Posts from GovCon Daily for 3/27/2015

March 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Gains, Dollar Concern Continues

The GovCon Index climbed for a second consecutive day with a gain of 0.541 points to 69.008. The Wall Street Journal called Friday a “quiet day” and cited next week’s jobs report and the start of earnings season as trends to watch…
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PV Puvvada: Coalitions, Collaboration Key to Unisys’ Federal Growth Aims

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal systems business, believes that coalitions or partnerships are important to drive the company’s mission as he talks about his first few weeks in his current role, FCW reported Thursday…
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Iridium’s Matt Desch: Communications Satellite Requires High Startup Costs

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has shared his thoughts on emerging satellite broadband ventures in an interview with Via Satellite magazine. Mark Holmes writes Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2015, told the publication he believes the plans of SpaceX and OneWeb to build their own satellite Internet networks somewhat reflect Iridium’s approach to constellation development…
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Christopher Miller: More Work Needed for DoD-VA EHR Exchange

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs continue to work on exchanges of electronic health records between both two agencies and the interoperability of their EHR systems, FCW reported Wednesday…
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Stephen Denker Assigned as NRO Deputy Director

Maj. Gen. Stephen Denker — formerly director of air, space and cyberspace operations at Headquarters Air Force Space Command — has been assigned to the position of deputy director at the National Reconnaissance Office…
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DARPA Seeks Sensor Tech for Unmanned Surface Vessels; Scott Littlefield Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking information on nonradar technology that would help new unmanned surface vessels under the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program identify objects in its vicinity…
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