Posts from GovConDaily 03/06/2017

NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…
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Army Seeks Laser-Guided Precision Mortar Tech Developers; Lt. Col. Anthony Gibbs Comments

The U.S. Army is looking for contractors to develop laser-guided precision mortar systems as part of efforts to replace the service branch’s current GPS-guided mortar units and help soldiers eliminate targets at a high accuracy rate…
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Ball Aerospace, Spire Partner to Help NGA Develop Arctic Maritime Traffic Monitoring Platform

Ball Aerospace and Spire Global will collaborate to support a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency project that seeks to increase maritime domain awareness in the Arctic region through the use of technology…
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SOCOM Lists Technology Areas of Interest in Updated BAA

The U.S. Special Operations Command has updated a broad agency announcement seeking to add new capacities to the Special Operations Forces’ warfighters in eight specific technology areas, Shephard Media reported Friday…
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GAO Urges GSA, OMB to Create Data Verification Procedures for Property Disposal Reports

The Government Accountability Office has called on the General Services Administration and Office of Management and Budget to establish procedures that will help verify if real property disposal reports offer data as intended…
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Air Force to Demo Light Attack Aircraft This Summer

The U.S. Air Force plans to conduct the first flight demonstration of light attack aircraft this summer at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico, Defense News reported Friday. Valerie Insinna writes Air Force Chief of Staff Gen…
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Canada Awards $172M Oiler Ship Design & Production Engineering Contract to Seaspan Subsidiary

A Seaspan subsidiary has secured a potential $171.6 million contract to provide design and production engineering support for the Canadian navy’s future oiler ships. Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards business will develop the Joint Support Ship project’s ship build plan, required manufacturing content and three-dimensional product model, according to a press release published Tuesday on the Canadian government’s website…
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HPS Secures DHS Info Security Consultation Subcontract; Rachel McCleave Comments

Base One Technologies has awarded Hancock and Poole Security a three-year subcontract to provide consultation services to the Department of Homeland Security as part of efforts to help DHS secure information systems…
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VIDEO: Connected Battlefield

Tactical commanders from headquarters to the front lines, rely on agile, mobile, self-forming and self-healing networks for latest data and intelligence to make best-informed decisions. This information superiority allows command to seize the advantage…
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