Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/23/2015

DARPA Seeks Proposals for Shared-Spectrum Tech Project’s 2nd Phase

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun soliciting proposals for phase two of a program to build technology to allow bandwidth sharing between radar and communication platforms, Defense Systems reported Friday
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David Walker Named Senior Strategic Adviser at PwC US’ Public Sector Practice; Scott McIntyre Comments

David Walker, a former head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office, has joined the public sector practice of PWC US as senior strategic adviser. “We’re pleased to welcome Dave to PwC and look forward to working together to help clients address their most important issues, from strategy through execution,” Scott McIntyre, PwC’s U…
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Raanan Horowitz: Elbit Systems to Build Laser Range Finders for Marine Corps

Elbit Systems of America has been awarded a potential $73.4 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to manufacture a laser-based rugged technology for measuring distance to targets. The company said Sunday it received an initial $7…
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Katrina McFarland: Pentagon Developing Weapons Cybersecurity Rules

The Defense Department is preparing new rules for weapons acquisition and guidelines on what program managers should do to avoid hacking of military technologies, Reuters reported Sunday. Andrea Shalal writes Katrina McFarland, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, said DoD could finalize the documents in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015…
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Reuters: FAA to Issue New Guides for Commercial Drone Flights

The Federal Aviation Administration could soon release new guidelines to streamline the authorization process and ease restrictions on the use of drones for commercial operations, Reuters reported Friday
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