Posts from GovConDaily for 05/04/2017

GSA Adds Crunchy Data’s PostgreSQL Enterprise Support, Professional Services to Schedule 70

Crunchy Data has secured a position on the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle to offer open-source database enterprise and engineering support and professional services to the federal government…
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NASA Solicits Development Ideas for In-Space Material Fabrication Lab

NASA is looking for industry partners that can help the agency develop concepts for the development of an in-space laboratory to fabricate multiple materials for exploration missions. The agency said Thursday the FabLab solicitation, issued as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration broad agency announcement, will consist of three phases with the goal to build a multimaterial fabrication laboratory on the International Space Station…
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Air Force’s Space Flag Training Exercise Seeks to Hone Warfighting Skills

The U.S. Air Force held an inaugural training exercise last month to help warfighters prepare for operations, problem-solving missions and potential space conflicts, Space News reported Wednesday. Phillip Swarts writes the Space Flag event is based on the Air Force’s annual four-part Red Flag exercise and trained airmen on how to manage different in-orbit scenarios…
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DoD Officials Cite Threats Against US Military Operational Dominance at Senate Subcommittee Hearing

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has said the U.S. military’s superiority over potential competitors is beginning to wane due to adversaries’ level of investment and efforts to close the operational and technical gap, DoD News reported Wednesday…
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Boeing Lands $143M Saudi Arabia AH-64E Helicopter Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a five-year, $143.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to modify Saudi Arabia’s AH-64E Apache attack helicopters as part of a foreign military sales deal…
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House Committee OKs Small Business Cyber Assistance Bill

The House Science Committee has approved by a voice vote a bill that would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology to provide small businesses with guidance and resources to counter cyber threats, Nextgov reported Tuesday…
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Orbital Insight Raises $50M for Geospatial Analytics Platform

Geospatial analytics and software company Orbital Insight has secured $50 million in a Series C funding round led by investment firm Sequoia Capital. Orbital Insight said Tuesday the latest investment round brings the company’s total funds raised to $78…
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VIDEO: Iron Strong for a Strong Europe. Operation Atlantic Resolve

Promotional highlights of the Iron Brigade conducting operations in support of Atlantic Resolve in central and Eastern Europe.
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