Air Force can now deploy drones from other drones

The Air Force Research Lab successfully launched a small unmanned system from a larger drone mid-flight, the lab said.

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Six months into JAIC 2.0, DOD still needs to move faster on AI

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The Joint AI Center's transformation into 'JAIC 2.0' has brought added speed to AI adoption, but not enough, its director said.

White House asks for $5B to fund VA IT in 2022

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The $4.8 billion top-line IT number is just shy of the enacted $4.9 billion given by Congress last year.

Final CMMC rule expected to be finished in about a month

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The CMMC DFARS rule could be final soon as the government works through feedback from industry and trade groups on the program.

Military-wide data requirements document coming soon, Joint Chiefs’ Hyten says

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Gen. John Hyten said a council he leads is working on a data requirements directive that should lay a detailed foundation for how to the military can use big data.

Navy planning 4 major tests for network integration in 2021

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The Navy plans at least for major tests this year of its Project Overmatch system, its vision to help create an Internet of Things for military operations.

Biden’s GSA administrator pick Robin Carnahan boasts strong tech credentials

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Robin Carnahan founded and led the state and local government practice at 18F, GSA's tech consultancy.

Top Air Force IT leader has ‘mixed feelings’ about CMMC

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Lauren Knausenberger worries that the strictness of CMMC could bar the exact type of companies she wants to recruit into the defense industrial base.

Joint Base San Antonio to focus on 5G for telemedicine

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The DOD is testing how new 5G networks could help medics in the field and in military hospitals at Joint Base San Antonio.

National Nuclear Security Administration awards $89.9M deal to Palantir for safety platform

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The platform will integrate data from agency sites to measure the health of its safety programs.

DIU’s Mike Brown is Biden’s pick to head DOD acquisition

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Mike Brown is set be nominated by the president to be DOD's undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment.

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