Posts from GovConDaily for 04/06/2017

DLT Picks Former Agilex Exec Joe Donohue as CFO; Alan Marc Smith Comments

Joe Donohue, formerly chief financial officer and chief compliance officer of Agilex Technologies, has taken the CFO position at DLT Solutions as Craig Adler moves on to serve on the board of directors and head the audit committee…
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2 Senators Ask GAO to Review Federal Hiring Freeze Implementation

Sens. Gary Peters (D-Michigan) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) have called on the Government Accountability Office to examine the implementation of a presidential memorandum that imposed a hiring freeze on federal civilian employees…
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Stratcom, Norway Agree to Exchange Space Situational Awareness Data and Services

The U.S. Strategic Command has signed an agreement to share space situational awareness services and information with Norway’s ministry of defense and ministry of trade, industry and fisheries in a push to boost the safety of spaceflight operations in both countries…
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DHS S&T Inaugurates New Explosive Detection System Testing Facility; Robert Griffin Comments

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has opened a facility at DHS’ Transportation Security Laboratory in New Jersey for testing and evaluation of explosives detection systems…
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Gen. Carlton Everhart: USAF Tankers Need Protection From Enemy Radar Via ‘Cloaking’ Tech

Gen. Carlton Everhart, head of the Air Mobility Command, has said he has asked the Defense Department’s new innovation office and defense contractors to offer ideas for a new electronic “cloaking” device for the U…
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Report: BAE, Iveco Wrap Up Shipboard Testing Phase for Amphibious Vehicle Prototype

BAE Systems and its partner Iveco Defense Vehicles have concluded the shipboard testing phase off the coast of Italy for a prototype amphibious combat vehicle the companies built for the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Northrop Wins Air Force Contract to Develop Graph Analytics Software

Northrop Grumman has won a $7.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a widely-applicable streaming and static parallel-graph processing software. The Defense Department said Wednesday Northrop will identify and create static and streaming graph analytics to address five types of problem areas, anomaly detection, domain specific search, dependency mapping, N-x contingency analysis and causal modeling of events…
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Rockwell Collins to Continue Test Range Instrumentation Tech Production for US Military

Rockwell Collins will continue to support the production of a military test range instrumentation system a two-year, $21.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will provide a second production lot of the Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System for deployment at Air Force, Army and Navy test ranges…
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VIDEO: US Navy SPAWAR Commander on Space Goals, Strategy, Nanosats

Rear Adm. Christian Becker, USN, commander of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, discusses the US Navy’s goals and strategies for space, nanosats and more with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian in an April 3 interview at the Navy League of the United States’ 2017 Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland…
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