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NASA, Canada’s Nat’l Research Council Ink Partnership Renewal Deal; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA and Canada’s National Research Council have signed a new agreement that extends their partnership on aircraft engine icing research for an additional five years. The space ...
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USAF Continues Bomber Aircraft Upgrade With Boeing Avionics Tech

The U.S. Air Force continues to work on upgrading the electronics on an estimated 60 B-1B and 76 B-52H bomber aircraft as part of a $250 million modernization effort for the aging ...
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AF’s Strategic Master Plan Works on Agility for Long-Term Service Growth

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a strategic master plan that establishes 12 goals or benchmarks for the continued growth of the service to supplement its long-term broad plan released ...
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DHS Component Seeks to Boost Adoption of Agile Software Development; Luke McCormack Comments

Luke McCormack A branch of the Department of Homeland Security has launched efforts to bolster its adoption of agile software development practices, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason ...
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DHS, McCarthy Mortensen JV Begin Final Construction Phase of National Bio, Agro-Defense Facility; Reginald Brothers Comments

Reginald Brothers McCarthy Mortensen NBAF A Joint Venture has kicked off the final phase of construction for a national bio and agro-defense facility in Manhattan, Kansas, under an ...
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Senate Committee Tells DoD to Standardize Drone Pilot Training

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-R.I.) have urged the Defense Department to establish a standardized training program for ...
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Susannah Fox Named HHS CTO; Sylvia Mathews Burwell Comments

Susannah Fox The Department of Health and Human Services has appointed Susannah Fox, a more than 10-year veteran of the Pew Research Center, to succeed Bryan Sivak as the department’s ...
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Virginia Public-Private Research Project Eyes Tech to Secure Vehicle Systems

The Virginia State Police, University of Virginia and Charlottesville-based Mission Secure have partnered on a public-private research project to develop countermeasures against hacks ...
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Ed Bolton: FAA Shifts Air Traffic Control Modernization Focus to Large Hubs

Ed Bolton Ed Bolton, assistant administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation program, has said the agency plans to focus its air traffic ...
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Thermopylae Sciences’ AJ Clark Calls for Cultural Shift in Defense Industry’s IT Acquisitions

A.J. Clark A.J. Clark, president of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, believes that a cultural shift is needed in the defense industry to update its acquisition process for information ...