Article Excerpt: Raytheon Co. will debut a new interactive exhibit at the Smithsonian International Gallery tomorrow as a way to improve students’ math skills.

MathAlive! is the latest initiative stemming from the Waltham defense contractor’s national MathMovesU program. The exhibit, which will remain in Washington, D.C. for three months, will allow students and teachers to explore science, technology, engineering and math-powered activities such as designing video games, riding snowboards and engineering cities of the future, the company said.

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Article Source: Boston Herald

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Article Excerpt: As the international fashion weeks come to a close, the top brass of critics are choosing the garments we’ll wear next winter, because fashion, by its nature, is fast-paced and future-obsessed. The same can now be said of the U.S. Army, which is developing a series of camouflage prints to wear in places it never plans to go.

In January, the Army tapped five contractors to develop a family of new camouflage patterns that can blend with any terrain, whether troops head to Somalia or Switzerland.

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Article Source: The Washington Post

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Article Excerpt: Construction on the Air Force Nuclear Security Tactics Training Center is well underway at Camp Guernsey.

Heath Construction of Fort Collins, CO is the general contractor for the project that will provide state-of-the-art classrooms in a 14,000 square foot area for the 2,000-;lus troops that annually train each year at the camp.

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Article Source: The Guernsey Gazette

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Article Excerpt: The number of new suppliers to the U.S. government fell 14 percent last year even as the Obama administration sought to increase competition in contracting.

Contract awards in the year that ended Sept. 30 went to about 29,800 companies that hadn’t done business with the government in seven years, compared with 34,800 in fiscal 2010, according to procurement data.

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Article Source: The Washington Post

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Article Excerpt: Naval Academy officials say they will be studying what it will take to build a brick-and-mortar cyber center on the Yard.

This year’s plebe, or freshman, class will be first to have mandated cybersecurity classes throughout their years at the academy. Officials said yesterday that they are working toward offering a major in cybersecurity.

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Article Source: Hometown Annapolis

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