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Derek Tournear Named Acting Director at Space Dev’t Agency

Derek Tournear, formerly assistant director for space at the Department of Defense, has been named acting director of the Space Development Agency, Air Force Magazine reported Tuesday. Tournear will manage the agency's research and engineering framework to address potential DoD space architecture concerns under his new capacity.

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Douglas Loverro: Pentagon Weighs Weather Satellite Program Options

Pentagon officials have begun examining requirements for a new weather satellite program and will incorporate some program funding in its fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, Reuters reported Thursday. Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary Douglas Loverro told Reuters the U.S. Air Force and the Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation office are determining …

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Army to Pick One Vendor for Rifleman Radio Buy

The U.S. Army intends to select one vendor for its planned purchase of 193,279 Rifleman Radios when it awards a contract in fiscal year 2014, Nextgov reported Monday. Bob Brewin writes the Army wants to hold a full-and-open pr0duction contract for the five-year Rifleman program and potential competitors could include General Dynamics,  Harris …

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