Posts from GovConDaily for 07/05/2016

Samsung-Intelligent Decisions Alliance to Supply Tablet Computers to Air Force; Joe Armstrong Comments

A team of Samsung Electronics and Intelligent Decisions has been awarded a contract to supply tablet computers to the U.S. Air Force’s bases worldwide after the handheld passed the military service’s hardware and software tests for flight line use…
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CBO: DoD’s Operations & Maintenance Spending Rose 47% From 2000 to 2012

A new Congressional Budget Office report says the Defense Department’s operation and maintenance funds for DoD-wide programs and agencies rose 7 percent from 1980 through 2000 and 5 percent between 2001 and 2015…
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ViaSat to Provide Hardware, Software for Joint UHF SATCOM Network Integrated Control System

The U.S. Navy has awarded ViaSat a potential 10-year, $48 million contract to supply hardware and software for the Joint Ultra-High Frequency Military Satellite Communications Network Integrated Control System…
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IARPA to Host Proposers Day For Individual Evaluation Sensor Tool Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity plans to hold a Proposers Day on Aug. in Washington to discuss a program to develop multimodal sensors IARPA wants to help assess individuals across a range of factors…
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Terry Halvorsen Signs Updated DoD Guidance for IT Services Management

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has signed updated guidance for the management of information technology services across DoD, FCW reported Friday. Halvorsen said the third version of the DoD Enterprise Service Management Framework guidance focuses on IT performance and risk management, Sean Lyngaas writes…
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InfoReliance Receives AWS Govt Competency Certification in 8 Customer Markets

InfoReliance has received Amazon Web Services‘ AWS Government Competency certification in eight customer markets for compliance with AWS standards in workload and application deployment on the Amazon cloud platform…
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GAO Urges Census Bureau to Revamp Life-Cycle Cost Estimate Process

The Government Accountability Office has asked the U.S. Census Bureau to change the bureau’s life-cycle cost estimating process in order to meet GAO’s recommended characteristics for what a cost estimate entails…
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General Atomics Subsidiary Demos Record-Breaking Pulsed Power Capacitor; Nick Bucci Comments

A General Atomics subsidiary has developed and demonstrated new pulsed power capacitors that broke a previous energy content world record by more than 20 percent. The company said Thursday two of General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems‘ power capacitor model demonstrated a capacity to fire 500 shots at 0…
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Space News: Poland, China Ink Space & Telecom Cooperation Agreement

Space agencies from Poland and China have signed an agreement to cooperate on joint research, monitor and develop new telecommunications systems to spur space cooperation between the two nations, Space News reported Monday…
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