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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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Former FAA Chief Michael Huerta Named D-Fend Advisory Board Member

Michael Huerta

Michael Huerta, former head of the Federal Aviation Administration, has been appointed to the advisory board of counter-drone technology maker D-Fend Solutions. He holds almost 30 years of experience in the industrial areas of security and aviation safety, and will contribute to D-Fend's pursuit of technologies that counter unmanned aircraft systems, D-Fend Solutions said Thursday.

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SAIC Reports Q2 FY 2021 Financial Results; Nazzic Keene Quoted

Nazzic Keene CEO

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has announced second quarter fiscal year 2021 results, which ended July 31, the company reported on Thursday. SAIC has estimated the second quarter impact from the COVID-19 pandemic to be approximately $65 million of revenue, $8 million of adjusted EBITDA and an immaterial net impact to free cash flow, primarily driven by reduced volume in the company's supply chain business. 

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Rocket Lab Gets FAA Clearance to Launch Gov’t Smallsat Missions

Rocket Lab

The Federal Aviation Administration has given Rocket Lab permission to launch small satellites for government customers from a company-operated facility at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island, Virginia. Rocket Lab said Tuesday it can use the Electron rocket to perform multiple smallsat missions  from  Launch Complex 2 with the FAA-issued operator license with five-year validity.

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Woolpert to Help FAA-Backed Alliance Develop UAS Threat Response Guidance

Woolpert

Woolpert has been selected by the National Safe Skies Alliance to create a document that would guide airports on collaborative planning and response to address security risks from unmanned aircraft systems. The company said Tuesday it will produce a guidebook that will outline strategies for airport operators to assess, respond to and recover from UAS threats.

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Kongsberg Subsidiary to Help Develop Contingency Mgmt Platform for FAA Drone Test Site

Kongsberg Geospatial

Kongsberg subsidiary will participate in a CAL Analytics-led industry team that secured a $1.6M contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to build and demonstrate a contingency management platform at a Rome, N.Y, test site for unmanned aircraft systems. Kongsberg said Monday its geospatial business will support the CMP development project at Griffiss International Airport in collaboration with four other companies, Oneida County and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research organization.

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