Posts from GovConWire for 10/30/2014

Carson Zimmerman: MITRE Proposes Threat-Based Defense for Government, Commercial Networks

Carson Zimmerman, a MITRE principal cybersecurity engineer, has written a book intended to help government, academic and commercial organizations adopt strategies to defend their cyber-dependent information technology systems…
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DOE Pumps $2.3M into Clean Tech Lab-to-Market Effort; David Danielson Comments

The Energy Department has invested $2.3 million in a program to transition clean energy technologies from national laboratories to the marketplace. DOE intends for the Lab-Corps initiative to provide market feedback to national lab researchers and train them to develop startup businesses, industry partnerships and licensing agreements, the department said Wednesday
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Insitu Refreshes ScanEagle UAV Platform; Ryan Hartman Comments

Insitu, a Boeing subsidiary, has upgraded its ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicle platform. ScanEagle 2 features a reciprocating internal combustion propulsion system that is built for small UAS, Insitu said Wednesday
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Bill Toti: Cubic to Support Marines Training for Combat Readiness

A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) operating company within its mission support services business will provide training support to the U.S. Marine Corps under a three-year, $46.5 million contract with the Marine Corps Systems Command…
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October 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Wednesday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Wednesday at 66.977, down 0.297 or 0.445 percent.       Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change Engility Holdings Inc. 42.16 12.07% Serco Inc. 4…
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DoD Comptroller Mike McCord Sees Congressional Budget Deal as ‘Unlikely’ This Year

Mike McCord, comptroller at the Defense Department, does not expect lawmakers to broker a new budget agreement during a lame-duck session after the November elections, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Report: Israel to Place 2nd Lockheed F-35 Order

Israel will order 25 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35A fighters in addition to the 19 jets the nation committed to buy in 2010 from the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes the government of Israel ordered a first set of Lockheed-built conventional takeoff and landing fighters four years ago through the Defense Department‘s foreign military sales program…
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