Posts from GovConDaily 02/16/2017

Gen. Mark Milley, Army Chief of Staff, Named to 2017 Wash100 for Future Training & Budget Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Gen. Mark Milley, U.S. Army chief of staff, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Rear Adm. Hugh Wetherald Named Warfare Integration Director at CNO Office

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Hugh Wetherald, deputy director for resources and acquisition at the Joint Staff, has been appointed director of warfare integration at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley and CNO Adm…
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Iraqi Governor Recognizes Janus Global for Demining Efforts in Anbar Province

Gov. Sohaib Alrawi of Anbar Province in Iraq has acknowledged Janus Global Operations’ mine clearing efforts in the province through a Twitter post. Alrawi also recognized through the social media post the training support the company has provided to Iraqis to help deal with mines and other improvised explosive devices left by the Islamic State militant organization, JGO said Wednesday…
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Senate Bill Seeks Cyber Skills Database for National Guard, Reserve Units

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill that would require the Defense Department to develop a cyber skills database for all National Guard and Reserve units, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday…
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Logos Tests Wide-Area Motion Imagery Tech Aboard Insitu-Built Small UAS

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary and Logos Technologies have conducted an initial flight test of a small tactical unmanned aircraft system equipped with a wide-area motion imagery technology Logos said Wednesday its Redkite sensor was tested aboard an Integrator UAS in Boardman, Oregon, and the demonstration marked the first WAMI integration into a drone’s internal payload bay…
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Northrop, UK Air Force Demo Communication Interoperability Between F-35, Typhoon Jets

The U.K.’s air force and Northrop Grumman have collaborated to test communications interoperability between the Typhoon FGR4 fighter aircraft and Lockheed Martin-built F-35B. Northrop said Wednesday it provided an airborne gateway for the two-week Babel Fish III trial that was held in Mojave Desert, California…
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General Atomics Completes Superconductor Winding Process on Central Solenoid’s 1st Fusion Power Generator Module

General Atomics has fused approximately 240,000 pounds of semiconductor to build the first module of the core of a tokamak facility designed to generate fusion energy. The initial module will be part of the Central Solenoid, an electromagnetic structure composed of six modules that will serve as the central part of the ITER magnetic fusion facility being established in France, General Atomics said Wednesday…
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GAO Adds Federal Indian Programs, Environmental Liabilities, 2020 Census to High-Risk List

The Government Accountability Office has added the 2020 Decennial Census, federal environmental liabilities and management of federal health, education and energy programs for Indian tribes to its high-risk list or areas in government operations that are vulnerable to fraud, waste and mismanagement…
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Naval Station Mayport to Be MQ-4C Triton’s East Coast Base

The U.S. Navy has chosen Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida, as the East Coast Forward Operating Base for the Northrop Grumman-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The military service said Wednesday NS Mayport will serve as a permanent duty station of approximately 400 MQ-4C Triton UAS personnel as well as support the branch’s rotational deployments to be conducted outside the continental U…
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VIDEO: IBM Launches new global HQ for Watson IoT, Munich Germany

One of the world’s most advanced centers for Watson cognitive computing and Internet of Things technologies – the center of a new global ecosystem for collaborative innovation. IBM is betting big and investing $3BN to bring Watson to IoT – allocating +$200M to the new Munich center alone…
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