Posts from GovConDaily for 04/10/2017

Lockheed, Calspan, Air Force Conduct Manned-Unmanned Teaming Demo

Lockheed Martin‘s Skunk Works business, Calspan, the U.S. Air Force‘s Test Pilot School and the Air Force Research Laboratory have conducted a manned-unmanned teaming exercise in a push to help increase warfighters’ combat efficiency and effectiveness…
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Air Force Researchers Develop Mobile Energy Storage & Mgmt System

The Air Force Research Laboratory’s advanced power technology office has built a mobile energy storage and management system designed to provide renewable energy power to future forward operating bases…
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Northrop, Wesco Extend Agreement on F-35 Supply Chain Services

Wesco Aircraft has extended its contract with Northrop Grumman for supply chain services in support of the F-35 fighter aircraft program.08 Valencia, California-based Wesco said Thursday it will continue to provide supply chain support for C-class aerospace hardware under the extended agreement with Northrop’s aerospace systems business…
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Report: Navy Seeks to Add Anti-Air Warfare Capability to Future Frigates

The U.S. Navy has started to consider updating the design of its future frigates in an effort to safeguard from aerial threats its Combat Logistics Force ships used to supply ammunition, food, fuel and spare parts to other combat vessels, Defense News reported Monday…
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Ashton Carter Calls for DoD to Foster Partnerships With Tech Community In Support of ‘Force of the Future’

Ashton Carter, former secretary of the Defense Department, has called on DoD Secretary James Mattis to continue to forge partnerships with technology professionals in Silicon Valley and other regional hubs in the country in an effort to advance the “force of the future” initiative, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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Boeing Wins EPA Award for Energy Efficiency Efforts

The Environmental Protection Agency has selected Boeing to receive an award that recognizes the company’s energy conservation efforts. EPA will present the 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award to Boeing at a ceremony scheduled to be held April 26 in Washington, D…
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IBM, PNC Partner to Expand Veteran Tech Training Program in Pittsburgh

IBM and PNC Bank have partnered to expand a technology certification program designed for military veterans in Pittsburgh. The Veteran Employment Accelerator program offers a week-long training to certify former service members in the use of IBM software for law enforcement, cybersecurity and national security applications, IBM said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: Army Chief – Lack of Budget Stability Weakens Modernization Efforts

The cumulative effect of years of continuing resolutions in lieu of multiyear budgets has been a weakening of the Army’s ability to invest in modernization, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley said before the House Armed Services Committee, April 5, 2017…
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