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State Dept OKs $250M Military Education, Training Support Deal With Saudi Arabia

The State Department has given Saudi Arabia the green light to acquire professional military education, English language training assistance and technical training support under a potential $250 million foreign military sales agreement. Saudi Arabia’s navy blanket order program for training services also covers technical documentation, logistics, program support and contractor and U.S. …

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Air Force Cyber Vet Christopher McDaniels Joins Mosaic451 as CISO

Christopher McDaniels, a 14-year U.S. Air Force cybersecurity veteran, has joined Phoenix, Arizona-based information security and consulting services provider Mosaic451 as chief information security officer. McDaniels will oversee the development of a cybersecurity initiative and standard operating procedures backed by a training program to facilitate the company’s operations, Mosaic451 said Tuesday. …

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Trump’s Budget Proposal Adds Half Trillion to Defense Spending, to Balance in 10 Years

The Trump administration revealed its budget Tuesday, which would add almost half a trillion dollars to defense spending while cutting $1.5 trillion from nondefense spending and $1.4 trillion in Medicaid over the course of a decade. Trump’s plan, titled “A New Foundation for American Greatness,” leaves Medicare and the retirement portion of  Social …

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Northrop Grumman: HAMMR Multi-Mission Radar Capability Demonstrated During US Army’s C-RAM Test

At Yuma Proving Ground earlier this year, the U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) to demonstrate the multi-mission capability of the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM.) HAMMR incorporates an Active Electronically Scanned Array fighter radar mounted on a ground vehicle or towable …

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Lockheed, BAE Vet DeEtte Gray to Head CACI’s US Operations; Ken Asbury Comments

DeEtte Gray, formerly president of the intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary, has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as president of U.S. operations. CACI said Monday that she succeeds John Mengucci and will oversee the Arlington, Virginia-based contractor’s operations business groups in the U.S. with a focus on organic growth initiatives. Mengucci …

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Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) To Manage Data from Drone Surveillance

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced the creation of the Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) which will manage the masses of data currently collected by drone surveillance. Known as Project Maven, the team will accelerate the Defense Department’s integration of big data and machine learning, reports GCN. Masses of data have been …

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Raytheon Awarded Potential $300M Navy Contract to Develop LCS Sonar Tech

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential $300 million contract to design and build an anti-submarine technology for U.S. Navy personnel to locate and track enemy submarines from littoral combat ships. The Navy awarded the contract following the completion of a study and production assessment of Raytheon’s Variable Depth Sonar system, the company said Tuesday. …

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