Posts from GovConDaily 03/16/2017

Senate Votes to Retain Military Rank of National Security Adviser HR McMaster

The Senate voted 86-10 Wednesday to let H.R. McMaster keep his military status as a three-star lieutenant general with the U.S. Army while he serves as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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GovCon Vets Named to Virginia Business’ 2017 Most Influential List

The Virginia Business magazine has unveiled its list of 50 Most Influential Virginians for 2017 that includes some prominent individuals in the government contracting sector. Some of the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s board members who made it to the publication’s list include Tony Moraco, president and CEO of Science Applications International Corp…
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NASA Study: Biofuels Can Reduce Jet Engine Particle Emission

A NASA-led study has found that the use of biofuels to power jet engines can reduce particle emission levels by 50 percent to 70 percent. The Alternative Fuel Effects on Contrails and Cruise Emissions Study includes findings from a cooperative international research program that involved agencies from Germany and Canada, NASA said Thursday…
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BayFirst Solutions LLC Launches New Recruitment Effort: The BayFirst Difference

BayFirst Solutions LLC announced the commencement of its new recruitment effort, the BayFirst Difference, in early March. The BayFirst Difference is the climax of a five-year-long strategic planning initiative to affect record growth in the company…
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Forcepoint to Hold Cybersecurity Leadership Forum in April

Forcepoint is set to conduct the Cybersecurity Leadership Forum on April 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Virginia, to facilitate discussions on cyber threats and strategies with security professionals and leaders from industry, federal and state government agencies, defense and intelligence communities…
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IBM’s Dan Chenok: Govt Should Invest in Modern Tech to Transform Service Delivery

Dan Chenok, executive director of IBM’s Center for the Business of Government, has said the federal government should implement strategies to accelerate the adoption of novel technology platforms and processes, transform the way agencies deliver services to citizens and save money…
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Naval Research Lab Patents Thermoplastic Elastomer Armor

A team of Naval Research Laboratory chemists has produced and patented a transparent thermoplastic elastomer armor designed to offer the same ballistic properties of bullet-resistant glass at a reduced weight…
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Research and Markets: Innovations Drive Military Satellite Payload, Subsystem Market Growth

Research and Markets has predicted the global market for military satellite payloads and subsystems will grow at a 5.35 percent compound annual growth rate through 2021 due to advancements in satellites, antenna technology and networks…
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VIDEO: Operation Atlantic Resolve NATO Video

Watch a training exercise of NATO’s Atlantic Resolve.
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