Posts from GovCon Daily from 08/21/2015

Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Lands Missile Defense System Engineering, Integration Order

A Parsons-led team has been awarded a task order of an undisclosed value to help the U.S. Missile Defense Agency engineer and integrate a weapon system against ballistic missile threats. Parsons said Thursday it will also provide architecture and technical baseline development, testing and verification services for the agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System…
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Michael Daniel: Cyber Should Be Part of Agency, Corporate Risk Mgmt

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel believes that cyber defenses at many government agencies still have room for improvement amid an increase in awareness of potential threats, FierceGovernmentIT reported Thursday…
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Army Launches 2nd Raytheon-Built Surveillance Aerostat for Missile Defense

The U.S. Army has launched a second Raytheon-built aerostat to provide radar coverage for the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday…
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DARPA Issues Radar, Comm Tech Research Solicitation

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has released a solicitation for research proposals on radar and communications spectrum sharing systems, Military Embedded Systems reported Thursday. John McHale writes DARPA plans to award multiple contracts with a duration of one year for companies to develop co-designed radar and communication systems…
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Socrata Survey: 75% of Gov’t Tech Execs Open to Cloud-Based Software Adoption

A new Socrata-commissioned survey says 75 percent of technology executives at government agencies consider themselves open to adoption of cloud-based software applications. EMC Research polled at least 500 technology leaders at local, state and federal government agencies and found nearly 80 percent of the respondents’ computer applications are located on local networks, according to an Aug…
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