Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/01/2017

CACI Lands CBP Air, Marine Surveillance System Support Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a potential four-year, $34.5 million contract from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to update, operate and maintain the agency’s Air and Marine Operations Surveillance System…
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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Endpoint Protection Tech Key to Agencies’ Situational Awareness

Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer of Dell EMC’s federal business, has said new technology platforms have emerged that work to help federal agencies build up their cyber “defensive postures” through endpoint protection, GCN reported Tuesday…
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Air Force Pegs F-22 Raptor Modernization Cost at $1.7B

The U.S. Air Force has estimated that modernizing 34 Lockheed Martin-built F-22 aircraft from a training configuration to an operational status would cost more than $1.7 billion over an 11-year period, FlightGlobal reported Thursday…
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GSA, DOE Issue Building Mgmt Tech RFI

The General Services Administration and the Energy Department have released a joint request for information on technology platforms that could help increase operational efficiency of federal buildings…
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James Collier Named NCI EVP, Treasurer & CFO

James Collier, former senior vice president of corporate planning and analysis at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined government technology services contractor NCI as executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer…
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Jeanette Manfra: DHS Shares Info on Wireless Network Vulnerability

The Department of Homeland Security has publicly shared information about a newly-discovered vulnerability in the Wi-Fi Protected Access II protocol that works to help protect almost all wireless network traffic, DHS’ Jeanette Manfra wrote in an article published Tuesday…
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Cryptonite Unveils Moving Target Cyber Defense Tech to Protect Client Networks

Cryptonite has introduced a new moving target cyber defense technology designed to shield networks from cyber attacks and prevent potential adversary reconnaissance missions. The company said Thursday the CryptoniteNXT system was built to proactively suppress potential attacks before networks can implement traditional means to detect and remove such breaches…
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DoD Seeks OMB Approval to Collect Defense Industrial Base Information

The Defense Department seeks Office of Management and Budget approval DoD’s plan to collect information as part of an ongoing defense industrial base review. DoD said Thursday in a Federal Register notice that the proposed survey is urgent and will help the department identify, evaluate and issue recommendations to boost the defense industrial base…
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Ardent Technologies Awarded DOE IT Support Contract

The Energy Department has awarded Ardent Technologies a potential $4 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support information technology operations of DOE’s environmental management office…
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Farm Credit Administration Taps Xgility for System Devt Support

Information technology provider Xgility has received a task order from the Farm Credit Administration to perform systems development support. Xgility said Tuesday the order was issued through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle…
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Report: Northrop to Deliver 2 Triton Drones to Navy

Northrop Grumman is set to hand over this year two MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy as the service intends to replace its fleet of P-3C Orion and EP-3E Aries II aircraft that work to perform maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday…
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Poland Accepts CAE-Airbus Co-Developed Full-Flight Simulator

Poland’s air force has accepted a CAE and Airbus Defense and Space co-developed full-flight simulator designed to help train pilots of the country’s C295 aircraft fleet. The C295 FFS is equipped with the CAE True six degree-of-freedom electric motion system along with the CAE Medallion-6000 visual system and a computer-generated forces tactical environment, the company said Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Artillery | The King of Battle

Section chiefs with Battery C., Battalion Landing Team, 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit explain why artillery is known as the king of battle. The battery Marines are participating in the Fire Support Coordination Exercise conducting fire missions in response to Joint Tactical Air Controllers call for fire against enemy positions during Alligator Dagger, Sept…
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