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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Fast Tracking Our Tech Future With Government

Chuck Brooks GovCon Expert Cybersecurity

GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Friday. Brooks discussed the development and procurement of emerging technologies as they influence every sector of the federal marketplace, including the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), academia and the intelligence community. 

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Senate Introduces $696B FY 2021 Defense Bill Under $1.4T Spending Package

US Capitol

The Senate on Tuesday proposed a $1.4T spending package that includes $696B in defense appropriations for fiscal year 2021, Defense News reports. Senators must reconcile the upper chamber's 12-bill package with the House, which passed in July a $694.6B defense spending bill for FY 2021 as part of a $1.3T package, and reach a deal before a continuing resolution expires on Dec. 11 to avoid a government shutdown.

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Damon Griggs Welcomes Additions to New Dovel Advisory Board

Damon Griggs, CEO Dovel Technologies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2020 — Dovel Technologies has named Adaeze Enekwechi, former president of IMPAQ; Lynn Goldman, dean at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University; and Louis Tripoli, former command surgeon at the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, to join its newly established advisory board, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30.

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Mitre’s Tech Foundation Unveils Consortium to Promote 5G Collaboration, Innovation

Mitre

Mitre’s tech foundation Engenuity has launched a consortium to bring together government, industry and academic institutions to advance 5G innovation. Founding members of the Open Generation Consortium are Ericsson, Nokia, Verizon (NYSE: VZ), AltiostarFIRST iZHUSH Aerospace, Kittyhawk, CTIA - The Wireless Association, Northeastern University and Virginia Tech.

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Battelle Wins $46M Contract to Manufacture Thermal Protection Materials

Battelle

Battelle has won a potential seven-year, $46.3 million contract to help the Department of Defense (DoD) manufacture thermal protection materials that withstand extreme hypersonic environments. The Manufacturing of Carbon/Carbon Composites for Hypersonic Applications (MOC3HA) initiative will mature and integrate manufacturing to expedite the production of carbon/carbon composites.

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight #34: Amentum’s Luke Foster Offers Insight on CI Research & Analysis

Luke Foster CI Analyst Amentum

Luke Foster, a competitive intelligence analyst at Amentum, recently spoke to ArchIntel to overview his strategy and process for conducting an actionable assessment, the potential sources of information when doing CI research and what kind of training he thinks is needed for the job. This is the 34th in a series of interviews with Competitive Intelligence and GovCon executives who share their insights about creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

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