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Big Boost Proposed for DIU Budget

House lawmakers eye 70% funding boost for Pentagon’s commercial innovation hub, charged with transitioning commercial technology for military use. The unit’s leader, Mike Brown, unexpectedly announced in April he would retire from the position in September, reportedly over concerns about a lack of support for the DIU’s mission.

Hogan: Maryland Is Cyber Capital of US

Cyber Capital

Gov. Larry Hogan touts Maryland as the “cyber capital of America” at a recent bill signing in Annapolis. The state is home to 60 federal civilian agencies and 20 military installations. Three bills from this year’s legislative session aim to strengthen the state’s cybersecurity network.

US Closes Arms Deal for Ukraine

More than a dozen European allies will get nearly $400 million in a deal to buy American military hardware to backfill weapons they’ve donated to Ukraine from their own stockpiles. It is not a donation of drawn-down US  stockpiles, but cash to purchase arms and military supplies from the US.

DoD’s Innovation Unit Delivering New Technologies

Innovation

The Defense Innovation Unit is highlighting in its latest report new technologies that were transitioned to Defense Department partners last year. Among the accomplishments: eight successful transitions to DoD end-users, 1,116 commercial proposals received, and $892.7 million in contracts issued since June 2016.

Report: Presidential Helicopter ‘Unreliable’ in Emergencies

Presidential Helicopters

A Pentagon report says the new presidential helicopter is unreliable in emergency situations and not “operationally suitable.”

DoD Plans for Space Force Combatant Command

Space Force

The Pentagon releases its four-prong approach for a Space Force combatant command as a sixth branch of the armed forces.

Arms Sales Rise for First Time Since 2010

arms sales F-35s

Global arms sales by the world’s top 100 defense contractors rose last year for the first time since 2010,

Carter Remakes Silicon Valley Liaison Team

DefSec Carter shakes up DoD Silicon Valley tech office with a new organizational chart and casting change.