Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/23/2016

AT&T Lands Labor Dept Mobile Service Support Contract; Mike Leff Comments

AT&T has been awarded a five-year contract to provide mobile devices and related services to the Labor Department. The contract covers smartphones, tethering support and Enhanced Push-to-Talk service in support of the department’s wage and hour division employees, AT&T said Tuesday…
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State Department Approves $124M Patrol Boat Sale to Qatar

The U.S. State Department has approved a potential $124.02 million sale of Mk-V Fast Patrol Boats and related equipment to Qatar under a foreign military sales agreement with United States Marine Inc…
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SpaceX-Built Spacecraft to Return From 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

A SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft that delivered nearly 5,000 pounds of crew supplies to the International Space Station is due to return from its cargo resupply mission Friday. NASA said Tuesday ISS’ Canadarm 2 robotic arm will detach the vehicle from the orbiting laboratory’s Harmony module before Expedition 48 flight engineers Kate Rubins and Takuya Onishi will work to release the craft for its voyage back to Earth…
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Apprio Names Healthcare Veteran David Wade as Chief Medical Officer

Apprio has appointed David Wade, a 25-year healthcare veteran and former Hayes chief medical officer, to the CMO post and he will responsible for clinical health programs in support of federal agencies…
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Northrop Receives Global Hawk Ground Segment Modernization Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman for modernization work on a ground segment the service branch uses to control Global Hawk autonomous unmanned aircraft systems. Northrop said Monday the work will include a modular and scalable cockpit architecture, as well as an updated command and control capacity across all missions and sensors…
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Leidos to Take Over NSF’s Antarctic Program Support Contract

Leidos will take over work on the National Science Foundation‘s U.S. Antarctic Program as part of the company’s merger into the former information systems and global solutions segment of Lockheed Martin…
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GSA Highlights USSM’s Govt Shared Services Efforts at Industry Day

The General Services Administration has facilitated an industry day to underscore the GSA Unified Shared Services Management office’s efforts to deliver government-wide shared services across agencies…
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GAO: Navy Should Fully Implement DoD Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Guidance

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the U.S. Navy fully implement the Defense Department‘s Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness guidance for the service branch’s Fund Balance With Treasury plan…
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Boeing, Huckworthy Partner Under DoD Mentor-Protege Program

Boeing and Huckworthy have forged a partnership through the Defense Department’s Mentor-Protege Program. Boeing’s commercial satellite services business will mentor Huckworthy on how to further commercialize the latter’s Traveller line of tactical communications and technology platforms to the government sector as well as compete for prime and subcontracts under a three-year agreement, Huckworthy said Monday…
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The Sequoia Project Certifies CGI’s CONNECT Open Source Platform for Use on eHealth Exchange

The Sequoia Project has certified the use of CGI‘s CONNECT Gateway open source platform on the eHealth Exchange network for health information sharing. CGI said Monday the gateway works to support the dissemination of health information to more than 2,000 organizations such as federal agencies and health-related organizations…
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Boeing Hands AH-64E Apache Crew Trainer to South Korea’s Army

South Korea’s army has received an aircrew training system from Boeing as part of the country’s $1.6 billion order for 36 company-built AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters and associated training and logistical support services…
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