Posts from GovConDaily for 06/07/2017

DHS Sec. Kelly: We Are Not Targeting Dreamers

Homeland Security agents are not actively targeting Dreamers for deportation, Secretary John F. Kelly told the House Homeland Security Committee Wednesday. “We are not, not, not targeting DACA registrants right now,” said Kelly…
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Trump to Nominate Christopher A. Wray to Lead FBI

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in a tweet that he will nominate former assistant U.S. attorney general Christopher Wray to head up the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI.) “I will be nominating Christopher A…
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Unisys’ Melissa Carson Among 2017 NVTC Greater Washington Tech CFO Award Winners

Melissa Carson, chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Unisys’ federal systems business, has won the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s 2017 CFO of the Year award in the division/group category in recognition of her contribution to the Washington metropolitan area’s technology industry…
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Lockheed Names Student Winners of Mars Spacecraft Design Challenge; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has announced the winners of a video challenge that aimed to encourage students to design a spacecraft that could help transport astronauts to Mars. The company said Tuesday the challenge winners include an individual participant from D…
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TSA to Assess One Resonance Sensors-Built Electronics Scanner Tech

The Transportation Security Administration will assess the effectiveness of a personal electronics scanner offering from San Diego, California-based One Resonance Sensors to detect explosives hidden in electronic devices…
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Interagency Team to Study Feasibility of Radio Spectrum Reallocation for Non-Govt Use

The Federal Aviation Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the departments of Defense and Homeland Security have established an interagency team to conduct a feasibility study on a proposal to free portions of the radio spectrum for non-government use…
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Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris: Air Force Eyes 165-Bomber Fleet

Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris, deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements at the U.S. Air Force, has told lawmakers that the service branch wants to have 165 aircraft in its future bomber fleet, DoD Buzz reported Monday…
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DOE, NIFA to Help Fund Biomass R&D Projects

The Energy Department and the Agriculture Department‘s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will provide a total of $9 million in fiscal 2017 to research and development  projects that can help boost the country’s energy independence…
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NASA, NIAS Demo Drone Traffic Mgmt System at Nevada UAS Test Site

NASA has partnered with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems to test the space agency’s traffic management system and demonstrate its capability to facilitate operations of multiple unmanned aerial systems…
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Bethel Federal-Unit Company JV Secures Army Facility Construction Contract

A joint venture of Bethel Native Corp.‘s federal arm and Unit Company has won a two-year, $37.3 million contract to build a four-bay facility for the U.S. Army to house aircraft, maintain propulsion systems and manage corrosion…
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VIDEO: Pro Line Fusion® on CJ3

Be a part of the first Citation CJ3 flight equipped with Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion® avionics. Hear directly how the system performed and why this pilot chose Pro Line Fusion.
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