Tag Archives: USACE

GAO: USACE Should Develop Info Recording Guidance on Nonfederal Sponsor-Led Water Projects

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The Government Accountability Office has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to create a guidance for information recording on federal water resources projects undertaken by nonfederal sponsors. GAO said Tuesday USACE headquarters does not monitor information on nonfederal sponsor-led federal water resources projects such as reimbursements that the Corps has …

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MDA Unveils Fort Drum In-Flight Interceptor Communications System Data Terminal

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The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has unveiled a new a data terminal designed to continuously send and receive updates to the Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle weapon during a ceremony at Fort Drum, New York. MDA said Thursday that Black and Veatch designed the In-Flight Interceptor Communications System, which was was constructed by Black Horse Group under the guidance of the …

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NIST to Establish Windstorm Impact Reduction Advisory Panel

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology plans to form an advisory panel that will support an inter-agency program that aims to reduce the loss of property and life from windstorms. NIST said Tuesday the National Advisory Committee on Windstorm Impact Reduction will consist of seven to 15 members who possess scientific, architectural and engineering skills and recommend …

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NGA Finalizes St. Louis Site as New West Headquarters Campus

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Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has signed a record of decision that finalizes a site in St. Louis as NGA’s next headquarters site for western region operations headquarters. The agency said Thursday Next NGA West will be located at the corner of north Jefferson and Cass avenues and was chosen after the U.S. Army Corps …

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Army Corps of Engineers, Maldives Govt Map Laamu Atoll Environmental Sensitivity

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — on behalf of the U.S. Pacific Command — has partnered with Maldives’ defense force and environmental protection agency to develop an Environmental Sensitivity Index atlas for Laamu Atoll. The Army said Wednesday ESI maps aim to detail coastal resources that could be affected by an oil spill including birds, fish, shorelines, marshes, tidal flats and …

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Report: USACE, Interior Dept Adopt Cloud-Based Collaboration Tools

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The Interior Department has adopted a Google-built enterprise platform as part of efforts to integrate the agency’s collaboration and email services into a cloud computing environment, FedTech Magazine reported Monday. Steve Zurier writes Sylvia Burns, chief information officer at the Interior Department, said that Google Apps for Government works to help the agency track down documents, …

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State Dept. Approves Possible $2B USACE Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to provide Kuwait with infrastructure construction, equipment, training and logistics support after the State Department approved a potential $1.7 billion Foreign Military Sale contract. According to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency news release posted Monday, the contract covers procurement of equipment, construction of a new central utilities site and …

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