Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/26/2016

Boeing & Northrop Boost 2016 Outlooks as General Dynamics Posts 3Q Earnings Beat

Three of the world’s largest government contractors listed in both Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index released third quarter financial results before markets opened Wednesday…
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Darin Powers Named Natl Security Division SVP at NT Concepts; Craig Reed Comments

Darin Powers, former chief operating officer of Toffler Associates, has joined NT Concepts as senior vice president for national security solutions at the Vienna, Virginia-based intelligence and investigative services provider…
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CSRA to Manage DIA’s Enterprise IT Support Center Under Potential $167M Task Order

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential $166.9 million task order to manage the enterprise service operations center of the Defense Intelligence Agency. The company said Wednesday it will also integrate and standardize remote and in-field customer support processes at ESOC…
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ICF Receives DoD Contract for Psychological Health Data Support Services

Consulting and technology services provider ICF has received a potential five-year, $35 million contract from the Defense Department to provide psychological health interdisciplinary support services at DoD’s Deployment Health Clinical Center…
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Army Seeks Concept Papers for $148M Long-Range Missile System Devt Program

The U.S. Army has asked industry to submit concept papers for a potential four-year, $148 million program that aims to identify, develop and demonstrate long-range missile systems. A broad agency announcement posted Monday on FedBizOpps says the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center seeks new system- and component-level technology platforms designed to build up the precision and range of the service branch’s long-range fire systems against ground and maritime targets…
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Marine Corps Starts Development of UAS Support Platform to Back Navy & Army Fleets

The U.S. Marine Corps has began to develop a large Group 5 unmanned aerial system that will operate from a ship to support the Marine Air-Ground Task Force as well as U.S. Navy fleets and U.S. Army ground forces, USNI News reported Monday…
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Microsoft Introduces Support Tool for Azure Govt Users in DoD

Microsoft has released the Azure Blueprint tool for Defense Department clients in an effort to help Azure Government users at the agency attain authorizations to operate. Nate Johnson, a senior project manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post published Monday the Azure Blueprint has expanded in a push to aid DoD customers that utilize the Azure Government cloud platform to document customer security responsibilities…
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James Clapper: Russia Not Behind US Website Outage

National Intelligence Director James Clapper has said the intelligence community believes Russia is not responsible for the internet outage that took down several websites in the U.S., DoD Buzz reported Tuesday…
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Reports: GSA to Announce FBI Headquarters Location, Developer in March

The General Services Administration has pushed back to March 2017 the selection of the location and developer of the new FBI headquarters, the Washington Post reported Monday. Jonathan O’Connell writes GSA considers Landover and Greenbelt in Maryland as well as Springfield in Virginia candidate sites for the bureau’s future 2…
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M2M-Link Labs Partnership Aims to Develop Wireless WAN for Connected Devices

M2M Spectrum Networks and Link Labs have entered into a partnership agreement with the goal to create a low-power, wide-area network for internet of things. M2M SN said Tuesday it will incorporate its licensed spectrum with Link Labs’ carrier-grade IoT wireless system designed with high throughput capacity, updated wireless firmware, low-powered repeaters and bi-directional messaging acknowledgement…
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Endeavor Robotics to Add New Autonomous Tech Development Facility

Endeavor Robotics has reached an agreement to lease 35,000 feet of industrial space in Chelmsford, Mass. from real estate investment firm Calare Properties five months after the autonomous technology maker’s rebrand…
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