Posts from GovConDaily for 06/20/2017

Rob Dapkiewicz Succeeds Mike Leff as AT&T VP for Federal Civilian Sector; Kay Kapoor Comments

Rob Dapkiewicz, former vice president for sales at AT&T (NYSE: T), has assumed a new role as VP for the federal civilian sector within the company’s global public sector business. The company said Tuesday Dapkiewicz succeeds Mike Leff, who has moved on as VP for strategy and operations within AT&T Global Public Sector…
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Steve Rubley: Thomson Reuters, Vigilant Solutions to Combine Investigation, License Plate Recognition Platforms

Thomson Reuters will incorporate data from Vigilant Solutions‘ license plate recognition system into an online investigation platform designed to help law enforcement agencies locate assets, people and businesses of interest…
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Iran: We Hit Targets in Syria with Long-Range Ballistic Missiles

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Monday that they hit targets inside Syria, an action that would confirm they’ve extended the range of their solid-fuel missiles. Iran claimed the missiles, which flew approximately 400 miles and hit terrorist headquarters and depots in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr province, were in response to ISIS’ bombing in Tehran…
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Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech

Northrop Grumman and Atlas Elektronik‘s U.K. subsidiary have jointly demonstrated an unmanned mine hunting system during the Belgian Defense Technology and Industry Day trials in Zeebrugge, Belgium…
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Armed Russian Jet Buzzes Within 5 Ft. of USAF Recon Aircraft

A Russian Su-27 jet with air-to-air missiles under its wings was “provocative” and flew “erratically,” approaching “rapidly” within five feet of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 recon jet “rapidly,” officials told Fox News…
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Raytheon, USAF Test Small Diameter Bomb II Via Wind Tunnel

The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon have conducted a series of wind-tunnel tests on a weapon designed to help fighter pilots eliminate moving targets at a range of more than 40 miles. Raytheon said Monday engineers used scale models of Small Diameter Bomb II and F-35 aircraft to gather data on the drag, lift and side force of the weapon…
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Doug Magee Accepts ISOA Vanguard Award for Comprehensive Health Services

Doug Magee, senior vice president of business development at Comprehensive Health Services, has accepted the International Stability Operations Association’s Tier 3 ISOA Vanguard Award on behalf of the company…
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DoD Inspector General: NSA Lacks Detailed Strategy to Implement ‘Secure-the-Net’ Efforts

A redacted version of an August 2016 report by the Defense Department’s inspector general says the National Security Agency failed to develop a detailed plan for the implementation of its “secure-the-net initiatives” designed to safeguard classified data from insider threats, Nextgov reported Monday…
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Deloitte-SAP Team Unveils Cloud-Based HR Tech Offering for Federal Agencies

Deloitte and SAP have rolled out a joint technology offering designed to help federal agencies to manage human resources. The cloud-based HR FedForward platform is based on SAP’s SuccessFactors human capital management platform and offers a consumer-grade HR system to government employees, Deloitte said June 12…
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VIDEO: HIMARS | Live Fire

Marines with Battery D, 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division participated in their live fire annual training at Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah, June 10-14, 2017.
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