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  • Report: Raytheon to Expand Operations, Create 60 Manufacturing Jobs in New Mexico - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Raytheon to Expand Operations, Create 60 Manufacturing Jobs in New Mexico

    Raytheon will expand its existing 103,000-square-foot facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and add 60 manufacturing jobs in the next six years, Albuquerque Business First reported Friday. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez“™s office announced the company“™s expansion plan that will receive $850,000 in funds from the state“™s economic development agency through the Local Economic Development Act and […] More

  • Sandia Labs“™ Program Aims to Offer Career Opportunities for Battlefield-Injured Military Personnel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sandia Labs“™ Program Aims to Offer Career Opportunities for Battlefield-Injured Military Personnel

    Two U.S. Army female veterans from Albuquerque, New Mexico, have become the first women to join a Sandia National Laboratories-run career development initiative for injured soldiers in the battlefield. Iraq war veterans Gabrielle Holcomb and Lindsey Kibler joined the Wounded Warrior Career Development Program that aims to hire injured military personnel for up to three years […] More

  • Lockheed-Run Sandia Lab Gets DOE Contract Renewal to Manage Regional Test Centers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Run Sandia Lab Gets DOE Contract Renewal to Manage Regional Test Centers

    Sandia National Laboratories has received a three-year contract renewal from the Energy Department to manage regional test centers that assess the performance, reliability and economic viability of solar photovoltaic technologies. DOE’s SunShot Initiative funds the RTC program launched in 2012 that works to make solar energy have similar costs in comparison with other electricity forms by 2020, Sandia said Tuesday. […] More

  • Lockheed-Run Lab Creates Cyber Threat Metrics Method - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Run Lab Creates Cyber Threat Metrics Method

    Organizations have been creating shared lists of cyber threat information but few can effectively describe or measure the attacks in a meaningful way, according to a recent report. Sandia National Laboratories, which was reportedly researching a nuclear-powered drone with Northrop Grumman, issued the report in March, indicating that cyber attack definition and metrics are immature […] More

  • DHS Officials Question Lab R&D Focus; Sandia Labs' Jill Hruby Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS Officials Question Lab R&D Focus; Sandia Labs' Jill Hruby Comments

    The Department of Homeland Security’s 2002 founding legislation indicates it can fund research and development projects for other agencies such as the Energy Department.  However, Daniel Gerstein, DHS’ deputy undersecretary for science and technology, told a House subcommittee April 19 that the agency has too much emphasis on development and not enough on basic or […] More

  • Northrop Laser Defense System Moves Up a Grade on Govt Measurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Laser Defense System Moves Up a Grade on Govt Measurement

    Northrop Grumman Corp.’s laser defense system technology has reached the sixth level of a nine-level government measurement system, the company announced Monday.  The All Semiconductor Airborne Laser Threat Terminator system went through a series of thermal, vibration, shock and field tests. The system also had to meet a set of performance benchmarks. Gordon Stewart, laser systems […] More

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