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DoD, Norwegian Ministry of Defence Eye Extension of Solid Fuel Ramjet Tech Partnership

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The Department of Defense and the Norwegian Ministry of Defense plan to extend their bilateral partnership in efforts to analyze solid fuel ramjet technologies. The two entities seek to build and incorporate solid fuel ramjet capacities into high-speed prototype systems as part of the Tactical High-speed Offensive Ramjet for Extended Range program, DoD said Monday.

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CentralSquare Provides Complementary Software Products to Assist Public Safety Agencies With COVID-19 Response; David Zolet Quoted

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CentralSquare Technologies will provide complimentary use of select software solutions to its more than 5,000 public safety customers across the nation in support of national emergency response around the COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Andrew Dugan, CTO of Centurylink, Jonathan Spalter President and CEO of USTelecom, to Speak at COVID-19 Network Performance Webinar

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Andrew Dugan, chief technology officer (CTO) at CenturyLink, and Jonathan Spalter, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of USTelecom, will speak on the COVID-19 Network Performance – Designed for Demand, a virtual conversation with to discuss the shifts in network performance due to COVID-19 pandemic. 

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James Geurts: Navy Uses Supply Chain Mgmt Tools to Stay Ahead of Facility Closures

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James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition at the U.S. Navy and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the service branch has used its supply chain management platforms to track where factory shutdown or delays could occur as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, FedScoop reported Monday.

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Ellen Lord: DoD to Call for Reopening of Mexican Suppliers

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Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 Awardee, said aircraft manufacturers and other U.S. defense contractors depend on parts suppliers in Mexico and DoD will call for the country to reopen such facilities that have shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Defense One reported Monday.

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Navy Dept Stands Up Organization to Apply DevSecOps Software Dev’t

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The Department of the Navy has begun efforts to implement the development, security and operations or DevSecOps approach in the U.S. Marine Corps' software development activities. The Operational Application and Service Innovation Site, part of Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic, began efforts to help USMC apply the methodology that takes security into focus across development, DON said Friday

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