Rapid Fire Jan. 7, 2013: Picking a Secretary, Or a Fight?Jan 07, 2013 10:00 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
- Former US Senator Chuck Hagel is widely reported as President Obama’s pick to replace Leon Panetta as Secretary of Defense, to be officially confirmed later today. He will face certain opposition from some Republican senators. WaPo | Omaha World Herald.
- DARPA is soliciting research proposals for developing a communications link capable of transmitting data at a rate of 100 Gb/s within a single radio frequency channel. They have $18.3M set aside for the 1st phase. A Proposer’s Day will take place on Wednesday Jan. 9.