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Satellites Equipment Spare Parts

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Fy 02 International Military Education and Training Dollars in Tho...

Excerpt: FY 02 International Military Education & Training Dollars in Thousands...

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Fas Urges Peaceful Research Role for Chemical and Biological Warfa...

By: David R. Inglis

Excerpt: The Union of Concerned Scientists, which has its headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has planned a series of events surrounding March 4 to observe the necessity for social consciousness in the scientific community. Their plans include three sessions of speakers, and UCS expects have F. Stone, Michael Barrington (Democratic Representative from Massachusetts ), M. L. Goldberger of Princeton University, and Matthew Meselson of Harvard University among their s...

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Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001

By: Thomas P. Bonczar

Excerpt: At yearend 2001 there were 1,319,000 adults confined in State or Federal prison and an estimated 4,299,000 living former prisoners. A total of 5,618,000 U.S. adult residents, or about 1 in every 37 U.S. adults, had ever served time in prison. Estimates of the prevalence of imprisonment in the U.S. population, presented here for the first time, are based on a demographic model incorporating rates of mortality and first incarceration in prison.

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Preliminary Report of the November 14, 15, 2001 Nsb Meeting

By: Marta Cehelsky

Excerpt: Board Actions: a. With its resolution NSB-01-207 the Board approved NSB-01-204, a statement on Guidelines for Setting Priority for Major Research Facilities (Attached). b. To ensure continuity when some members leave the Board in May, 2002, the Chairman named Vice-Chairs to three standing committees: Dr. Ferguson to Vice-Chair, A&O; Dr. Washington to Vice-Chair, CPP; and Dr. Natalicio to Vice-Chair, EHR. c. The Board approved the report, Toward a More Effective ...

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Solicitation/Contract Form

Excerpt: General Information: Section L of this solicitation contains important information about the preparation of proposals for this acquisition. Offers are expected to examine the schedule and all instructions and to furnish the information required by this RFP.

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Agroterrorism : Threats and Preparedness

By: Jim Monke

Excerpt: The potential of terrorist attacks against agricultural targets (agroterrorism) is increasingly recognized as a national security threat, especially after the events of September 11, 2001. In this context, agroterrorism is defined as the deliberate introduction of an animal or plant disease with the goal of generating fear, causing economic losses, and/or undermining stability.

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For Official Use Only Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 99...

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Other Bilateral Economic Assistance Economic Support Fund Assistan...

Excerpt: ESF addresses a full range of problems through an integrated strategy, including balance of payments and other economic support measures designed to create employment and conditions conducive to international investment and trade, and through support for programs that nurture democratic institutions and a vibrant civil society. In other parts of the world, economic dislocation and political strife continue to place great strains on many countries. Depending on t...

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Integrated Research in Risk Analysis and Decision Making in a Demo...

Excerpt: Although the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences sponsored this workshop for experts from outside of the National Science Foundation (NSF), colleagues from across NSF helped through their participation as observers at the meeting and by providing valuable advice throughout the organizational and implementation process. We particularly want to thank Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania for organizing the ...

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Africa, The G8, And the Blair Initiative

By: Raymond W. Copson

Summary: Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a major diplomatic effort to marshal the resources he sees as needed to eradicate extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. He intends to focus the July 2005 G8 summit at Gleneagles in Scotland, which he will chair, on this initiative. Blair is pushing for a substantial aid increase for Africa through an “International Finance Facility” (IFF) and 100% forgiveness of poor country debt to the international financial in...

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Bids Shall Be Publicly Opened at 11 : 00 A. M., Prevailing Washing...

Excerpt: Any Question Concerning These Specification...

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For Official Use Only Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Delive...

Excerpt: For Offical Use Only DSAA- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries For Fiscal Year 99...

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Export Controls Issues Related to Commercial Communications Satellites

Excerpt: Summary The U.S. export control system- comprised of both the Commerce and State systems- is about managing risk. Exports to some countries involve less risk than to other countries and exports of some items involve less risk than others. The planning of a satellite launch with technical discussions and exchanges of information taking place over several months, involves risk no matter which agency is the licensing authority. Recently, events have focused concern...

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Dsaa- Foreign Military Sales Detailed Deliveries for Fiscal Year 2000

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Report on the Unbilled Travel Costs of a Press Sheet Inspection Pe...

By: Robert G. Andary

Excerpt: The Office of Inspector General (OIG) audited the travel controls, procedures, and accountability of the Government Printing Office's (GPO) Travel Program. A random sample of 27 travel vouchers with travel costs incurred by GPO employees performing press sheet inspections during the first six months of Fiscal Year 2000 found that only one travel voucher had not been billed to the customer agency, Census Bureau. A Printing Procurement Department (PPD) employee ha...

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Directorate for Geosciences Division of Ocean Sciences Arlington, ...

Excerpt: Individuals wishing to apply for a permanent position see vacancy number E20040128. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Associate Program Director for the Physical Oceanography Program within the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE), Directorate of Geosciences. The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) supports basic research and education to further understanding of all aspects of the global oceans and their int...

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Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration [Advi...

By: David R. Showers

Summary: This notice announces the extension of the comment period for the notice of availability and request for comments for Systems and Equipment Guide for Certification of Part 23 Airplanes and Airships. The FAA is extending the comment period to allow companies and individuals adequate time to complete their comments to the proposed criteria. Dates: The comment period is being extended from October 29, 2004, to November 29, 2004.

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Crs Report for Congress Received through the Crs Web Military Base...

By: Tadlock Cowan

Excerpt: Background. To better confront the military demands of a post-Cold War world, as well as to reduce costs of maintaining excess military infrastructure, Congress authorizes the Department of Defense to realign or close military bases. Following an examination of its military forces and installations, the department compiles a list of recommended Base Realignment and Closing (BRAC) actions.

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Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration 14 Cf...

By: Kalene C. Yanamura

Summary: These special conditions are issued for the Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Model G–1159, G–1159A, and G–1159B series airplanes modified by Business Jet Technologies. These airplanes will have novel and unusual design features when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. The applicable airworthiness regulations do not contain...

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