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High School Seniors Eligible for Engineering Scholarships

January 24, 2017



Northrop Grumman Corporation is accepting applications for its engineering scholars competition, which will provide $192,000 in college scholarships this year to promising high school seniors graduating from Maryland schools interested in studying engineering, according to a news release. Additionally, the company will award 26 scholarships to students who live near company campuses in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New York, Ohio, Utah and Virginia. Application deadline is February 4.

Army Cyber Center of Excellence Requests Capability Research

January 17, 2017
By Julianne Simpson

The Army Cyber Center of Excellence is requesting research papers that address specific areas that answer learning demands or capability gaps that inhibit operational force effectiveness or efficiency.

BYU Wins Award to Develop Cybersecurity Technology

December 21, 2016
By Julianne Simpson

Thanks to an award from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Brigham Young University is developing a web middleware tool that will improve the Internet website authentication process and online security.

Greater Integration Across the EMS Needed for Battlefield Dominance

December 20, 2016
By Capt. Kenneth Parks, USN (Ret.)

There’s no disputing technology’s role in the rapidly changing face of modern warfare. The convergence of commercial services with military applications, such as delivery of real-time data from anywhere using various devices, has changed what constitutes a combat environment. The U.S. military seeks to define a strategic approach to these converged operations. Time is of the essence, writes Kenneth Parks of Harris Corporation. 

Chinese Navy Seizes U.S. Underwater Vessel From International Waters in South China Sea

December 16, 2016
By Sandra Jontz
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A Chinese military ship seized a U.S. underwater, unmanned research vessel, prompting the U.S. Defense Department to launch “appropriate government-to-government channels” with the Chinese government to immediately return the vessel. On Thursday, China unlawfully seized the unclassified ocean glider while sailing in the South China Sea, according to a Defense Department news release. 

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