Posts from GovConDaily for 07/10/2017

Capt. Scott Moran Named NRL Commanding Officer as Capt. Mark Bruington Retires

Capt. Scott Moran, a career aviator with the U.S. Navy, has assumed command of the Naval Research Laboratory as former NRL Commanding Officer Capt. Mark Bruington retires from service. NRL said Friday Moran took over as the 39th commanding officer of the Navy’s corporate laboratory during a dual ceremony that also recognized Bruington’s 28-year military career and three-year assignment as head of NRL…
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Lockheed, Saab Partner to Build Army Vehicle Crew Training System for Army

Lockheed Martin will work with Saab to build an integrated system for the U.S. Army to train crews of the service branch’s tactical vehicles under a potential $288 million contract awarded in April…
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IBM’s Sam Gordy: Watson AI Helps Army Predict Armored Vehicle Mechanical Problems

Sam Gordy, general manager of IBM’s federal business, has said the company’s Watson artificial intelligence platform works to help the U.S. Army predict mechanical issues in its fleet of Stryker vehicles as part of a pilot program that started in mid-2016…
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Steve Gizinski: Inmarsat Develops L-band Offering for In-Flight Connectivity

Inmarsat has entered testing stages for a new modem that will work to provide L-band connectivity in-flight. Steve Gizinski, vice president of special programs at Inmarsat’s government business unit, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the company expects to demonstrate the WiSL Aero Modem at an operational level “soon…
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Report: DISA to Adopt Encryption Protocol for Email Protection

The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to adopt a new email gateway infrastructure by mid-2018 to support the use of an encryption protocol that works to protect e-mail messages in transit, Gizmodo reported Thursday…
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Roy Kelley to Serve as Commander of Naval Air Force Atlantic

Rear Adm. Roy Kelley, director of the Joint Strike Fighter Fleet Integration office, will be assigned as commander of the Naval Air Force for the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Boeing to Sponsor AFA’s Cyber Education Program

Boeing has been named a diamond-level sponsor for a cyber education program managed by the Air Force Association. AFA said Friday Boeing will help expand the CyberPatriot program’s efforts to promote cyber, science, technology, engineering and math education across U…
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Army Rapid Capabilities Office Embarks on PNT, Electronic Warfare Tech Projects

The U.S. Army‘s Rapid Capabilities Office has begun efforts to develop electronic warfare and positioning, navigation and timing technologies in a move to prepare the service branch for potential future mission challenges…
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Air Force Bombers Conduct Sequenced Bilateral Mission with Japanese, South Korean Fighter Jets

A pair of B-1B Lancer bomber aircraft from the Andersen Air Force Base in Guam have completed a 10-hour sequenced bilateral mission with fighter jets from Japan and South Korea, DoD News reported Saturday…
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VIDEO: U.S. Navy Month in Review June 2017

Welcome to the U.S. Navy’s multimedia production featuring selected images from around the fleet. The images represent the work of the Navy, deployed worldwide. The images are submitted to the Navy Office of Information…
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