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News- ICF wins Carbon Advisory Firm Award

ICF International has been selected by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance magazines as for four Best Carbon Advisory Firm awards for the fourth year running for the firms efforts in mitigating climate change. The awards were in the following categories: Best Advisory/Consultancy, European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Best Advisory/Consultancy Kyoto …

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News- Reaction to Open Government Directive

On December 8, Aneesh Chopra and Vivek Kundra announced the launch of the Open Government Directive, designed to increase government transparency and better engage the public. A week since the announcement, many commentators are cautiously optimistic about the new program. A number of commentators have pointed out that the plan …

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Featured Job- CTO – Ericsson

Job Description Description · Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company’s strategy and implementation. Using an active and practical approach, the CTO will direct the technology focus to attain Ericsson Federal’s strategic goals and plan. Responsibilities: – Reports directly to the CEO – …

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Today’s News from GovCon Wire

Contract Award- Cubic Defense Corp – $8.5 Million – Egyptian Air Force Contract Award- CSC – City of Los Angeles News- Unit at Lockheed Martin Achieves CMMI® Maturity Level 5 News- QinetiQ demonstrates potential future of batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles News- Boeing Delivers Airborne Intel System to Air …

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News- Unit at Lockheed Martin Achieves CMMI® Maturity Level 5

The Maritime Systems and Sensors unit at Lockheed Martin has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 5.The appraisal was conducted by a third party and ensures that business processes are repeatable, predictable and consistent and are focused on reducing unnecessary costs and consistent improvement. Fred Moosally, president of Maritime Systems and Sensors …

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News- Boeing Delivers Airborne Intel System to Air Force

Boeing announced the deliver of the 500th Combat Track II kit to the US Air Force. The system is an airborne intelligence system used in Air Force bombers and cargo aircraft which improves airframe effectiveness, situational awareness and increases crew survivability. The Combat Track II kit contract was awarded in …

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News- QinetiQ demonstrates potential future of batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles

QinetiQ and Ricardo has demonstrated the potential for low cost and flexible battery systems for use in hybrid and electric vehicles. The two companies have collaborated for two years with funding from the DOT in the UK. The newly developed technology has shown a decrease in cost and weight reduction …

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News- Boeing Partners with Amplex for Intelligent Streetlights

Boeing has announced an agreement to team with Amplex, a Danish clean-technology company, to deliver an intelligent streetlight management system. The new system could reduce US cities energy consumption by as much at 35 percent. Jan Närlinge, North European president, “This is an opportunity for Boeing and Amplex to offer …

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News- Northrop Grumman opens new R&D Center

Northrop Grumman announced Friday the opening of a new research and development center Maryland. The R&D center will serve the Electronic Systems sector and will be the leader of advanced technology developments for the sector. James Pitts, corporate VP and president of the Electronic Systems sector, said “From the ground …

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News- General Dynamics extends mentorship of nFocus Software

General Dynamics C4 Systems has extended its mentor-protégé contract with nFocus Software under the Department of Defense program. The contract was initially signed in 2006 and has been renewed to 2012. Under the contract, General Dynamics mentors nFocus Software in completing government contracts. The new contract is focused on project …

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