Posts from GovConDaily for 11/21/2017

SPH Engineering Debuts Centralized Drone Management System

SPH Engineering has unveiled a centralized drone management system that is designed to support law enforcement, firefighter, search-and-rescue and security service command centers in surveillance and first response missions…
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DoD’s Innovation Unit Taps ICEYE for Earth Observation Data Support

ICEYE‘s U.S. subsidiary has secured a contract to provide Earth observation data support services to the Defense Department‘s innovation unit. Mike Lyons, CEO of ICEYE U.S., said in a statement published Monday the company aims to help the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental address national security challenges through the use of data…
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Cubic to Demo Training Systems at Florida Conference; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic will showcase its portfolio of training systems at the five-day Interservice/Industry Training Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida, that is scheduled to kick off Nov. 27. I/ITSEC is an annual modeling, simulation and training conference organized by the National Training and Simulation Association, Cubic said Tuesday…
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Koniag SVP Jon Panamaroff Named to Native American Contractors Association Board

Jon Panamaroff, chief compliance officer and a senior vice president for Koniag‘s government services unit, has been appointed to the Native American Contractors Association board of directors for the second time…
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DOE Researchers Recognized for Tech Devt Efforts

R&D Magazine has recognized researchers from the Energy Department for their efforts to develop new technology products or processes. DOE said Monday its national laboratories received 33 of the 100 awards given out during the R&D 100 Awards on Friday in Orlando, Florida…
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AWD Alliance Commences Sea Trials of Australia’s 2nd Hobart-Class Destroyer

A consortium of ASC, Navantia, Raytheonand Australia’s defense department has kicked off sea trials of a second Air Warfare Destroyer ship built for the Australian navy. AWD Alliance said Tuesday it will test the NUSHIP Brisbane ship’s maneuvering, control, navigation and propulsion systems in the coming weeks…
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Lockheed Facilitates Talks on Australian Space Agency Establishment

Lockheed Martin hosted a forum in Canberra, Australia on Monday to discuss the Australian government’s plan to form a national space agency. The event titled “Securing Australia’s Space Industry Forum 2017” involved discussions on key opportunities and challenges facing the establishment of an Australian space agency, Lockheed said Monday…
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USAF Transports Underwater Equipment to Support Argentine Submarine Search & Rescue Mission

The U.S. Air Force has deployed military transport aircraft units to deliver U.S. Navy undersea rescue systems to help search for a missing Argentine submarine in the southern Atlantic Ocean. USAF said Monday the Air Mobility Command launched two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and one C-5M Super Galaxy over the weekend to transport a submarine rescue chamber and a remotely operated underwater intervention vehicle to Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina…
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Rockwell Collins to Build 4th E-2D Training System for Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Rockwell Collins a $34.5 million initial contract to provide a fourth tactics trainer for the military branch’s E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems III program. Rockwell Collins said Monday it aims to complete production of a new E-2D tactics trainer designed to support live, virtual and constructive training high-fidelity training by August 2020…
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Report: DoD IG Lauds USAF Acquisition Strategy, Risk Mgmt for Bomber Program

The Defense Department’s inspector general has said the U.S. Air Force developed a “comprehensive” risk management process and procurement strategy to support its $80 billion B-21 bomber aircraft program, Bloomberg reported Monday…
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DoD, VA Update Sen. John McCain on $4.3B EHR Implementation Program

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs told Congress that VA and DoD work together to evaluate business processes and identify the necessary changes throughout the lifecycle of a $4.3 billion contract that seeks to help the Pentagon deploy a commercial electronic health record system, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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IAP to Support Navy Base Operations in Annapolis, Maryland

The U.S. Navy has awarded IAP Worldwide Services a potential $19.4 million contract to help operate the Naval Support Activity base in Annapolis, Maryland. IAP will provide management, supervision and labor services as well as training, equipment and supplies to NSA Annapolis under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday…
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VIDEO: Navy’s Weekly Wire Rundown Nov 20, 2017

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople…
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