USS Michael Murphy arrives in Solomon Islands

February 10, 2017 – The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Honiara for a goodwill port visit, Feb. 10. Ship visits like this create opportunities for the United States and Pacific Island nations to strengthen security cooperation and ensure a safer and more prosperous future for the region. While in Honiara, Michael Murphy Commanding Officer Cmdr. Robert A.…

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News story Defence Secretary hails global outlook of Midlothian naval engineers

February 2, 2017 – Sir Michael Fallon visited MacTaggart Scott, who design, build, install and maintain engineering systems for the Royal Navy – the company’s “shop window” – and 40 of the world’s navies, including the US, French, Canadian, Australian and South Korean. The visit is part of the Defence Secretary’s on-going engagement with Scotland’s industrial base, 10% of which is…

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CAGW Names Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan January 2017 Porker of the Month

January 26, 2017  – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan its January 2017 Porker of the Month for defending the undeniably wasteful F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. Lt. Gen. Chris Bogdan @GovWaste’s Porker of the Month for defending the undeniably wasteful F-35 program. The F-35 program has been beset with a myriad of problems that are…

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Curtiss-Wright Debuts Support for LynxSecure Hypervisor Operating Environment on its Intel®-based SBC and Small Form Factor Systems

January 30, 2017 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced support for the LynxSecure separation kernel hypervisor, a real-time secure virtualization platform capable of leveraging multi-core CPU hardware virtualization features on Curtiss-Wright’s Intel-based single board computer (SBC) and Parvus® DuraCOR® small form factor processor product families. The expanded collaboration between Curtiss-Wright and Lynx Software Technologies, Inc., a world leader in…

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Most Training Providers Expect to Implement Revised International Maritime Standards by the Deadline Despite Challenges

What GAO Found Most training providers (80 percent) who responded to GAO’s survey reported that they were satisfied with guidance the U.S. Coast Guard (Coast Guard) provided to assist them in implementing the revised International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) requirements. However, 58 percent of respondents, including state maritime academies, private for-profit colleges, and…

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U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) JRSS Program Chooses RedSeal for Continuous Monitoring of Cyber Network Operations

January 31, 2017 – RedSeal, a leader in the network modeling and scoring market, announced that the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded a multi-year contract for its network modeling and risk scoring platform valued at $33.8M. In an effort to create a highly-resilient global DoD network, DISA will use RedSeal to model and continuously monitor the infrastructure of…

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BAE Systems to Modernize USS Roosevelt Under $51 Million Navy Contract

January 31, 2017 – The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $51.3 million contract for the maintenance and modernization of the USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. The full value could reach $68.4 million if all options are exercised. “The Roosevelt availability is a large, complex repair job that is vital for the future readiness…

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$2.3 billion in Private Sector Contracts supporting U.S.-Mexico Border

January 30, 2017 – The Soter Group, LLC released a report that analyzes existing fencing and tactical infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border. “Given the discussion about a proposed border wall during the recent presidential election and now, in the initial weeks of the Trump administration, we wanted to present an in-depth, fact-based analysis of the existing border fence budget and…

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Full Suite of Cyber-Threat Intelligence and Counterintelligence…

January 25, 2017 – Treadstone 71 today announced a full suite of Cyber and Threat Intelligence and CounterIntelligence training courses. The courses drive the expansion of Treadstone 71’s accelerated, academically validated, intelligence training to global markets. Treadstone 71 delivers courses in California, Virginia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands and is set to expand to the Middle East and…

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