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Prem Kumar: DARPA Eyes Chip-Size Combs for Remote Chem/Bio Agent Detection

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for technologies that support remote detection of liquid or gaseous biological and chemical agents as part of its “Spectral Combs from UV to THz” program. DARPA says the program targets optical frequency comb technology with a broad spectral coverage to enable sensitive and specific detection functions for biological and chemical substances. …

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GSA Opens Early Registration for Alliant 2 Industry Day

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The General Services Administration will host Alliant 2 industry day events for governmentwide acquisition contracts and another for small business GWACs to gather feedback from industry partners on the Alliant 2 request for information. According to a notice posted on FedBizOpps on Oct. 2, GSA requires participants to preregister by Oct. 24 …

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Jeh Johnson: DHS, Army to Increase Cooperation to Combat Evolving Threats

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Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has called for closer cooperation between his department and the U.S. Army to counter threats and address public concerns through fact-based dialogue and messaging, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes Johnson noted the need to align efforts, particularly in counterterrorism, as threats evolve and terrorists utilize technology to recruit fighters and …

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