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Army, General Atomics Demo Anti-Drone Weapon Prototypes to Meet ‘Unlimited-Ammo’ Goals

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The U.S. Army and members of a General Atomics team displayed prototypes of anti-drone weapons that look to meet what the service branch calls “unlimited-ammunition” goals at the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment event. Two types of weaponry — one using lasers and the other using electricity-propelled projectiles — were displayed throughout the event that …

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Richard Thomas Appointed President of Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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Richard Thomas, a retired U.S. Army major general, has been appointed as the new president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Thomas, who was the first director of healthcare operations for the Defense Health Agency, will succeed Charles Rice, the Defense Department said Thursday. Rice will leave his post on June 30 …

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VA Names Five New Members to Advisory Committee on Women Veterans

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The Department of Veterans Affairs has selected five new members to join its advisory committee that advises the VA secretary on programs and current issues facing women veterans. VA has also appointed Mary Westmoreland as the committee’s new chair alongside the reappointment of committee members Sara McVicker and Tia Christopher for an additional term, the government …

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Army Forecasts Greater Interest in Installation Mgmt Command Cyber Summit

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The U.S. Army Installation Management Command reported that the number of participants in its annual Cyber Installation Support Summit has expanded since its first installment in 2014. Lt. Gen. Kenneth Dahl and Maj. Gen. Lawarren Patterson co-chaired this year’s summit and discussed the expansion of the team from 40 representatives of Army elements in 2014 …

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Profile: Randall Coleman, Executive Asst Director of FBI HQ’s Criminal, Cyber, Response & Services Branch

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Randall Coleman serves as the executive assistant director of the criminal, cyber, response, and services branch at FBI‘s headquarters in Washington. He oversees all FBI criminal and cyber investigations around the world and the bureau’s internal operations, critical incident response and victim assistance program. Coleman has worked with FBI since 1997 and has held multiple …

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CERDEC Works on Noise-Encrypted Waveform Designed for Radar Emission Masking

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The U.S. Army continues its work to develop a noise-encrypted radar waveform designed to hide radar emissions in efforts to address issues in radar system performance in a radio frequency environments. Army Materiel Command‘s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center currently performs research and development work on the Advanced Pulse Compression Noise waveform, …

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