Posts from GovConDaily for 09/22/2017

GSA Posts Web Resources of Enterprise Infrastructure Service Providers

The General Services Administration has unveiled a list of online resources meant to inform federal agencies of what technology and service offerings they can acquire from multiple vendors via the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions procurement vehicle, FCW reported Wednesday…
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Commerce Dept Wants Public Feedback on Proposed Regulations for 911 Grant Program

The Commerce Department seeks public input on the proposed implementing rules of a grant program that would fund state and local governments’ 911 call center modernization efforts. The department said Thursday the 911 Grant Program will issue up to $110 million in funds to help states and local jurisdictions adopt internet protocol-based emergency services and next-generation 911 technologies…
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Kratos Short Range Ballistic Missile System Supports Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar Testing

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions has offered its short range ballistic missile system to support U.S. Navy testing activities on the AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar. The company said Thursday that the AN/SPY-6(V) system acquired and tracked the movement of the Kratos Space and Missile Defense Systems-built SRBM technology which was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii…
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Decisive Analytics Gets Army Task Order for Software Prototyping & Experimentation Support

Decisive Analytics has received a potential four-year, $42 million task order from the U.S. Army to provide software prototyping and experimentation support. The company said Thursday the Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command awarded the task order through the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration Domain 2 multiple-award contract…
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Eaton to Manufacture Hydropower Turbine, Generator Sets Under DOE Contract

Eaton has received a contract of an undisclosed value from the Energy Department to produce and test integrated hydropower turbine and generator sets. The power management company said Wednesday the contract funds the second phase of a project DoE initially awarded in 2014 for the deployment of hydropower generation systems at existing non-powered dams and waterways…
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Ball Aerospace Performs Spectometer Testing, Verification on Air Quality Measurement Tech

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has conducted spectometer testing and verification activities on an instrument built to measure air quality across North America. NASA selected the Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution technology as the first Earth Venture instrument to measure levels of nitrogen dioxide, ozone, sulfur dioxide and aerosols in the atmosphere that affect human health and agriculture productivity, Ball Aerospace saidd Thursday…
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Cobham to Supply Boeing With Small Diameter Bomb Carriage Systems

Cobham has received a contract to manufacture carriage systems for small diameter bombs that Boeing will provide to U.S. and international defense customers beginning in 2018. Cobham said Wednesday it will produce multiple configurations of the BRU-61/A SDB carriage system under the agreement with Boeing…
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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt, Troops Should Adopt Commercial Satcom That “Moves” With Them

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said government personnel and warfighters should adopt a satellite communications platform that “moves” with them to facilitate voice, video and data sharing and carry out missions amid disasters and global conflicts…
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FCC Issues Requirements for FirstNet Opt-Out States

The Federal Communications Commission has defined standards that the agency will use to assess broadband networks of U.S. states that are opting out of the First Responder Network Authority’s national public safety network, MeriTalk reported Thursday…
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Bill Would Establish National Standard for Cyber Breach Notification

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-Rhode Island) has reintroduced a bill that would standardize industry efforts to notify victims of cyber attacks. A press release posted Monday on Langevin’s website said the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act would give companies 30 days to notify affected individuals following the discovery of a breach of sensitive personal information…
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Leonardo DRS Lands $90M Navy Contract Modification for Submarine Tech Insertion Hardware Devt

Leonardo DRS has been awarded a five-year, $90.2 million contract modification to develop, integrate and produce submarine technology insertion hardware for the U.S. Navy as well as the governments of Australia and the U…
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Report: Air Force to Mull Potential Light ISR Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force is looking into the possibility of hosting an event to test off-the-shelf light aircraft designed for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, Defense News reported Thursday…
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VIDEO: MV-22 Osprey | Unlike Any Aircraft

The MV-22 Osprey has become the cornerstone of our Corps’ assault support capability, with the speed, endurance, and survivability needed to fight and win on tomorrow’s battlefield. This combat multiplier represents a quantum improvement in strategic mobility and tactical flexibility for expeditionary forces…
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