According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), it takes about 20 seconds to identify and verify each person’s identity using government databases to determine whether or not the individual is on a watch list or unwelcome on U.S. soil for any reason. That’s not fast enough.
What happens when you bring together some of the nation’s leading hackers, the Pentagon’s chief of training and an Air Force Academy professor who teaches cyber skills to cadets? They all agree on one thing: The government’s approach to cyber security is coming up short.
The company will join the General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Division.
With a tighter defense budget and the threat of sequestration, defense contractors say they may have to lay off thousands of workers and look for business overseas.
Three of the top five U.S. defense vendors — Northrop Grumman Corp., General Dynamics Corp. and Raytheon Co. — had lower sales in the first quarter of 2012, a trend that may continue as the Pentagon cuts its budget, according to a new report from Bloomberg Government.
Lockheed Martin will join a team of several other large companies in a bid for the Navy's forthcoming multibillion dollar Next Generation Enterprise Network contract.
An uncertain spending budget at the Defense Department isn\'t stopping large defense contracting companies from turning a solid profit.
Capt. Duane Ashton, the program manager for unmanned systems in the Navy\'s program executive office for Littoral Combat Ships. He joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss the new device and how it furthers Navy\'s trend toward using more unmanned vessels.
The Navy calls the project the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded General Dynamics a $48 million dollar contract to develop a new, underwater mine detector.
The Army has awarded a $286 million contract to General Dynamics for the production of air-to-ground rockets. Under the contract, the Hydra-70 rockets are to be delivered by April 2015.
General Dynamics wins $900 million contract to build the consolidated headquarters technology infrastructure.
The Supreme Court ruled neither the government or the two contractors sued by the government (and who sued back) are due any money because state secrets were involved.
Defense budget cuts hit close to home for 112 General Dynamics employees. Learn more in today\'s DoD Report