Tag Archives: William J. Lynn

DRS Wins Potential $455M IDIQ to Upgrade Military Vehicle Computing Systems; William J. Lynn Comments

A DRS Technologies Inc. division will install equipment intended to improve the computing capabilities of automobiles and weapons systems under a potential $455 million three-year project of the U.S. Army. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with two one-year options seeks to acquire portable and energy-efficient tools and devices for more than 40 …

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Lynn Honored with Eagle Award for Cybersecurity Efforts

The Pentagon’s second-in-charge was  recognized Monday as a leader in IT at an awards event held in Washington, D.C. Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn, III accepted the “Eagle Award” during a banquet attended by roughly 1,000 participants, according to the American Forces Press Service. He reiterated a theme he …

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Lynn Christens New Veterans Health Center in Maryland

Last week, Bethesda, Md. became the new home of the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, aimed at bettering military and civilian healthcare providers’ ability to treat traumatic brain injuries and psychological disorders in veterans. Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn spoke at the facility’s opening ceremony last week. The center …

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Deputy Secretary Lynn on Significance of Cyber Command

Prior to the stand-up ceremony of the new cyber command, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn shared his thoughts on the historic occurrence, according to the Department of Defense. “We want to be able to maintain those advantages and protect the military missions, and that is the main mission …

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New DOD Regulations Allow Social Media Use

The DoD issued a new policy last week that allows military personnel to access social-media sites and other Web 2.0 applications from nonclassified government computers, so long as they don’t discuss classified information, according to ExecutiveGov. “This directive recognizes the importance of balancing appropriate security measures while maximizing the capabilities …

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