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Jacobs Teams with NASA’s JPL to Support Mars Perseverance Rover; Steve Arnette, Trevor Graff Quoted

Mars Rover

Jacobs announced on Thursday that the company has partnered with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to build a new calibration device for the Mars Perseverance Rover. The calibration device is mounted on the front of the rover so that researchers can check SHERLOC's analytical instrumentation's accuracy by directing it to scan the baseline materials on the calibration target. 

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American Systems Receives James S. Cogswell Award for Achievement in Industrial Security; Peter Smith Quoted

Peter Smith

American Systems announced on Wednesday that the company’s facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico has received the prestigious 2020 James S. Cogswell Award for security excellence from the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). 

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Peraton Receives $188M in Contracts to Support Systems Development, Mission Capability Integration; Mike King Quoted

Peraton

Peraton has been awarded new and expanded multiple contracts worth a combined $188 million to support U.S. government customers leading high-consequence national missions spanning multiple warfighting domains. Peraton emphasizes emergent warfighting domains in space, cyber, and intelligence by building mission capability solutions to deliver mission success, not just tools or infrastructure. 

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Gen. John Raymond: Commercial Partners, Resilient Industrial Base Key to Driving Space Efforts

Gen. John Raymond

Gen. John Raymond, chief of Space Operations and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, has said the U.S. must leverage the space industrial base’s commercial expansion to retain the nation’s global leadership. ''By working with commercial partners, we will harness the best of both civil and government technology to further accelerate capabilities and expand the overall space economy,'' he noted.

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Army Official Jonathan Moak Nominated for New Financial Management Role

Jonathan Moak

Jonathan Moak, principal deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for financial management and comptroller, has received President Trump's selection for a higher-level role. Trump intends to nominate Moak for the role of assistant secretary of the Army for financial management and comptroller.

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