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Norquist Pledges To Shakeup Budget; Sharp Eye On R & D

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Presumptive Deputy Defense Secretary Norquist pledged to “revise budget review timelines and data collection standards to maximize senior leader decision-making quality and timing.”

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EXCLUSIVE: Shanahan Keeping Top Staff If Confirmed

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The moves at the top of the Pentagon power structure will create openings elsewhere, as officials continue move in and out of the Trump administration

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Acting SecDef Shanahan’s First Message: “China, China, China.”

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PENTAGON: In his first day on the job, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gathered civilian leaders of the military services to deliver a simple message: “China, China, China.”

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As Pentagon Demands Cybersecurity, Industry Group Offers New Standards: AIA

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As the DoD prepares to make cyber security a key pillar for what it buys — and from whom — a defense and aerospace trade group unveils a new standard that will allow companies, and the government, to see how secure contractors really are.

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DoD AUDIT: Air Force Finds Mystery Motors, Other Highlights

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After waiting almost three decades to audit itself, the Pentagon still failed miserably in its first attempt. Despite top officials brushing the failure off an an expected learning experience, real questions remain over whether it can fix itself.

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The Pentagon’s First-Ever Audit: A Big Disappointment?

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WASHINGTON: The Pentagon is preparing to release its first-ever audit as soon as this week, making it the last federal agency to complete a top-to-bottom scrubbing of its processes, business practices and finances. The fallout is likely to be messy. While expectations have built over the years that the audit will uncover large savings and… Keep reading →

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Trump Picks Technocrats, Not Billionaires, For Top Pentagon Posts

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WASHINGTON: President Trump will nominate Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan for Deputy Defense Secretary, one of six key Pentagon appointments announced today. All six have extensive service in government or, in Shanahan’s case, the defense industry. That’s a stark departure from the two billionaires with no prior government service Trump initially picked as secretaries of the Army and Navy, Vincent Viola and Philip… Keep reading →

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