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GSA to Remove Non-Defense Innovation Unit-Approved Drones From Multiple Award Schedules

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The General Services Administration will remove from Multiple Award Schedules contracts unmanned aircraft systems and other drones to address potential security risks associated with the use of such devices. The decision does not cover drones approved by the Defense Innovation Unit under the Blue sUAS program, which seeks to provide the Department of Defense and federal agencies with trusted and secure small drones.

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R. Clark Cooper: Potential $23B Deal With UAE for F-35 Jets, Other Weapons Could Be Signed Before Jan. 20

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R. Clarke Cooper, assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, said the U.S. government is expected to sign a potential $23.37B deal for the sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets, drones and other weapons systems to the United Arab Emirates before the Trump administration ends, Defense News reported Friday.

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

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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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DoD Invests $84M in Seven Companies to Strengthen Industrial Base Capabilities

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The Department of Defense has signed $84.4M in agreements with seven companies under the Defense Production Act Title III to retain employees and strengthen domestic industrial base capabilities in small unmanned aerial systems, shipbuilding and space technology sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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