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GAO: NASA Should Re-Evaluate Space Launch System Program Cost, Schedule

The Government Accountability Office has found that NASA‘s Space Launch System program still faces limited schedule and cost reserves that GAO believes could undermine the space agency’s goal of launching the heavy-lift rocket with an unmanned Orion spacecraft by November 2018. NASA has worked to address some of the program’s technical issues that were cited by GAO …

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NY National Guard Aviators Will Deploy to Afghanistan in 2017

Aircrew members and aviators of the New York Army National Guard based in Rochester participate in the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Teams Joint Readiness Training Center exercise as they prepare to deploy in Afghanistan early next year. The Army said Friday the Army units will undergo combat training in real-world scenarios with …

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Baldrige Program, NIST to Develop Assessment Tool for Cyber Risk Management Programs

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has teamed up with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to create a tool designed to help organizations evaluate their cybersecurity risk management initiatives. The Baldrige program proposed the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder platform in compliance with NIST’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, …

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Terry Milholland Departs CTO Role at IRS

Terry Milholland has departed his role as chief technology officer of the Internal Revenue Service as the critical pay authority through which he was hired nears its expiration, FCW reported Friday. Zach Noble writes Milholland joined the IRS eight years ago after he served as a technical officer at Visa …

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Army’s AMRDEC Org Conducts Quality Assurance Test on Apache Helicopters for South Korea

A quality assurance team from the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center has inspected AH-64 Apache attack helicopters South Korea purchased through a foreign military sales deal with the U.S. government. The center performs QA tests to help ensure that domestically made systems or services sold to international defense customers meet the same quality standards required for the …

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus: Super Hornet Cost Could Rise Without Foreign Sales

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has warned that the cost of Boeing‘s Super Hornet could spike if the U.S. government does not approve pending foreign sales of the multirole fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Andrea Shalal writes the White House has delayed its approval for a potential $3 billion sale of 28 Boeing F/A-18E/F jets to Kuwait over …

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