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DHS Requests $89M for St. Elizabeths HQ Move

The Department of Homeland Security‘s 2013 budget proposal includes a $33 million increase to continue work on the new St. Elizabeths headquarters project. The $33 million increase would bring the project’s funding to $89 million for 2013, according to the budget document. The agency said the 2013 funds would go …

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Pentagon Handing Cyber Defense Program to DHS

The Department of Homeland Security is now poised to lead a Pentagon cyber defense project, according to a DHS privacy notice issued Friday. The pilot program was launched to test the effects of sharing classified information with defense contractors and their communications providers. Through the pilot, National Security Agency data …

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Stanley McChrystal Named Chair of Siemens Govt Tech Board

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, has been appointed chairman of the board of directors for Siemens Government Technologies, the company announced Monday. McChrystal served in the Afghanistan command post from 2009-10 prior to his retirement after a 34-year Army career. …

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Congress Boosts NASA’s Funding for Deep Space Exploration

Through the House Appropriations Bill recently signed into law, Congress approved $178 billion for NASA, a $650 million cut from last year, and $924 million less that President Obama requested in February. Despite the overall cut, NASA did see some major increases, particularly in the areas of deep space exploration, as …

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DOE to Use Federal Energy Saving Performance Contracts to Reach Sustainability Goals

The Energy Department is using federal energy savings performance contracts to reach sustainability goals. Jake Wooley, deputy director of the department’s information technology management office, told Nextgov.com these contracts “in the past have been something the facilities managers and energy managers have been aware of, but this is the first time in …

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NASA Names Aerospace Veteran Mason Peck Chief Technologist

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Cornell University Professor Mason Peck to be the agency’s chief technologist, effective in January. Peck will be both the agency’s principal adviser and main advocate on matters of technology policy and programs. Peck will also help coordinate the agency’s technology investments. As an engineer …

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DARPA: Flying Humvee Tests Coming in 2015

Those futuristic flying cars movie-goers frequently see in science-fiction thrillers will be coming to real life in 2012, according to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. According to Aviation Week, program manager Stephen Waller said both AAI Corp. and Lockheed Martin have produced “feasible designs” for DARPA’s Transformer program and …

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Pentagon, DHS Probe Expanding Sharing of Cyber Threat Intel with Contractors

The Defense Department plans to expand the sharing of classified cyber threat intelligence between the Pentagon and certain contracting firms to better secure commercial networks used for military purposes, Pentagon officials said. A test program, which ran from May 9 through Sept. 15, prevented hundreds of attempted breaches at 20 participating industrial defense firms, officials …

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