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Lockheed Exec John Rood Confirmed as Defense Undersecretary for Policy

The Senate voted 81-7 Wednesday to confirm John Rood, formerly vice president for international sales at Lockheed Martin, as defense undersecretary for policy, Defense News reported Wednesday. Rood will fill the third top civilian role at the Defense Department with responsibility over homeland defense, arms control, assessment of war plans, bilateral …

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DoD Unveils Basic Tech Research Competition for Industry-University Teams

The Defense Department has unveiled an award competition for industry-university teams to explore autonomous, sensing and mobility platforms as part of a new DoD pilot program. DoD said Wednesday its Defense Enterprise Science Initiative program seeks to spur collaborative basic research efforts focused on end-use technology applications that can help address U.S. national defense …

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Sgt. Maj. Vincent Santiago Assigned to DSCA as Command Senior Enlisted Leader

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Vincent Santiago, who currently serves at the 3rd Marine Division in Japan, has been appointed as first command senior enlisted leader for the Defense Security Cooperation Agency in Virginia. The Office of the Senior Enlisted Adviser to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced Santiago’s new assignment …

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Trump to Nominate Kevin Fahey as Defense Assistant Secretary for Acquisition

President Donald Trump has announced plans to nominate Kevin Fahey, vice president of combat vehicles and armaments at Cypress International, as assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, the White House reported Wednesday. Fahey joined Cypress in January 2016 and since then has overseen several focus areas at the Alexandria, Virginia-based …

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DHS, FAA, Army Collaborate to Develop Aircraft Explosive Vulnerability Testing Tool

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has collaborated with the Federal Aviation Administration and the U.S. Army to create a simulator technology designed to test explosive vulnerabilities in aircraft. The Aircraft Explosive Testing Simulator is designed for repeated explosive tests and built through S&T’s Commercial Aircraft Vulnerability and Mitigation program, DHS said …

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