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DARPA Produces Results in First Phase of Genetic Engineering Safety Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is making progress in its program designed to reduce risks in genetic engineering technologies. The agency said Tuesday its Safe Genes program's first phase has resulted to the development of tools that would aid in studying the control of genome editors.

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DARPA Pursues Effort to Better Patch Legacy Software

The Defense Advanced Projects Agency has launched an effort to address issues in patching legacy software for mission-critical systems. DARPA said Monday its new Assured Micropatching program seeks to develop technologies that accelerate and aid in the analysis, modification and correction of legacy software binaries.

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SBA OIG: Agency Addresses Majority of Mgmt Issues

Hannibal Ware, the Small Business Administration's inspector general, has reported progress in addressing significant issues faced by the agency across operations. The agency has implemented past recommendations and has made progress in multiple areas of management, SBA Office of the Inspector General said Friday.

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USAF Updates Data Accessibility Platform With Manipulation Features

The U.S. Air Force has added new features to a platform that airmen use to receive and share mission readiness data. The Visible, Accessible, Understandable, Linked and Trusted Data or VAULT platform now allows users to control and experiment with data and generate analytics-driven results, USAF said Friday.

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USMC Tests Radar Systems With New Raytheon-Made Tech

The U.S. Marine Corps demonstrated integrated operation between its radar systems and technology based on an Israeli air defense platform in August, Marine Corps Times reported Thursday. The Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar or G/ATOR performed alongside SkyHunter, a Raytheon-made air defense system based on Israel's Iron Dome technology.

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NASA Sets Date for Northrop’s Next ISS Resupply Mission

NASA has scheduled Northrop Grumman's 12th International Space Station commercial resupply launch for Nov. 2. The company will launch a Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard an Antares rocket from NASA's Virginia-based Wallops Flight Facility, the space agency said Wednesday.

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