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U.S. Navy Procures Additional E-2D Hawkeye

March 2, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, is being awarded a modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive (firm target) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye multi-year contract for the procurement of one E-2D Full Rate Production Advanced Hawkeye aircraft.

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Congress Ends Stalemate, Funds DHS
March 3, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday ended its stalemate and voted to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security.

Leverage and Monetize Your Conference Investment
March 3, 2015
By Joyce Bosc

Guest blogger Joyce Bosc, from Boscobel Marketing Communications, outlines some steps companies can use to get the most out of exhibiting at a conference.  

Congress Reaches Short-Term Deal to Avoid DHS Shutdown
February 27, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

UPDATE: The U.S. Congress voted late Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security, but could only reach an agreement to fund the DHS for one week.

Logos Developing Special Missions Motorcycle
February 27, 2015
By George I. Seffers

Logos Technologies, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with Alta Motors.

The Year of the App: Assuring and Managing Mobile Applications Across Government and Industry Enterprises
February 27, 2015
By Terry Roberts

In 2015, we have approximately 3 million apps that we can download to our wireless devices (iOS and Android), topping out with more than 100 billion apps to be downloaded across all devices. As a result, the hunt is on for assured privacy and security.

DHS Secretary Makes Passionate Plea to Congress to Fully Fund Department
February 26, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson voiced a hesitant optimism Thursday that U.S. Congress will come together to fully fund the department before tomorrow’s deadline that could shutter parts of the Department of Homeland Security.

510 Small Satellites Set for Launch Over Next Five Years
February 26, 2015
By Sandra Jontz

Nations plan to launch more than 500 small satellites over the next five years, an increase of two-thirds in the number of the small space-bound platforms when compared with launches over the past decade, according to an international space firm report.

Harnessing the Power of IT Interoperability
February 26, 2015
By Ed Bender

Guest blogger Ed Bender from SolarWinds outlines the steps the U.S. Defense Department should take to secure and streamline information networks successfully toward the realization of the JIE. The department must strive for greater interoperability of NetOps and other IT management tools within the services.

IARPA Searches for Cyber Attack Prediction
February 26, 2015
By Maryann Lawlor

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) Office for Anticipating Surprise has initiated a competition for its Cyber-attack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment (CAUSE) program, which aims at discovering ways to anticipate cyber attacks before they occur.

Innovation Act Will Harm U.S. Innovation, Universities Warn
February 25, 2015
By George I. Seffers

A group of 144 universities warned Congress that pending legislation to address patent litigation abuses is so broadly drawn that it would weaken the nation’s patent system and hinder the flow of groundbreaking advances from universities to the private sector.


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