Tag Archives: trade

Phebe Novakovic: General Dynamics Supports White House Action to Help Protect IP of US Firms

General Dynamics Chairman and CEO Phebe Novakovic has said the company backs President Donald Trump’s latest action that seeks to protect U.S. industrial base from theft of intellectual property. The White House signed a memo last week directing the U.S. Trade Representative to examine if the federal government should investigate Chinese trade …

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Trump Softens NAFTA Stance

In a phone call with leaders of Mexico and Canada, President Trump indicated Wednesday he would not immediately abandon the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Trump said he would instead quickly begin the process of renegotiating the deal. This news comes directly after other administration officials said Trump would likely sign …

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MIL to Update, Manage International Trade Administration’s IT Infrastructure

MIL will continue to update and manage the information technology infrastructure of the Commerce Department‘s International Trade Administration under a contract from ITA’s office of the chief information officer. The company said Monday it will help ITA OCIO oversee the agency’s network and infrastructure across 150 locations inside and outside the continental U.S. MIL will …

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CompTIA Names Stefanie Holland Director of International Gov’t & Regulatory Affairs; Ken Montgomery Comments

Stefanie Holland, formerly director of international policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has joined CompTIA as director of international government and regulatory affairs. She will oversee the development and implementation of CompTIA’s positions on public policies that concern international trade matters, CompTIA said Monday. “Stefanie’s experience in global trade …

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Boeing to Refresh Underwater ISR Tech on New Zealand Orion Patrol Aircraft Fleet

Boeing has secured a $36 million contract to update the underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology on the New Zealand air force’s six P-3K2 Orion maritime patrol aircraft. Gerry Brownlee, New Zealand’s defense minister, has said he believes that underwater ISR technology will help deter interference with sea lines of communication that the …

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Kevin McAleenan: DHS to Seek Silicon Valley Tech Partners for Trade, Travel Security Programs

The Department of Homeland Security will hold an event in the Silicon Valley, California region to discuss several opportunities for technology companies to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection missions. DHS’ Science and Technology Directorate and CBP aim to explore potential partnerships with startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses during the Silicon Valley Homeland Security Day on April 29, …

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