Posts from GovConDaily 02/17/2017

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, Army Cyber Command Head, Selected to 2017 Wash100 for Facility & Mission Force Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Command, as an inductee into the 2017 edition of the Wash100 – Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena…
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Report: Air Force Reschedules Issuance of Final UH-1N Helicopter Replacement RFP

The U.S. Air Force has postponed the release of a final request for proposals on the military branch’s UH-1N Huey fleet replacement program to summer 2017, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Oriana Pawlyk writes the interested bidders informed the Air Force that they could not meet baseline requirements outlined in the original draft RFP for the UH-1N Replacement Program…
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NGA Unveils Arctic Region’s New Digital Elevation Models at Esri Conference

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency unveiled a new collection of digital elevation models of the Arctic at Esri’s two-day Federal GIS conference that kicked off Monday in Washington. NGA presented the new collection as part of the ArcticDEM project – a public-private partnership between NGA, Esri and the Polar Geospatial Center that seeks to generate high-resolution elevation models for use in national security and scientific applications in the Arctic region, Esri said Thursday…
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CACI’s Klaus Schafer to Present at Healthcare IT Conference in Florida

Klaus Schafer, chief medical officer at CACI International, will present at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s conference in Orlando, Florida on Feb. 20 and 21. CACI said Friday Schafer will discuss the need for healthcare system modernization programs to support the collection of data and electronic health information; facilitate  interoperability; increase data security and integrity; and transform care delivery…
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DHS OKs Rave Mobile Safety’s Emergency Comm, Data Platforms; Tom Axbey Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has certified a suite of Rave Mobile Safety platforms as “qualified anti-terrorism technologies” and added the products on DHS’ approved technologies list…
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2 NASA-Backed Research Institutes Aim to Develop Space Tech Platforms for Long-Duration Missions

NASA has picked two proposals to establish research institutes that will work on space technology platforms designed to extend human presence in long-duration exploration missions. The agency will award each Space Technology Research Institute up to $15 million in funds over five years to develop technology platforms in the areas of space infrastructure and biomanufacturing in an effort to sustain exploration mission capabilities, NASA said Friday…
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Capstone to Extend Mgmt Support for Navy-Marine Corps Intranet Program

Capstone has secured a task order to provide continued program management support for the enterprise network of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. The company said Wednesday it will help the Commander, Navy Installations Command to manage the Navy Marine Corps Intranet program under the task order awarded via the Chief Information Officer–Solutions and Partners 3 contract vehicle…
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Navy Scientists Will Launch Space Experiments to ISS

Scientists at the U.S. Navy‘s corporate laboratory will send two experiments to the International Space Station on Feb. 17 as part of the Defense Department‘s Space Test Program mission…
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Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan Talks F-35 Production, Price Reduction Efforts at House Hearing

Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, head of the F-35 joint program office, has said the fighter program has started to “ramp up production” and expanded the fleet to at least 210 jets that have recorded more than 73,000 flight hours, DoD News reported Thursday…
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VIDEO: All Hands Update: USS Ashland Damage Control

USS Ashland’s damage control training team tested the countermeasure wash-down and firefighting systems while underway after a 6 month period in port.
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