Posts from GovConDaily for 12/07/2017

Neill Blue Appointed as ViON’s Chief Financial Officer

ViON Corporation, announced today that Neill Blue will be assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer. Blue is a tenured financial officer and operations executive with an extensive track record of supporting growing technology companies…
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DARPA Taps Raytheon BBN to Help Develop Causal Exploration Tech for Military Planners

A Raytheon subsidiary has been selected to develop tools for military planners to examine and address causal factors that trigger conflict situations as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-led program…
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Air Force to Review Programs, Budget Accounts to Prepare for Future Defense Plan

The U.S. Air Force will conduct a zero-based review on all of the service branch’s budget accounts, programs and associated manpower authorizations in a move to prepare for the Fiscal Year 2020 Program Objective Memorandum and Future Years Defense Plan…
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Army, Foreign Researchers Initiate Cyberspace Disinformation Research Effort

U.S. Army researchers, along with Ukrainian and Bulgarian scientists have joined to commence a global research effort to study disinformation attacks occurring in cyberspace. The Army said Tuesday it has partnered with researchers from the Bulgarian Defense Institute; Chernihiv National University of Technology; and the National Technical University of Ukraine to administer the Cyber Rapid Analysis for Defense Awareness of Real-time Situation or CyRADARS project…
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Leidos’ Roger Krone, Jim Reagan, Kelly Hernandez Included in Magazine’s 2018 All-America Executive Team

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, and two other company executives have been named to the Institutional Investor magazine’s 2018 All-America Executive Team. Krone landed a spot in the top three for Best CEO within the aerospace and defense electronics midcap category under the list’s capital goods and industrial sector, Leidos said Wednesday…
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DHS Cyber Assessment Team to Expand Risk Evaluation Role to Operational Tech

The Department of Homeland Security‘s cyber assessment team will extend its cyber risk assessment activities beyond information technology systems to include national critical infrastructure and operational technology, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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Report: DoD Sees Decline in Troop Levels for Warfighters Stationed in Iraq, Syria

The Defense Department has said the number of warfighters stationed in Iraq and Syria continues to trend down from current troop levels at 7,000 units, DoD News reported Wednesday. U.S. Army Col. Robert Manning, spokesman for the Pentagon, said the numbers comply with Defense Secretary James Mattis’ push to provide American people with an understanding of U…
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Terumo BCT Receives DoD Grant for Blood Sterilization Tech Research

Terumo BCT has received a three-year grant from the Defense Department to study the effectiveness of a new medical technology to cut the risk of bloodborne pathogen transmission in military personnel…
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Report: Northrop Embeds Security Features in Microchip Tech

A Northrop Grumman facility in Baltimore, Maryland, produces microchip technology designed with security tools that are not available on the commercial market, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Vern Boyle, technology director at Northrop’s cyber division, told Breaking Defense that the company works to develop specific technologies that are only accessible to the U…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Steve Halligan, CEO & Co-Founder of n2Grate Government Technology Solutions

With a number of new companies on the up and up, a promising one to watch is certainly leading network solutions provider n2Grate, a company dedicated to helping customers achieve their business/mission objectives by maximizing technology investment…
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DSS Gives Raytheon ‘Superior’ Security Rating for Missile Systems Plant

Raytheon has announced its missile systems production facility in Tucson, Arizona, has obtained a “superior” security rating from the Defense Security Service for the sixth consecutive year…
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CAE USA’s Mike Lewis to Keynote Military Flight Training Summit

Mike Lewis, director of business development and training solutions at CAE‘s U.S. arm, has will deliver a keynote speech Thursday at the 2017 Military Flight Training USA Summit in San Antonio, Texas…
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VIDEO: Northrop Grumman FTX-20 Experiment 2014

Northrop Grumman’s Distributed Aperture System demonstrates the ability to detect and track ballistic missile threats and share the trajectory information across the battlespace via an airborne gateway…
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