Notice of Availability of Record of Decision for Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing
The United States Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to conduct training and testing activities in the Hawaii-Southern California study area as described in Alternative 2 of the Final Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing, dated August 2013. Under Alternative 2, the DoN will be able to meet current and future DoN and Department of Defense training and testing requirements. In addition to analyzing baseline testing and training in Alternative 2, the DoN analyzed areas where training and testing will continue as in the past, but were not considered in previous environmental analyses. Alternative 2 also includes the establishment of new range capabilities, as well as modifications of existing abilities; adjustments to the type and tempo of training and testing; and the establishment of additional locations to conduct activities between range complexes.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service proposes to alter a system of records, T7205, General Accounting and Finance SystemReport Database for Financial Statements, in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. This system will enable the United States Air Force, Defense Security Service, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to produce transaction-driven financial statements in support of Defense Finance and Accounting Service financial mission.
Announcement of Competition Under the America COMPETES Act
DARPA announces the Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC), a prize competition under 15 U.S.C. 3719, the America COMPETES Act. The CGC will utilize a series of competition events to test the abilities of fully automated cyber defense systems. The CGC seeks to engender a new generation of autonomous cyber defense capabilities that combine the speed and scale of automation with reasoning abilities exceeding those of human experts.