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NDIA Adds 16 Industry Execs to Board; Hawk Carlisle Quoted

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Sixteen executives from the private sector have been appointed to serve on the National Defense Industrial Association’s board of directors for a term of up to six years. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, president and CEO of NDIA, said in a statement released Monday the new board members bring a “deep knowledge bank” he believes will help the organization sustain its mission while supporting the defense industrial base.

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MTSI to Help MDA Mature Future Tech Concepts Under $68.5M Contract

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Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has received a potential five-year, $68.5M contract to support the Missile Defense Agency’s Concepts and Performance Lab program. MTSI will identify, evaluate and mature new technology platforms and future tech concepts such as cruise missiles, hypersonics, quantum science, artificial intelligence and machine learning under the CAPL program to help extend missile defense system capabilities.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host CMMC Forum 2020 on Wednesday, June 24th; Katie Arrington to Serve as Keynote

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In order to address the changing security processes Potomac Officers Club will host a CMMC forum on June 24th to address the CMMC’s timeline, how the certification process could change and will provide a memorandum of understanding with a newly established CMMC accrediting body. Click here to register for POC’s Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020

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Trump Administration, Semiconductor Firms Look to Strengthen US Chip Production

The Trump administration is in discussions with Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and other semiconductor firms to establish new chip factories in the U.S. to strengthen the domestic production of chips as concerns rise over the vulnerability of Asian factories as highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

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VT Halter Marine to Build Fourth Auxiliary Personnel Lighter Vessel for Navy; Tom Vecchiolla Comments

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VT Halter Marine, a shipbuilding unit of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a one-year, $39.9M contract option to design and build an additional mobile berthing barge for the U.S. Navy. “The Navy exercising a contract option for the fourth Auxiliary Personnel Lighter–Small (APL(S)) is a testament to the professional workforce at Halter Marine,” Tom Vecchiolla, president and CEO of ST Engineering North America, told GovCon Wire.

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DHS Adds Sepio Rogue Device Mitigation Tech to Approved Product List; Suzan Zimmerman Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security has placed the rogue device mitigation platform of Sepio Systems, a leader in RDM, on its list of approved products for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Suzan Zimmerman, a member of Sepio’s board and CEO of Strategic Capture Group, said the platform is the only product on DHS' APL that offers RDM capabilities.

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Avon Rubber Completes Buy of 3M Ballistic Protection Unit

U.K.-based military technology provider Avon Rubber has completed its acquisition of 3M's (NYSE: MMM) ballistic protection business in an approximately $116M cash deal. The transaction includes an initial payment of $91M and a contingent consideration of up to $25M.

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Zscaler Cloud Security Platform Certified for DHS CDM Program; Stephen Kovac Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 21, 2019 — The Department of Homeland Security has added Zscaler's (Nasdaq: ZS) cloud-based information security platform to a list of approved products for the DHS-run Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 14.

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