Posts from GovConDaily for 07/25/2017

Aerospace Industry Vet Mark Fisher Rejoins Dynetics as Space Hardware Program Manager

Mark Fisher, formerly vice president and general manager of Schafer‘s aerospace business, has joined Dynetics as program manager for space hardware within the applied science company’s space systems division…
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Engility to Help Integrate, Secure Navy Fleet Network Systems; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a potential five-year, $39 million contract to provide integration, engineering and cybersecurity support for a U.S. Navy network of ships and systems. The company said Tuesday it will support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s program executive office for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence in efforts to build a consolidated technology platform baseline as well as integrate network and communications systems for U…
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Navy Tests Amphibious Group Concept at US-Australia Military Exercise

The U.S. Navy operated its ships alongside Australia’s frigates to test an amphibious warfighting concept dubbed Upgunned Expeditionary Strike Group during the Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 joint U…
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BAE, Goriziane Group Enter Armored Vehicle Marketing Partnership

BAE Systems and Goriziane Group SpA have signed a partnership agreement to market and sell the BvS10 armored all-terrain vehicle platform. BvS10 vehicles are designed to provide full amphibious capacity for littoral operations in remote areas and currently in service with multiple European Union and NATO member countries, BAE said Monday…
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Inspector General: DoD Needs to Improve Foreign Military Support Program Mgmt

The Defense Department‘s office of inspector general has urged DoD to address management and reporting issues facing a program that authorizes the U.S. military to help boost foreign security forces’ capacity to perform counterterrorism and stability operations…
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Sypris Subsidiary Lands Electronic Assembly Production Contracts With Harris

Harris has awarded several contracts to a Sypris Solutions subsidiary to build electronic assemblies in support of U.S. military programs and space initiatives. Sypris Electronics will produce and deliver electronic assemblies for two satellite programs designed for use in weather forecasting operations, Sypris said Monday…
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USCIS Seeks Info on ‘DevSecOps’ Support Sources for Cloud-Based Systems

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has asked information on potential vendors that can provide development, security and operations support services, Nextgov reported Monday…
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NASA Issues RFP for $145M HQ IT Support Services III Contract

NASA has released a request for proposals for a potential five-year, $145 million contract to provide information technology services to all mission directorates and support offices at the agency’s headquarters…
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Lockheed to Continue Navy Submarine Engineering Support Under $120M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $119.7 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy integrate visual systems and other components into submarines. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems unit will perform design, development, test, reverse engineering, technology insertion/refreshment, field engineering and system support under the Navy’s Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems program…
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NGA to Host Challenge for Automated Analysis, Planning Tech Concepts

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will award $5,000 to the winning technology developers of a two-day challenge that aims to develop concepts on how technologies affect decisions related to automated analysis, regional security and planning…
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VIDEO: USS Gerald R. Ford Commissioning Ceremony

President Donald J. Trump commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., July 22, 2017. CVN-78 is the lead ship of the new Gerald R. Ford class of aircraft carrier, the first new class in more than 40 years and begins the phased replacement of Nimitz-class carriers…
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