Posts from GovConDaily 02/14/2017

James Mattis, Defense Secretary, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Military Collaboration & Procurement Leadership

Executive Mosaic is glad to unveil Defense Secretary James Mattis as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Robert Lightfoot, Acting NASA Administrator, Inducted Into 2017 Wash100 for Transition & Program Mgmt Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Robert Lightfoot, acting administrator at NASA, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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MITRE Names Jason Providakes to Succeed Al Grasso as CEO

The board of directors at nonprofit science and engineering research organization MITRE Corp. has unanimously appointed two-decade firm veteran and current Senior Vice President Dr. Jason Providakes to succeed Al Grasso as president and CEO in a transition scheduled to take effect March 6…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Lands NASA Glenn Award for Work on Ion Rocket Propulsion System

NASA‘s Glenn Research Center has named Aerojet Rocketdyne the “Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year” for the company’s development of the gridded ion thruster system for the Next Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial propulsion technology…
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ThreatConnect Unveils New Threat Intelligence Product Suite

ThreatConnect has released a new set of threat intelligence products designed to help security teams identify relevant threats, protect networks and carry out measurable incident response. The company said Monday TC Complete, TC Identify, TC Manage and TC Analyze are built on the ThreatConnect Platform that works to help organizations understand adversaries, automate security operations and mitigate threats…
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Northrop Helps Army Test-Fly Upgraded Black Hawk Helicopter

Northrop Grumman has collaborated with the U.S. Army and Redstone Defense Systems to conduct the first test flight of a UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter equipped with a digitized cockpit. Northrop said Monday it supplied the Integrated Avionics Suite for the UH-60V modernization program, which seeks to replace the older analog gauges of the Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk fleet with digital electronic instrument displays…
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DigitalGlobe, NTT Data Partner to Add Elevation Data for Imagery Product Users

DigitalGlobe and NTT Data have partnered to include elevation data availability in both companies’ products as part of efforts to grow in the imagery information market. DigitalGlobe will offer NTT Data’s 5-meter digital elevation model called AW3D Standard to help broaden the latter’s global sales network, NTT Data said Tuesday…
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GSA Seeks Info on Entity Identification, Validation Support Sources

The General Services Administration has begun its search for potential industry sources of entity identification and validation support services. Dun & Bradstreet currently provides such services under a contract that is set to expire in 2018, GSA said Monday…
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Seagate, Fornetix Integrate Hard Drive, Data Encryption Offerings

Seagate Technology has integrated its hard disk and solid state drive products with Fornetix‘s encryption key management software and service offerings in an effort to help federal customers secure data against cyber threats…
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Apprio to Offer Agencies Health IT Services Under GSA Schedule 70

 Apprio will offer health information technology services to federal customers through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. The company said Monday its service offerings under the contract’s health IT special item number will cover electronic health records, software engineering, program management, claims administrations, big data and interoperability…
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VIDEO: Bilateral NCO Leadership

Naval Forces Japan holds 2nd annual Bilateral NCO Leadership Continuum.
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