Lockheed Martin Wins $31.9 Million Weapons Contract

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $31.9 million contract by the U.S. government to develop a specialized weapon-delivery system capable of striking mobile enemy targets. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) conferred the...

NRC Approves First Small Modular Reactor Permit

In a move that could have ripple effects throughout the industry, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved a permit for the construction of a small modular reactor under the auspices of the Tennessee Valley Authority. The first of its kind in the United...

NRC Grants First-Ever 80 Year Extension

The NRC grants the first-ever 80-year license renewal extension to Turkey Point in Southern Florida. OTEK provides meters for the facility. In a move that will surely turn environmentalists and climate change activists green with envy, the American Nuclear Regulatory...

Cybersecurity Attack in New Orleans

In yet another attack on an American city, cybersecurity criminals besieged New Orleans over the weekend with a flurry of phishing and ransomware attempts. Beginning shortly before dawn Friday, the faceless hackers continued to ratchet up their activity through the...

Cybersecurity Threat Strikes Pensacola, Florida

Still reeling from the wake of last week’s shooting incident at a nearby naval base, the city of Pensacola, Florida now appears to be the victim of a coordinated cybersecurity attack. Speaking for the first time since the attack began over the weekend, Pensacola Mayor...

Blue Energy for the Nuclear Idea

Blue may very well be the new green in energy. A team of Ph.D. students working in the lab of mechanical engineer Jerry Wei-Jen Shan at Rutgers University has unlocked a startling new potential for the energy sector, and nuclear power plants in particular....

Cyber Security Attacks on the U.S. Electric Grid

Everything has a price. The digital age has brought all corners of the Earth within the human grasp of connection—our price, the one that we seem to be paying with increasing frequency, may well be our security: our information, intellectual property, data, etc. And...
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