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2014-04-15 12:21:06

The SRW-Applique turns the combat-proven HMS Rifleman radio into a cost-effective and adaptable network communication capability for vehicles. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems is one of four companies selected to provide the U.S. Army with the Soldier Radio Waveform-Applique (SRW-A), a vehicle-mounted radio product. General Dynamics' SRW-Applique combines a secure AN/PRC-154A Rifleman radio with a 20-watt AN/PRC-155 Manpack radio power...

NSA Infiltration Into RSA Security Kit
2014-04-01 07:13:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Computer security firm RSA incorporated two, rather than one, encryption tools developed by the National Security Agency (NSA), allowing the spy agency to eavesdrop on Internet communications even easier than previously thought, Reuters reported on Monday, citing university researchers who discovered the second tool. The issue of RSA’s cooperation with the NSA was brought to light last December, when leaks by former NSA...

2014-03-27 12:21:35

The EDGE concept is proven to deliver cost savings, technology awareness and enhanced relationships among government entities and EDGE members. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will use the EDGE® Innovation Network's Knowledge Management System (KMS) to exchange information and discuss technical solutions to the Department's capability gaps. The KMS is a technology portal...

2014-03-24 08:33:52

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's security-cleared workforce endured a second straight year of declining compensation, however, the rate of decline has moderated from three percent in 2012 to less than one percent in 2013, according to ClearanceJobs.com, the leading online career network for professionals with an active federal security clearance. According to data collected from nearly 21,000 cleared professionals, 2013 average compensation totaled $88,423,...

2014-03-20 12:21:20

Simplifying WIN-T Increment 2 network operations translates to improved system reliability so every soldier can focus on the mission at hand. TAUNTON, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Warfighter Information Network - Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 completed a developmental test at the Aberdeen Test Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The test, held in February, evaluated the effectiveness of recent system improvements to reduce complexity and improve the...

2014-03-19 12:21:38

The 'smart' PRC-154A Rifleman radio makes it easier for soldiers to adapt quickly to task changes during a mission. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The AN/PRC-154A Rifleman radios that connect soldiers to the Soldier's Network in combat can also support non-combat Army missions that include advise-and-assist, peacekeeping and security operations. For dismounted soldiers on patrol, the PRC-154A Rifleman radio, when combined with a smartphone, keeps soldiers...

2014-03-12 23:24:08

Coastal Enterprises releases two articles featuring famous air racing pilot Jon Sharp. Orange, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 After flying professionally in the air racing circuit for more than 30 years, Jon Sharp has authorized former sponsor Coastal Enterprises to publish a series of two articles covering his air racing experiences and his 25-year career working at the secretive Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, where he held the title of Advanced Composites Engineer. "One of Jon's...

2014-02-27 12:21:42

The two-channel AN/PRC-155 Manpack radio is a priority component of the Army's network modernization plan and essential to forces scheduled to receive Capability Set 14. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The two-channel AN/PRC-155 Manpack tactical networking radios will be included in U.S. Army's Capability Set (CS) 14, an integrated package of radios, satellite systems, software applications, smartphone-like devices and other network components. Units scheduled to...

Quantum Technology The Next Level Of NSA Snooping
2014-02-01 04:37:32

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the past several months, news has continued to leak about the extent that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has gone to spy on the public both abroad and domestic. Much of the news has stemmed from documents revealed by NSA contractor Edward Snowden. While the Obama administration has made statements that the NSA will back off from its surveillance efforts, news has come out that the government agency is developing new tactics to...

Data Collection By The NSA To See Changes, But How Much?
2014-01-18 05:01:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online President Barack Obama addressed the nation Friday to discuss changes to the surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency (NSA) programs. While he plans to make changes, the plans the president outlined are broad. A transcript of the speech was posted online by the Washington Post. A key takeaway from the speech was posted by Brian Fung on his Washington Post blog. "I am therefore ordering a transition that will end the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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