Posts from GovConDaily for 11/30/2017

Posts from GovConDaily for 11/30/2017

CH2M JV to Design Compound Semiconductor Lab at Federally Funded R&D Center; Tim Byers Comments

A joint venture of CH2M and Burns & McDonnell has selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide laboratory design services for a federally funded research and development center that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology manages for the Defense Department…
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TeraThink Adds Former SAIC Exec Doug Wagoner to Board of Directors

Doug Wagoner, former sector president at Science Applications International Corp., has joined the board of directors at management and technology consulting services contractor TeraThink. The 30-year federal market veteran will work with TeraThink’s other board members to support corporate management efforts and policies, the company said Tuesday…
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Dave Buss: Cubic to Support Army Mission Training Under Potential $975M IDIQ

Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $975 million contract vehicle for training, communications and technical support to various U.S. Army mission training complexes…
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Report: DoD Considers Additional Security Requirements for Worldwide Base Infrastructure Contracts

The Defense Department looks to establish new requirements for infrastructure contracts issued around the world in a push to mitigate vulnerability issues related to energy grid systems at military installations, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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CDC Taps Leidos to Provide Support Services for Strategic National Stockpile Division

Leidos has received a potential five-year $26 million contract to provide logistics, emergency operation and program coordination services in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s Division of Strategic National Stockpiles…
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Booz Allen-NCMS Team Helps Air Force Address Energy Assurance Goals

A partnership of Booz Allen Hamilton and The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences has supported the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to sustain energy across installations. NCMS and Booz Allen entered an agreement with the Air Force assistant secretary for installations, environment, and energy and the Office of Energy Assurance to help installations achieve energy assurance, NCMS said Wednesday…
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Lockheed Autonomous Driving System Logs 55,000 Testing Miles at Army Warfighter Experiment

The Lockheed Martin-built Autonomous Mobility Applique System has been used to control vehicles for more than 55,000 testing miles at the U.S. Army Extended Warfighter Experiment held at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Fort Bliss, Texas…
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Lawmakers Urge FAA to Address UAS Security Risks

House lawmakers have called on the Federal Aviation Administration to implement measures to help mitigate security risks from unmanned aircraft systems, FCW reported Wednesday. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) said at a Wednesday hearing of the House Transportation Committee’s aviation subcommittee that UAS platforms should be installed with remote detection and identification systems…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Barbara Humpton, President & CEO of Siemens Govt Technologies

The 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy once said in a famous address before the Irish Parliament that:“The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities…
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Former Military Leaders James McLaughlin, Robert Latiff Named to Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Polaris Alpha has appointed retired military officers James “Kevin” McLaughlin and Robert Latiff to its board of advisers. McLaughlin and Latiff will provide the leadership team with strategic guidance and advice as the defense technology company delivers services to government, intelligence community and military clients, Polaris Alpha said Wednesday…
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Report: NASA Authorizes SpaceX to Use Previously-Flown Booster on Next ISS Resupply Mission

NASA has approved SpaceX‘s plan to use a previously-flown Falcon 9 rocket booster on the company’s next cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station, SpaceNews reported Thursday…
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DISA Seeks Feedback on Business Case Analysis for Cyber Threat Indicator Sharing

The Defense Information Systems Agency has asked industry to submit comments on a business case analysis about threat indicator sharing capabilities that can support DISA’s cybersecurity portfolio…
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VIDEO: General Dynamics Air Traffic Control Radio Simulcast System

Watch how our Simulcast System expands radio coverage and provides a scalable solution to resolve your ground to air coverage gap issues. Learn more about our Air Traffic Control solutions: https://gdmissionsystems…
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