List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

HP’s Stacy Cleveland: DoD Eyes Match Between Security Requirements, Commercial Cloud

HP’s Stacy Cleveland: DoD Eyes Match Between Security Requirements, Commercial Cloud

The Defense Department is working to develop additional security standards and practices for the commercial cloud that are tailored to protect sensitive and classified information, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. John Edwards… Read more »

Neil Albert on OASIS as ‘Potential Catalyst’ for MCR and Potential Acquisition Reform Initiatives

Neil Albert on OASIS as ‘Potential Catalyst’ for MCR and Potential Acquisition Reform Initiatives

Neil Albert, vice chairman of MCR LLC, oversees strategic operations at the McLean, Va.-based professional services contractor and led the company as CEO from 1999 to 2012. Albert previously spoke to… Read more »

Lockheed-Esri Team Helps NGA Implement GIS Cloud Portal; Jason O’Connor, Jack Dangermond Comment

Lockheed-Esri Team Helps NGA Implement GIS Cloud Portal; Jason O’Connor, Jack Dangermond Comment

A Lockheed Martin-Esri team has launched a cloud portal for ArcGIS technology with the goal of helping U.S. intelligence and defense agencies organize and share geographic information. The portal is… Read more »

George Batsakis: SRA to Update Defense Department’s Retirement Pay System

George Batsakis: SRA to Update Defense Department’s Retirement Pay System

SRA International has won a $32.8 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency to update the defense retiree and annuitant pay system. SRA’s PeopleSoft and military retiree and annuitant payroll subject… Read more »

Air Force’s 5-Year Spending Plan Outlines Tanker, UAV, Carrier, JLTV Funds

Air Force’s 5-Year Spending Plan Outlines Tanker, UAV, Carrier, JLTV Funds

Boeing could receive $15.6 billion over the next five years to fund the production of modified 767 jets for the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling operations, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Tony Capaccio writes… Read more »

Report: Air Force Eyes $938M Budget for 10th GPS III Satellite

Report: Air Force Eyes $938M Budget for 10th GPS III Satellite

An annual budget plan from the U.S. Air Force would set aside up to $7.1 billion for the military branch’s space programs in fiscal 2016, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal writes… Read more »

Mission Secure to Demo Cyber Defense for Autonomous Ground Vehicles

Mission Secure to Demo Cyber Defense for Autonomous Ground Vehicles

Mission Secure Inc. has teamed up with Perrone Robotics and the University of Virginia to launch a pilot program intended to protect autonomous ground vehicles from cyber threats, Defense Systems reported… Read more »

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman Maintains Focus on Targeted Areas

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman Maintains Focus on Targeted Areas

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush has said the company remains focused on expanding its services in targeted growth areas, Reuters reported Wednesday. “I’m excited about growing our company with what we have. We… Read more »

Stu Fleagle: DISA to ‘Piecemeal’ Security Restriction Rollback

Stu Fleagle: DISA to ‘Piecemeal’ Security Restriction Rollback

The Defense Information Systems Agency has eased security restrictions on certain data classes in order to shorten the period of cloud services procurements, Federal Times reported Monday. Gregory Garcia, executive director… Read more »

Northrop to Develop Supply Chain Authentication System for DARPA

Northrop to Develop Supply Chain Authentication System for DARPA

Northrop Grumman’s electronic systems business unit has been awarded a contract worth at least $12 million with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a supply chain hardware authentication system…. Read more »

Andy Maner: Oregon College a ‘Building Block’ for IBM-Epic Military EHR Bid Team

Andy Maner: Oregon College a ‘Building Block’ for IBM-Epic Military EHR Bid Team

Leaders from IBM and Epic visited Oregon Health & Science University to evaluate how the school could support the consortium’s bid for a multibillion dollar contract to modernize the Defense Department‘s healthcare management systems, the Portland Business Journal reported… Read more »

Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments

Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. will provide Falcon III radios and related accessories to the U.S. Marine Corps AN/MRC-145 program under a $15 million contract designed to expand the branch’s communications network capabilities…. Read more »

Lockheed, MBDA JV Eyes Further MEADS Deployment in Europe; Volker Weidemann Comments

Lockheed, MBDA JV Eyes Further MEADS Deployment in Europe; Volker Weidemann Comments

MEADS International, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and MBDA, is working to secure deals to deploy its Medium Extended Air Defense System for air and missile defense capability development in Germany and Poland. Lockheed… Read more »

Steve Harris: Dell Networking Switches Get DoD Interoperability, Info Assurance Certification

Steve Harris: Dell Networking Switches Get DoD Interoperability, Info Assurance Certification

Several of Dell‘s networking switches have received certification from the Defense Department on interoperability and information assurance capabilities and are now included in the DoD Unified Capabilities Approved Products List. The company said Monday the certification… Read more »

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