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Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Northrop Grumman successfully test fire hypersonic weapon

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:07pm

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business, in partnership with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), successfully completed the first flight test of a scramjet-powered Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept, or HAWC, for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force.

Key Points: 
  • TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business, in partnership with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), successfully completed the first flight test of a scramjet-powered Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept, or HAWC, for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force.
  • The test validates the ability of HAWC's airframe and propulsion system to reach and cruise at hypersonic speeds.
  • "This test proves we can deliverthe first operational hypersonic scramjet, providing a significant increase in warfighting capabilities."
  • Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman signed a teaming agreement last year to develop, produce and integrate Northrop Grumman's scramjet engines onto Raytheon's air-breathing hypersonic weapons .

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Northrop Grumman successfully test fire hypersonic weapon

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 7:58pm

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business, in partnership with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), successfully completed the first flight test of a scramjet-powered Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept, or HAWC, for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force.

Key Points: 
  • TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business, in partnership with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), successfully completed the first flight test of a scramjet-powered Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept, or HAWC, for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force.
  • The test validates the ability of HAWC's airframe and propulsion system to reach and cruise at hypersonic speeds.
  • "This test proves we can deliverthe first operational hypersonic scramjet, providing a significant increase in warfighting capabilities."
  • Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman signed a teaming agreement last year to develop, produce and integrate Northrop Grumman's scramjet engines onto Raytheon's air-breathing hypersonic weapons .

Colorado Community College System Announces Lead Colleges for CO-TECH Apprenticeship Grant

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 5:00pm

Denver, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the states largest system of higher education and workforce development, today announced the four colleges to lead the CO-TECH apprenticeship program , made possible by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Key Points: 
  • Denver, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the states largest system of higher education and workforce development, today announced the four colleges to lead the CO-TECH apprenticeship program , made possible by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • The initiative, which is focused on making high-wage, high-demand information technology (IT) occupations accessible to 1,600 adults statewide, regardless of previous education, will be led by Arapahoe Community College , Community College of Denver , Front Range Community College , and Pueblo Community College.
  • These new apprenticeship programs will make it easier for businesses to partner with community colleges to quickly start and hire apprentices, tapping into the existing pipeline of community college students.
  • The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is the states largest system of higher education and workforce development, delivering thousands of programs to over 125,000 students annually through 13 colleges and over 35 locations across Colorado.

Schneider Electric Lexington Smart Factory Among First in the World to be Named a Sustainability Lighthouse by World Economic Forum

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 4:05pm

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced that its Smart Factory in Lexington, Kentucky was recognized as a Sustainability Lighthouse one of only three worldwide by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Key Points: 
  • Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced that its Smart Factory in Lexington, Kentucky was recognized as a Sustainability Lighthouse one of only three worldwide by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
  • Our Lexington Smart Factory is an example to manufacturing facilities around the country that sustainability needs to be part of their operational model and that smart, connected technologies can drive efficiency, profitability and sustainability together.
  • In 2020, the Lexington Smart Factory earned the status of end-to-end Advanced Manufacturing Lighthouse for adopting 4IR technologies to transform factories, value chains and business models.
  • The Lexington factory is part of Schneider Electrics global smart factory and distribution center initiative encompassing nearly 300 factories and logistics centers in more than 40 countries.

Trade Students Compete in Project MFG's National Welding Challenge on Manufacturing Day, October 1, 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:05pm

The competition, organized by Project MFG and hosted at Lincoln Electric headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, coincides with this year's Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) on October 1, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The competition, organized by Project MFG and hosted at Lincoln Electric headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, coincides with this year's Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) on October 1, 2021.
  • Manufacturing Day highlights modern manufacturing to students, parents and the American public by showcasing how new advanced manufacturing technologies are bringing about new careers.
  • The Project MFG National Welding Challenge gives student competitors an opportunity to use the latest technology in Lincoln Electric's Welding Technology and Training Center (WTTC).
  • Project MFG competitions throughout the United States promote the trades across industries and help advance the next generation of highly skilled trade professionals.

