Posts from GovConDaily for 10/2/2017

Engility to Help NOAA Develop High-Performance Computing Software; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a pair of task orders worth $14 million combined to develop and optimize high-performance computing software for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s climate and weather research efforts…
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DHS S&T Project Aims to Repurpose Analytic Tools for Border Security Operations

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has launched a new project to repurpose, modify or integrate existing commercial and government analytic tools into border security platforms…
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FLIR Systems to Supply Surveillance Cameras for Army Force Protection Program

Flir Systems has received a one-year, $74.7 million order to provide surveillance camera systems for the U.S. Army‘s Electro-Optical/Infrared-Force Protection program. The Army will implement TacFLIR cameras in efforts to augment perimeter security and safety of U…
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Northrop to Continue Army Battle Command System Engineering, Manufacturing Work

The U.S. Army has awarded Northrop Grumman a potential $44.8 million contract modification to extend the ceiling value and period of performance under the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Integrated Battle Command System contract…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Vern Saunders, VP/GM, Federal Networks at Jacobs

“If you are looking for a vendor that is innovative, cost-conscious and seeking every opportunity to do a great job in delivering a world-class positive client experience–that’s Jacobs.” EM: Can you tell us about your background, roles and responsibilities since you first joined in 2014? Vern Saunders: I joined Federal Network Systems in June 2000, back when it was Verizon…
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Rep. Will Hurd Seeks to Include Central IT Modernization Fund in FITARA Scorecard

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) looks to evaluate a proposed information technology modernization working capital fund through the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard used to evaluate the performance of government IT systems, MeriTalk reported Friday…
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Matt Desch: Iridium Satellite Network Helps Meet Demand for Satcom Services in Hurricane-Hit Puerto Rico

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said the company’s network of low-Earth orbit satellites works to accommodate satellite phone communications amid the high demand for satcom services in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, USA Today reported Friday…
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Siemens Donates to Hire Heroes USA for Military Vet Employment Services

Siemens‘ philanthropic arm has donated $30,000 to the Hire Heroes USA nonprofit organization that offers job sourcing and coaching support services for military veterans, spouses and service members transitioning to civilian life…
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Kryptowire-Qualcomm Team Gets DHS Contract to Demo Mobile Security Framework

Kryptowire and Qualcomm‘s cybersecurity business have received a $1.8 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate to demonstrate a framework that seeks to validate and protect third-party mobile applications and services…
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Brian Burns: Coast Guard On Track to Meet DoD Deadline for Windows 10 Migration

Brian Burns, acting chief information officer of the U.S. Coast Guard, has said the service branch is on track to meet the Defense Department’s March 2018 deadline to transition to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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GE to Repair T64 Engine Components Under Potential $81M Navy Contract

General Electric‘s aviation segment has received a one-year, $80.5 million “undefinitized” contract from the U.S. Navy to repair and replace 32 head-of-family items and other components utilized on the T64 engine…
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VIDEO: Aegis – Capable. Proven. Deployed.

Aegis is the world’s most advanced combat system and pushes the boundaries of innovation. https://lmt.co/2nZVD8L
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