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General Dynamics Elects Jim Mattis to Board of Directors

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has elected James N. Mattis to be a director of the corporation, effective August 7.   Mattis, age 68, is the Davies Family Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He served as the 26th United States Secretary of Defense… Keep Reading

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GAO: DoD Should Share F35 Operational Lessons Across Military Services

DoD has emphasized the need for the services to collect and share lessons learned not only at a service-specific level, but across all services, and it established the Joint Lessons Learned Program in 2000 to enhance joint capabilities through knowledge management in peacetime and wartime. Keep Reading

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GAO: Knowledge Gaps Pose Risks to DoD’s Weapon Acquisition System

The report assessed the Department of Defense's $1.66 trillion portfolio of 86 major weapon systems acquisition programs and examined changes in the portfolio since 2016, including DOD's progress implementing acquisition reforms. It also offered a quick look at the cost, schedule, and performance of 57 individual weapon programs. Keep Reading

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Coast Guard Consolidating Data Networks to Joint Regional Stacks

The Coast Guard has been taking steps to consolidate its data networks as part of DoD’s Joint Regional Stacks program. FCW reports that the Coast Guard is in the early stage of transitioning its data networks. Coast Guard Enterprise Mission Platform, Rear Adm.  Lunday, who is also the assistant commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and… Keep Reading

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