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Can Ash Carter change DOD's PowerPoint culture?

The new Defense secretary bans slideshows from a meeting with top commanders, but whether that approach trickles down is a big question.

DISA CIO targets cloud automation

Bennett says automation is critical for network configuration, big data and responding to cyber threats faster than "a pregnant turtle."

AF secretary: Deadline to replace Russian rocket engine could be too soon

Deborah Lee James tells lawmakers that a domestic rocket engine might not be ready by 2019, because "this is rocket science."

DARPA to delve into the Arctic

The research agency is seeking proposals for advanced unmanned systems and sensors to provide surveillance and environmental data from above the Arctic Circle.

DOD making the move to its new online collaboration platform

The department is transitioning from the Defense Connect Online collaboration system to the cloud-based, higher-capacity Defense Collaboration Services.

Navy seeks UAS training system for Special Forces

In a sources sought request, the Navy is looking for private companies for a system to help train Special Operations Forces in unmanned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

DARPA awards contract for development of new radio chip

The agency gives Exelis a $10.7 million deal to provide improvements in security and jam-resistant airborne communication as part of the Communications in Contested Environments program.

MDA adds to Lockheed contract for missile defense system

The modification covers continued support for integrated control of missile systems, sensors and operators.