Posts from GovCon Daily for 11/2/2015

SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni: US Needs to Secure Critical Network Infrastructures From Cyber Attacks

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, told Federal Times in an interview published Friday the U.S. needs to defend critical network infrastructures from cyber attacks as cyber warfare becomes “another dimension of conflict…
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AT&T to Help Census Bureau Manage Mobile Survey Data; Mike Leff Comments

AT&T has been awarded a five-year contract to help the U.S. Census Bureau capture and disseminate statistics in mobile devices through the company’s 4G LTE technology. The company said Monday will also provide an Internet of Things management platform for the bureau to manage its wireless network usage, AT&T said Monday…
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MCR Awarded $50M NATO Comm, Info Systems Contract; Vince Kiernan Comments

MCR Federal has received a three-year, $50 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to perform communications and information services for NATO. The company said Monday it will work to design processes, manage quality, handle risks, provide change management and perform other general business services for NATO’s Communications and Information Agency…
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ManTech to Maintain Army ISR System; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International Corp. has been awarded a potential two-year, $31.6 million contract to provide technical services for the U.S. Army’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance work. ManTech will work to maintain software and provide training on the Distributed Common Ground System-Army system, the company said Monday…
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MDA Tests Aegis BMD System, Assets Against 2 Ballistic Missile Targets

The Missile Defense Agency has performed an operational flight test of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system and related assets in an effort to evaluate BMDS’ capability to detect and intercept ballistic missile threats…
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CBO: Navy Could Spend $552B to Build Ships Over Next 3 Decades

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that spending for new vessels specified in the U.S. Navy‘s latest shipbuilding plan would average 18.4 billion in 2015 dollars a year, or about $552 billion over the next 30 fiscal years…
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NASA Hands Down Small Satellite Contracts; Jim Norman, Michael Freilich Comment

NASA has awarded approximately $17.1 million in contracts to Firefly Space Systems, Rocket Lab USA and Virgin Galactic to launch small satellites — or CubeSats — to low-Earth orbit. Jim Norman, director of launch services at NASA, said Oct…
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