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Pentagon To Classify More Acquisition Info, Keep Closer Eye On Fed Employees

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“We have a fairly well-positioned and growing counterintelligence activity across the organizations,” the official said, adding that the shift to DoD has created “what is arguably the single largest security-focused agency in the federal government.”

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Navy Takes First Big Step To Cloud, Pushing Logistics To Amazon’s Service

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jan. 26, 2013) Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrated significant progress today as the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The 60-foot long, 30-foot wide island was the 452nd lift of the nearly 500 total lifts needed to complete the aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy Huntington Ingalls Industries/Released)

The Navy’s data is spread all over the place, but a $100 million effort by the Navy aims to change all that within two years.

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Navy Wrestles With Cyber Policy As China and Iran Hack Away

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“We’re spending a lot of money in this area right now, but we don’t understand where we’re spending it” says Navy undersecretary Thomas Modly.

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Bigger Debt Means Smaller Budgets (But We Need More Shipyards): DoD Officials

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jan. 26, 2013) Huntington Ingalls Industries celebrated significant progress today as the 555-metric ton island was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. The 60-foot long, 30-foot wide island was the 452nd lift of the nearly 500 total lifts needed to complete the aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy Huntington Ingalls Industries/Released)

Even as one official warned that budget pressures would squeeze the budget, another said the nation must expand the defense industrial base to build a 355-ship Navy.

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Hull Watch: 355 Ship Navy Might Take Until 2052, Navy Official Concedes

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The Navy is going wobbly on its 355 ship fleet, but Capitol Hill doesn’t want to hear it.

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Coast Guard Fears Two-Year Budget Boost Just A Blip: Adm. Zukunft

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Adm. Zukunft says he doesn’t want to return to the old culture of “martyrdom” when the service prided itself on doing more with less even as it ran its equipment and people into the ground.

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