Today’s INSIDER Daily Digest has news on Navy shipbuilding, a possible new acquisition approach, new acquisition portfolio reviews, and news from the cyber front.
A Navy shipbuilder is making good progress with two new ship classes:
The T-AO 205 John Lewis Fleet Oiler will undergo sea trials this December.
A Pentagon official is thinking that new legislation may solve a recurring acquisition issue:
The Pentagon’s chief technology officer is proposing multiple tranches of Small Business Innovation Research funding to bridge the dreaded valley of death.
The Pentagon has begun new weapon system reviews:
The acting Pentagon acquisition chief said today the Defense Department has begun a new series of weapon system reviews that could impact future budget and programming decisions.
An industry group is looking at some cyber program controls:
CMMC industry council plans to evaluate effectiveness of maturity model controls, small business impacts
A new industry advisory council for the Pentagon’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program is determining “rules of the road” for its work and “scope” of operations, according to council chair Yong-Gon Chon, who says early efforts have focused on evaluating “practice effectiveness” for controls in the CMMC model and examining small business issues.