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Air Force acquisition culture is shifting

The service is working to promote acquisition professionals that aren’t solely focused on the prime contractors while also looking to ensure “how we can make sure there’s a business case for the traditional folks.”...

US Army selects future counter-UAV systems

Following a defense secretary delegated the Army to lead an effort to reduce redundancy in the development and fielding of counter-drone solutions by the services. In November, the Army was tapped to be the...

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

This year AOS has decided to support the non-profit organization “Amici della Selenia” (www.amiciselenia.it). (Selenia Industrie Elettroniche Associate S.p.A. (active from 1960 to 1990) was an Italian company operating in the defense electronics sector: satellites, radar...

OTA approach in the Procurement Reform

an interesting article found in FEDERALTIMES.COM Tim Greeff is the founder and CEO of National Security Technology Accelerator There is a right way and a wrong way to do rapid acquisitions for the U.S....

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

On behalf of the AOS team, I would like to wish you and your loved ones all the best for a happy, healthy and prosperous year 2017! Au nom de l’équipe AOS je tiens...

DARPA: advanced solutions for cybersecurity

PFP Cybersecurity , a provider of unique, physics-based anomaly detection technology, today announced it has been awarded a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for Leveraging the Analog Domain for Security (LADS) program...

Anonymous Declares War on Turkey

Already in 2012, with Operation Digiturk, the hacktivists hacked Turkey’s Information Technologies and Communications Authority (ICA) and published details from the ICA on Pastebin, such as user and administrative accounts, client listings and other private...

The future of the air transport industry

The distinguished panelists (experts, regulators, international and domestic operators) will discuss about fundamental queries: “Is the crisis over and what are the next challenges for the air industry?” The International conference co-organized by the...

Indian Navy Selects Sikorsky’s S-70B SEAHAWK Helicopter

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has chosen Sikorsky’s S-70B Seahawk over the NH Industries (NHI) NH90 helicopter to fulfill the Indian Navy’s (IN’s) long-pending Multi-Role Helicopter (MRH) programme. NH90 had been excluded from the...

Northrop Grumman Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

The board of directors of Northrop Grumman Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.70 per share on Northrop Grumman common stock, payable Dec. 17, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of...

First F-35 Squadron for the RNLAF

The Royal Netherlands Air Force has its first F-35 Squadron. The Squadron will operate in the US. The first F-35s are planned to transfer to bases in the Netherlands from 2019 onwards. The Dutch...