Tag Archives: DOD

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Proposes Strategy to Create Trusted ICT Supply Chains

ICT supply chain

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission has released a white paper that presents a five-pillar strategy to establish trusted supply chains for critical information and communications technologies. The strategy calls for the U.S. to identify key technologies and equipment through public-private partnerships and government assessments; ensure minimum viable manufacturing capacity; protect supply chain from compromise through information sharing, product testing and better intelligence; stimulate a domestic market via targeted infrastructure investment; and ensure global competitiveness.

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Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit to Address Priorities, Challenges, Innovations with 5G Adoption

Potomac Officers Club 5G Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit, Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense (DoD) and four-time Wash100 Award recipient, will be featured as the keynote speaker. Lord will discuss the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors.

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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Feature Lt. Gen. David Bassett, DCMA Director, as Keynote Speaker

David Bassett Director DCMA

Army Lt. Gen. David Bassett, director of the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), will deliver a keynote speech during GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum on November 12th. Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), will also serve as a keynote speaker during the event. 

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization Led by Lara Poloni; IBM Split into Two Companies; Northrop Gets $1B Navy Contract; Pentagon Awards $600M Towards 5G; Katie Arrington Receives First Wash100 Award

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards AECOM Merges Design, Consulting Businesses into Global Organization; Names Lara Poloni as Lead AECOM has integrated its Design and Consulting Services (DCS) businesses into one global organization as part of the company’s phased strategy. The new unit will be led by Lara Poloni, AECOM’s …

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Former DHS CTO Brian Teeple Named Redhorse Digital Solutions VP; John Zangardi Quoted

Brian Teeple VP of Digital Solutions Redhorse

Brian Teeple, former chief technology officer and chief data officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined Redhorse Corp. as vice president for digital solutions. He brings more than two decades of public and private sector experience to his new position.

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Raytheon Technologies Gets $239M USAF Contract Modification to Produce More ‘StormBreaker’ Munitions

StormBreaker weapon

Raytheon Technologies' (NYSE: RTX) missiles and defense business has secured a $239.1M contract modification with the U.S. Air Force to produce a sixth batch of Stormbreaker weapons equipped with a tri-mode seeker technology.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event

Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event

In February, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued five Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence (AI): Responsible, Equitable, Traceable, Reliable and Governable, developed through recommendations from 2019 by the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) and the interim report of the National Security Commission on AI (NSCAI). Potomac Officers Club will host its Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Maneuver Virtual Event on Oct. 29.

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Dave Spirk: Data Strategy Reinforces DoD’s Priority Focus Areas

Dave Spirk Chief Data Officer Department of Defense

The Department of Defense released a strategy to facilitate its transformation into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic asset critical to building and maintaining operational advantage on the battlefield. The Data Strategy "reinforces DOD’s priority focus areas of joint warfighting, senior leader decision support and data analytics,” Chief Data Officer Dave Spirk said.

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