Posts from GovConDaily for 11/28/2017

DHS, NASA, SBA Chiefs to Deliver Keynote at Senior Executives Association’s Leadership Summit

Leaders of the Department of Homeland Security, NASA and the Small Business Administration will serve as keynote speakers at the Senior Executives Association’s 2017 Presidential Rank Awards Leadership Summit on Dec…
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SeeByte Gets Navy UUV Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Battelle‘s SeeByte subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $22.6 million contract to provide technical, engineering and training support for U.S. Navy‘s MK18 unmanned underwater vehicles…
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Report: US Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria Reaches Nearly 26,000

The Defense Department has revealed in a new report that a total of 25,910 U.S. troops are currently deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, Defense News reported Monday. There are 8,892 U.S. troops in Iraq, 15,298 in Afghanistan and 1,720 in Syria as of Sept…
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Navy Eyes Integrated Comms System for Unmanned Tanker Mission Control Station

The U.S. Navy seeks information on potential vendors that can develop an integrated communications system for a mission control station to support carrier and shore-based management of the service branch’s proposed MQ-25A Stingray unmanned aerial tanker…
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Third Space Experimentation Squadron Decommissions ANGELS Satellite

The third space experimentation squadron has decommissioned the Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space satellite Nov. 20 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Patrick Air Force Base said Nov…
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DOE to Open Funding Competition for Energy Frontier Research Centers

The Energy Department plans to award $99 million in fiscal year 2018 funds to Energy Frontier Research Centers. DOE said Monday it will open another funding competition for institutions that aim to establish new EFRCs as well as existing EFRCs that seek continued DOE support…
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ITIF: 91% of Popular Federal Sites Fail to Perform Well in Terms of Speed, Mobile Friendliness

A new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has found that approximately 91 percent of most popular U.S. federal websites did not fare well on at least one of the metrics for page-load speed, accessibility, mobile friendliness and security…
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IAP Awarded Navy E-6B Logistics Support Extension

IAP Worldwide Services has received a one-year, $58.9 million option under a contract with the U.S. Navy to provide logistics services for the service branch’s E-6B command post and communications aircraft…
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Saab Releases Military Training Visualization Tool

Saab has launched a new tool for military training leaders, observers and controllers to obtain a 360-degree view of battlefield exercises. The We:Are training application employs mobile augmented reality technology and works to help users visualize movements, targets and engagements in real time, Saab said Monday…
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CTC’s Ed Sheehan Elected to Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial Board

Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors of The Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial. Sheehan will bring philanthropic experience to the board and build on his company’s support for Friends of Flight 93-hosted annual events such as the September 11 Observance, the nonprofit said Wednesday…
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NIH Supercomputing Cluster Lands Spot on Top500 List; CSRA’s Kamal Narang Comments

A computing platform that CSRA upgraded for the National Institutes of Health has been named to the Top500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. NIH’s Biowulf cluster ranked 66th on the Top500’s 2017 list, CSRA said Monday…
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VIDEO: Global Training Solutions

From interconnected training centers to cyber training to adaptive learning, see how Raytheon is helping customers across the globe engage learners and meet focused mission objectives. Learn more: https://www…
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