Posts from GovCon Daily 09/26/2016

Navy Taps Capstone for Operational Contracting Support Services; John McNally Comments

Capstone has received a competitive task order from the Naval Supply Systems Command to provide operational contracting support services the Joint Staff Director of Logistics. The company said Thursday this award made under NAVSUP’s Joint Force Development Support Services vehicle will cover integration of OCS in joint training and lessons, development and validation of systems and OCS development through operationalized concepts…
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Report: Oracle to End Use of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 Contract Vehicle, Third-Party Software Resellers

Oracle will no longer use the General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule 70 acquisition vehicle and third-party resellers to directly sell its software platforms to government agencies, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Irving Burton Associates to Continue Support for Army Health Informatics, Telemedicine Programs

Irving Burton Associates has received a five-year, $10 million contract to provide research, scientific, management and technical services to the Joint Program Committee-1 at the U.S. Army‘s Medical Research and Material Command…
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LinQuest Awarded Air Force Satellite Test and Engineering Services Contract; Greg Young, Leon Biederman Comment

LinQuest Corp. has been selected for a recompete contract to carry out engineering and operational services on research and development satellites for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center…
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Three Wire Systems Appoints Serena Bliss as Chief Information Security Officer

Three Wire Systems has appointed Serena Bliss, formerly senior information assurance officer at Lockheed Martin subcontractor eSolution Architects, as the new chief information security officer at Three Wire…
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NASA Posts Call for Asteroid Redirect Mission Partnerships

NASA has released a broad agency announcement on an umbrella for partnerships to support the Asteroid Redirect Mission and work to boost technologies, capacities and spaceflight experience for continued human exploration…
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DOE: Manufacturers Saved $3B Through Department’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program

The Energy Department has found that its Better Buildings, Better Plants program has helped industry participants collectively save more than $3 billion in energy costs since the program’s inception five years ago…
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Reuters: FBI Investigates Possible Link of NSA Hacking Tools Breach to Former Operative

An FBI-led investigation says that a breach that resulted in the theft of hacking tools used by the National Security Agency might be linked to one of the employees or contractors at the NSA who inadvertently left such tools on a remote computer, Reuters reported Thursday…
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Virginia Concludes Cyber Physical Systems Summit; Brian Moran Comments

Cyber professionals, government officials, academics, military personnel and industry have concluded a three-day summit on cyber physical system security held in Virginia to address cyber threats to critical infrastructure, Daily Press reported Thursday…
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NATO Eyes E-3 AWACS Aircraft Deployment for Islamic State Fight

NATO wants to send E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft to the Middle East in October to aid the US-led coalition’s counterterrorism efforts against the Islamic State militant group, Defense News reported Monday…
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BAE Systems Seeks Australian SMEs to Support Type 26 Global Combat Ship Production

An estimated 150 small and medium-size Australian enterprises will offer their products and services in a meeting with BAE Systems and 20 of its suppliers as the SMEs seek to participate in the Australian navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship maritime defense project…
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