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DOD Boosts Efforts to Address Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Posed by Chinese Parts, Materials

DOD Boosts Efforts to Address Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Posed by Chinese Parts, Materials

The Department of Defense has doubled down on measures to limit contractors’ use of aircraft components, electronics and raw materials from China and other adversaries in an effort to safeguard the defense industry supply chain from potential vulnerabilities or disruptions, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. In early September, DOD decided to halt the acceptance […]

Empower AI’s Allen Badeau on Supporting Federal Workforce With Human-Centered AI Strategy

Empower AI’s Allen Badeau on Supporting Federal Workforce With Human-Centered AI Strategy

Allen Badeau, chief technology officer of Empower AI, said there are three guidelines government agencies should consider when creating a human-centered artificial intelligence strategy to implement AI in support of the federal workforce and one is assessing the level of data maturity. “Once agencies realize a baseline of data maturity, they can pilot basic AI […]

Dario Gil, Paul Dabbar: CHIPS Act Offers More Opportunities to Expedite Quantum Computing Advancement

Dario Gil, Paul Dabbar: CHIPS Act Offers More Opportunities to Expedite Quantum Computing Advancement

The CHIPS and Science Act has created opportunities to accelerate quantum computing technology, but more initiatives can be done to grow the industry, according to Dario Gil, senior vice president and director of research at IBM, and Bohr Quantum Technology CEO Paul Dabbar. In a joint opinion piece published Tuesday in The Hill, Dabbar and […]

Air Force Establishes ABMS Digital Infrastructure Consortium; Leidos’ Gerry Fasano Quoted

Air Force Establishes ABMS Digital Infrastructure Consortium; Leidos’ Gerry Fasano Quoted

L3Harris Technologies and Leidos have joined a consortium of companies selected to support the development of the digital infrastructure for the Department of the Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System. In separate announcements, the companies said they will work with three other industry partners to define the design criteria for the ABMS digital infrastructure that […]

Lockheed Introduces $100M Project Carrera to Achieve Distributed Teaming Capability

Lockheed Introduces $100M Project Carrera to Achieve Distributed Teaming Capability

Lockheed Martin is investing $100 million in a new project aimed at developing and demonstrating human-machine teaming technologies to enable uncrewed aerial platforms to operate autonomously alongside crewed systems. The company said Project Carrera will pair survivable F-35 fighter jets with modular unmanned aerial systems including Skunk Works’ Speed Racer drone to demonstrate distributed teaming […]

Former Naval Research Chief Mat Winter Joins Secmation’s Advisory Board

Former Naval Research Chief Mat Winter Joins Secmation’s Advisory Board

Secmation has added Mat Winter, a U.S. Navy veteran who has over 35 years of experience under his belt, to the advisory board of the agile engineering services firm.  The retired Navy vice admiral currently serves as president of Winter Strategic Solutions, a boutique independent private military and intelligence contractor, Secmation said Friday.  Winter functioned […]

Maxar’s Tony Frazier: Contract Vehicles Help Accelerate US Aid Delivery to Ukraine

Maxar’s Tony Frazier: Contract Vehicles Help Accelerate US Aid Delivery to Ukraine

Tony Frazier, executive vice president and general manager of public sector Earth intelligence at Maxar Technologies, said acquisition contracts for the private sector have served as a key tool for the U.S. government to help supplement Ukrainian defense capabilities in the wake of Russia’s invasion, Signal Magazine reported Thursday. He and James Doggett, vice president […]

Magazine Honors 7 Female Carahsoft Execs for Public Sector IT Channel Work; Craig Abod Quoted

Magazine Honors 7 Female Carahsoft Execs for Public Sector IT Channel Work; Craig Abod Quoted

CRN has chosen seven Carahsoft Technology executives to be part of the magazine’s annual Women of the Channel list to acknowledge their achievements and contributions to the information technology distribution segment. They received recognition for their leadership in support of both customers and partners within the public sector IT market, the company said Tuesday. The […]

ISG Report: Remote Work, Online Services Prompt Agencies to Modernize IT; Nathan Frey Quoted

ISG Report: Remote Work, Online Services Prompt Agencies to Modernize IT; Nathan Frey Quoted

A new Information Services Group report has found that U.S. state and local government agencies and related public sector organizations recognize the need to modernize their information technology systems and advance cybersecurity to meet the increasing demand for online services and remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. ISG said Thursday the report showed […]

DARPA Kicks off 2nd Field Experiment for Off-Road Autonomous Vehicles

DARPA Kicks off 2nd Field Experiment for Off-Road Autonomous Vehicles

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has mapped out a second off-road landscape course for combat ground vehicle teams under its Robotic Autonomy in Complex Environments with Resiliency program.  The latest field experiment is scheduled to be held at Camp Roberts in California, and to run from Sept. 15 to 27, DARPA said Friday.  DARPA […]

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