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Intelligent Software Solutions, based in Colorado Springs, announced the release of its next generation suite of command and control solutions programs — C2Core. The software provides strategy, planning, execution and assessment capabilities, according to a release from the company. C2Core software is the foundation for several mission-critical solutions. The company’s software is used in military… Continue Reading CS military software company releases new suite of programs

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Rocky Mountain PBS and the Space Foundation are partnering for a public event that brings together some of the world’s greatest scientific minds at the International Space Symposium April 16-19. The symposium and PBS are presenting “Superstars of Space and Science with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson” April 19 from 2 to 7 p.m. The event… Continue Reading PBS, Space Foundation bring “superstars” event to Space Symposium

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The universe might be limitless, but space at The Broadmoor isn’t … Continue Reading Broadmoor making room for National Space Symposium

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The global space economy grew to $289.7 billion in 2011, according to the annual report from the Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation. The year was “remarkably robust,” the report said, with a single-year expansion of 12.2 percent and five-year growth plan of 41 percent in a suppressed global economy. The Space Foundation annually publishes its Space… Continue Reading Space Report: Outlook positive, growth higher than expected

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The Space Foundation plans to conduct two special events to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the United States’ Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) – one in Colorado Springs, which is the headquarters city of both Space Command and the Space Foundation, and one in Washington, D.C. The first commemorative event will take place on Friday,… Continue Reading Space Foundation to honor 30 years of Space Command

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Northrop Grumman wins $100m Army contract

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Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a five-year, $100 million contract to support training at Fort Carson and five other military posts around the country. The U.S. Army contract is part of the III Corps Mission Command Training Center and was awarded under the operations planning, training and resource support services contract. Northrop will provide training… Continue Reading Northrop Grumman wins $100m Army contract

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Lockheed Martin wins $21m contract

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Lockheed Martin will continue to provide support and management for a system that provides information to U.S. commanders and partner nations about missile events. The defense giant won a $21.5 million award from the U.S. government for a single year. The potential value of the contract for a five-year period is $78 million. Known as… Continue Reading Lockheed Martin wins $21m contract

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Buckley barbers go on strike

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Some military personnel at Buckley Air Force Base outside Denver may have to go elsewhere for their buzz cuts because eight of the nine barbers at the base are on strike against the private company they work for. The barbers began walking a picket line outside a base entrance on Thursday, saying Gino Morena Enterprises… Continue Reading Buckley barbers go on strike

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FAA seeks public input for UAV test sites

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Last month, the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and EDC joined with the Denver Metro EDC and Front Range Airport to promote the state as a test site for unmanned aerial vehicles. Now the Federal Aviation Administration is requesting public input on the selection process. Congress authorized six sites for the unmanned aircraft systems in… Continue Reading FAA seeks public input for UAV test sites

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Colorado Springs will have a net gain of 80 Air Force Reserve jobs as the military restructures amid a slowdown in defense spending. Schriever Air Force Base will get most of the additional Colorado jobs announced Tuesday, with 24 full-time positions and 56 part-time. Peterson Air Force Base will gain one full-time position and one… Continue Reading Colorado gains 80 jobs in Air Force realignment

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