Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/23/2017

HighPoint Global Eyes Citizen Experience Services Expansion Via Primescape Buy; Cal Shintani Comments

HighPoint Global has acquired Herndon, Virginia-based information technology platforms and services contractor Primescape Solutions for an undisclosed sum in an effort to advance the delivery of citizen experience services to government agencies…
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Engility Wins DIA Digital Forensics Recompete; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has secured a potential five-year, $14 million contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency to provide multimedia analysis and reporting services to an audio-video forensics laboratory managed by DIA’s National Media Exploitation Center…
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Lockheed Martin Conducts First LM-100J Flight

Lockheed Martin has conducted the first flight of the second production LM-100J air freighter on Oct. 11. The company said Thursday the LM-100J is a commercial multi-purpose air freighter developed from the C-130J Super Hercules and designed to replace the L-100 cargo aircraft which stopped production in 1992…
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Steffanie Easter: Army Continues Efforts to Update Acquisition of Tech for Warfighters

Steffanie Easter, acting assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, has said that the service branch took steps to update the current process of equipping new technologies to warfighters…
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AWS-Cal Poly Team Unveils Transformation Hub Built to Further Digital Systems Using Cloud Tech

Amazon Web Services and the California Polytechnic State University will launch a new transformation hub designed to streamline the evolution of digital systems throughout the education, government and nonprofit sectors using cloud technologies…
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DRT to Support USDA Cybersecurity Program

DRT Strategies has received a potential three-year, $4 million contract to help the Agriculture Department‘s Office of Information Security to manage a cybersecurity program. The company said Monday it aims to help USDA comply with Executive Order 13800: Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure and Executive Order Memorandum M-17-25: Reporting Guidance for Executive Order 13800 through the contract…
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Intel Invests $60M in 15 Startups to Back Analytics, Cybersecurity Tech Development

Intel has invested more than $60 million in 15 technology startups through its global investment arm to support the development of cybersecurity, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence and autonomous platforms…
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Cloudera, Partners to Develop Service Built to Aid Next-Gen Cyber Hub Deployment

Cloudera has teamed up with Arcadia Data, Centrify and StreamSets to create a new service that looks to accelerate the deployment of a next-generation cybersecurity hub. Cloudera said Monday that its Cloudera Manager platform will help chief information security officers access the company’s cybersecurity services and associated independent software vendor capacities including analytics, ingestion and visualization…
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Army Posts UAS Electronic Warfare Tech RFI

The U.S. Army has released a request for information to gather input on potential electronic warfare technology for unmanned aircraft systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Oct. 3 stated the military branch seeks a Multi-Function Electronic Warfare system that can be mounted on the wing pylon of Class IV UAS such as the Gray Eagle platform…
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Rockwell Collins to Produce Digital Terminal Control System Simulators for Australian Military

Rockwell Collins‘ Australian subsidiary has received a potential $31 million contract to produce eight simulators for a computer-based technology platform designed to help Australian military personnel respond to adversarial targets…
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ProSol Wins DISA Contract for Distributed Tactical Comm System Support

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Professional Solutions1 a potential five-year, $48 million contract to provide global logistical services management support for DISA’s Distributed Tactical Communication System…
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USAF Taps Advanced Technology Systems for Egyptian Border Surveillance Tech FMS Contract

Advanced Technology Systems Co. has received a potential $64.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a mobile surveillance sensor security system for Egypt’s border guard personnel…
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OPM Nominee Jeff Pon Cites Cybersecurity, Recruitment Priorities at Senate Nomination Hearing

Jeff Pon, the White House’s nominee for the director post at the Office of Personnel Management, has said he plans to prioritize the recruitment of information technology experts once confirmed to help build up OPM’s cybersecurity posture and response to cyber threats, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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VIDEO: The Nuclear Triad: Submarines

Ohio-class nuclear submarines are the most survivable leg of the nuclear triad. The other two legs of the triad are bombers and intercontinental ballistic missiles. The triad provides our nation with significant deterrence and decisive response capabilities…
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