Military

NATO Relies on Thales for a Real-Time View of the Operational Situation in Joint theaters

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:00am

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005102/en/\nJoint operations today involve land, air and naval units with many different types of command systems, which generate huge amounts of georeferenced operational information.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210413005102/en/\nJoint operations today involve land, air and naval units with many different types of command systems, which generate huge amounts of georeferenced operational information.
  • This system is designed to provide the operational community with secure access to multiple COPs overlays on a geospatial reference.
  • This in turn will enable joint forces command to achieve information superiority.\nWith this second contract, NATO will benefit from Thales\xe2\x80\x99s extensive expertise in interoperability management.
  • Thales will also add new functionality for time management, event correlation and future strategic analysis.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThales is proud to strengthen its partnership with NATO and to help achieve greater decision superiority for NATO forces.

L3Harris Technologies Named Among FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has been named among FORTUNE\xe2\x80\x99s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021.

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  • b'L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has been named among FORTUNE\xe2\x80\x99s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021.
  • Those interested in learning more about joining L3Harris can visit the careers page .\nL3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers\xe2\x80\x99 mission-critical needs.
  • The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains.
  • L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Perspecta awarded $71 million program to modernize space weather analysis and forecast system for U.S. Space Force

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 10:00pm

b'CHANTILLY, Va., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), a leading U.S. government services provider, announced today that it was selected to support the Space Weather Analysis and Forecast System (SWAFS) program.

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  • b'CHANTILLY, Va., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Perspecta Inc. (NYSE: PRSP), a leading U.S. government services provider, announced today that it was selected to support the Space Weather Analysis and Forecast System (SWAFS) program.
  • Awarded by the U.S. Space Force\'s Space and Missile Systems Center and the General Services Administration\'s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM), the contract falls under Phase III of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
  • Perspecta will migrate the SWAFS software applications to a cloud environment and deploy a data-as-a-service interface so that users get more direct access to near-real-time data.
  • Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets.

University of Phoenix Announces Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States 2021 Future Phoenix Scholarship

Friday, April 9, 2021 - 11:03am

University of Phoenix and The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) We Care for America Foundation, the charitable arm of EANGUS, are accepting applications for the 2021 Future Phoenix scholarship program.

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  • University of Phoenix and The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) We Care for America Foundation, the charitable arm of EANGUS, are accepting applications for the 2021 Future Phoenix scholarship program.
  • EANGUS is the largest enlisted reserve component association with a mission to give a voice to the enlisted National Guard men and women, their families and retirees on Capitol Hill.
  • To apply for the scholarship visit: University of Phoenix's Center for Scholarship Excellence - EANGUS Future Phoenix Scholarship 2021 (communityforce.com)
    University of Phoenix is continually innovating to help working adults enhance their careers in a rapidly changing world.
  • The Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) is the largest enlisted reserve component association with over 48,000 members.

Elastic Announces Lineup of Customers Speaking at ElasticON Public Sector, a Free Virtual User Conference April 13-15

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:55pm

ElasticON Public Sector will feature an opening keynote session with General Manager of Elastic Security, Nate Fick.

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  • ElasticON Public Sector will feature an opening keynote session with General Manager of Elastic Security, Nate Fick.
  • His book, One Bullet Away, recounting his military experience in Afghanistan and Iraq, was a New York Times bestseller.
  • An executive panel including the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Maryland Innovation Security Institute, and Valiant discussing the value of Elastic Security in action.
  • A conversation about product and mission perspectives from two Elastic Security users, Appalachian State University and the University of Oregon.

Lockheed Martin and Royal Danish Air Force Celebrate Debut of First Danish F-35 Aircraft

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 4:28pm

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Danish and American officials celebrated the rollout of the first F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) today at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in Fort Worth, Texas.

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  • FORT WORTH, Texas, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Danish and American officials celebrated the rollout of the first F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) today at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • "This game-changing capability would not be possible without the unwavering support of the Danish government and the innovative contributions of Danish industry."
  • Denmark's F-35 program of record calls for 27 F-35A aircraft, each of which will be built at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth.
  • The first aircraft will be delivered to Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, later this month where Danish pilots and maintainers will begin training.

US Senate Candidate Khaled Salem Shares Insights and Policy Recommendations for the Middle East

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:16pm

Khaled is concerned about human rights atrocities and questionable actions takenand not takenby the U.S. to defend vulnerable international populations from harm.

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  • Khaled is concerned about human rights atrocities and questionable actions takenand not takenby the U.S. to defend vulnerable international populations from harm.
  • As the CEO Of American Human Rights Organization, Khaled is active in global situations as an advocate for the best possible diplomatic relations outcomes in the Middle East.
  • "I believe that imminent withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan would be an unfortunate strategic decision, especially without reasonable diplomatic policy agreements in place," said Khaled.
  • "The State of Israel has the strength and ability to guard the Suez Canal from any armed attack," said Khaled.

SAIC Wins $3.6 Billion U.S. Army Contract for Engineering Services Supporting Hardware-in-the-Loop and Modeling & Simulation Development

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:30pm

The U.S. Army awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC ) a $3.6 billion contract to continue providing engineering services supporting hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) and modeling & simulation development for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation & Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate.

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  • The U.S. Army awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC ) a $3.6 billion contract to continue providing engineering services supporting hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) and modeling & simulation development for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation & Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate.
  • Work under this contract will be performed primarily in Huntsville, Alabama, and was under the General Services Administrations One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services (OASIS) professional services contract, which is managed by the Army Contracting Command - Redstone Arsenal.
  • This contract is the fourth significant award to support the S3I Directorate for SAIC, totaling more than $8.1 billion.
  • During the past year, SAIC won a $2.9 billion contract for software development and maintenance services , an $830 million contract for aviation systems engineering services , and an $800 million contract for modeling & simulation systems engineering support services.

LaSalle Provides Radisson Exploration and Corporate Update

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 7, 2021) - LaSalle Exploration Corp. (TSXV: LSX) ("LaSalle" or the "Company") is pleased to provide the following update on its exploration activities on the Radisson Property, located in the Eeyou Istchee - James Bay Territory in Qubec.

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  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 7, 2021) - LaSalle Exploration Corp. (TSXV: LSX) ("LaSalle" or the "Company") is pleased to provide the following update on its exploration activities on the Radisson Property, located in the Eeyou Istchee - James Bay Territory in Qubec.
  • These areas, along with several others, are targeted for systematic exploration in the upcoming field season.
  • LaSalle is also pleased to announce the launch of a new website ( www.lasallecorp.com ) along with a social media and marketing campaign.
  • Interested parties can now follow LaSalle on the following social media platforms:

Breaking Ground on a New Afghanistan: Girls' Schools Paving the Way

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 6:48pm

The same men who'd once refused to make eye contact with Razia Jan, but now hail her as "The Mother of Deh'Subz."

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  • The same men who'd once refused to make eye contact with Razia Jan, but now hail her as "The Mother of Deh'Subz."
  • ...The same men who'd once refused to make eye contact with Razia Jan, but now hail her as "The Mother of Deh'Subz."
  • Raised in pre-Taliban Afghanistan, Razia moved to the U.S. as a young adult to attend university.
  • The two connected through relief efforts and resolved to address the bigger picture, deciding education was the way forward.