inside the Pentagon:

1. The Pentagon, amid escalating tensions with North Korea and Russia, has named the team that will manage its first Nuclear Posture Review since 2010.

Full story: Pentagon launches nuclear posture review

2. The Defense Business Board has launched a study examining how technology can help the workforce increase efficiency and reduce related costs. The board will meet Thursday to discuss the effort.

Full story: Work tasks DBB with study on how tech could reduce workforce costs

3. The Pentagon's operational test workforce has been shrinking and is expected to be 42 percent smaller in 2020 than it was in 2010, according to a recent report sent to lawmakers by the Defense Department's top weapons tester.

Full story: DOT&E: Operational test workforce 'steadily declining'