Monday, August 31, 2009
"...The new unit will support the Missile Defense Agency's Targets and Countermeasures Program, based at Redstone Arsenal; Lockheed's North Alabama Operations, which includes the Battle Management Technology Center and Courtland production facility; and several programs, including the tri-national Medium Extended Air Defense System and the Land Environment Air Picture Provision program...."
Sunday, August 23, 2009
Boeing Proposes Politics-Dodging Missile Defense System
"...Boeing, maker of the Ground-Based Interceptors (GBI) that are currently stationed in Alaska and California, has forwarded a more marketable version of the system..."
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Missile-Defense Geeks Descend on Alabama
"...defense contractors, military officials and scientists descend on Huntsville for the Space & Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition, the annual confab for devotees of missile defense...."
Monday, August 17, 2009
President criticizes ‘Cold War' approach to defense
"...doctrine and weapons better suited to fight the Soviets on the plains of Europe than insurgents in the rugged terrain of Afghanistan.”
“Twenty years after the Cold War ended,..."
Saturday, August 15, 2009
"...$78 million contract to do work on Redstone Arsenal. Several students from schools across the region will make their way to the Rocket City..."
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
August 17 - 20, 2009
Space and Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition
"...You are invited to attend the Twelfth Annual Space and Missile
Defense Conference and Exhibition that will take place at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, from 17 to 20 August 2009. The conference and exhibition is sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association - Tennessee Valley Chapter , the Air Space and Missile Defense Association, and the Air Defense Artillery Association - Huntsville Chapter...."
Reference: Space and Missile Defense Conference and Exhibition
Generals destroy tank with Javelin missiles at Redstone Arsenal
"...shoulder-launched missile that is capable of defeating armored vehicles..."
Monday, August 10, 2009
Intuitive Research and Technology Jobs
"...INTUITIVE is expanding its operations. We are seeking qualified applicants for careers in Industrial, Systems, Electrical, Mechanical and Software Engineering. In addition, INTUITIVE is seeking qualified engineers with experience in Theater Missile Defense..."
MDA plans work-force expansion
"...The Missile Defense Agency is expanding its work force in Huntsville by about 200 jobs annually over the next three to four years, according to its director, Army Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly. ..."
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman to compete with Boeing for missile defense work
"...$250 million Missile Defense Agency contract for maintenance and operations support of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program, according to Reuters...."
Protect America, Stop Obama's Defense Cuts
"...Congress to protect America by:
* restoring missile defense funding,
* giving our troops the equipment they need to complete their missions, and,
* not including war funding, maintain a minimum defense budget of 4% of GDP...."
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Article Title: Federal Employees give career advice
Snippet of Article: "...summarized what Federal employees perceive to be important career accelerators in the accompanying table. These accelerators provide practical strategies for employees to explore in terms of how to advance their careers, as well as identifying roles supervisors can play in helping them...."
Monday, August 3, 2009
Boeing Supports Successful Intercept Test of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System
"...intercepted a ballistic missile target with a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3). Fired from the USS Hopper, the SM-3 Block IA missile, guided by the Aegis BMD weapon system and a Boeing-built kinetic warhead sensor, engaged and destroyed the short-range ballistic missile target launched from the Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai. ..."
Mark Maxey's Story
Former AMCOM Employee Claims He Paid the Price for Exposing Fake Degrees
"...Maxey decided to share his concerns with a trusted comrade. Maxey recounts the conversation, "He says, 'Oh, Frank Baker - Foud Bakri - immigrated to the United States think it was the age of 29. Joined the U.S. Army got his citizenship changed his name. Yeah, we got some security concerns with this gentleman.'"..."