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Profile: Scott Kaplan, NGA Chief of Cloud Security

Scott Kaplan serves as chief of cloud security at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency  and works in the cloud security division of NGA’s Office of the Chief Information Officer and IT Services directorate, or CIO-T. He brings years of information technology, security, operations and business experience to his current position and aims to …

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FAA: University Consortium Examines UAS Collision Risks

A consortium of universities has conducted a study on potential injuries that unmanned aircraft systems could cause in case of collision with people on the ground. The Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence, or ASSURE, identified blunt force trauma, penetration injuries and lacerations as the three dominant injury types that …

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FAA Partners With 2 Universities to Run New Aviation Training R&D Hub

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to open a new center of excellence that will facilitate research and development of training methods for air traffic controllers, aviation safety inspectors, engineers, pilots and technicians. FAA said Friday it chose academic teams led by the University of Oklahoma and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to oversee the Air Transportation Center of Excellence for …

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ONR Holds 9th Annual RoboBoat Competition in Virginia

The Office of Naval Research held the ninth annual RoboBoat Competition in Virginia in which 13 high school and college student teams participated in robotics programming and development activities. Teams had to complete two mandatory tasks that tested the design quality and propulsion, speed, navigation and basic sensing functions of the …

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