List/Grid Monthly Archives: March 2012

Harris to Provide Field Support for Australia Radios

Harris to Provide Field Support for Australia Radios

Harris Corp. has won a $15.2 million order to provide customer field support for tactical radios in Australia, the company announced Thursday. The company will install the Falcon III AN/PRC-152… Read more »

White House to Mine Big Data, Launch R&D Initiative

White House to Mine Big Data, Launch R&D Initiative

  The White House may begin doing some data-mining of its own as it releases a big data research and development initiative Thursday. The Big Data Research and Development Initiative… Read more »

Kennedy Space Center Getting Software, Security Refresh

Kennedy Space Center Getting Software, Security Refresh

NASA’s Kennedy Space Center will upgrade its information technology system and change its cybersecurity measures across the board, a NASA official said.  Mike Bolger, Kennedy’s chief information officer, said the… Read more »

India to Install Raytheon Parts for Country’s Jaguar Planes

India to Install Raytheon Parts for Country’s Jaguar Planes

Raytheon Co. is acquiring components to build munitions control units for the Indian air force, the company announced Thursday. India plans to use the units on 126 of its Jaguar… Read more »

Kratos On SAIC’s Navy C4I Contract Winning Team

Kratos On SAIC’s Navy C4I Contract Winning Team

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is on a SAIC Inc.-led winning team for a potential $22.5 million Navy contract to provide systems integration engineering, the company announced Thursday. The contract… Read more »

UK to Buy Boeing C-17 Transport Plane, 8th in Country’s Fleet

UK to Buy Boeing C-17 Transport Plane, 8th in Country’s Fleet

The U.K. Defense Ministry will buy a Boeing transport plane and should receive the plane later this year, the Chicago-based aerospace firm announced Wednesday. That plane will be the eighth… Read more »

USDA Taking IT Focus for Customer Communication

USDA Taking IT Focus for Customer Communication

The Agriculture Department‘s National Resources Conservation Service is taking steps in customer contact and information availability, Federal Computer Week reports. NCRS will use mobile and web-based tools for communicating with… Read more »

Pentagon Moving Forward With Mobile User Satellites

Pentagon Moving Forward With Mobile User Satellites

The Defense Department is moving forward with launching communication satellites that is expected to maintain communication for mobile troops and increase data transfer, GCN reports. The Pentagon, which frequently leases… Read more »

Altegrity Forms New Risk Management Unit, Names Tom Hartley President

Altegrity Forms New Risk Management Unit, Names Tom Hartley President

Altegrity has launched a new risk management business unit, the company announced Wednesday. Tom Hartley, former head of Kroll’s U.K.-based business intelligence and investigations department, will serve as president of… Read more »

Northrop to Provide Navy Threat Warning Sensors, Data

Northrop to Provide Navy Threat Warning Sensors, Data

Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a potential $25.5 million Navy contract to provide sensors, processors and technical data for a threat warning system. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Navy… Read more »

Retiring FBI Cyber Official: US Cyber Strategy 'Unsustainable'

Retiring FBI Cyber Official: US Cyber Strategy 'Unsustainable'

The current approach used by the U.S. to secure critical networks is unsustainable, a retiring FBI cyber official told the Wall Street Journal.  Shawn Henry, executive assistant director for cybersecurity,… Read more »

Boeing Delivers Third, Final Refueling Plane to Chile

Boeing Delivers Third, Final Refueling Plane to Chile

Boeing Co. has delivered a military refueling plane to Chile after completing depot maintenance in San Antonio, the company announced Wednesday. This is the last of the three KC-135E Stratotankers… Read more »

Deltek’s Knowledge Lead Says Agencies Have $709B for Contracts

Deltek’s Knowledge Lead Says Agencies Have $709B for Contracts

Deltek Chief Knowledge Officer Ray Bjrklund said federal agencies have $709 billion to spend on contracts, according to Fedscoop. At the Federal Outlook conference in McLean, Va., he said federal agencies… Read more »

Autonomic, Red Hat Expand Cloud Govt. Partnership; Paul Smith Comments

Autonomic, Red Hat Expand Cloud Govt. Partnership; Paul Smith Comments

Autonomic Resources is now a certified Red Hat partner and cloud solutions provider to the federal market, Autonomic announced Tuesday.  Paul Smith, Red Hat’s public sector business vice president and… Read more »

Rockwell Collins to Provide Navy, Air Force Receiver Transmitters

Rockwell Collins to Provide Navy, Air Force Receiver Transmitters

Rockwell Collins Inc. has won a potential $6,676,911 Defense Logistics Agency contract to provide receiver transmitters, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The Navy and Air Force are the using services… Read more »

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