Posts from GovConWire for 08/31/2017

Samsung’s Yasir Aziz: Containerization Key to Agencies’ Mobile Device Management

Yasir Aziz, senior director of end user sales for Samsung Knox at Samsung Business, has said government agencies should consider containerization as an approach to mobile device management in an effort to balance their organizations’ security, flexibility and productivity requirements…
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Stephanie Hill Named Lockheed Corporate Strategy, Business Devt SVP; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of cyber, ships and advanced technologies at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been named senior VP for corporate strategy and business development at the Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace and defense contractor in a move that takes effect Sept…
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ManTech Lands $133M Army Intell Support Task Order

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential $133.4 million task order from the U.S. Army to support the service branch’s intelligence, security and information operations. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday says the company will provide analytical support services across cybersecurity, counterterrorism and counterintelligence areas in support of the Army Intelligence and Security Command’s 902nd military intelligence group…
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Report: Japan Asks US to Equip Aegis BMD System With New Radar Amid North Korean Missile Threat

Japan has asked the U.S. government to use a new radar for integration with a ground-based version of the Aegis ballistic missile defense platform the East Asian country plans to launch by 2023 in an effort to counter threats posed by North Korea, Reuters reported Wednesday…
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Raytheon Receives $119M Integration Support Order for Navy Tomahawk Block IV Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a delivery order to help the U.S. Navy integrate seeker suite technology and processing components into the latest variant of Tomahawk cruise missiles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will conduct analysis, trade studies, architecture, modeling, simulation development, evaluation and prototyping activities in support of the Tactical Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missile systems as part of the Maritime Strike Tomahawk Program…
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DLT-DataRobot Team to Offer Big Data & Analytics Platform to Govt Customers

DLT Solutions and DataRobot have partnered to offer a big data, analytics and data science platform to government agencies. DLT said Monday its AnalyticsStack platform will work to help agencies architect, acquire and deploy enterprise analytics tools such as big data infrastructure, advanced analytics and data science systems…
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Kevin Cox: DHS to Require Vendors to Submit Supply Chain Risk Mgmt Plans for Cyber Products

The Department of Homeland Security plans to implement a new requirement that seeks to provide federal agencies information on commercial cybersecurity products and services they purchase, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Army Selects Northrop for $117M Special Electronic Mission Aircraft Logistics Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $116.9 million contract to provide logistics support for a fleet of government-owned, fixed-wing special electronic mission aircraft. The Army received three bids for the fixed-price incentive, firm-fixed price, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-type contract via the internet and obligated $30 million at the time of award, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Navy, MDA Launch Raytheon SM-6 Missiles Using Lockheed’s Aegis Combat System

The U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency have test-fired two Raytheon-made Standard Missile-6 Dual I missiles using the Lockheed Martin-built Aegis Combat System  installed on the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones…
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NTT Data Lands $82M Contract Extension for Navy Submarine Lifecycle Mgmt Support; Tim Conway Comments

An NTT Data division has received a potential two-year, $82 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to continue to provide lifecycle management and acquisition support for the service branch’s submarine fleet…
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Army Unveils List of Top Industry Suppliers for 2017

The U.S. Army has released this year’s Superior Supplier Incentive Program list that ranks the top industry suppliers for the military in 2017 based on cost, schedule, technical performance, management, regulatory compliance and small business utilization…
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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: FedRAMP-Compliant Cloud Platforms Grew 197% From FY 2014 to FY 2016

A new Deltek report says the number of cloud platforms that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program rose from 106 in fiscal 2014 to 315 in fiscal 2016. That figure represents a 197 percent growth in the number of FedRAMP-compliant cloud offerings in use at federal agencies compared with the 45 percent increase in non-FedRAMP compliant platforms over the last three fiscal years, Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday…
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VIDEO: What is your Legacy? — Marine Security Guard

The mission of Marine Corps Embassy Security Group is to provide protection to mission personnel and prevent the compromise of national security information and equipment at designated diplomatic and consular facilities…
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August 30th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued to climb for the third consecutive day, closing at 101.305 up 0.958 percent. Engility Holdings topped the GCI delivering greater than 3.00 percent growth, while Cubic Corporation, ICF, CAE, KBR, and BAE Systems all posted greater than 2…
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