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DOE Invests $60M in Nuclear Energy R&D Projects

The Department of Energy has invested $60 million to fund 13 nuclear technology research and development projects. The department said Friday its Office of Nuclear Energy supports the selection under the U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development funding opportunity announcement. The DOE will review applications quarterly and select more awardees throughout a five-year …

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White House Opposes Senate’s Army Tactical Network Funding Restriction Plan

The Trump administration has objected to a provision under the Senate’s proposed fiscal 2018 defense policy bill that would restrict all funds for U.S. Army battlefield network development efforts, C4ISRNET reported Saturday. The White House said in a statement published Friday that implementing funding limitations to the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program would affect …

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DOE: ARPA-E Projects Obtained Nearly $2B in Private Sector Funds Since 2009

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has said 74 project teams on transformational energy technologies have accumulated $1.8 billion in follow-on funds from the private sector since the agency’s establishment in 2009. ARPA-E announced the financial milestone during the eighth annual ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit in Maryland, the Energy Department said Monday. “The private sector …

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Gen. Daniel Allyn: Army Needs Funds to Equip, Train Soldiers

Gen. Daniel Allyn, U.S. Army vice chief of staff, has told House Armed Services Committee members at a Tuesday hearing the service branch needs funds that will match authorized increase in end-strength levels to address training and equipping gaps. The Army said Wednesday it found that only 50 percent of division headquarters, nearly …

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Reuters: US to Sign 10-Year, $38B Military Aid Pact With Israel

The U.S. government will sign a 10-year pact in the coming days to provide an estimated $38 billion in military aid to the government of Israel, Reuters reported Tuesday. Matt Spetalnick and Patricia Zengerle write Susan Rice, U.S. national security adviser, will sign the agreement with Jacob Nagel, Israel’s chief negotiator and …

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DOE to Provide Commercialization Funds for 54 Energy Tech Projects; Lynn Orr Comments

The Energy Department will allocate up to $16 million in funds to support 54 projects that aim to bring new energy management technologies into the marketplace. DOE said Tuesday the winning projects for the first round of funding under its Technology Commercialization Fund involve 52 industry partners at 12 department-backed national laboratories. “Deploying new clean energy technologies is an essential part of our …

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Report: Rep. Duncan Hunter Seeks UAV Acquisition Funds for Coast Guard

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-California) wants to request funds for the U.S. Coast Guard to procure land-based unmanned aerial vehicles to support the service branch’s surveillance missions, Navy Times reported Tuesday. Meghann Myers writes the Coast Guard has long relied on UAVs from the Customs and Border Protection to aid in maritime interdiction operations. The report said Hunter, …

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