Rapid Fire: 2010-09-29

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* Storm Warning: Cyber Storm III [PDF], being held this week, tests preparedness of cybersecurity personnel in the Pentagon, other US federal and state agencies, US industry, and foreign governments. * The Supremes: US Supreme Court to hear appeal by Boeing and General Dynamics over the Pentagon’s 1991 cancellation of the $4.8 billion US Navy A-12 II Avenger attack plane. * Deloitte: New report [PDF] identifies 5 growth areas in the aerospace and defense market: ISR, cybersecurity, government services and IT, business process improvements, and globalization and international markets. * Azeri Rifle: Azerbaijan’s IST 12.7-caliber, 14.5-mm sniper rifle attracts interest at South African aerospace and defense conference. * Shower a Day: GTEC snags a $26 million contract to provide shower water recycling systems for US Army in Afghanistan, the second contract this month. * Up to $14 million to BAE Systems to provide technical services for the Tomahawk cruise missile weapon control system.

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