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Naval Postgraduate School, BNNano Form Nanomaterials Research Partnership

Boron Nitride Nanotubes

The Naval Postgraduate School has partnered with materials engineering company BNNano to assess the capacity of the company’s nanomaterial concepts to support defense missions. NPS said Thursday that it entered into a cooperative research and development agreement with BNNano to test the latter’s Boron Nitride Nanotubes for potential use in electric insulation, radiation shielding, fire retardants, corrosion resistance and metal lightening.

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DOD to Finance Naval Postgraduate School for Research on Climate Response

Naval Postgraduate

The Department of Defense will award $2.4 million to Naval Postgraduate School for research on how the military can prepare for sudden climate events. The “Advancing Resilience Theory and Tools to Combat Environmental Surprise" project will tackle issues faced by military installations during climate change, natural disasters and other environmental events, the U.S. Navy said Wednesday.

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Jack London: The World Is a Dangerous Place

Jack London

After 20 years in the government contracting media business, I sense personally how much the industry mourns the passing of the true GovCon titan in Jack London of CACI. The ever vigilant Jack London spoke the words, “The world is a dangerous place“ with a clear sense of purpose. Because of people like Jack, a leader of character, the world is indeed a safer place.

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DARPA Develops Military System Performance Prediction Tools

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has developed mathematical tools and methods to help designers understand risks associated with the design and modeling of large military systems such as aerospace vehicles and engines. Research teams under DARPA’s Enabling Quantification of Uncertainty in Physical Systems program have developed uncertainty quantification tools to increase chances that new …

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Vice Adm. Jan Tighe Becomes 66th Navy Intell Director

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, former commander of the Fleet Cyber Command and 10th fleet at the U.S. Navy, assumed the roles of director of naval intelligence and deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare. She took over the posts from Vice Adm. Ted “Twig” Branch, who has retired after a 37-year military career, …

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Harnitchek Assumes DLA Director Post

Navy Vice Adm. Mark D. Harnitchek assumed responsibility of Defense Logistics Agency from outgoing director Vice Adm. Alan Thompson, at a Friday ceremony according to a DLA release. Previously, Harnitchek served as deputy commander at the U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Thompson, who took the position …

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