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Chinese Intelligence Targeting of GE Aviation Reveals Chinese Mode of Operations

Christopher Burgess / Oct 11, 2018

China’s MSS targeted GE Aviation and got burned, as senior MSS officer was arrested and extradited to the U.S. facing espionage charges. This episode helps reveal the M.O. of the MSS – here’s how to protect yourself from becoming their target.

Mysterious Disappearance of Saudi Journalist Could Endanger U.S.-Saudi Relationship

Tom McCuin / Oct 11, 2018

On October 2, Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Evidence supports that he never came out. This could throw a wrench in the longtime U.S.-Saudi friendship.

United Launch Services, Orbital Sciences, and Blue Origin to Build Launch System Prototypes – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Oct 10, 2018

These awards further the goal of having at least two domestic, commercial launch service providers that meet National Security Space requirements, including the launch of the heaviest and most complex payloads. The companies have shared costs to develop the Vulcan Centaur, OmegA, and New Glenn rockets, respectively.

New Whistleblower Protection Law Introduced in Congress

Tom McCuin / Oct 10, 2018

Last week, the Adam S. Lovinger Whistleblower Reprisal Act of 2018 was introduced in the House. This could halt the all-too-common practice of revoking the security clearances of employees who report wrongdoing.

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Wins Additional $7.7 Million for SBIR Sonobuoy Project -DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Oct 9, 2018

This order will include performance modeling and simulation, fabrication, component integration, test, training, and prototype procurement activities in support of the Extended Life Sonobuoy/Automated Extended Life Sonobuoy program. 

What Does the CIA Have to Do with Space? You Might Be Surprised.

ClearanceJobs / Oct 9, 2018

The CIA does more than gather intelligence on the ground – they’re also in places no human can reach.

Secretary of the Army Calls for Army Renaissance

Tom McCuin / Oct 9, 2018

Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper delivered the keynote address at the annual meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) on Monday. He used his keynote to address four main themes: readiness and lethality, modernization, doctrine, and reform.

Part 4: Want to Write Code? How to Program in C#

David Brown / Oct 8, 2018

This is a very basic introductory course for the C# programming language. Previously, we learned the basic structure of a program, how to use conditional statements, and how to accept input from a user. In this final part of a four-part series, we will look at how to use methods to write organized code.

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