Posts from GovConDaily for 05/12/2017

SAIC to Perform C4ISR Updates on Army Tactical Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 12, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide engineering and integration services in efforts to update two U.S. Army vehicles under a potential $61 million task order from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday…
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Deloitte: US Aerospace & Defense Export Growth Slows to 1.7% in 2016; Robin Lineberger Comments

A new Deloitte report says the growth in U.S. aerospace and defense exports decreased from 4 percent in 2015 to 1.7 percent in 2016. The “2017 Deloitte U.S. Aerospace and Defense Sector Export and Labor Market Study” found that A&D comprised about 10 percent of total U…
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James Mattis: Defense Funding Increase to Support Military Readiness, Address Budget Shortfall

Defense Secretary James Mattis has said additional defense funds under the fiscal 2017 omnibus spending bill would support efforts to rebuild military readiness and address budget shortfalls facing the Defense Department, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday…
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Leo Davies: F-35 Helps Drive Australia’s Force ‘Interoperability’ with US, Regional Partners

Leo Davies, chief of Australia’s air force, has said he believes the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft will help increase connections between the armed forces of Australia, the U.S. and regional allies, Breaking Defense reported Thursday…
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Thales Opens Cybersecurity Operation Center in Hong Kong

Thales has established a Hong Kong-based cybersecurity hub in a move to provide continuous cyber surveillance services to customers throughout Asia. The facility is Thales’ fifth Cybersecurity Operation Center in the world and will support the company’s efforts to help mitigate cyber threats facing government agencies, financial institutions, critical infrastructure operators and enterprises in the region, Thales said Thursday…
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Holloman Air Force Base Concludes 5-Day Test of RPA Operations

The 49th Wing at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico has conducted a five-day surge to test the capacities of the base’s airmen and civilian personnel in a remotely piloted aircraft mission…
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Butch Luckie: Air Force’s IT Savings Hit $565M

Butch Luckie, chief of information technology business analytics at the U.S. Air Force, has said the service branch has achieved nearly 17 percent reduction in the service branch’s IT budget of more than $3…
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VIDEO: Mattis, Baltic Defense Leaders Speak to Reporters

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis, Estonian Defense Minister Margus Tsahkna and Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis speak to reporters in Vilnius, Lithuania, May 10, 2017…
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