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DARPA Launches Project to Help Identify Potential Terrorists Through Social Media

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a project that looks to develop an automated software designed to monitor publicly available information on social media to identify potential terrorist threats, The National Interest reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes the Force Protection in the Online Information Environment project aims to examine social media …

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Parsons Completes Construction of Savannah River Site’s Waste Processing Facility 

The Energy Department has verified that Parsons has completed construction of the Savannah River Site’s Salt Waste Processing Facility. Parsons, the main contractor of the project, notified DOE on April 22 that it had met all contractual obligations for its work, SRS said Tuesday. SRS added that the DOE verified and documented Parsons’ work …

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DigitalGlobe Adds 2 APAC Region Partnerships

DigitalGlobe has become a partner of two companies in the Asia-Pacific in a move to expand the availability of its technological and satellite imagery products in the region. The company’s affiliation with other APAC firms and organizations have helped it obtain major deals in Australia, New Guinea, New Zealand and …

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Orbital Sciences Set for Demo Flight to Resupply Int’l Space Station; Frank Culbertson Comments

Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch a spacecraft intended to send a cargo ship to the International Space Station in a NASA demonstration flight project worth an estimated $2.5 million, Reuters reported Monday. Irene Klotz writes the company’s two-stage Antares rocket, due to takeoff on Wednesday from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport …

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Exelis Gives Raytheon Encryptors for Air Force GPS Satellite Program; Kevin Farrell Comments

Exelis has started to supply encryptors to Raytheon for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS operational control system on the ground. The encryptors are built to help ground station controllers exchange and transmit data between the stations and satellite constellations in orbit based on a satellite’s position in space, Exelis said Monday. Kevin …

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NJVC Demos Cloud-Based Disaster Mgmt Portal; Kevin Jackson Comments

NJVC on Thursday demonstrated a cloud-based platform designed to provide organizations with an online communications tool during emergency situations. The presentation held at the Gannett headquarters in McLean, Va. is part of a project to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency determine how to use information technology systems for disaster response activities, NJVC …

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