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In the News: Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson

“Our strategic competitors are actively threatening our space capabilities and we must be ready.” -@AFSpace, April 4, 2017 Space superiority, with little to no certainty, is a war-fighting domain–not because we want it to be but because our enemies are seeking to conquer, not come together. Before the 1967 Outer …

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Trump to Nominate Raytheon Exec Mark Esper as Army Secretary

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Mark Esper, vice president of government relations at Raytheon, as U.S. Army secretary, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. Esper is the administration’s third pick for the post following the decision of Vincent Viola, founder of digital stock trading firm Virtu Financial, and Tennessee Sen. …

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6 GovCon Industry Groups Ask Federal Govt to Delay Implementation of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule

Six member associations of the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations have asked the Obama administration to delay the implementation of a final rule that aims to ensure federal contractors’ compliance with labor laws. The industry groups wrote in a letter to the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council that the …

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Report: Ashton Carter, Industry Execs Hold ‘Closed-Door’ Forum

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and several industry executives met Tuesday to discuss how companies and the Defense Department can increase their collaboration, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Brendan McGarry writes more than 30 members of the Aerospace Industries Association, Professional Services Council and National Defense Industrial Association participated in the “closed-door” forum with Carter at AIA …

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Robert Work Speaks to AIA About Defense Innovation

U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work highlighted military technology programs, industry collaboration and the defense budget during his speech at an Aerospace Industries Association event held Thursday in Williamsburg, Virginia. He told attendees of the AIA spring board of governors and membership meeting that industry has played a key role …

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