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AECOM Partners with FAA to Support National Airspace System Operations; Lara Poloni, Karl Jensen Quoted

Lara Poloni President AECOM

AECOM has partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support critical national airspace system operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, the company reported on Monday. To date, AECOM has completed 63 tasks in 23 states. AECOM’s team of environmental and disaster response experts, supported by the company’s disinfection partners, began helping the FAA maintain continuity of airspace operations after the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S.

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Northrop’s Kathy Warden: Air Force’s Urgency to Replace ICBM Keeps GBSD Program on Pace

Kathy Warden

Kathy Warden, chairman, president and CEO of Northrop Grumman and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said she believes future budget pressures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic will not have an impact on the schedule of the U.S. Air Force’s $85B Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinental ballistic missile program, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday.

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AWS’ Dave Levy on Early Learnings From COVID-19 HPC Consortium

Dave Levy

Dave Levy, vice president of federal business at Amazon Web Services and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said there are three early lessons from the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium and one is the capability of new technology platforms to help researchers expedite their work. "Tools including deep learning and artificial intelligence are reducing time to insight for researchers around the world," Levy wrote in a blog post published Thursday.

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