Agency News: Department of Defense


Feds owe $1B in back taxes

Almost 100,000 federal employees owe more than $1 billion in unpaid taxes -- and that could cost them their jobs.

DARPA commissioning ad-hoc smart phone network

DARPA and SAIC are set to develop a new mobile ad-hoc network for smart phone use.

DARPA seeks games to test weapons systems

The research arm of the Defense Department is looking for ways to crowdsource weapon systems testing.

Defense IT: Preparing for the worst and other survival strategies in 2012

Although everyone will feel the pain of budget cuts in the days ahead, some areas of defense IT will fare better than others.

Defense cloud plans still up in the air

Defense Department plans for migrating services to commercial clouds will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Can I shoot your avatar?

As the Army has embraced video game-like training, officials see a need for personalized avatars.

DHS takes key role in DOD cybersecurity program

DHS' new role marks a milestone for the data-sharing effort as it grows past pilot-program status.

DISA details streamlining plan for 2012

DISA is taking aim at enterprise capabilities, beginning immediately with combining offices to streamline and focusing on cybersecurity as a priority.

Air Force planning ahead for cyber future

With a new RFI, the Air Force looks into the future of cyberspace operations.

Army explores e-textbook possibilities

The Army begins research for platform-agnostic e-textbooks.

DOD: Industry partnerships still central despite budget cuts

As the Defense Department plans for smaller budgets, contractors worry about their own fortunes.

Obama, Panetta outline strategy for more than $450B in defense cuts

A comprehensive, strategic review reveals plans to shift Pentagon focus from ground wars to rebuilding, deterrence while preserving innovation and partnership with industry.

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