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Boeing Invests Funds to Support Indigenous Communities; Marc Allen, Kathleen Jolivette Quoted

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Boeing has recently committed $1.3 million to support Indigenous communities across the nation. The company has donated $300 thousand to clean water, education and natural disaster response; $140 thousand to the Pacific Northwest; and $60 thousand to support Oklahoma STEM education programs for students. An additional $840 thousand will fund future projects for Native American and Indigenous communities. 

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Army to Rank Equipment Programs Under Strategic Portfolio Analysis & Review

The U.S. Army intends to conduct a service-wide Strategic Portfolio Analysis and Review to rank approximately 820 equipment programs in order of importance to the service branch’s warfighting mission. SPAR 20 seeks to evaluate the efficiency of the Army’s resource spending and cover assessments on all resource allocation programs including Army …

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18F Creates New Open Source Software Development Guide for State, Local Governments

The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has produced a new guidebook that contains resources and instructions on how to develop agile software, open source software and modular contracting methods. Mark Headd and Robin Carnahan from 18F wrote in a blog post published Tuesday the new resources resulted from the GSA digital service hub’s collaboration …

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DHS, FAA Start UAS Detection Study Around Denver Airport

The Department of Homeland Security and Federal Aviation Administration have kicked off a drone detection research around Denver as part of an effort to explore technologies the agencies believe could help detect unmanned aircraft systems near airports. The FAA said Wednesday the research being conducted in the vicinity of Denver International …

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Naval Research Laboratory Gets Tech Transfer Recognition; Erick Iezzi Comments

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has received the 2016 Excellence in Technology Transfer Award from the Mid-Atlantic Region Federal Laboratory Consortium for the lab’s work on contaminant transfer analyst and siloxane-based non-skid coating technologies. The award recognizes NRL’s effort to deliver the CT-Analyst tool to first responders at the federal, state, …

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Navy Assigns USS Bougainville Name to Next Amphibious Assault Ship

The U.S. Navy has named the next America-class amphibious assault vessel as the USS Bougainville after the Bougainville island in the northern Solomons, which served as the location of a World War II campaign. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the name during a ceremony at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, the …

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