Tag Archives: DOD

Former DHS CTO Brian Teeple Named Redhorse Digital Solutions VP; John Zangardi Quoted

Brian Teeple VP of Digital Solutions Redhorse

Brian Teeple, former chief technology officer and chief data officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined Redhorse Corp. as vice president for digital solutions. He brings more than two decades of public and private sector experience to his new position.

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Raytheon Technologies Gets $239M USAF Contract Modification to Produce More ‘StormBreaker’ Munitions

StormBreaker weapon

Raytheon Technologies' (NYSE: RTX) missiles and defense business has secured a $239.1M contract modification with the U.S. Air Force to produce a sixth batch of Stormbreaker weapons equipped with a tri-mode seeker technology.

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Potomac Officers Club to Host Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event

Artificial Intelligence for Maneuver Virtual Event

In February, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued five Ethical Principles for Artificial Intelligence (AI): Responsible, Equitable, Traceable, Reliable and Governable, developed through recommendations from 2019 by the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) and the interim report of the National Security Commission on AI (NSCAI). Potomac Officers Club will host its Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Maneuver Virtual Event on Oct. 29.

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Dave Spirk: Data Strategy Reinforces DoD’s Priority Focus Areas

Dave Spirk Chief Data Officer Department of Defense

The Department of Defense released a strategy to facilitate its transformation into a data-centric organization that considers data as a strategic asset critical to building and maintaining operational advantage on the battlefield. The Data Strategy "reinforces DOD’s priority focus areas of joint warfighting, senior leader decision support and data analytics,” Chief Data Officer Dave Spirk said.

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Alion Gets $73M DoD Task Order to Modernize Joint Force Training Architecture; Katie Selbe Quoted

Katie Selbe SVP

Alion Science and Technology has received a potential five-year, $73M task order under the Department of Defense's Information Analysis Center contract vehicle to update a technical architecture for training joint forces. The company said Tuesday it will perform research and development to support the delivery of a modern joint training synthetic environment.

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Zscaler Federal VP Drew Schnabel Talks DoD’s Shift Toward Data-Centric Security Model

Drew Schnabel VP of Federal Zscaler

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 14, 2020 — Drew Schnabel, vice president of Zscaler's federal business, outlined the potential advantages of combining the secure access service edge model with a zero-trust architecture for the Department of Defense's transition to a data-driven security approach, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 30.

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HHS, DoD Sign $486M Deal for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Drug

coronavirus

AstraZeneca has secured a $486M contract from the departments of Health and Human Services and Defense to further develop and test a pair of monoclonal antibodies as potential COVID-19 treatment. The company will use the funds to conduct large-scale production and Phase 3 trials of the experimental AZD7442 combo drug to help prevent or treat SARS-CoV-2 infections, HHS said Friday.

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