Posts from GovConDaily for 04/26/2017

ODNI Unveils Consolidated, Mobile-Friendly Website

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has consolidated the websites of organizations under its purview into one domain in efforts to provide organized content to the public through a single online location…
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Julie Gravallese: Mitre Managers Play Role in Employee Development

Julie Gravallese, a vice president and chief human resources officer of Mitre, has said managers at the McLean, Virginia-based nonprofit research and development organization help advance career development among employees through annual conversations, the Society for Human Resource Management reported Tuesday…
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ManTech Awarded $229M CBP Business Intell Support Task Order

ManTech International (NYSE: MANT) has secured a potential five-year, $229 million task order to provide business intelligence support services for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection‘s office of information and technology…
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Cubic to Help Develop Transport Systems for Australia via Public-Private Consortium

Cubic is part of a public-private consortium that has received a 10-year, $41.3 million grant from the government of Australia to develop smart transport and mobility technologies. Cubic said Tuesday it aims to build multimodal systems intended to help address Australia’s transportation challenges through the iMOVE Cooperative Research Center — a consortium comprised of technology companies, academic institutions and government agencies…
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Beechcraft to Replace Argentina’s Military Training Aircraft Under $88M Air Force FMS Contract

Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Beechcraft subsidiary has landed a one-year, $88.2 million “undefinitized” contract with the U.S. Air Force to build trainer aircraft and provide maintenance support and pilot training services for Argentina’s air force as part of a foreign military sales deal…
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Carahsoft Includes Optensity’s Incident Response App on GSA Schedule Contract

Carahsoft Technology will offer an Optensity application to the government sector via the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 70 contract vehicle in an effort to help agencies orchestrate incident response and recovery measures for infrastructure and cyber operations…
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GAO: FAA Should Identify Long Term R&D Priorities, Address Statutory Reporting Requirements

The Government Accountability Office has called on the Federal Aviation Administration to implement initiatives to identify FAA’s long term research-and-development priorities and  comply with research-related statutory reporting requirements…
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Burns & McDonell-Designed C2 Facility to Support Navy’s Maritime Surveillance Operations

The U.S. Navy has opened a command-and-control complex, designed by Burns & McDonnell, to support broad area maritime surveillance operations at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida Burns & McDonnell said Tuesday the complex houses a tactical operations center for manned P-8A surveillance aircraft and a MQ-4C Triton squadron that supports the Navy’s unmanned aerial vehicle program…
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Gen. Lori Robinson: Northcom Aims to Help Address Security Issues in Central America Via Partnerships

Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, commander of the U.S. Northern Command, has said the U.S. military looks for ways to increase collaboration with partners in Mexico and other Central American countries to address security issues in the region, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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ReedGroup Wins DoD Contract to Provide Clinical Medical Guidelines

ReedGroup has won a contract from the Defense Department to provide clinical medical guidelines for all U.S. military branches. The Department of the Navy‘s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery chose ReedGroup’s MDGuidelines offering through a competitive procurement process, the company said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: First ever air-delivered ground refueling training

This video contains footage of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 working with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 to refuel two F-35’s, commonly known as Joint Strike Fighters. The Joint Strike Fighters received fuel from the KC-130 aircraft as their engines continued running preparing the squadrons for real-world combat operations…
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