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USS Mississippi to be commissioned in June

GULFPORT — The USS Mississippi, a $2-billion submarine, will be commissioned in the Gulfport Small Craft Harbor in June, according to U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo. Palazzo, R-Miss., says the event is scheduled for June 2, 2012, with more details to be released later. Palazzo says having the commissioning in Mississippi is an achievement the whole state can be proud of. ...

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Lockheed Martin to officially open support center

CLINTON — Lockheed Martin will hold a ceremonial opening today for its new technology support center in Mississippi. The Bethesda, Md.-based defense contractor announced in April that it planned to create 350 new jobs at the center in Clinton, Miss. The mission support center will serve several of Lockheed Martin’s federal customers. The center is in part of the former ...

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Ingalls begins construction on Coast Guard cutter

PASCAGOULA — Ingalls Shipbuilding has started construction on the Hamilton, the fourth Legend-class national security cutter for the U.S. Coast Guard. The Mississippi Press reports the start of fabrication signifies that 100 tons of steel have been cut. Hamilton is the fourth of eight planned ships in this new class of technologically advanced multi-mission cutters. Bertholf and Waesche have been ...

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Jackson State earns superior rating from Defense

JACKSON — For the second year in a row, the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Security Service, has issued Jackson State University the highest possible security rating for the university’s compliance with the nation’s security standards. The Defense Security Service rates security postures within one of five categories — superior, commendable, satisfactory, marginal or unsatisfactory. According to JSU, a superior ...

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Camgian Microsystems earns SBIR project

STARKVILLE — Camgian Microsystems Corporation been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase 1 project by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO). The amount of the contract was not disclosed. In this program, Camgian, teamed with BAE Systems Advanced Information Technologies, will aim to develop a multi-tiered intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) network ...

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