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Report: Shawn Barnes Appointed to Coordinate New Space Force, Acquisition Office

Shawn Barnes, deputy principal assistant to the secretary of the U.S. Air Force for space, has been tapped to serve as coordinator for the process of organizing the Space Force headquarters and the sixth military branch's acquisition office, SpaceNews reported Tuesday.

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Army Demos Integrated Air Defense With F-35 Jets

A U.S. Army-owned system demonstrated the use of U.S. Air Force F-35 aircraft as sensors for air and missile defense in multi-domain operations. Two F-35 units provided a situational awareness boost to the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System against multiple flying targets during a test in White Sands Missile Range, Lockheed Martin said Tuesday.

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Brig. Gen. Evan Dertien Assigned as Air Force Research Lab Head

Brig. Gen. Evan Dertien, director of air, space and cyberspace operations at Air Force Materiel Command, has been appointed as commander of the Air Force Research Laboratory. Gen. David Goldfein, chief of staff at the U.S. Air Force and 2020 Wash100 Award winner, announced Dertien's new assignment in a press release published Thursday.

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DCSA Awards ACT I $150M IDIQ Contract to Provide FMS Expertise; Mike Zembrzuski Quoted

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT I) has received a five-year, ceiling valued, $150 million, multiple award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. ACT I will provide its significant Foreign Military Sales (FMS) subject matter expertise to support the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), the company announced on Thursday.

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