GAO-19-89: Published: Nov 14, 2018 In its 2018 Biennial Core Report, the Department of Defense…
20 July 2018 DoD News WASHINGTON — The Defense Department announced today that it will…
When it comes to shortfalls in the U.S. government’s ability to meet its national security…
The Navy will rely more on private industry to help with aircraft carrier and submarine maintenance work at public shipyards, as maintenance needs increase.
Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition,technology and logistics, has said the Defense Department‘s foreign military sales program serves as a means for DoD to help build capacities and capabilities of U.S. partner nations, Reuters reported Thursday.
“It’s a real tool for us in terms of international relations,” Lord told reporters.
The Army is standing up a new modernization command for the express purpose of efficiently developing capabilities and capacity, and it’s going to need seasoned officers and plenty of soldier input to keep it running, Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said.
As the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity responsibilities continue to expand, the agency is beginning to show signs that it may not have the resources to keep up.
CAPITOL HILL: Is the arsenal of democracy out of business? Probably not, but America’s “increasingly brittle industrial base” may not be able to sustain our forces in a protracted war, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, Gen. Joseph Dunford, warned the Senate in a written statement this morning. It’s a problem a lot of people are wrestling with, from Dunford’s subordinates on the Joint Staff to academics and a White House-commissioned task force. There are solutions, a panel of experts said this afternoon on the Hill – if we just invest enough to research and develop them. The highest-level effort to find answers is that White House task force, commissioned by President Trump. “In the executive order, the analytical focus is on peer competitor conventional threats that would really stress all the different vectors of the industrial base,” an administration official told me, in contrast to the past 16 years of counterinsurgency, which only strained certain sectors like uparmored vehicles.
Trump Orders Govt Review of Manufacturers’ Capacity to Back US Defense Industrial Base – Executive Gov
President Donald Trump signed Friday an executive order for a cross-government review of U.S. manufa
Automotive specialist describes “building capacity” through hiring locals, being on receiving end of SIGAR audits.