Posts from GovConDaily for 08/01/2017

Oshkosh Gets $195M Army Order for JLTVs, Kits

An Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) subsidiary has received a $195 million order from the U.S. Army to supply 748 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and 2,359 installed and packaged kits. Oshkosh Defense said Tuesday the award is the fifth order for JLTVs since the Army awarded the potential $6…
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DHS Orders Additional Force Protection Video-Built Cameras

Force Protection Video Equipment has received a follow-on order from the Department of Homeland Security to supply additional cameras along with VeriPic-made enterprise photo and evidence management software…
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SPA Marks 45-Year Anniversary; Dr. William Vantine Comments

Systems Planning and Analysis on Friday marked its 45th anniversary in business in support of U.S. national security and defense sectors. Dr. William Vantine, SPA president and CEO, said in a statement released Friday, the company worked to establish itself as an adviser in support of clients’ missions through the leadership of Phillip Lantz who was responsible for the incorporation of SPA on July 28, 1972…
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GAO: DoD Should Review ‘Internet of Things’ Security Policies, Guidance

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Defense Department to evaluate security policies and guidance related to internet of things devices, then identify areas that require new policies or updated guidance…
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Gen. Paul Selva Given 2nd Term as JCS Vice Chairman

The Senate has approved the reappointment of U.S. Air Force Gen. Paul Selva for another two-year term as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense News reported Monday. Senators reconfirmed Selva through a voice vote held Monday, two weeks after he sailed through a nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee…
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SES Subsidiary to Provide Additional Beam for DoD Satellite Connectivity; Pete Hoene Comments

SES‘ government solutions subsidiary has received a five-year task order from the Defense Department to provide an additional satellite beam for government end-users to access real-time information…
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Report: Air Force GPS III Satellite Ground Control System Faces 9-Month Delay

The U.S. Air Force has said the launch of a ground-based control system for the GPS III satellite constellation will be delayed by another nine months due to “realized program technical risks” as well as outdated software and hardware, Bloomberg reported Monday…
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ManTech Vet Christopher Goodrich Named Cornerstone Defense President, CEO

Christopher Goodrich, formerly chief operating officer of mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has been appointed president, CEO and a board member of Cornerstone Defense in a move that takes effect Aug…
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Northrop to Produce Counter-IED Systems for Navy Under Potential $505M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $505.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to start full-rate production of systems designed to protect warfighters, vehicles and structures from radio-controlled improvised explosive threats…
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Navy Awards Lockheed $211M Modification for F-35 Special Equipment Procurement

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $211.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to procure non-recurring special tooling and test equipment needed for current and future production of F-35 aircraft…
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VIDEO: Life aboard a U.S. Navy missile cruiser

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin gets an exclusive tour of the USS Anzio, and catches up with a longtime friend serving in the Persian Gulf.
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