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DoD Unveils Acquisition Excellence Award Winners

The Defense Department has recognized acquisition teams across the department and intelligence agencies for showing “exemplary” contracting practices, DoD News reported Friday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said DoD gave the 2017 David Packard Excellence in Acquisition Award to organizations that helped meet goals under the National Defense Strategy. The award …

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Air Force-Hosted Industry Day Highlights Warfare Requirements

The U.S. Air Force‘s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance professionals briefed industry representatives on future warfare requirements during an event held Friday at a National Reconnaissance Office facility in Virginia. The industry day featured presentations from senior airmen, lieutenants and field grade officers on topics such as artificial intelligence, threats and data …

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Profile: Joe Landino, CIO of National Counterterrorism Center

Joe Landino has served as chief information officer and director of mission systems at the National Counterterrorism Center since December 2014. Prior to his current role, Landino was director of the open source engineering group within CIA‘s Open Source Center for nearly four years. He helped engineer and develop information technology infrastructure …

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NGA, NRO to Explore Commercial GEOINT Offerings With New Tool

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and National Reconnaissance Office will compare their near term geospatial intelligence needs with commercial offerings through a new leaderboard, Space News reported Tuesday. NGA and NRO established Commercial GEOINT Activity last year to jointly explore GEOINT capabilities in the private sector. CGA directors implemented the Leaderboard tool in June to …

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Justin Poole Appointed NGA Deputy Director; Robert Cardillo Comments

Justin Poole, formerly director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s source operations and management directorate, has been appointed to serve as NGA’s seventh deputy director. NGA said Thursday Poole will succeed Susan Gordon, who was nominated to the position of principal deputy director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He started his federal …

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Stratcom Renames Space Operations Center, Eyes Multinational Space Collaboration With Germany

The U.S. Strategic Command and the National Reconnaissance Office replaced the name of the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center April 1 to reflect the organization’s new mission against threats to space assets. The renamed National Space Defense Center will continue to operate at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado and advance …

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