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2014-01-07 12:21:37

Investigational flu treatment drug has broad-spectrum potential to fight multiple viruses FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BioDefense Therapeutics (BD Tx)--a Joint Product Management office within the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)--announced the first patient enrolled in the North American Phase 3 clinical trials for favipiravir (T-705a). The drug is an investigational flu treatment candidate with broad-spectrum potential being developed by BD Tx through...

2013-12-09 12:21:13

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has asked the U. S. Department of Defense for a response to the Commission's concerns about the military's possible violation of civil rights of adherents to religious obligations of Sikhs and other religions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110524/DC08224LOGO) Testimony entered into the record during a Commission briefing show that military regulations...

2013-11-13 12:20:29

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems has received the 2013 Nunn-Perry Award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), Office of Small Business programs in recognition of its commitment and performance as a mentor to nFocus Solutions, a woman-owned small business headquartered in Phoenix. The Nunn-Perry award recognizes superior performance in the areas of quality, technical assistance, return on investment and protege development. General...

2013-11-04 16:32:19

The company's assessment, performance validation and monitoring solutions certified with Authority to Operate for DISA Networks. CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquidware Labs is pleased to announce that its Stratusphere FIT and Stratusphere UX software solutions have been certified by the U.S. Defense Information System Agency (DISA) with the Authority to Operate (ATO). DISA is a combat support agency of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The agency provides, operates, and assures...

2013-10-16 12:20:20

Investigational drug, T-705a, successfully completes Phase 2 clinical trial FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The successful completion of a Phase 2 double blind placebo-controlled clinical trial for the anti-influenza drug, T-705a (favipiravir), clears the way for Phase 3 clinical trials to begin in November. The investigational drug candidate is being developed by BioDefense Therapeutics (BD Tx)--a Joint Product Management office within the U.S....

2013-09-26 23:33:14

Additionally, The Air National Guard 114th wing in South Dakota has just won a Joint Staff Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (JSIVA), Best Benchmark Award for Mass Notification System based on the Desktop Alert system for recognition of best practices. This prestigious list includes the recent deployment of the system at NORAD/Northern Command Headquarters. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Desktop Alert, Inc., the pioneer and leader in ‘less than one minute’ network-centric emergency...

2013-09-26 23:00:08

CSSLP Credential Becomes the Latest (ISC)2 Certification To Meet Stringent Requirements of DoD’s Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program Clearwater, Fla., U.S.A. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 (ISC)2® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest not-for-profit information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, today announced that its Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP®) credential has been approved by the U.S. Department...

2013-09-05 23:18:11

GammaPix, the app for your phone or tablet to measure radioactivity, announces an updated release for Android devices! Read on to find out about the enhancements. East Hartford, CT (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Image Insight Inc. announces an updated release for their popular GammaPix™ app for Android devices. GammaPix uses software and the built-in camera in a smartphone or tablet to measure radioactivity levels. The software is the civilian version of technology developed under...

2013-09-05 16:20:46

Company to Provide Cooperative Threat Reduction Logistics Support MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide integrated logistics services, including procurement, shipping, warehousing, international travel support, and program support for worldwide Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) operations. The single-award,...

2013-06-21 23:02:49

Mercy R&D scientists have created prototype contact lenses that emit medication. They can be placed in soldiers' eyes on the battlefield to immediately begin the healing process and preserve vision. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 When an improvised explosive device blows up in the face of an American soldier, medics rush to treat life-threatening injuries. That often means injuries to the eyes, which account for nearly 40 percent of all war wounds, can go untreated for...