Posts from GovConWire for 03/15/2017

Navy Awards 6 Spots on $240M Radiological Remediation Services IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has selected six companies to compete for task orders to provide radiological remediation support services at several Navy and Marine Corps bases under a potential five-year, $240 million contract…
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Retired Navy Vice Adm. Mike LeFever Joins Iomaxis as COO; Brad Buhr Comments

Mike LeFever, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and co-founder of Invictus Advisors, has joined Iomaxis as chief operating officer of the Fredericksburg, Virginia-based technology and engineering services contractor…
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FedRAMP Extends Feedback Deadline for ‘Tailored’ Baseline for Low-Risk Cloud Platforms to April 24

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has pushed back from March 17 to April 24 the deadline for public comments on the proposed baseline that seeks to expedite the authorization of low-risk, software-as-a-service cloud platforms…
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Reports: Trump Picks NSA Veteran Rob Joyce as White House Cyber Coordinator

President Donald Trump has chosen Rob Joyce, head of the National Security Agency‘s Tailored Access Operations division, to serve as the next White House cyber coordinator, Nextgov reported Monday…
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SpaceX Wins Potential $97M GPS III Satellite Launch Service Contract

SpaceX has won a potential two-year, $96.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch send a GPS III satellite into orbit. The Defense Department said Tuesday that SpaceX will conduct satellite launch vehicle production, launch operations, mission integration, mission and spaceflight worthiness activities under the firm-fixed-price contract…
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DHS Requests Info on Data Center Support Sources

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to seek information on potential industry sources that can provide data center support services for the Customs and Border Protection’s office of information technology…
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Charles River Analytics to Help Army Develop Virtual and Augmented Reality Training Platform

Charles River Analytics has received a two-year, $500,000 contract from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to create a virtual and augmented reality training interface for the service branch. Charles River said Monday the Virtual Interface for Real-Time User Control during Simulated Operations, also called VIRTUOSO, interface will offer integrated capacities for automatic skill performance assessment and integrate hierarchical models of techniques that can impact skill proficiency…
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Army to Send Gray Eagle UAS for Korean Peninsula ISR

The U.S. Army has moved to deploy a military unmanned aerial system group in South Korea to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions on the Korean Peninsula. Army’s 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade will oversee the Gray Eagle UAS unit at Kunsan air base, U…
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VIDEO: T-100 – Made in the U.S.A.

The T-100 is a globally-proven aircraft training system that will be made in the United States and is ready today. Low-risk, low-cost and fitting the needs of the U.S. Air Force T-X program now and into the future…
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March 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, With Markets Responding Negatively To Increased Oil Output

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index followed the markets down today closing at 92.883 off 0.445 percent. The major markets were dragged down by energy stocks as Saudi Arabia announced that they will increase production back above ten million barrels per day…
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