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UK to Invest $67M in Space Launch Industry

The U.K. government plans to allocate $67 million for a program that would support satellite launch services and low gravity spaceflights from U.K. spaceports. The LaunchUK program is designed to help U.K. spaceports access the global market for small satellite launches and provide low gravity flights for science missions, the British …

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DHS, NIST to Sponsor Smart City Cybersecurity Challenge

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security will sponsor a challenge that will urge participants to design smart city technologies with cybersecurity as the top priority. NIST said Thursday the 2018 Global City Teams Challenge, called “Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge,” will forge collaborations …

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Profile: John Brennan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Resources in Bureau of Consular Affairs

John Brennan has served as deputy assistant secretary for resources at the State Department‘s Bureau of Consular Affairs since November 2015. In that capacity, he manages the bureau’s budget, strategic planning, human resources and information technology functions. The 32-year State Department veteran previously held the roles of senior adviser for the Electronic Visa …

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James Mattis, Foreign Counterparts Discuss US Defense Partnerships with UK, Canada and NATO

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has spoken with his counterparts from Canada and U.K. as well as NATO Secretary General Jens Soltenberg to discuss collaborative plans, partnerships and defense ties between the U.S. and its allies, DoD News reported Monday. DoD News reports Mattis and Canadian defense minister Harjit Sajjan talked about a shared commitment to maintain …

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UK to Form New Defense Body to Manage Dreadnought Nuclear Submarine Program

The U.K. defense ministry will establish a new agency that will manage the development of a new class of nuclear ballistic missile submarines designed to replace the naval force’s Vanguard-class submarines in support of the country’s $38.4 billion nuclear deterrent program, Defense News reported Wednesday. Andrew Chuter writes the ministry …

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