Posts from GovCon Daily 10/10/2016

Ultra Electronics 3eTI to Supply Critical Infrastructure Control Tools Under $82M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Ultra Electronics 3eTI a potential four-year, $82 million contract to continue to provide platforms designed to monitor and control the service branch’s critical infrastructure…
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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: Agencies Should Proceed With Caution in ‘Internet of Things’

Casey Coleman, group vice president for federal civilian agencies at Unisys, has said the adoption of internet of things could help federal agencies change the way they deliver government services. Coleman wrote in a Federal Times article published Friday that IoT offers opportunities for agencies to update aging infrastructure as well as implement data analytics and big data initiatives that could help forecast trends and problems…
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Veris Group to Offer Agencies Cyber Services Under GSA Schedule 70 Contract

Veris Group will offer penetration testing, cyber hunting and risk and vulnerability assessment services to government agencies through the General Services Administration‘s Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number…
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GAO: OPM Should Address Payroll Data Availability & Reliability

The Government Accountability Office has recommended for the Office of Personnel Management address the availability and reliability of payroll data to support other agencies and researchers. GAO said Friday OPM has not taken steps to widen the availability of payroll data from the Enterprise Human Resources Integration system…
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Angeline Chen Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

ANGELINE G. CHEN VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & CHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER SIEMENS GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Angeline G. Chen currently serves as Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Siemens Government Technologies, Inc…
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Army Tank R&D Center, GM Unveil Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Prototype; Kevin Centeck Comments

General Motors and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center have rolled out a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle prototype at the annual Association of the U.S. Army meeting in Washington…
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Deltek Unveils New Resource Planning Product for GovCon Firms; Namita Dhallan Comments

Deltek has introduced a new resource planning product the company designed to help government contracting companies manage projects and resources across the entire project lifecycle. The new tool is designed for users to locate available resources for projects, predict future resource needs and help reduce employee turnover, Deltek said Thursday…
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Army Research Lab Demos Autonomy Concepts to Japan Defense Sector Delegation

A team of researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have demonstrated future autonomous technologies before a delegation from the Japanese Association of Defense Industries on Wednesday. David McNally of ARL Public Affairs wrote in a blog post published Thursday the lab briefed the visiting group on human-robot interactions and perception in small robots, while the delegation briefed researchers on current unmanned systems research in Japan…
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Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter Munro Completes Acceptance Trials

The sixth Huntington Ingalls Industries-built U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter Munro has completed acceptance trials at the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to validate the performance of the ship’s systems…
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Air Force Transfers E-4B to Branch’s Global Strike Command

The U.S. Air Force has transferred E-4B aircraft from Air Combat Command to Air Force Global Strike Command during a ceremony at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. The service branch said Friday this aircraft transfer builds on a larger effort to centralize the management of the Air Force’s nuclear enterprise and supporting systems…
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Mary Wakefield: HHS’ 4th Open Govt Plan Eyes Collaboration & Partnerships With Dept Stakeholders

The Department of Health and Human Services has introduced its fourth Open Government Plan that aims to make government more transparent to the public as well as discover new ways to collaborate and partner with the department’s stakeholders…
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