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Raytheon shifts 70 jobs to Maryland

Raytheon has moved 70 positions from Aurora, Colorado, to the company’s Riverdale facility as part of a plan to upgrade its support of the National Aeronautic and Space Administration and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System Common ...

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Pentagon extends program to defend cyber networks

WASHINGTON — As hackers and hostile nations launch increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks against U.S. defense contractors, the Pentagon is extending a pilot program to help protect its prime suppliers. That program could possibly serve as a model for other government ...

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State officials mark end of BRAC

ANNAPOLIS — State and military officials are marking the end of a military base realignment process that is bringing thousands of jobs to Maryland. Thursday was the official deadline for moving 19,000 military jobs to Maryland at the direction of ...

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Justices won’t help either side in fight over plane

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused on Monday to take sides in a long-running billion-dollar dispute between two defense contractors and the government over a cancelled contract for a Navy plane. The high court unanimously threw out court decisions that ...

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Pentagon may go easy in Virginia job cutbacks

RICHMOND, Va. — The closing of the Joint Forces Command in Hampton Roads may not be as bad as expected, Virginia officials said Tuesday after their long sought-after meeting with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and other military officials. Gov. Bob ...

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