Tag Archives: Workforce

AIAA Asks Policymakers to Protect Supply Chain In Lieu of COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic has stalled the global economy, impaired businesses and continues to impact the world and global economy; as a result, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has requested that policymakers protect the defense industry supply chain, the organization announced on Monday

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NASA Tests Teleworking in Case of Conovirus Outbreak; Steve Jurczyk Quoted

NASA tested the agency's capacity to accommodate a large mass of work-from-home arrangements caused by a potential cononavirus outbreak, Federal Times reported Friday. The space agency conducted an exercise Friday to demonstrate the NASA infrastructure's and emergency systems' preparedness for mass teleworking.

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Kim Herrington, DoD Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on March 19th

Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th. Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Forum.

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DoD Kicks Off Hypersonic Industrial Base Study; Mark Lewis Quoted

The Department of Defense has begun a study to identify weaknesses in the industrial base for the development of hypersonic weapons, Defense News reported MondayMark Lewis, director of research and engineering for modernization at DoD, said he and Kevin Fahey, assistant secretary of defense for acquisition, are leading a new “hypersonic war room” tasked with identifying “critical nodes” in the supply chain.

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