Posts from GovCon Daily for 3/4/2015

March 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as US Stocks Retreat

The GovCon Index closed down for the second consecutive day with a loss of 0.46 points to 69.277. All sectors of the S&P 500 ended the day in negative territory on a day that saw U.S. markets end the day with broad-based losses, the Wall Street Journal reported…
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Ashton Carter, Martin Dempsey Ask Senate Panel for Help to End Sequester

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey visited Capitol Hill this week to discuss the potential impact of sequestration on U.S. military readiness with Senate lawmakers, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Eyes Continued Mission Support as High-Res Satellite Images Go Global

Military and intelligence organizations are poised to leverage higher-resolution satellite images to drive innovation following the full implementation of the Commerce Department‘s new rule on the images’ global availability, C4ISR & Networks reported Tuesday…
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Stewart Ewing: CenturyLink Explores M&A Opportunities for Portfolio Expansion

Stewart Ewing, executive vice president and chief financial officer at CenturyLink, said the company continues to consider potential mergers and acquisitions that would grow its business services portfolio, FierceTelecom reported Tuesday…
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Lockheed, H. N. Burns Engineering Partner on Flight Visibility Tech Development

Lockheed Martin is collaborating with H. N. Burns Engineering Corp. to develop technology that works to improve flight visibility in degraded visual environments and help prevent military helicopter pilot accidents…
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Army Issues RFI on Multimodal Fusion for Intelligence Processing Operations

The U.S. Army is seeking information on multimodal signal and fusion processor technology to support intelligence operations and boost the processing, exploitation and dissemination of intelligence data collected across different platforms…
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