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Serco’s David Dacquino Joins Nathan Board of Directors; Susan Chodakewitz Quoted

David Dacquino

Nathan Associates has appointed David Dacquino, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Serco and former Wash100 Award recipient to the company’s Board of Directors. Dacquino will bring nearly four decades of experience to Nathan’s Board of Directors, including top-level executive positions with defense, aerospace and federal government contractor companies.

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DARPA Program Finds AI Algorithm to Defeat Human Pilot; Justin Mock, Col. Daniel Javorsek Quoted

DARPA

During a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) competition program, an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, developed by Heron Systems, defeated a human F-16 fighter pilot in a virtual dogfight simulation, C4ISRNET reported on Friday.

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OSTP, NSF Announce Partnership to Expand Quantum Education; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science Foundation (NSF), industry, educational institutions and professional societies have launched a partnership to introduce quantum science and technologies to middle school and high school students.

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NASA Confirms Integration Schedule of Lucy Asteroid Probe Mission

Jupiter Asteroids

NASA has concluded the systems integration review of a space probe mission that will explore Jupiter's Trojan asteroids, verifying the spacecraft's components for integration. The review evaluated the integration schedule of the Lucy spacecraft's subsystems, electrical components, scientific instruments, navigation systems and communications.

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Gen. Mike Holmes: U.S. Air Force Eyes Trainer Jet Competition for ‘Reforge’ Concept

Mike Holmes

Gen. Mike Holmes, head of Air Combat Command, said the U.S. Air Force plans to hold a competition for trainer jets for use in testing the “Rebuilding the Forge” training concept. The Reforge training concept seeks to expedite the process of developing experienced fighter pilots. Holmes said the service intends to allow other companies to offer alternative options.

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Air Force Looks to Modify F-22 Trainer Aircraft for Combat Missions

F-22 Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) plans to reconfigure its Lockheed Martin-built F-22 Raptor fighter jets to support combat functionalities over the next few years, National Defense Magazine reported Monday. "The primary problem [with the aircraft] is having enough engines to meet our requirements," he added. 

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Jolly Green II Helicopter Undergoes Joint Testing With Apache

Jolly Green II Helic

The U.S. Air Force's HH-60W Jolly Green II rescue helicopter has completed a joint flight test with the AH-64 Apache from Eglin Air Force Base, marking a new developmental milestone. Jolly Green II led the Apache, which came from Redstone Army Test Center in Alabama, during the test mission, USAF said Wednesday.

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