Posts from GovConWire for 08/17/2015

Northrop to Provide Mission Package Integration Services for US Navy LCS

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman a $38.5 million contract to integrate mine warfare mission packages with the service branch’s littoral combat ships. The mission packages will work to support the LCS’ anti-submarine, surface warfare and mine countermeasure operations, the Defense Department said Friday
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Huntington Ingalls to Help US Navy Maintain USS Columbus

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded a potential $288,642,249 contract to assist the U.S. Navy in maintaining and upgrading the USS Columbus submarine. The company will perform modernization and engineering works on the submarine as part of the modernization efforts, Defense Department saidFriday
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Jeh Johnson Tasks Homeland Security Advisory Council to Form Cybersecurity Subcommittee

Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has issued a task assignment for the Homeland Security Advisory Council to form a cybersecurity subcommittee that will support the council’s efforts in the cyber sector…
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Booz Allen, Raytheon|Websense Form Insider Threat Risk Mgmt Partnership; Brad Medairy, Ed Hammersla Comment

Booz Allen Hamilton and Raytheon|Websense have partnered to offer technology and service offerings intended to help organizations avoid, detect and respond to insider threats. The companies agreed to integrate Booz Allen’s Insider4Sight suite of consulting and integration services with Raytheon’s insider threat management platform SureView, Booz Allen saidFriday
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FedRAMP Seeks Volunteers to Adjudicate Public Comments on Draft High Baseline

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program is inviting interested government employees to become part of the High Baseline Tiger Team, which will examine public comments on the FedRAMP draft high baseline collected in January…
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USAF Taps Wright State Applied Research Corp. to Help Develop Human-Machine Intell Analysis Tech

Wright State Applied Research Corp. has won a $42.5 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force explore tools to facilitate human-machine collaboration on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data analysis…
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August 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index gained 0.479 points to close at 76.970 on Friday, building more ground after three straight days of declining or flat activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 69.15 points to 17,477…
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