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DOD schedules industry day for new rapid defense experimentation initiative

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Department of Defense officials will meet with members of industry on July 26 to discuss plans for its Rapid Defense Experimentation Reserve (RDER) project, which is aimed at expediting the delivery of new warfighting capabilities to combatant commanders, the Pentagon announced Thursday. The RDER initiative — a top priority for Pentagon leaders — will initially fund 32 prototype demonstrations based on technology needs identified by combatant commanders, Joint Staff, Office…

New leader takes over at Army Cyber Command

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Lt. Gen. Maria Barrett on Tuesday assumed command of Army Cyber Command in a ceremony at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Barrett takes over for Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, who is retiring from the military. Barrett is the first woman to head ARCYBER, and she takes the reins at a pivotal time for the command and the Army writ large, as they look to transition and formalize the doctrine of information advantage.…

New Army unit will combine military intelligence with open source data on foreign adversaries

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The Army has created a new group that will blend historical military intelligence activities with commercial data and public information to support cyber operations, according to a spokesperson.   While designated under Intelligence and Security Command, the Cyber Military Intelligence Group (CMIG) will directly support requirements for Army Cyber Command and function under its operational control, according to an Army news article released in February. It will direct, synchronize and…