Posts from GovConWire for 04/13/2015

Frank Kendall: DoD Wants Modular Design for Future Air Force Bombers

The Defense Department has required a modular approach for the design of the U.S. Air Force‘s Long-Range Strike Bombers to allow future incremental modifications on the aircraft’s systems, Defense One reported Thursday
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Lonny Anderson: NSA Moves to GovCloud to Deliver Automated Security, Compliance

The National Security Agency is looking to avoid future data leaks to potential insider threats as the agency migrates to GovCloud by adopting “baked-in” security measures that control access to data, Nextgov reported Sunday
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David Cotton: Commercial Cloud, Mobile Tech Key to DoD IT Modernization Efforts

David Cotton, acting deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Defense Department, said that DoD is utilizing commercial information technology in its efforts to modernize its information environment…
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Army Issues Manpack Radio Production Draft RFP; Col. James Ross Comments

The U.S. Army is scheduled to begin the process of awarding a potential 10-year contract for tactical radio systems in 2016 fiscal year. The military service plans to choose multiple vendors for its Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit radio procurement initiative through a full and open competition, the Army said April 6…
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BPRH, Jones Edmunds and Associates to Rehabilitate NASA Facilities

BPRH Architect and Engineers and Jones Edmunds and Associates have won a nearly $20 million contract each to refurbish various NASA launch and landing facilities in the U.S. and worldwide. The contractors will provide architect-engineer services for the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and other NASA sites under the five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts, NASA said Friday
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April 13 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes Week With Gain

The GovCon Index ended the week at 69.436 on Friday, up 0.173 points from the previous day’s close. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 98.92 points to 18,057.65, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index rose 10…
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