Defense Secretary Hagel attributed the decrease to changes impacting military readiness capabilities.
HVD will support a BYOD strategy, reduce IT costs.
Improved Gray Eagle doubles mission flight time, payload capacity.
System would be an alternative to commercial satellite services.
James currently serves as the president of the technology and engineering sector at SAIC.
Sequestration options range from force reductions to 'modernization holiday.'
$39M pact calls for providing flight test, technical, management, process services.
Shift to software-based virtual nets would be completed by 2018.