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Alfred Grasso: MITRE Backs NVTC Vet Employment Initiative

Alfred Grasso, MITRE CEO and president, highlighted the company’s support of a Northern Virginia Technology Council program to help veterans find civilian jobs. The NVTC aims for its Veterans Employment Training project to help former soldiers use their skills for jobs in the information technology sector, MITRE said Monday. “In …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delta Clipper Workers Named to Int’l Space Hall of Fame; Warren Boley Comments

Forty current and former Aerojet Rocketdyne employees have been selected to the International Space Hall of Fame for their contributions to a launch vehicle system development program. Delta Clipper Experimental was an unmanned single-stage-to-orbit spacecraft built in the 1990s to demonstrate vertical takeoff and landing, subsonic maneuvers and space vehicle …

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Jacques Desclaux Named Roxel Chief Executive

Jacques Desclaux has been named CEO of Roxel, the tactical missile propulsion joint venture of the Safran Group and MBDA. Desclaux’s appointment was announced during the July 2 Board of Directors Meeting, the MBDA said in a July 3 statement. Prior to his appointment, Desclaux was the chairman and CEO of …

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Piyushimita Thakuriah to Lead R&D Studies for CH2M Hill Partner University; Donald Bell Comments

Professor Piyushimita Thakuriah, a specialist on urban transportation, has been appointed to lead research and development studies for future master’s degree courses at a university that a CH2M Hill subsidiary collaborates with. Thakuriah will aim to explore an interdisciplinary approach that would tackle technologies for the advancement of the sector …

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