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DOE Announces Solicitation for Nuclear Reactor Technologies

The Department of Energy has announced solicitation proposals for the development of nuclear reactors and supplementary technologies in aims to promote the use of nuclear power in the U.S. DOE said Friday it will open a five-year application period for interested potential contractors and conduct selection processes quarterly. The Department plans …

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Army, Foreign Researchers Initiate Cyberspace Disinformation Research Effort

U.S. Army researchers, along with Ukrainian and Bulgarian scientists have joined to commence a global research effort to study disinformation attacks occurring in cyberspace. The Army said Tuesday it has partnered with researchers from the Bulgarian Defense Institute; Chernihiv National University of Technology; and the National Technical University of Ukraine to administer the Cyber Rapid …

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DLA Hosts Service Acquisition Workshop

Members from the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution’s Acquisition Operations have attended a workshop hosted by the Defense Acquisition University to familiarize themselves with the process of buying services. DLA said Wednesday the Services Acquisition Workshop aimed to increase team members’ understanding of general acquisition processes, resource availability and efficiency techniques. The …

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Air Force Picks Tyndall AF Base as MQ-9 Reaper Wing Location

The U.S. Air Force has selected Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida as its preferred location to house a new military wing along with 24 units of the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper remotely controlled aircraft. Tyndall’s MQ-9 Reaper Wing will comprise an operations group that will have mission control elements and launch-and-recovery platforms, as well …

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Air Force Squadron Decommissions ANGELS Satellite

The U.S. Air Force‘s third space experimentation squadron decommissioned the Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space satellite Nov. 20 at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. ANGELS tested orbital mechanics of space-based technology platforms, as well as automated spacecraft operations, space situational awareness and rendezvous and proximity methods, the Air …

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