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Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

DARPA autonomous flight system tested

The U.S. Army recently tested a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - developed autonomous flight system designed to deliver advances from unmanned aircraft to piloted aircraft via innovative interfaces. During the demonstration, the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System... Read More »

Speaker Ryan appoints three to cyberspace commission

Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Samantha Ravich, and Frank Cilluffo were appointed this week by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. The commission was established by the National Defense Authorization Act to develop a framework for U.S. cybersecurity... Read More »

OPCW aligns with UN peace, security initiatives

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) member states said they are working in concert with the United Nations (UN) to achieve international peace and security through economic and technological development. OPCW officials said during the recently conducted third edition of... Read More »

Strike force to target violence, drugs in Cleveland

A new Cleveland Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Strike Force will target violent crime and drug trafficking in the city. The force, scheduled to be operational by mid-2019, will be comprised of more than 200 local police, federal agents and prosecutors. Participating groups include... Read More »

DHS workshop looks at the future of airport security

Attendees of the second annual Aviation Security Futures Workshop held in Reston, Va., addressed the central question of what airport security screening will look like in 20 years. The workshop -- hosted by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate Apex Screening... Read More »

Royal Australian Air Force completing aircraft upgrade

The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) effort to place its Hawk Mk127 fleet among the most advanced in the world is nearing completion, with an assist from BAE Systems Australia. BAE Systems Australia has inducted the final aircraft into its Williamtown maintenance facility as part of the... Read More »

Swanton Sector appoints new chief patrol agent

Robert Garcia recently was appointed chief patrol agent for the U.S. Border Patrol Swanton Sector along the U.S.-Canada border. Garcia replaces Chief John C. Pfeifer who retired. “It is a privilege to serve as the chief of Swanton Sector and to work alongside the dedicated and hardworking... Read More »