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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 25th, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum, featuring a keynote address from Dale Ormond, principal director, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering. His remarks were followed by an …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 17th, GovCon public and private sector representatives gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum, featuring a keynote address from Monte Hawkins, director, National Vetting Center of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Panelists included Hao-y Froemling, Department of Homeland Security; Kathy Lane, Office of …

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McAleese & Associates: Gen. John Murray Talks Army Futures Command Priorities, Programs at Congressional Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report of a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the newly established Army Futures Command that seeks to accelerate the acquisition and deployment of new technology platforms to soldiers. Gen. John Murray, head of Army Futures Command, appeared before HASC’s readiness subcommittee on Thursday …

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NASA Selects Four Firms to Launch Tech Payloads on Reusable Platforms

NASA has tapped four companies to provide integration and launch services for a program that aims to leverage commercial suborbital reusable platforms to test new technologies near the boundary of space. The Flight Opportunities Program will involve Aerostar International, Blue Origin Texas, UP Aerospace and World View Enterprises launching research and …

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Army Seeks Info Ahead of $600M TEIS IV Contract Solicitation

The U.S. Army has started seeking potential contractors that can support the information technology projects of the Army Information Systems Engineering Command under a potential five-year, $600 million re-compete program. The effort is part of the federal government’s plan to resume the Total Engineering and Integration Services program, according to a …

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VIDEO: Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Reaches 75 Percent Structural Completion

Newport News Shipbuilding continues to make progress on the newest Ford-class carrier. Watch as shipbuilders complete the installation of the forward area of John F. Kennedy’s (CVN 79) main deck. With this superlift, 341 of 447 sections are currently in place, making the carrier 75 percent structurally complete.

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VIDEO: High-Power Microwave Test

From Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2013, Raytheon’s high-power microwave shot down multiple tier one and tier two drones during a U.S. Army live fire exercise at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. The high-power microwave uses speed-of-light technology to disrupt and down unmanned aircraft systems. In this video, the system shoots down a Flanker …

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VIDEO: Royal Navy Nuke Sub HMS Trenchant Bursts Through Ice Layer At The North Pole

The Royal Navy hunter killer submarine HMS Trenchant (S-91) surfacing through nearly a meter of ice in the Arctic Ocean in support of Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018. Factual, impartial and current. AiirSource brings you the latest insights from the United States Armed Forces. Credit: U.S. Navy video by Chief Darryl …

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