Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/06/2016

Ashton Carter Outlines Proposed Changes to 1986 Defense Reorganization Law

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said one of his proposed changes to the Goldwater-Nichols Act of 1986 is to clarify the role of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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GSA Picks Unisys Cloud Platform for FedRAMP Accelerated Pilot Program

The General Services Administration has selected a Unisys-built government cloud offering to participate in a pilot program that aims to expedite the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification process…
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AF Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold Nominated to CAPE Principal Deputy Director Post

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, has been nominated to the role of principal deputy director in the Defense Department’s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation office…
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NASA Picks Tempus Applied Solutions to Help Modify Gulfstream IV Jet for Oceanic Studies

Tempus Applied Solutions has been awarded a contract from NASA to help modify a Gulfstream Aerospace-built business aircraft that the agency plans to use to conduct aerial surveys of coral reef ecosystems worldwide…
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FAS: DOE Seeks 4% Funding Boost for Fiscal 2017 Nuclear Weapons Activities

A Congressional Research Service report says the Energy Department‘s fiscal 2017 budget request includes $12.9 billion to fund operations of DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration, according to the Federation of American Scientists…
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NEC, GAI Deliver Mobile ID System to Support ICE Field Biometrics Collection

NEC Corporation of America and Government Acquisitions Inc. have delivered the NeoScan45 mobile identification device to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. ICE plans to integrate two- and 10-print mobile biometric collection into its existing systems in efforts to enable biometrics data collection in the field, NEC said Mar…
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Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Mini-Missile Interceptor for Army

Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a missile interceptor that works to defend against rocket, artillery and mortar threats at extended ranges. The Miniature Hit-to-Kill interceptor was designed to destroy RAM targets with the use of kinetic energy in body-to-body contact and works to prevent collateral damage, Lockheed said Tuesday…
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Praxis Aerospace, Griffiss Airport Partner to Support NASA’s UAV Integration Research Program

Praxis Aerospace Concepts International has partnered with Griffiss International Airport in Oneida County, New York in an effort to help NASA explore methods for the safe integration of unmanned aerial vehicles into the national airspace system…
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