Southern Company publishes corporate responsibility report

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

Since our inception more, Southern Company and its operating companies have prioritized these important topics responsibility, sustainability, commitment to community and transparency in how we operate our business," said Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning.

Key Points: 
  • Since our inception more, Southern Company and its operating companies have prioritized these important topics responsibility, sustainability, commitment to community and transparency in how we operate our business," said Southern Company CEO Tom Fanning.
  • "We have long believed corporate responsibility and corporate strategy are inextricably linked."
  • In 2020, Southern Company continued making progress toward its goal of net zero GHG emissions by 2050.
  • Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries.

Affinity Empowering Enrolls First School in Vermont for No-Cost COVID-19 Tests Through Operation Expanded Testing

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:09pm

LCWS is the first school in the state of Vermont to enroll in OET.

Key Points: 
  • LCWS is the first school in the state of Vermont to enroll in OET.
  • "We commend LCWS for enrolling into Operation Expanded Testing and setting an example for COVID-19 safety in the state of Vermont.
  • Media representatives are invited to LCWS on Wednesday, September 29 between 10-11 a.m. to cover the first school in Vermont to enroll into OET, the federal COVID-19 testing program.
  • Affinity will then provide the resources and training necessary to establish a COVID-19 testing program at your institution.

South Carolina Technology Firm SNS Technologies Joins National Tech Worker Apprenticeship Program

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:07pm

BLUFFTON, S.C., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SNS Technologies , a growing managed service provider (MSP) that helps small businesses and healthcare clients with their technology service, solutions and support needs, has joined CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech , a national program to expand and diversify the information technology (IT) workforce in South Carolina and across America.

Key Points: 
  • BLUFFTON, S.C., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SNS Technologies , a growing managed service provider (MSP) that helps small businesses and healthcare clients with their technology service, solutions and support needs, has joined CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech , a national program to expand and diversify the information technology (IT) workforce in South Carolina and across America.
  • "Our goal at SNS Technologies is to be the best and most reliable technology provider in the area," said company owner Mike Ray.
  • "We know that the more educated our technicians are, the better our support will be, which is why we are very excited about this program."
  • https://www.snstechnologies.net/
    CompTIA Apprenticeships for Tech is a national initiative to increase the number of skilled technology workers and expand tech career opportunities for diverse populations, including women, individuals with disabilities and people of color.

U.S. AIR FORCE PARTNERS WITH 1HUDDLE TO ELEVATE AIRMEN TRAINING

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

As part of this partnership, 1Huddle will help transform how the Air Force, and ultimately the Department of Defense, trains and develops their people - using mobile gaming.

Key Points: 
  • As part of this partnership, 1Huddle will help transform how the Air Force, and ultimately the Department of Defense, trains and develops their people - using mobile gaming.
  • This will boost engagement and efficiency as Airmen complete mandatory Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training and help to cultivate a culture of innovation with Innovation and Leadership training.
  • 1Huddle is a workforce tech company that onboards, upskills, and develops employees through the use of science-backed quick-burst mobile games.
  • Key clients include Loews Hotels, Novartis, Madison Square Garden, PIMCO, TAO Group, and the United States Air Force.

Evolon Appoints Dave Dalleske as New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:10pm

In this role, Dalleske will lead Evolon's sales, business development, and marketing strategy for the company's perimeter surveillance software products and services.

Key Points: 
  • In this role, Dalleske will lead Evolon's sales, business development, and marketing strategy for the company's perimeter surveillance software products and services.
  • Dalleske joins Evolon with over 27 years of experience in video analytics, network video management, and video surveillance technology sales.
  • Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales for Synectics, a global provider of video surveillance and network-based security systems.
  • The opportunity to offer Evolon's innovative solutions to a security industry hungry for better, faster and cheaper solutions is tremendous," stated Dave Dalleske, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Evolon.