Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/14/2016

Paul Smith: Red Hat’s Operating System Cryptographic Modules Get NIST Data Security Certifications

Red Hat has secured Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certifications from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for its nine cryptographic modules associated with the company’s operating system…
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ICF Secures CDC Data & Analytics Support Contracts

ICF has received a set of contracts worth up to $44.5 million combined from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to carry out data and analytics support services for the agency. The consulting and technology services provider said Wednesday the contracts include two multiple-award blanket purchase agreements with the division of healthcare statistics within CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics…
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NTT Data to Help Operate California Teacher Pension Fund’s SAP System; Tim Conway Comments

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System has chosen NTT Data for a five-year agreement to maintain and operate the pension fund’s SAP-based business management system. NTT Data said Tuesday it will conduct onsite maintenance for CalSTRS’ Business Direct system to support operations and business expansion of applications and services…
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Capt. Andy Gibbons: Navy Begins MQ-25 UAV Integration With Aircraft Carriers

The U.S. Navy has started to integrate the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial vehicle with its aircraft carriers, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. Mark Pomerleau writes Capt. Andy Gibbons, program manager for carrier and air integration at program executive officer C4I, said that Capt…
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Boeing to Provide Saudi Arabia Full-Mission Trainer, Database Generation System Under $60M Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a potential $60 million contract to deliver database and aircrew training support systems to Saudi Arabia under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply a database generation system as well as a full-mission trainer and integrated avionics trainer database to Saudi Arabia’s military…
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Inova Health System Creates Investment Arm, Accelerator Program in Care Optimization Push

Falls Church, Virginia-based nonprofit healthcare provider Inova Health System has launched an investment unit and an accelerator program in a push to optimize care quality at the organization and in the region…
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LiquidPiston Secures DARPA Funds for Rotary Engine Tech Development

LiquidPiston has received a $2.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to further develop a rotary engine under the first phase of a program that seeks to unlock the full potential of the company’s hybrid cycle engine technology…
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CACI, Qlarion Vet Ian Graham Joins Salient CRGT as Data Analytics & Business Solutions VP

Ian Graham, formerly vice president for the federal division at information technology and services firm Qlarion, has joined Salient CRGT as VP for data analytics and business solutions. Graham will be responsible for the company’s efforts to grow its data analytics and big data portfolio as well as oversee data analytics consultant care and practice development, Salient CRGT said Wednesday…
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NCI Lands DHS Agile IT Development Support Task Order; Suzanne Liscouski Comments

NCI has received a $43 million task order to support the electronic and customer-focused architecture of the Department of Homeland Security’s Citizenship and Immigration Services through agile information technology development efforts…
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Thales Alenia Space’s ELiTeBUS 1000 Satellite Added to NASA Goddard’s Rapid III Catalog

Thales Alenia Space’s ELiTeBUS 1000 satellite system has been added by the rapid spacecraft development office to the Rapid III catalog managed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The satellite platform’s inclusion in the catalog would allow the joint venture of Thales and Leonardo-Finmeccanica to respond to future request for proposals for platforms and services under the Rapid III contract, Thales Alenia Space said Monday…
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REI Systems to Continue SharePoint Collaboration Platform Support for HHS

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded REI Systems a potential two-year contract to continue to provide SharePoint collaboration platform support services to the information technology office at HHS’ Health Resources and Service Administration agency…
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