Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/16/2016

GSA Gives Navy, Marine Corps Access to OASIS Professional Services Vehicle

The Department of the Navy can buy professional services using the General Services Administration‘s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services and OASIS Small Business contracts under a memorandum of understanding signed between GSA and DON’s Naval Supply Systems Command…
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GeoOptics, Spire Global to Provide Data Support for NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded contracts to GeoOptics and Spire Global worth $695,000 and $370,000, respectively, to provide data support for NOAA’s Commercial Weather Data Pilot project…
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DISA Seeks Industry Feedback on IT Platforms for National Background Investigation System

The Defense Information Systems Agency has asked industry to provide inputs on information technology platforms for the National Background Investigation System. DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday NBIS will cover all IT applications, security, storage and other services in support of the operations of the National Background Investigation Bureau that will replace the Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Investigative Services organization…
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Former Booz Allen, Noblis Exec Don Schaefer Appointed President of MDA Information Systems

Don Schaefer, a 35-year government contracting industry veteran and a former vice president at Noblis, has joined MDA Information Systems as president of the Gaithersburg, Maryland-based geospatial and advanced information services contractor…
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New Minority Business Dev’t Agency Program Eyes Minority Enterprise Access to Federal R&D

The Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development Agency has launched a new initiative that aims to help minority business enterprises gain access to federal research and development projects…
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General Dynamics to Help Air Force Researchers Develop Cloud-Based Threat Detection, Analysis Platform

General Dynamics has been awarded a $15 million contract by the Air Force Research Laboratory to prototype cloud-based threat detection and analysis software as part of efforts to automate the process for threat assessments…
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UTC to Continue Support for Air Force’s Raytheon-Operated ISR Data Collection Platform

A United Technologies Corp. business unit will continue to provide sustainment, on-site and field services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Raytheon-operated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform for data collection, command and situational awareness functions…
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Galois-Guardtime Federal Team to Validate Integrity Monitoring System for DARPA

A team comprised of Galois and Guardtime Federal has received a $1.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to verify the effectiveness of a blockchain technology-based integrity monitoring system against sophisticated security threats…
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SSM Health, DoD Enter Electronic Patient Record Exchange Agreement

The Defense Department and nonprofit health system SSM Health have partnered to exchange electronic health records of DoD’s active-duty service members, civilian employees, retirees and dependents…
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Airbus DS Plans to Design, Build New Set of Earth Observation Satellites

Airbus‘ defense and space segment has unveiled plans to build and launch four optical satellites in an effort to deliver high-resolution imagery of Earth to customers in 2020 and beyond. The company said Thursday the constellation will be designed to perform intraday revisits to any point on Earth, support satellite tasking reactivity and capture millions of square kilometers of images per day…
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Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey Appointed Naval Surface Force Chief for US Atlantic Fleet

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Patrick Piercey, director of maritime operations for the U.S. Pacific Fleet, has been named commander of the naval surface force for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Virginia. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Adm…
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