Posts from GovCon Daily for 12/11/2015

Gene Colabatistto: CAE Eyes New Drone Pilot Training Opportunities

Gene Colabatistto, CAE‘s group president for defense and security, has said the company is eyeing new unmanned aircraft programs as it aims for a bigger share of the pilot training services market, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday…
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REI Systems to Update GSA’s Integrated Award Environment; Scott Fletcher Comments

REI Systems has received a five-year task order to update the General Services Administration‘s integrated award environment. The company will develop and maintain the wage determination online and catalog of federal domestic assistance functions under the contract, REI Systems said Wednesday…
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NIST Solicits Feedback on Cyber Framework Adoption; Adam Sedgewick Comments

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a request for feedback from government agencies and industry on how they implement NIST’s voluntary cybersecurity framework to manage cyber threats and share best practices…
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National Guard to Roll Out More Cyber Units; Timothy Lunderman, Frank Grass Comment

The U.S. National Guard plans to activate 13 additional cyber units across 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019 as part of efforts to grow the Defense Department’s cyber workforce. U.S. Army Gen…
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Four Councils Offer Recommendations to Improve Federal IT Acquisition; Dave Wennergren Comments

The Professional Services Council and three other technology organizations have released a joint document that lists six guiding principles on how the federal government can improve its acquisitions of technology products and services from the private sector…
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MDA Corp. Wins DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Ground Station Upgrade Contract

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has secured a contract to introduce updates to DigitalGlobe’s international ground stations for customers to directly receive and process Earth imagery and geospatial data from DigitalGlobe’s future WorldView-4 commercial satellite…
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Terry Halvorsen: Pentagon Eyes Electromagnetic Spectrum as New Warfare Domain

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said his office will develop a draft policy that would establish electromagnetic spectrum as the sixth warfare domain, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday…
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