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The U.S. Military Academy at West Point will upgrade its email services to a cloud-based model, which the academy said will help facilitate projects and information sharing anywhere, rather than restricting email service to network-capable devices.






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The Pentagon is a very large building that houses a lot of the authorities for the U.S. Military. It's big. This photo doesn't do it justice, but they're kinda rightly concerned about people flying drones around there.

The U.S. Army, continuing a Pentagon trend of scouring the front lines of technological innovation for tools that can help warfighters, has launched a second competition among small businesses that don’t usually fall into the world of defense acquisition.






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Through a $40 million task order, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) will be supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s (NAWCWD) Joint Electronic Warfare Laboratory (JEWEL) by providing engineering services related to electronic, cyber and information warfare, and information operations and foreign military sales requirements, the company announced.






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The Senate failed to vote yesterday on President Trump’s nomination of William Evanina to be director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), which is part of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.






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The Pentagon’s plan to use machine intelligence to better manage the finite and increasingly crowded electromagnetic spectrum took a small leap forward last month, as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) hosted Phase 2 of its Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2).






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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) announced that Navy Vice Admiral Robert Sharp will be the next director of NGA, starting in February.






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President Trump announced Sunday via social media that he has appointed Patrick Shanahan the acting Secretary of Defense effective Jan. 1, 2019, succeeding Gen. James Mattis who resigned as Secretary of Defense last week.






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A partial government shutdown can’t stop the Christmas spirit. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) assured people on Twitter that a partial government shutdown would not stop the 63 year tradition of tracking Santa Claus’ location.






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The Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (PASCC) wants an analysis defining the scope and exploration of the relationship between cyber and weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).






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Pentagon officials are certain that two of the biggest keys to the future of national security are two technologies that, for different reasons, are shrouded in a bit of uncertainty: artificial intelligence and cloud computing.






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