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Raytheon Accomplishes Successful Underwater Missile Test

Raytheon Company successfully tested an underwater launch of its Raytheon AIM-9X air-to-air test missile shape at the U.S. Army’s Test Center in Aberdeen, MD. The missile was released from a submerged Tomahawk Capsule Launching System. This technology is part of the Department of the Navy’s Program Executive Offices of Submarine’s …

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Google Defends Plan to Digitize Books

Google defended its book digitization program to Congress yesterday. David Drummond, senior vice president of corporate development and chief legal officer at Google, expressed Google’s plans as an open platform that will work to help independent bookstores and will work with publishers and device manufacturers.

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Terry Ryan Announced as President of ManTech Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology Group

Former Director of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance for the Department of Defense, Terry Ryan has been appointed President of the Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology Group at ManTech. Ryan’s past experience includes executive level positions at SAIC and SRA International, as well as 10 years served in the military. More …

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URS Awarded $20.8 Million to Renovate Dallas/Fort Worth International

URS Corp. won a $20.8 million contract to renovate 4 terminals at Dallas/Fort Worth International. The four terminals have been consistently in use since the inauguration of the airport in 1974. “While they have served us very well, our four original terminals are 35 years old now and their internal …

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Hunting for the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals

The 6th Annual Cyber Security Awareness Week, developed and run by students at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, is set to kick off later this month. The graduate students in the Information Systems and Internet Security Lab, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, developed a series of cyber …

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QinetiQ Wins $37.3 Million Mercury Mission Award

QinetiQ has been awarded a $37.3 million contact by EADS Astrium. The contract calls for QinetiQ to furnish the European Space Agency’s BepiColombo satellite mission with a solar-electric propulsion system. The mission to Mercury is slated to launch in 2014. Taking into account Mercury’s gravitational pull, the firm plans to …

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