Posts from GovConDaily for 11/03/2017

Navy to Hold USS Delbert D. Black Destroyer Christening at HII Shipyard

The U.S. Navy will conduct a christening ceremony for the future USS Delbert D. Black guided-missile destroyer at a Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The ceremony to be held Nov…
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NASA JPL Opens Solicitation for ‘Europa’ Lander Camera Tech

NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has issued a request for proposals on the development of camera technology for a proposed lander mission on Jupiter’s moon Europa. A FedBizOpps solicitation notice posted Oct…
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Navy’s 40 Cyber Mission Force Teams Reach Full Operational Capability Status

The U.S. Navy’s 40 cyber mission force teams obtained full operational capability designation in October, the Defense Department reported Thursday. The service’s CMF teams achieved the FOC status after the U…
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Cybercom Declares Full Operational Capability for Army Cyber Mission Force Teams

The U.S. Army‘s 41 Cyber Mission Force teams have achieved “full operational capability” status from the U.S. Cyber Command. The Army said Thursday the grant follows the teams’ required completion of multiple training courses on cyberspace operation areas such as planning, network operations and architecture, detailed software analysis and development…
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Swedish Army Orders Additional BAE 155mm Ammo Rounds

BAE Systems has received a contract from Sweden’s defense and material administration to supply an additional 254 Bofors 155-millimeter ammunition rounds to the Swedish army. The company said Thursday it will produce BONUS munitions at BAE’s manufacturing facility in Karlskoga, Sweden, and expects deliveries to occur during 2019…
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Gen. Joseph Dunford: US, South Korea, Japan Need Trilateral Cooperation to Stop North Korea’s Nuclear Threat

Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said defense leaders from the U.S., Japan and South Korea agreed trilateral and multilateral cooperation is needed among the three countries to counter North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear threats, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Karen Shields, VP of Health Markets for Serco Inc.

EM: Could you tell our readers what Serco does, or will be doing in the Health sector? Karen Shields: Our focus in the Health sector will be very much focused on supporting those in need of services and ensuring program integrity in that delivery area…
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Raytheon to Produce Targeting Systems, Electronic Unit for Navy MQ-4C Triton UAS

Raytheon has received a three-year, $7.21 million contract to produce three multi-spectral targeting systems and one electronic unit to the U.S. Navy. The company will provide the MTS “B” AN/DAS-3 systems and electronic unit to support low-rate initial production of lot 2 MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Matt Desch: Iridium, SpaceX Negotiate Price for Satellite Launches With Reusable Rocket Stages

Iridium CEO Matt Desch has said SpaceX agreed to lower the price of future Iridium NEXT satellite launches the latter company will conduct using previously-flown rocket stages, Space Intel Report reported Thursday…
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General Atomics to Build Arresting Gear Test Assets for Navy

General Atomics has secured an $11.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce test assets of an arresting gear system the company designed to manage deceleration of carrier-borne aircraft…
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VIDEO: Department of Justice Recognizes Veterans Day with Appreciation Ceremony

Department of Justice Recognizes Veterans Day with Appreciation Ceremony.
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