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March 18, 2020 | Daily News

A $45 billion supplemental funding request sent to Congress to combat the COVID-19 outbreak includes $8.3 billion for the Defense Department in the form of an "Emergency Response Fund."

March 18, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon plans to take a "phased approach" to completing a contract financing study next year that could change the way defense contractors get paid.

March 17, 2020 | Daily News

A new audit is again pointing to the Defense Department's shortcomings in cybersecurity, reporting DOD components did not always mitigate vulnerabilities or plan to address them in a variety of systems, while the department's cyber red teams are not meeting mission requests due to increased demand for their services.

March 17, 2020 | Daily News

The White House Office of Management and Budget has approved the National Institute of Standards and Technology's proposed update to data security and privacy standards central to an array of federal cybersecurity efforts, including the Pentagon's emerging certification requirements.

March 16, 2020 | Daily News

The Missile Defense Agency is refining plans for a potential break-up of the omnibus Ground-based Midcourse Defense system development and sustainment contract, envisioning as many as five competitive projects to support the homeland ballistic missile defense system into the 2030s.

March 16, 2020 | Daily News

Defense Department acquisition Chief Information Security Officer Katie Arrington late last week said contractors will have to be certified as cyber secure before being awarded a contract, an assertion that one industry official saw as a slip in schedule from earlier DOD assertions that certifications would have to be completed at the time of bidding.

March 13, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department's proposal to shift funding for the Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor from the Missile Defense Agency to the Space Development Agency encountered continued headwinds in Congress this week, raising questions about the viability of this fiscal year 2021 request.

March 12, 2020 | Daily News

The Missile Defense Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers are determining how to proceed with delayed Aegis Ashore site in Poland, according to MDA's director, as they attempt a "carrot and stick approach" to get the contractor on track to complete construction by 2022, four years later than initially planned.

March 11, 2020 | Daily News

Proponents of the Next-Generation Interceptor prevailed this week on the Joint Requirements Oversight Council to allow the new project to proceed, clearing the way for a top Pentagon board next week to conduct a final review and formally launch a competition for the new multibillion-dollar weapons project, sources said.

March 11, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon is developing new "Technology Area Protection Plans" to prevent sensitive information about Defense Department research from being acquired by foreign governments like China, according to Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Mike Griffin.

March 11, 2020 | Daily News

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission is recommending Congress direct the Defense Department to continuously evaluate the cybersecurity of its weapon systems, require defense contractors to participate in threat information sharing programs and re-assess the size of its Cyber Mission Force.

March 10, 2020 | Daily News

U.S. European Command has sent Congress a $312 million unfunded priorities list, according to a document obtained by Inside Defense.

March 10, 2020 | Daily News

Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist said today major Pentagon "new-start" programs, including the Navy's Columbia-class submarine and the Army's new soldier night vision system, would be delayed should Congress pass a stopgap continuing resolution Oct. 1, rather than a regular budget for fiscal year 2021.

March 10, 2020 | Daily News

Lockheed Martin and the Defense Department are hammering out terms for expanding the space surveillance capability of the Long Range Discrimination Radar, a planned major software upgrade that would improve the ability of the ballistic missile defense sensor to detect and track objects in orbit in the mid-2020s.

March 10, 2020 | Daily News

Space Force Commander Gen. John Raymond will host a space architecture summit this week aimed at discussing the Defense Department's space-based missile warning and missile defense architecture.

March 09, 2020 | Daily News

U.S. Cyber Command is seeking a $42 million increase to its budget in fiscal year 2021 as it ramps up "defend forward" operations targeting adversaries on networks based abroad.

March 09, 2020 | Daily News

Pentagon officials on Friday afternoon met with the Aerospace Industries Association, the National Defense Industrial Association and the Professional Services Council for a wide-ranging conversation, according to AIA's chief executive.

March 09, 2020 | Daily News

The Defense Department today awarded contracts to begin work on a prototype mobile nuclear reactor under a Strategic Capabilities Office initiative called "Project Pele."

March 09, 2020 | Daily News

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has renumbered proposed revisions for criteria on protecting controlled unclassified information from advanced persistent threats, such as from Russia and China, a move linked to pushing out requirements that were stalled by a White House review and which are central to a Pentagon program for certifying contractors.

March 06, 2020 | Daily News

The Pentagon recently briefed industry on plans to experiment with sharing electromagnetic spectrum between fifth-generation commercial cellular devices and military aircraft, as Defense Department leaders say they won’t give up DOD's access to mid-band spectrum but are willing to share it.

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