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Steve Cook Promoted to Dynetics Vice President for Corporate Development

November 17, 2014
Dynetics CEO Dr. Marc Bendickson announced today that Steve Cook is the company’s new vice president for corporate development. Cook joined the company as director of space technologies in 2009 after serving as manager of Ares projects for NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) for five years culminating a 20-year career with the government space agency.Cook manages the corporate development team, which leads and supports development of company strategies, emerging business opportunities, focused programs and products by working closely with division and business development lead... Read More

Dynetics Hires Director of Army and Missile Defense Programs

October 23, 2014
Dynetics announced today that Ronnie Chronister, who has served as deputy to the commander of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) since 2012, will be the company’s director of Army and Missile Defense programs. As SMDC deputy commander, Chronister was the senior civilian in the command of 5,000 personnel with a $700 million budget, responsible for the operation, capability development and materiel development of all Army space and missile defense systems. Prior to this position, he served as deputy to the commanding general for the U.S. Army Aviation and Mis... Read More

How 3D Printing Could Help Replace Russian Rockets (Article from Defense One)

October 22, 2014
From www.defenseone.comBy Marcus Weisgerber Read More

Dynetics Cybersecurity Expert to Speak at Utilities Technology Association Conference

October 20, 2014
Greg Jackson, a cybersecurity expert at Dynetics, will speak at the Utility Technology Association’s (UTA’s) Fall 2014 IT Conference, Oct. 22-24, 2014, at the Johnson City Power Board in Johnson City, Tenn. He will explain how to implement an effective security framework, emphasizing the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST) cybersecurity framework, released earlier this year.Implementing security mechanisms without a framework can result in over-securing non-sensitive data or, more importantly, under-securing sensitive data. Jackson will... Read More

Dynetics Releases Next Generation Portable Test Unit for the Automotive Industry

October 10, 2014
Dynetics announced today it has released the Next Generation Portable Test Unit (NGPTU), a handheld tool designed for end-of-line electrical and diagnostic testing of automobiles during the manufacturing process. The unit, designed to ensure quality and accuracy of electrical systems before an automobile leaves the plant, is equipped with a steering wheel mount and includes a barcode scanner, tablet computer and vehicle communication interface.The latest version of the PTU features a larger touch screen and facilitates more effective interaction with the operator. It is also more pow... Read More

Dynetics Releases New Wireless Vehicle Communications Interface

October 09, 2014
Dynetics announced today it has released a new product called the wireless vehicle communications interface (W-VCI) for use in the automotive manufacturing test process. This device provides development engineers and assembly line operators access to the diagnostic buses on a vehicle via the standard diagnostic connector located within the vehicle’s cabin. The W-VCI, a small embedded computing device, allows communication between a vehicle and another WiFi-enabled device, or the W-VCI can operate in autonomous mode. Operators can hook it up to the vehicle to program modules al... Read More