Tag Archives: EU

General Atomics Updates Remotely Piloted Aircraft Receivers for European Satellite Constellation Navigation

A General Atomics business has added a provision to the navigation receiver of a baseline remotely piloted aircraft to support connections with the European Union and the European Space Agency’s Galileo satellite constellation. The baseline MQ-9B initially used a triplex navigation platform compatible with the U.S. global positioning system and …

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EU Picks Leonardo-Led Team for Maritime Surveillance Tech Research Program

A Leonardo-led team has won a contract from the European Union’s defense agency to conduct research on maritime surveillance technologies. Leonardo said Friday it will carry out the OCEAN2020 research initiative alongside 42 partners from 15 European countries. OCEAN2020 will also involve the integration of unmanned vehicles in naval surveillance and interdiction …

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EU Agency Taps Janus for Risk Mgmt & Security Support

A European Union organization has selected Janus Global Operations to provide risk management and security services in support of efforts to boost maritime civilian law enforcement in Somalia. JGO said Wednesday it will deliver security management, regional daily incident alerts, security risk assessment analysis, close protection teams and hostile environment awareness …

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BAE Picks Deloitte as New Auditor

BAE Systems has selected Deloitte to succeed KPMG as the British defense contractor’s auditor following a formal tender process led by BAE’s audit committee. Deloitte’s proposed appointment as auditor is subject to approval by BAE shareholders at the latter’s annual general meeting in May 2018, BAE said Friday. If approved, Deloitte will serve as auditor for the …

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Life Length Receives CMS Certification, EU Grant for Biomarker Study

Telomere diagnostics firm Life Length has received an estimated $3.5 million grant from the European Union under the Horizon 2020 program to support the company’s clinical studies on a potential biomarker for cancer treatment. The Telomere Analysis Technology cellular health biomarker works to identify the biological health of cells, measure the effects of lifestyle programs and detect the …

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Tripwire Survey: 64% of IT Professionals Say Exit from EU Would Not Affect UK’s Cyber Defense Function

A new Tripwire survey says 64 percent of information technology executives believe the U.K. government’s separation from the European Union would not have an impact on the country’s function to protect its networks from potential cyber attacks. Tripwire said Monday it polled 278 IT professionals who attended the three-day Infosecurity Europe 2016 that …

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Deloitte Launches Programs to Help EU Companies Enter Asian Healthcare Market; Ioana Vadan Comments

Deloitte has created new programs for the European Union’s Gateway initiative, which is meant to help companies in the EU enter high-technology and design sectors, according to The Diplomat. Programs that are now available include application sessions in the healthcare and medical technologies fields for companies wanting to enter the South Korean and …

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EU Takes Tougher Stance on Hackers

EU countries have agreed on harsher punishments against hackers who launch cyber attacks similar to those seen in recent weeks against the French government, European institutions and Citigroup, Reuters reports. Under the new rules, hackers would face a sentence of at least five years if found guilty of causing serious …

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