Carol Collins

Air Force Selects Eclypsium for Enterprise Device Security Research Project


Eclypsium has received a contract to examine the feasibility of using company-built technology to monitor and secure devices across the U.S. Air Force. The company said Friday it aims to show the potential use of an enterprise device security platform to the Department of Defense under a Small Business Innovation Research Phase 1 contract from the Air Force's AFWERX organization.

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L3Harris, Air Tractor Partner to Build Aircraft Offering for ISR Strike Missions

Sky Warden

L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have teamed up to produce an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance strike system intended to function in austere environments. The AT-802U Sky Warden is an integrated package of Air Tractor’s AT-802, a single-engine aircraft offering a large payload capacity, and the L3Harris’ sensors and ISR system supported by its extensive experience in combat and attack missions, the companies said in its announcement Thursday.

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Danielle Rentz Hunt Promoted to Abt Client Account Management VP

Danielle Rentz Hunt VP Abt Associates

Danielle Rentz Hunt, an Abt Associates project director overseeing five COVID-19 studies for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been named vice president of client account management at the research services provider. Hunt will oversee the Rockville, Maryland-based company's CDC business operations and growth initiatives in her new position, Abt said Thursday.

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CAE-Pinnacle JV to Update Army Watercraft Training Systems


A joint venture between CAE USA and Pinaccle Solutions has received a delivery order to update a suite of systems used to train U.S. Army personnel in watercraft operations. Xebec Government Services will refresh expeditionary fast transport, vessel defense and full mission bridge simulator configurations in the service branch's Maritime Integrated Training System, CAE said Tuesday.

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Nutanix Launches Cloud Platform in AWS Government Region; Chip George Quoted

Chip George VP

Nutanix has extended the availability of its cloud computing platform to Amazon Web Services' government-focused region to help agencies create and manage applications in a unified information technology environment. Nutanix Clusters on AWS GovCloud will allow public sector users to adopt the software stack without requiring redevelopment of existing apps, Nutanix said Tuesday. 

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General Atomics’ New Pax River Office to Support Naval Aviation Customers

General Atomics

General Atomics' electromagnetic systems unit has inaugurated its customer service hub in Patuxent River, Maryland, that will serve customers such as Naval Air Systems Command and support local business growth efforts of the company. James Donnelly, director of maritime program operations at GA-EMS, will manage the office and ensure the delivery of launch and recovery systems that are intended for the U.S. Navy's Ford-class nuclear powered aircraft carriers, General Atomics said Monday. 

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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Takes in Boeing-Built SLS Rocket Core Stage

SLS core stage Boeing photo

Boeing has delivered the final piece of hardware that will complete NASA’s Space Launch System rocket intended to launch Artemis I, an uncrewed mission to the moon with the Orion spacecraft. Aboard the Pegasus barge, the 212-foot-tall rocket core stage arrived at Kennedy Space Center to be stacked with the upper stage, twin rocket boosters, a launch vehicle stage adapter and Orion, the company said Thursday.

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