Posts from GovCon Daily 10/14/2016

October 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Even Gainer-Lagger Split, Posts 3rd Straight Weekly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held flat Friday despite gains in the larger U.S. stock market on positive bank earnings reports and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s comment that the country may be able to handle a “high pressure” economy with a tight labor market…
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Gemalto to Supply Electronic ID, Residence Permit Cards to Norway; Frederic Trojani Comments

Gemalto will supply electronic identification cards, residence permit cards and electronic passports to Norway under a new contract with the nation’s national police directorate. The company will provide its Allynis Issuance and Coesys Case Management system to help prospective Norwegian citizens through the process of applying for the Sealys eID cards and ePassports as well as residence permit cards, Gemalto said Tuesday…
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Raj Shah: Defense Innovation Unit Experimental Eyes New Warfighting Tech, Industry Partnerships

Raj Shah, Defense Innovation Unit Experimental managing partner, has said DIUx wants to work with partners that can provide new technologies to the warfighters in support of the group’s mission to connect with technology companies, DoD News reported Thursday…
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Northrop Subsidiary to Update South Africa’s Air Traffic Control Comm Systems

A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has received a contract to produce air traffic control communications equipment for a nationwide ATC modernization project in South Africa. Park Air Systems will provide its T6 Radio, remote control and monitoring system, multi-access remote control server, integrated cabinets, cavity filters and controllers for installation at South Africa’s major airports, Northrop said Thursday…
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NeoSystems Introduces Online Resource Center for CMS IT Services Vehicle Awardees

NeoSystems has launched a government contractor online resource center for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services‘ potential 10-year, $25 billion Strategic Partner Acquisition Readiness Contract vehicle for information technology services…
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Recombinetics to Develop Alzheimer’s, Neurofibromatosis Swine Models for NIH

Recombinetics has secured a pair of grants worth more than $700,000 combined from two National Institutes of Health organizations to create humanized swine models of Alzheimer’s disease and Neurofibromatosis type 2…
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Catapult Unveils New Methodology to Support Government Data Analysis

Catapult has unveiled a new data analysis methodology in an effort to change and update the way the government processes data and delivers insight. The company said Thursday it presented a pilot project on the use of the Agile Analytics methodology on the Microsoft Azure cloud-hosted Business Analytics and Reporting data platform during a forum organized by the Texas department of information resources…
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Mercury Systems to Provide GPS Modules for Precision Guided Munitions

Mercury Systems has been awarded a three-year, $32.5 million long-term supplier agreement from an unidentified defense prime contractor to provide GPS modules for precision guided munitions. Mercury said Thursday it will provide GPS SAASM receivers under the LTSA…
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Navy, California Forge Renewable Energy Partnership; Dennis McGinn Comments

The Department of the Navy and California’s state energy commission have launched a new renewable energy partnership that aims to help Navy and Marine Corps installations develop alternative energy resources…
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Wynyard Survey: 55% of US Law Enforcement Personnel Use Case Mgmt Software in Investigations

A new study by Wynyard Group has found that 55 percent of U.S. law enforcement professionals have begun to adopt case management software platforms in their investigations. Wynyard said Thursday it conducted an online poll of 271 law enforcement personnel from federal, state, county and municipal policies agencies in August for the study and found that nearly 40 percent of respondents said they do not use automated tools to help in their investigations…
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Army Natick Soldier R&D and Engineering Center Introduces New Harness Design for Fragment Protection

Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center have patented a new harness design they created to protect wearers from blast debris in specifically the groin and femoral artery areas…
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Knowesis Chosen for Veterans Affairs Video Production Support Contract

Knowesis has received a contract for video production services in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ Voluntary Service program that seeks to promote education, awareness, recruitment and retention initiatives…
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