Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/02/2016

DHS Seeks Industry Info on Updated Cyber Research Infrastructure

The Department of Homeland Security has posted a request for information in search for a new infrastructure for efforts to help meet future cyber research and experimentation requirements. A notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps stated the RFI is based on a 2015 National Science Foundation-funded report that called for new research infrastructure that could help develop and deploy future cybersecurity technologies…
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Peter Smith: American Systems to Continue Support for DoD’s Developmental Test & Evaluation Office

Washington Headquarters Services has awarded American Systems a potential five-year, $52 million contract to provide professional engineering services to the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Developmental Test and Evaluation…
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Intel Receives FAA Authorization for Nighttime Drone Operations

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted a certificate of waiver that permits Intel to operate multiple small unmanned aircraft systems at night within special security notice flight restricted areas in the U…
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Phase One Raises Funds for Federal IT Modernization Support; Salesforce’s Dave Rey Comments

Phase One Consulting Group has obtained funds of an undisclosed sum that will support the company’s federal business as well as modernization efforts in the federal information technology sector…
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David Bassett: Better Buying 3.0 Tenets Aid Ground Combat Systems Modernization Efforts

U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for ground combat systems, has discussed how a Defense Department mandate supports modernization at the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Supplier Conference and Expo…
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Northrop to Demo Mine-Hunting Sensor Tech at UK’s Unmanned Warrior Exercise

Northrop Grumman will demonstrate a sensor technology designed for mine detection, localization and classification at the Unmanned Warrior exercise to be hosted by the U.K. navy in October. The company said Thursday its AQS-24B mine-hunting system will be towed by an Atlas Electronik UK-built ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel in a simulated environment  during the event to exhibit how the sensor could integrate into maritime operations…
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NASA Selects 21 Proposals for Phase II Space Exploration Tech Transfer Initiative

NASA has chosen 21 innovation proposals from 41 U.S. small businesses and research institutions that aim to help the space agency develop adaptive space robotic technologies and other exploration systems…
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Tiffany Hixson: GSA Aims to Shed Light on Agencies’ ‘Other’ Professional Services Procurement

The General Services Administration has launched a strategy that aims to help government agencies change the way they procure and manage professional services, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Ceres Power, Cummins to Build Data Center Fuel Cell Tech Under DOE Contract

Cummins and Ceres Power will collaborate to develop fuel cell power generation technology for potential use in data centers under a $4.9 million contract awarded by the Energy Department. The partnership seeks to create a modular solid oxide fuel cell system in efforts to increase the efficiency of electrical systems by at least 60 percent and support distributed power applications up to 100 kilowatts, Ceres Power said Thursday…
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DoD Taps DynCorp to Support US Govt, Contractor Personnel in Egypt

DynCorp International has won a potential three-year, $22.5 million contract from the Defense Department to support U.S. contractor, military and civilian personnel based in Egypt. McLean, Virginia-based DynCorp said Thursday the contract covers daily living services for personnel who support the Egyptian air force’s foreign military sales programs or agencies as part of an agreement between Egypt and the U…
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DoD’s Terry Halvorsen: Pentagon Could Miss 2017 Windows 10 Migration Goal

Terry Halvorsen, chief information officer of the Defense Department, does not expect the agency to fulfill its January 2017 goal for Windows 10 transition, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Scott Maucione writes the U…
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World Wide Technology Wins DISA Firewall, Incidental Services Contract

World Wide Technology has won a potential five-year, $9.3 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide commercial firewall hardware and incidental services to naval shipyards…
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