Posts from GovConDaily for 05/03/2017

DLT Solutions Names Art Richer New CEO

DLT Solutions announced Wednesday that Art Richer has been appointed the company’s new president and CEO. In his new role, Richer will look to grow the technology company and enhance the foundation of support for DLT’s core vendors within the public sector…
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DHS Cyber Division Explores Early Threat Notification for Small Businesses

The cybersecurity division within the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has launched a research project that aims to establish a cyber threat notification strategy to help protect small businesses…
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State Dept Clears $253M Sale of MD 530F Aircraft, Support to Kenya

The State Department has approved Kenya’s request to procure MD Helicopters-built MD 530F aircraft, related equipment and support services under a potential $253 million foreign military sales agreement…
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Report: Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Bill Includes Army Apache Modernization Funds

An omnibus spending bill introduced by congressional appropriators would fund the modernization and procurement of AH-64 Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army to address recommendations from the National Commission on the Future of the Army, Defense News reported Monday…
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BAE to Increase Manufacturing Capacity in Pennsylvania, Add 530 Full-Time Positions

BAE Systems plans to establish a new office and implement machining and manufacturing systems at a company facility in York, Pennsylvania, as part of efforts to increase its production capacity. Gov…
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Cubic Units to Showcase C4ISR, Training Products Designed for Special Ops Forces

Cubic‘s mission solutions and global defense businesses will participate in the upcoming Special Operations Forces Industry Conference in Florida to demonstrate a range of C4ISR and training platforms designed for the SOF community…
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GAO: DOE Needs to Implement Invoice Review Policies, Data Analytics to Manage Fraud Risks

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Energy Department adopt data analytics tools and develop invoice review procedures and policies in order to manage improper payments and fraud risks associated with contracts…
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ODNI Report: NSA Collected 151M Records of US Citizens’ Phone Calls in 2016

An annual report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence says the National Security Agency gathered at least 151 million phone call records of U.S. citizens in 2016 despite a congressional restriction on the collection of such data, Reuters reported Tuesday…
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Barbara Sido to Serve as NARFE Executive Director

Barbara Sido, a Certified Association Executive and former vice president of knowledge and professional practice at the American Institute for Architects, has been appointed to serve as executive director of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association beginning May 15…
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VIDEO IDEX 2017: PaWS – Palletized Weapon System from Orbital ATK

Orbital ATK talks to Jane’s about their Palletized Weapon System, also known as PaWS.
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