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QinetiQ Names Scott Kaine Head of Cyber Intell Subsidiary

QinetiQ North America has appointed Scott Kaine president of its Cyveillance subsidiary, a Fairfax, Va.-based cyber intelligence provider for several Fortune 50 firms including Microsoft. QNA said in a release Kaine will oversee direction, growth, customer satisfaction and business operations. Kaine brings commercial sector experience along with a military background …

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SRA, Army Partner to Run Enterprise Business Process Software; George Batsakis Comments

SRA International will help the U.S. Army run software for day-to-day business processes in human resources and logistical functions, the company announced Friday. The company received a $16 million contract to work with the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems on the Installation Support Modules Range Facility Management Support …

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Report: Photos Show New China Stealth Plane

Chinese aerospace firm Shenyang has unveiled a new stealth plane shortly before U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is due to arrive in China, Wired reports. David Axe writes the J-21 appears similar to the J-20, the country’s first stealth plane, released by Shenyang’s industry rival Chengdu nearly 21 months later. …

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DISA, GSA Approve Boeing for SATCOM Services; Craig Crooning Comments

Boeing has received approval from the Defense Information Systems Agency and General Services Administration to provide government agencies satellite communications services, the company announced Wednesday. Through the Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition program, the company will offer U.S. customers fixed and mobile transponded and subscription services. DRS Technical Services and Hughes …

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NATO Study: Intl Armed Conflict Law Should Include Cyber Ops

Some cyber operations performed within the context of an armed conflict should be governed by international law, a NATO-sponsored study says. Fierce Government IT reports the study, conducted by NATO’s Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence, defined cyber wars through existing international laws. NATO researchers said cyber attacks are a …

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Lockheed Subsidiary Develops UAV for Crowded Areas

A Lockheed Martin subsidiary has developed a new unmanned aerial vehicle with the goal of giving government and commercial customers vision of crowded areas, Lockheed announced Monday. Procerus Technologies developed the five-pound vertical takeoff-and-landing drone for warfighters, first responders and other customers in the military, civil and commercial markets. Lockheed …

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Kofax To Capture, Process Military Health Forms

Kofax will provide a military branch with document capture programs for processing personnel health forms, medical lab reports, heart test results and other medical documents. The company said the customer will route the resulting images and data to a Microsoft SharePoint application for easy access by employees. Capture scans documents …

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DISA OKs New Blackberry Models For Network Access

The Defense Information Systems Agency has approved six new Blackberry models for the Army and Pentagon employees, Nicholas Hoover of InformationWeek reports. Two touchscreen models, three touchscreen and keyboard models, a keyboard model, Blackberry’s enterprise server and two smart card readers are now eligible to access military networks. This announcement …

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