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MITRE’s Lillian Ryals: FAA-Stakeholder Collaboration Key to NextGen Program

MITRE has sought to help the aviation community collaborate with the Federal Aviation Administration meet the goals of the Next Generation Air Transportation System program, Aviation Today reported Thursday. Juliet Van Wagenen writes that the company’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development has released a report to assess the progress of the program based on the FAA’s implementation plan …

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UMD System to Help MITRE Run Cyber R&D Support Hub; Alfred Grasso Comments

MITRE will team up with the University System of Maryland to operate a federally-funded research-and-development center in Rockville, Maryland that will carry out R&D, engineering and technical services in the cybersecurity field. UMD campuses in College Park and Baltimore County will help MITRE work with the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in an effort to …

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MITRE’s Carson Zimmerman Pens New Computer Network Defense Book

Carson Zimmerman, principal cybersecurity engineer at MITRE Corp., has outlined strategies to bolster computer network defense across the government, industry, academia and nonprofit sector in his new book. The book, entitled Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center, contains best practices based on lessons learned from MITRE’s previous projects with U.S. military and civilian …

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Bob McDonald: VA Taps MITRE to Help Assess Programs, Practices

MITRE Corp. will work with the Department of Veterans Affairs to assess healthcare processes throughout the VA under a contract with undisclosed terms. The nonprofit research and development organization will serve as program integrator and coordinate the results of third-party assessments under the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014, the VA said Thursday. Bob McDonald, veterans affairs secretary, said the independent assessment …

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Executive Profile: Ray Haller, SVP and GM of MITRE Corp.’s Center for National Security

Raymond Haller is senior vice president and general manager of MITRE Corp.’s Center for National Security. In that role, he is responsible for research, development and system acquisition support of intelligence and information systems, which support numerous DoD and Intelligence Community sponsors. MITRE’s National Security Engineering Center is a federally funded …

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Exelis Imaging System Captures California Forest Fire; Rob Mitrevski Comments

DigitalGlobe has released a new series images taken by its WorldView-3 satellite with the Exelis‘ shortwave infrared imager, which works to capture images through atmospheric conditions such as smoke. Exelis said Wednesday that the imaging system — which contains the SWIR, a telescope and sensors — captured the image of a forest fire at the Klamath National Forest in California through thick …

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Roberto Mitrevski: Exelis to Build Infrared Sensor For a Japanese Environmental Satellite

Exelis has received a multimillion-dollar contract to help Japan’s national aerospace exploration agency develop a satellite payload for global atmospheric monitoring. The company will build a thermal and near infrared sensor for installation on the agency’s Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite-2, Exelis said Tuesday. GOSAT is scheduled for a 2018 launch …

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Jim Cook of MITRE Named to 2014 Federal 100 List

James Cook, MITRE Corp. vice president and director of the Center for Enterprise Modernization, has been named to Federal Computer Week’s Federal 100 list, the company said Wednesday. Cook first appeared on the list in 2007 for his work with the Internal Revenue Service. The list of award winners is based …

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MITRE Enters Dubai Air Traffic Mgmt R&D Partnership; Lillian Ryals Comments

MITRE Corp. and Dubai Air Navigation Services will jointly research and develop tools to help manage the aviation infrastructure and air traffic control system in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The collaborative undertaking includes airspace design, technology sharing, safety evaluation and perfomance-based navigation procedures development, MITRE said Tuesday. Both parties signed a …

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Lillian Ryals: MITRE, Air Navigation Org Offer Aviation System Framework Training

MITRE Corp. and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation have launched a training program for air navigation service providers, civil aviation authorities and industry partners on the implementation of the Aviation System Block Upgrades framework, both organizations said Monday. Jeff Poole, CANSO director general, said training on the International Civil Aviation Organization’s ASBU methodology is …

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Executive Profile: Gary Gagnon, MITRE SVP, Chief Security Officer and Cybersecurity Corporate Director

Gary Gagnon serves as senior vice president, chief security officer and corporate director of cybersecurity at MITRE Corp. and also leads intelligence divisions at the National Security Engineering Center. The nonprofit organization runs that federally-funded research and development center for the Defense Department and Gagnon works to support combatant commands and both …

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