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Friday, March 5th, 2021

Reps. McCaul, Engel introduce Cyber Diplomacy Act

Reps. Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Eliot Engel (D-NY) introduced last week the Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2019 (H.R. 739), which they said seeks to globally ensure the Internet is kept open, reliable and secure. The legislators introduced H.R. 739 to ensure American leadership on the world stage in... Read More »

Project assesses extremist group interactions, behaviors

A group of Sandia National Laboratories researchers, social-behavioral scientists, and computational modelers recently completed a program designed to assess extremist group interactions and behaviors. The purpose of “Mustang,” a two-year effort, stemmed from the goal of informing U.S. and... Read More »

DARPA program aims to improve military readiness

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office recently launched a program that assists the Department of Defense with enhancing and sustaining military readiness both by changing how troops train, perform and recover. The Measuring Biological Aptitude (MBA)... Read More »

GAO issues Army modernization recommendations

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued four recommendations to the Army as a means of enhancing the branch's modernization goals. GAO officials said the recommendations stem from the Army's aim to maintain its technological edge over potential adversaries by investing in near and... Read More »

Collaboration aids nuclear explosion monitoring efforts

The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is partnering with medical isotope producers to enhance nuclear explosion monitoring initiatives. The collaboration involves monitor installation to lend greater insight regarding emission levels and timing. The endeavor... Read More »

Bipartisan NATO support bill advances House

The NATO Support Act, H.R. 676, advanced the House of Representatives Tuesday, which original co-sponsor Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) said reaffirms Congressional support in the multinational military alliance. “America’s alliances are a source of strength and security for our country, and among... Read More »