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Internet Author Ponders Future Trends

May 19, 2010

When the Internet was originally created for Defense Department use, Cerf says that it was not designed to perform any particular operation besides moving bits from point to point. Because the requirements were so broad that it allowed the system to be tremendously flexible and scalable. "What is amazing is that the protocols have actually scaled [over the last 40 years]," he shared.

DIA Awards SITE Contracts

May 19, 2010

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has awarded 11 contracts totaling $6.6 billion as part of its Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise, or SITE. The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts will last five years and extend across the defense intelligence enterprise and the intelligence community.

Defense Department CIO Stresses the Benefits of Change

May 19, 2010

"If you imagine Second Life is just a game, you're missing the point."--David Wennergren, Defense Department Chief Information Officer

Experts Ponder the Challenges of Information Sharing

May 18, 2010

Experts pondered the implications and challenges for sharing data between military and civilian organizations within the U.S. government.

Enewold Takes NG VP Post

May 18, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Bethpage, New York, has named Steven L. Enewold vice president of its Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System Program.

Van Buskirk to Command 7th Fleet

May 18, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and assignment as commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan.

General Highlights Joint Staff C4 Priorities

May 18, 2010

"At the end of the day, it's about the warfighter."--Lt. Gen. Dennis Vis, USA, director, C4 systems, Joint Staff

JFCOM Pours a Fresh Cuppa JOE

May 17, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

The Joint Forces Command lays out a definitive framework within the JOE 2010 and acknowledges its ever-changing nature, but has it truly captured all of today's obvious issues? What, if any, topics has it missed, or does it need to expand more completely on any of the five parts? Please review JOE 2010 and give us your views.

AeroMech Names McConville CEO

May 17, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

James McConville has been named president and chief executive officer of AeroMech Engineering Incorporated, San Luis Obispo, California.

Gaddis Appointed Tactical Aircraft PEO

May 17, 2010
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Donald E. Gaddis, USN, has been assigned as program executive officer for Tactical Aircraft Programs, Washington, D.C.

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