Posts from GovCon Daily 09/29/2016

 

HHS Selects CSRA to Update HR Mgmt System

CSRA has received a potential five-year, $38.9 million contract to help update the Department of Health and Human Services‘ human resources management system. The company said Thursday it will work to upgrade the HHS human resource solutions division’s PeopleSoft Human Capital Management 8…
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ManTech Subcontracts Govplace for Agency Cybersecurity & Cloud Systems

Govplace has received subcontract from ManTech International to provide cybersecurity and cloud systems to federal agencies in support of the government-wide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation and Continuous Monitoring as a Service initiatives…
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Ingalls Shipbuilding Selects Aras Platform to Manage Ship Engineering Processes; Peter Schroer Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has selected Aras to provide an enterprise product lifecycle management software for use in the shipyard’s engineering processes. Aras will deliver the Aras Innovator platform and work to standardize Ingalls Shipbuilding’s processes, systems and databases onto one platform, Aras said Monday…
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SAE ITC Forms Consortium in Push to Help Army Streamline Vehicle Tech Adoption

SAE Industry Technologies Consortia has established a nonprofit consortium of commercial automotive manufacturers and suppliers that will work to help the U.S. Army adopt new automotive technologies…
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Former L-3 NSS Exec Bill Scott Joins STG as Cybersecurity VP; Phil Lacombe Comments

Bill Scott, a former vice president at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), has been appointed VP of cybersecurity and secure information systems at Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor STG Group…
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Lockheed to Integrate Combat System on Future Australia Submarine Fleet

Lockheed Martin‘s Australia-based subsidiary has been awarded a contract install combat systems on 12 future ­submarines for that country’s navy, The Australian newspaper reported Friday…
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Report: DoD to Request OCO Budget for Afghanistan Troop Retention in November

The administration will submit an overseas contingency operations supplemental budget request to Congress after the Nov. 8 elections to support 8,400 U.S. troops deployed to Afghanistan, Defense Insider said Tuesday…
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White House, NCSA Launch Campaign to Encourage ‘Strong Authentication’ for Online Accounts

The White House and the National Cyber Security Alliance have launched a campaign that aims to increase the adoption of strong authentication methods for online accounts. NCSA said Wednesday the Lock Down Your Login initiative calls on the public to move beyond usernames and passwords through stronger authentication that provides multiple forms of verification such as security keys, biometrics or unique codes…
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AAR, Textron, Beechcraft Collaborate on Air Force T-6 Support Contract Proposal

AAR and Textron‘s systems business have partnered with Beechcraft Defense to bid on the U.S. Air Force‘s contract to provide support for the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System’s T-6 military training aircraft fleet…
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FBI, Bureau of Justice Statistics Award Grants Under Crime Reporting Standardization Effort

FBI and the Bureau of Justice Statistics have invested $24.2 million in grants to U.S. law enforcement agencies through a program that seeks to support the national crime reporting infrastructure. BJS said Tuesday the grants under the National Crime Statistics Exchange program include $18…
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Vice Adm. Luke McCollum Takes Navy Reserve Chief Post

Vice Adm. Luke McCollum, formerly deputy commander of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, has transitioned into a new post as chief of Navy Reserve and commander of the Navy Reserve Force. McCollum relieved Vice Adm…
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