Posts from GovConWire for 04/06/2017

Boeing, Leonardo DRS Subsidiary Land Navy Contracts for Destroyer Ethernet Installation Support

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a Leonardo DRS subsidiary have received contracts worth up to $192.8 million combined to install Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System hardware and spare parts aboard the U.S…
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NASA, Genesis Engineering Solutions Enter Processor Tech Licensing Agreement

Genesis Engineering Solutions and NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center have signed  a patent license agreement that authorizes the company to produce and market processors based on a Goddard-built onboard processing system…
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UK Awards $412M Contract to General Dynamics for Tactical Comm & Information System Devt

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) U.K. arm has received a potential $411.8 million contract from the British defense ministry to design and develop a tactical communication and information system. The award is the first contract issued under the MORPHEUS program intended to modernize the command and control networks of U…
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Raytheon Subsidiary Completes UK Type 26 Warship Navigation System Integration

A Raytheon subsidiary has integrated a warship electronic chart display information system with an integrated navigation and bridge system developed for the U.K. navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program…
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NASA Picks 5 University Teams for $50M in ‘Transformative’ Aviation Research Grants

NASA has selected five university teams to receive grants worth up to $50 million in total to explore “transformative” system-level aviation technology concepts. The five-year research efforts under the University Leadership Initiative will support NASA’s strategic research goals for aeronautics, the agency said Tuesday…
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Lockheed Gets $129M F-35 Core Processor Order Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has secured a two-year, $129.4 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to perform additional work on the TR-3 integrated core processor and related subsystems for the F-35 program…
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AT&T to Install Internet-of-Things Tech at Maxwell Air Force Base

AT&T has partnered with Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama to integrate internet-of-things technologies intended to support operations and infrastructure at the installation. The company said Wednesday it will install network-connected sensors at Maxwell AFB and develop proof-of-concept demonstrations of smart perimeters, gate monitoring, notifications and fleet management, among others…
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Kelly Morrison: OMB Plans to Release New Guidance on IT Investment Mgmt for Agencies

The Office of Management and Budget plans to issue new guidance that seeks to help federal agencies measure and manage costs and budget of cybersecurity initiatives, data center consolidation projects and other information technology investments, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Army Taps Mission Ready Subsidiary to Develop Safety Vest Prototypes for Sailors

A Mission Ready Services subsidiary has received a contract from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development and Engineering Center to develop a safety vest for sailors working aboard submarines and surface ships…
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VIDEO: SAS 2017 – Cyber Operations in Sea Services panel

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and director of Naval Intelligence, moderated the panel discussion Cyber Operations in Sea Services during Sea Air Space 2017, April 4…
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April 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, and Major Indices Drop to 7 Day Low

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reaches new 30 day low to close at 89.908 down 0.852 percent. In spite of being up for most of the trading day the major indices all dropped for a loss in the last hour of trading…
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