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Japan, Australia Officials to Discuss Military Partnerships

Defense and foreign affairs officials from both Japan and Australia are set to discuss closer military ties amid the growing maritime tensions in the Asia-Pacific region with China, Agence France-Presse reported Sunday. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera will met their Australian counterparts Julie Bishop and …

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Jennifer Kerber to Lead GSA’s Cloud Credential Program

Jennifer Kerber, executive director of the nonprofit Government Transformation Initiative for a year, will join the General Services Administration‘s office of citizen services and innovative technologies to oversee its cloud credential program, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Kerber will lead the Federal Cloud Credential Identity Exchange program and work with agency partners such …

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Mike Whitaker Updates Congress On FAA NextGen Project

Mike Whitaker, deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, has submitted a progress report on the agency’s NextGen air transportation system project to Congress, GCN reported Monday. GCN reports the FAA is working to incorporate satellite and digital technologies into the U.S. air traffic control system with the goal of …

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SPAWAR Seeks Info on Potential of Undersea Cables as Maritime Surveillance Tools

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command is seeking sources on telecommunications and oil and gas technology advances that could lead to using commercial undersea cable systems for maritime surveillance, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes the Undersea Cable System and Sonar System Technology Advances program is looking into technology …

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