Posts from GovConWire for 12/15/2017

David Kushner Named ViON Federal Sales VP

David Kushner, formerly senior director of federal civilian sales at ViON, has been appointed vice president of federal sales at the Herndon, Virginia-based government information technology contractor…
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AT&T to Provide Mobility Services to Navy, USMC Under $993M IDIQ; Mike Leff Comments

AT&T will compete to provide mobility platforms and services for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps under a potential five-year, $993.5 million contract awarded in October. The company said Thursday it will work to support the service branches’ modernization efforts through the delivery of AT&T’s Smart Base systems and Fleet Management and Asset Management platforms…
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USAF Awards Potential $6.7B Aircraft Engine Sustainment IDIQ to Pratt & Whitney

A United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) subsidiary has received a potential eight-year, $6.7 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to sustain F119 aircraft engines for the U.S. Air Force…
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CSRA CEO Larry Prior Wins ‘Tech Executive of the Year’ Award

CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior has been recognized as “Tech Executive of the Year” by the Northern Virginia Technology Council during an awards ceremony held Monday. NVTC selects the recipients of the annual award based on executive leadership; the company’s financial growth; personal contributions to the local technology community; and the individual’s vision for the company’s future, CSRA said Thursday…
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The Bridge on December 17: A Prospective on the Year Ahead in GovCon

In continuation of last week’s episode on a retrospective look back at 2017, The Bridge on TV returns this Sunday with a prospective look into 2018. The legislative aspect of Government has much on its plate…
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Booz Allen to Support Navy GPS Directorate Under Potential $67M Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a potential five-year, $67.5 million contract for systems engineering support to the global positioning system directorate of the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific…
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Bill Calls for Full FY 2018 Defense Funds

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-New Jersey), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has introduced a bill that would fund national defense programs through the end of fiscal year 2018 and keep the government funded until Jan…
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Cubic Business Unit Opens New Office in Tampa, Florida; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s mission solutions business unit has opened a new office in Tampa, Florida, in a push to expand support for U.S. military customers. The company said Thursday the office will be led by Lawrence Hollister, executive director of Cubic Mission Solutions, and will aid the delivery of military command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies…
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Report: DoD Says Contractors Must Have ‘System Security Plans’ by Year’s End

A spokesman for the Defense Department has said defense contractors must have “system security plans” in place by Dec. 31 to comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s federal data protection regulations, Defense One reported Wednesday…
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Red Hat Gets New Common Criteria Certification for Operating System; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat has obtained another Common Criteria Certification for its Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system. BSI, Germany’s federal information security office, issued the certification under the General-Purpose Operating System Protection Profile 3…
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Govt Vets Eric Rosenbach, Katrina McFarland Join Endeavor Robotics’ Advisory Board

Endeavor Robotics has appointed former government officials Katrina McFarland and Eric Rosenbach to its newly created board of advisers. Rosenbach and McFarland will work to provide strategic guidance on the development of unmanned ground-based robotic systems in support of technology requirements of service personnel and first responders, Endeavor Robotics said Thursday…
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Lockheed to Adopt NEC’s System Invariant Analysis Tech; Carl Marchetto Comments

Lockheed Martin plans to integrate a system invariant analysis technology from NEC into the Bethesda, Maryland-based company’s space programs. SIAT is designed to analyze the behavior of computer and building systems with sensor data and automatically identify inconsistencies to help operators implement corrective actions, NEC said Thursday…
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VIDEO: Come Fly with the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber

Rarely seen aerial footage of the world’s only long range stealth bomber. This Is What We Do.
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