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Army warms to cellphones | Acquisition reform, take 27 | UCLASS, up in the air

At the Army’s Senior Leader Seminar, frustrated generals were talking openly about moving more battlefield communications from DoD networks to commercial ones. Besides availability and reliability, security has been the main bugaboo. …

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How to think about DoD’s budget choices | Split NSA/CyberCom? | CBO on USN

How to think about DoD’s budget choices | Split NSA/CyberCom? | CBO on USN

CSBA’s Todd Harrison crunched the numbers and found that, if history is any guide, the budget levels prescribed under sequestration are likely a ceiling, not a floor. That suggests, he said at …

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Army seeks way forward | USAF QDR | China’s air force

Happy AUSA Week! As you head off to the year’s biggest domestic land-warfare convention, don’t miss Paul McCleary’s article about the Army’s attempt to find its way post-Iraq, post-Afghanistan. McCleary talked with …

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Better gear, please | How to be a scholar | AFPAK Hands

Better gear, please | How to be a scholar | AFPAK Hands

Robert Scales notes that if the six soldiers and Marines who have received the Medal of Honor for heroism in Afghanistan had deployed with some relatively simple and inexpensive gear, they might …

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Are we winning? | Split NSA and CyberCom | Civil-military tension

At a conference on “assessing war” — that is, determining whether you’re winning or losing — Mark Stout found himself longing not for the hard drive with 47 terabytes of data on …

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