Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 04/28/2015

House Armed Services Committee Proposes $604B in 2016 Defense Funds

The House Armed Services Committee has unveiled a policy bill authorizing $515 billion in U.S. Defense Department base budget and another $89.2 billion in overseas war funds for 2016 fiscal year, The Hill newspaper reported Monday
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SRA to Maintain VA’s Online Career Development Program; Kamal Narang Comments

SRA International has been selected to operate and maintain the Department of Veterans Affairs’ online career development program. The company will work to update update website content, data and training courses and develop new training programs and materials for the [email protected] portal, SRA saidTuesday
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Senate OKs Dava Newman as NASA Deputy Administrator; Charles Bolden Comments

Dava Newman has received Senate confirmation for the role of deputy administrator at NASA via a unanimous vote held more than six months after President Barack Obama submitted her nomination, Space News reported Monday
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General Dynamics Completes Development, Tests on NASA Ground Segment; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics has completed development, initial integration work and tests of the bearer network and basic ground terminal hardware and software for Increment A3 of NASA‘s Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment program…
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Dave Pringle: Lockheed-Built UAS to Help with Search and Rescue Missions

Lockheed Martin, Loen Engineering and Project Lifesaver International have partnered to help first responders utilize technologies to locate wandering or lost people with cognitive disorders. The alliance’s goal is to integrate a Loen antenna system and a Project Lifesaver tracking device with Lockheed’s Indago unmanned aerial system for search and rescue of special needs persons should they wander from home, Lockheed said Monday
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State Department’s Christopher Painter Pushes for New Cyber Principles

Christopher Painter, the State Department’s coordinator for cyber matters, said he is developing measures to bolster the nation-states’ trust in cyber technology, FCW reported Monday. During a cyber conference in Georgetown University, Painter proposed that countries exchange points-of-contact and discuss cyber doctrine, noting that establishing cyber norms through a treaty is unlikely due to the rapid-changing nature of cyber technology, Sean Lyngaas reports…
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