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Air Force awards 10-year data link contract

The Air Force chooses nine companies for a potential 10-year, $496 million data link platform support contract.

White House names acquisition leaders at DOD, Air Force

The Trump administration announced picks for assistant secretary of defense for acquisition and acquisition head at the Air Force.

DISA's CFO retires

Sannadean Sims, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s chief financial officer, comptroller, and Resource Management Center director, retired Jan. 3.

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Burden is leaving post as head of Army PEO EIS

After just a year in the role, Brig. Gen. Patrick Burden will step down as the Army’s Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems to lead a command in Afghanistan.

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GAO: Security clearance problems far from fixed

A GAO audit found that many federal agencies have yet to implement years-old recommendations to reform and speed up their security clearance processes.

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Marines seek new enterprise mobility management solution

The Marine Corps is gathering information as it explores development of a system to manage mobile devices around the globe.

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DOD wants DIUX to drive acquisition reform

In the midst of a reorg and modernization efforts, the Defense Department wants to lean on its experimental arm to cure procurement woes.

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Pentagon spending more on emerging tech

The Department of Defense spent $7.4 billion in fiscal year 2017 on cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence technologies, according to a recent Govini report.

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