Countermeasures

BEST Technology for the Homeland Act proposes extending DHS procurement tool for technology acquisition

A bill introduced by U.S. Sens. Gary Peters (D-MI) and Steve Daines (R-MT) recently proposed extending use of the Department…

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Blast Overpressure Safety Act introduced to demand better oversight of shockwave trauma from explosive weapons

A new bill introduced by U.S. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) proposed protections for servicemembers by requiring…

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Department of Defense unveils Transition Tracking Action Group to advise technology transitions

In a move to improve technology transitions, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) last month launched the Transition Tracking Action…

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GAO: Lack of workforce and fleet data may imperil Coast Guard efforts to modernize aircraft fleet

According to new findings from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Coast Guard’s ongoing efforts to modernize its fleet…

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U.S. Coast Guard to conduct port security training exercise in Puerto Rico this month

Through an exercise known as Poseidon’s Domain, the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve will take crews from three of its Port…

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Lockheed Martin, Intel, and Altera to support development of DoD’s microelectronics capabilities

Lockheed Martin recently announced plans to collaborate with Intel Corporation and Altera for the Office of the Under Secretary of…

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U.S. Marine Corps awards $79M ACV-R test vehicle contract to BAE Systems

In order to provide field support, maintenance and recovery efforts for its Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs), the U.S. Marine Corps…

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Bill proposed to correct Customs and Border Protection error that removed officer retirement benefits

After newly hired officers’ benefits were pulled due to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) error that claimed they…

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Bipartisan Senate bill seeks permanent guarantees for a veterans helpline

Working together, U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Jacky Rosen (D-NV) recently introduced the Veterans Assistance Helpline Act, a bill…

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DHS lays out new plans to crack down on illicit textiles

Framing it as a move to strengthen enforcement and support American textile jobs, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)…

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