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Govt Launches Dialogue to Develop Federal Mobility Strategy

Govt Launches Dialogue to Develop Federal Mobility Strategy

Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel launched an interactive dialogue  Wednesday that looks for “stakeholders such as mobile experts, policymakers, developers, industry and citizens to submit their ideas on how to… Read more »

USCIS Wants Customer Service to Go Mobile

USCIS Wants Customer Service to Go Mobile

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is contemplating how to include mobile devices in its system for providing customer service. The Department of Homeland Security issued a request for information Wednesday… Read more »

Air Force Wants Game Changers for its Cyber Vision Study

Air Force Wants Game Changers for its Cyber Vision Study

The Air Force is performing a study on how it can improve its cyber capabilities, according to a request for information issued Wednesday. The RFI is looking for submissions addressing the Air Force’s… Read more »

Air Force Seeking Wearable Computer with GPS Included

Air Force Seeking Wearable Computer with GPS Included

The Air Force is pursuing a wearable computer and tactical vest, according to a request for information posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Air Force said it wants a system… Read more »

NJVC to Continue NGA IT Enterprise Operations

NJVC to Continue NGA IT Enterprise Operations

NJVC will provide information technology enterprise operations and sustainment support to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a $14,125,016 contract modification, the Pentagon announced Monday. The modification brings the total contract… Read more »

Navy Develops Solar-Powered Vehicle for Disaster Relief

Navy Develops Solar-Powered Vehicle for Disaster Relief

The Naval Sea Systems Command has developed a van that uses solar power for its computers and communications equipment while the vehicle is supporting disaster relief efforts, according to GCN…. Read more »

SAIC Lands Deal to Build New England Biomass Plant

SAIC Lands Deal to Build New England Biomass Plant

SAIC Inc. and the Carlyle Energy Mezzanine Opportunities Group have agreed to provide $225 million for construction of the Plainfield Renewable Energy biomass project, SAIC announced Monday.  SAIC said its work… Read more »

QinetiQ Sending Robot to Australian Military

QinetiQ Sending Robot to Australian Military

QinetiQ’s Dragon Runner 20 robot was chosen by the Australian military to support the country’s robotic missions according to a QinetiQ announcement. QinetiQ says the robot can lift 5 to… Read more »

With Mobile Government in Mind, Deloitte Grabs Übermind

With Mobile Government in Mind, Deloitte Grabs Übermind

Deloitte recently announced that it acquired Seattle-based mobile technologies company Übermind, Inc.  Deloitte said it grabbed the mobility company to keep up with an evolving market for mobile products, including… Read more »

DARPA Looking to Tap Dormant Satellites for Communications System

DARPA Looking to Tap Dormant Satellites for Communications System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to utilize dormant satellites floating in a geostationary orbit around Earth, the agency said in a  recent notice. Through DARPA’s Phoenix Program, the… Read more »

Navy Secures Funding for Fire Scout Helicopter Drone Program

Navy Secures Funding for Fire Scout Helicopter Drone Program

The U.S. Navy has secured funding for the MQ-8 Fire Scout program, according to AOL Defense. Congress allotted the Navy $191 million to buy 12 long-range variants of the helicopter-drone…. Read more »

NOAA Email Now in Google's Cloud

NOAA Email Now in Google's Cloud

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has moved its email system to cloud-based Google Apps for Government, Google announced Wednesday. Kennith Jackson, deployment manager at Google Apps, wrote in a… Read more »

New NASA Portal Intends to Drive Open Source

New NASA Portal Intends to Drive Open Source

NASA launched a new sourcing portal that will “lower the barriers to building open technology in partnership with the public,” the agency announced Wednesday on its open government blog.  William… Read more »

Boeing Awarded Option to Upgrade Air Force Surveillance Satellite

Boeing Awarded Option to Upgrade Air Force Surveillance Satellite

The Air Force has awarded Boeing a $23,881,830 contract modification for infrastructure maintenance and delivery of the Space Based Space Surveillance Block 10 System, according to a Pentagon announcement.  According to… Read more »

Exelis Reports Successful F-16 Electronic Warfare System Install

Exelis Reports Successful F-16 Electronic Warfare System Install

ITT Exelis installed and tested a pod-mounted, self-defense electronic warfare system on F-16 aircraft operated by an international customer according to a company announcement. The Airborne Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare… Read more »

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