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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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Army’s Helicopter Demo: Bring the Bird, Leave the PowerPoint

The Army wants to stage a demonstration next April of armed light helicopters already available, the Army’s top helicopter buyer said Monday. At the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual conference, Maj. Gen. Tim Crosby said companies must be ready to show what they have at the demonstration. Only companies …

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Battle Tested: Fight and Flight?

Over the past year, while major weapons systems have been canceled left and right as defense budgets have shrunk, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles have remained a bright spot in the market. In fact, some industry analysts predict the global market for UAVs will top $11.5 billion annually by 2020. However, while …

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Raytheon to Close Suffolk Unit; Connected to JFCOM Elimination?

Raytheon will close a small modeling and simulation unit in Suffolk, Va., by the end of the year, the company announced last week. HamptonRoads.com said Raytheon’s decision to shutter the four-person center came “in the wake of the Defense Department’s decision to close the U.S. Joint Forces Command.” However, a …

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