List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

Thomas Carrato: Health Net Extends Support for DoD’s Tricare Program

Thomas Carrato: Health Net Extends Support for DoD’s Tricare Program

Health Net‘s federal services subsidiary has received a contract modification from the Defense Department to extend the unit’s support for the Tricare healthcare program through the end of March 2018…. Read more »

Dan Patt: Northrop, AeroVironment to Build UAS Mobile Launch-Recovery System

Dan Patt: Northrop, AeroVironment to Build UAS Mobile Launch-Recovery System

Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment have been selected to design a new unmanned air system to launch and recover from small ships. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded the contracts for the second… Read more »

ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech to Help Defense Department Consolidate Health Data Exchange; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has received a $10.9 million task order to develop and test a health data exchange software for the Defense Department in an effort to help DoD consolidate medical information… Read more »

Lockheed Eyes Growth Opportunities in Environmental Projects

Lockheed Eyes Growth Opportunities in Environmental Projects

Lockheed Martin continues with its efforts to utilize technologies that work toward addressing the issue of climate change through partnerships with companies such as Kampachi Farms, The Washington Post reported Friday…. Read more »

Roger Mason: DoD Must Balance Speed, Accuracy to Bolster Biometrics Intelligence Tech

Roger Mason: DoD Must Balance Speed, Accuracy to Bolster Biometrics Intelligence Tech

Industry analysts believe the Defense Department should ramp up its efforts in integrating biometrics technology with intelligence operations to keep pace with the rapid developments in the private sector, FCW… Read more »

Gregory Hayes: UTC Sikorsky Spinoff Part of Board’s Strategic Review

Gregory Hayes: UTC Sikorsky Spinoff Part of Board’s Strategic Review

United Technologies Corp. CEO Gregory Hayes has said the possible spinoff of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft unit aims to strategically position the standalone helicopter company and the commercial aerospace and buildings business, he told… Read more »

Orbital ATK to Add Strike Functions for Lebanon’s Cessna C-208B Fleet

Orbital ATK to Add Strike Functions for Lebanon’s Cessna C-208B Fleet

Orbital ATK will provide aircraft modification services and logistics support for the Lebanese air force’s Cessna C-208B Caravan Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance fleet under a foreign military sale contract through the Defense… Read more »

Govini 2015 GovCon Scorecard: Commerce Dept is Top Agency, Lockheed is Top Vendor

Govini 2015 GovCon Scorecard: Commerce Dept is Top Agency, Lockheed is Top Vendor

Govini‘s latest Federal Scorecard report points to a “highly competitive” government contracting space in 2014 with the Commerce Department leading in agency spending percentage increase and Lockheed Martin ahead in captured contract… Read more »

BAE Gets DoD Approval to Export IR Countermeasures System; Bill Staib Comments

BAE Gets DoD Approval to Export IR Countermeasures System; Bill Staib Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received the Defense Department‘s approval to export its Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures system to U.S. allies. The company said Monday the system, which was jointly developed by U.S.-based BAE Systems Inc. and the U.S…. Read more »

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 »

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