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Carter Proposes Updates to Goldwater-Nichols Act

DOD NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (APRIL 5, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON—To best confront challenges in an increasingly complex world, the law that defines much of the Defense Department’s institutional organization needs to be updated, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today.

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F-35 Program Moving Forward, Addressing Challenges


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (FEB. 11, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON—The F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Program is moving forward while addressing various challenges, the program’s executive officer said Feb. 10.
“In the big picture, I would tell you that the program right now is accelerating, growing, and changing,” Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan said at a media roundtable in Arlington, Virginia.

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DoD Officials Urge Continued Science, Technology Investments


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (FEB. 24, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON—Investments in science and technology are critical in maintaining the nation’s military edge in an increasingly competitive global arena, Defense Department officials told Congress today.

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Work: Exciting Technology Under Development


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY

Lisa Ferdinando

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—The civilian and military personnel at the laboratories here are working on cutting-edge technologies to maximize human performance, protect the warfighter, and secure the nation.

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Career in Science Can Help Nation, Work Says


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (MARCH 4, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio—Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work yesterday encouraged students to consider a government career in science, saying it is a way to make a difference and serve the country.

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Carter: Complex Challenges Likely for Tomorrow’s Army Officers


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NEWS, DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY (MARCH 23, 2016)

Lisa Ferdinando

WASHINGTON—The Army officers of tomorrow likely will face complex challenges in protecting the nation and staying one step ahead of adversaries, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today at the United States Military Academy.

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Army Looks Toward Fully Autonomous Tactical Vehicle

ARMY NEWS SERVICE (APRIL 13, 2015)

Lisa Ferdinando

ARLINGTON, Va.—The Army is working toward developing a fully autonomous tactical vehicle, a robotics expert said. “When you start looking at the mid-term, five to 10 years, we start talking about tapping into external systems,” said Mark Mazzara, robotics interoperability lead for the Army’s Program Executive Office–Combat Support and Combat Service Support at Detroit Arsenal, Michigan.

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