This Wednesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a Pentagon inspector general audit of additive manufacturing systems' cyber preparedness and more.
The Pentagon inspector general reviewed five military sites that didn't adequately secure or manage their additive manufacturing systems to prevent cyberattacks:
The Defense Department has not consistently secured or managed its additive manufacturing systems or design data, increasing cybersecurity risks and potentially allowing adversaries to steal design technology, according to a recent DOD inspector general's report.
Lt. Gen. Nina Armagno, Space Force director of staff, spoke at a recent Mitchell Institute Space Advantage Research Center event:
The Space Force will unveil its first force design later this year, which will focus on options for a missile warning architecture that extends to multiple orbits.
In case you missed it, the multibillion-dollar JEDI Cloud effort has been cancelled:
The Defense Department announced this week it has canceled the multibillion-dollar Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud solicitation and is pursuing a new multivendor cloud effort called the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is buying McLean, VA-based Alion Science and Technology:
Huntington Ingalls Industries said this week it has agreed to acquire Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billion, significantly growing HII's technical solutions division.
Large Unmanned Surface Vessel production has been delayed:
The Navy is delaying production of Large Unmanned Surface Vessels to ensure technical maturity in fiscal year 2022.