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Tetra Tech JV Wins FEMA Contract to Support Disaster Resilience

Tetra Tech

A Tetra Tech-led joint venture (JV) has been awarded a five-year, $50 million contract from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to increase resilience and reduce the costs of recovery efforts in disaster-stricken communities. Tetra Tech will help communities plan for and recover from increasingly frequent and intense natural disasters.

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Boeing Names Jinnah Hosein VP of Software Engineering; Dave Calhoun, Greg Hyslop Quoted

Jinnah Hosein

Boeing has appointed Jinnah Hosein as vice president of Software Engineering, effective immediately, to strengthen the company’s software engineering across the enterprise. Hosein will report to Greg Hyslop, Boeing chief engineer and senior vice president of Engineering, Test and Technology. "Jinnah will be a transformational leader for Boeing," said Dave Calhoun.

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Jeff Kleck: DIU Helps Air Force Develop Cyber Tool Using AI, Machine Learning

Jeff Gleck

Jeff Kleck, director of the cyber portfolio at the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), said DIU is working with the U.S. Air Force under an other transaction agreement (OTA) to develop software that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help speed up cyber threat detection, Federal News Network reported Friday.

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Gen. James McConville: Army Building Software Factory to Advance AI, Machine Learning Capabilities

Gen. James McConville

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville told National Defense in an interview published Monday that the service has two initiatives going on to advance the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning. To register for ArchIntel’s AI in Competitive Intelligence Virtual Event, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit ArchIntel’s Event Page.

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Northrop Grumman, NASA Complete Environmental Testing of James Webb Space Telescope; Scott Willoughby Quoted

James Webb

Northrop Grumman Corporation, in partnership with NASA, has completed environmental testing on the James Webb Space Telescope. With the successful trials, the company has proven Webb’s ability to withstand harsh environmental characteristics. “The completion of environmental testing is a major step forward in our preparations for Webb’s historic launch and a testament to the remarkable dedication of the team,” said Scott Willoughby.

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Christopher Copeland, Kyle Michl Appointed to AFS Technology Innovation Leadership; John Goodman Quoted

Kyle Michl

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has appointed Christopher Copeland as managing director and chief technology officer and Kyle Michl as managing director and chief innovation officer to  strengthen the company’s technology and innovation capabilities, AFS reported on Tuesday. Copeland will be responsible for developing AFS’ future-looking technology vision and strategy and for overseeing AFS’ focus on the CIO agenda.

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Thomas Zelibor, US Navy Veteran, Named to DIB Space Advisory Council

Thomas Zelibor

Thomas Zelibor, CEO of Space Foundation and retired U.S. Navy flag officer, has been appointed to the Defense Innovation Board Space Advisory Council (DIB SAC). On the board, he will provide independent advice and recommendations to Mark Esper, secretary of defense and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, as well as other senior Department of Defense (DoD) leaders on emerging space technologies. 

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JAIC’s Nand Mulchandani on Software-Defined Warfare, Joint All-Domain C2

Nand Mulchandani

Nand Mulchandani, acting director of the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, said software will play a decisive role in competing against adversaries in fast-paced future fights because rewriting code is faster than upgrading physical weapons. Mulchandani said the Joint All-Domain Command and Control program is not a “single piece of software” that will operate on a single network. 

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General Dynamics Mission Systems-Dedrone Team to Advance Drone Technology; Chris Brady Quoted

Chris Brady

General Dynamics Missions Systems (GDMS) has made a strategic counter-drone partnership with Dedrone, providing General Dynamics' global network with access to Dedrone's complete drone detection and defeat technology. Under strategic agreement, GDMS will become a value-added reseller for Dedrone's counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities, after an equity investment in Dedrone.

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