State Dept OKs Potential $350M Airlifter Equipment Sale to France


The State Department has cleared France's request to procure four AE-2100D turboprop engines, two updated Multifunctional, Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals and other C-130 transport aircraft support equipment from the U.S. government through a potential $350M foreign military sales agreement.

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Twist Bioscience Adopts Battelle’s ThreatSEQ DNA Screening Web Service to Advance Biosecurity

Twist Bioscience Corporation (TWST) became the first to implement Battelle’s ThreatSEQ web service DNA screening platform to detect and characterize sequences of concern in genomic data, supplementing its internal biosecurity efforts, TWST announced on Tuesday. “We have spent decades working with and characterizing biothreats to support global biodefense efforts, which …

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John Sanders, COO of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Speaks at Potomac Club Event

A federal official responsible for border security discussed how his private sector experience prepared him to manage the increasing demands of an agency that operates under close scrutiny during the 3rd Annual Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum hosted by the Potomac Officers Club. John Sanders, chief operating officer of …

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VIDEO: Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense

The ever-accelerating digital transformation of businesses inevitably leads to exposure of more assets to cyberthreats. Kaspersky Threat Management and Defense (TMD) offers a unique combination of leading security technologies and services that allows for proactive threat hunting and protection against advanced threats and unique targeted attacks. For more information visit: …

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VIDEO:An AI Astronaut Heads Into Space

Jun.28 — Matthias Biniok, IBM AI Project lead, discusses Airbus and IBM sending an AI assistant to the International Space Station to interact with the astronauts. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Emily Chang on “Bloomberg Technology.”

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VIDEO: L3’s Piatt on Air Tractor Collaboration, Night-Vision Market, ForceX Software, Warlock C-UAS System

Jon Piatt, vice president for strategy and business development at L3 Insight Technology’s L3 Warrior Sensor Systems business, discusses the company’s partnership with Air Tractor on the AT-802L Longsword aircraft, its US Army night-vision goggle contract and expansion plans within that market, driving information and systems integration within the L3 …

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