The INSIDER daily digest -- Oct. 6, 2022

By John Liang / October 6, 2022 at 2:23 PM

This Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Air Force electromagnetic warfare efforts, plus that service's plan to replace its existing Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft fleet and more.

Inside Defense recently interviewed the new head of the Air Force's 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing:

350th Spectrum Warfare Wing promises holistic approach to EMS, new commander says

The new commander of the Air Force's 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing said he's focusing on having the right people develop the right capabilities to speed up adoption of electromagnetic warfare as called for in the Air Force secretary's operational imperatives.

The Air Force has requested about $16 million to establish its program office team for the new-start E-7 Wedgetail program:

Air Force seeks $16 million reprogramming for E-7 Wedgetail to stave off CR delays

The Air Force has asked Congress to reprogram funds from its fiscal year 2022 budget to stave off any delays a continuing resolution would have on replacing the degrading E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System.

The Air Force has issued a new Climate Action Plan:

Air Force Climate Action Plan calls for boosted resiliency, emissions reductions

The Air Force released its Climate Action Plan yesterday, outlining ways to preserve operational capability and improve resiliency in the face of climate change, which threatens to damage military infrastructure and decrease operational readiness.

Document: Air Force climate action plan

We also have coverage of the Army's latest Selected Acquisition Report on the Precision Strike Missile program:

Army commits $8 billion in its modernization plan for Precision Strike Missile

The Army has staked out an $8 billion place in its modernization portfolio to buy nearly 4,000 rounds of the Precision Strike Missile, according to a report that details for the first time in a public document the program's full cost and scope.

Last but by no means least, our colleagues at Inside Cybersecurity have the latest on the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program:

Natsec agencies seek inclusion of SBOM in update to NIST series on CUI

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's update to the Special Publication 800-171 series should include guidance on Software Bill of Materials in regards to how contractors are handling the use of controlled unclassified information held on nonfederal systems, according to recent feedback from the Defense Department and the National Security Agency.