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Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets: US Gov’t Cyber Market to Grow 7% by 2018

Research and Markets has released a new report that projects the cybersecurity market for U.S. federal agencies to grow 7.41 percent in value by 2018. The report covers the period of 2014 through 2018 and… Read more »

Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Maryann Hirsch: Agencies’ Cyber Budget Requests to Continue Growth

Government agencies will continue to see an increase in their budget requests for cyber operations even as overall budgets remain flat, according to KCG President Maryann Hirsch. In a piece for… Read more »

Northrop Taps UC Colorado Springs for Defense Cyber Research Grant

Northrop Taps UC Colorado Springs for Defense Cyber Research Grant

Northrop Grumman has awarded a $70,000 research grant to the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs to study and develop cybersecurity and resiliency technologies for Defense Department systems. The company said Thursday UCCS College… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Tech Demo Mission to Fly 3 DoD Payloads

Ball Aerospace Tech Demo Mission to Fly 3 DoD Payloads

Ball Aerospace & Technologies and NASA will fly a set of experimental Defense Department scientific payloads on the planned Green Propellant Infusion Mission for 2016 under a $3.4 million payload integration contract. The company said… Read more »

Pentagon to Examine Commercial Cloud-Data Center Integration Ideas

Pentagon to Examine Commercial Cloud-Data Center Integration Ideas

The Defense Department is exploring two options to integrate commercial cloud services into the agency’s data centers, Information Week reported Friday. Jai Vijayan writes the Defense Information Systems Agency has released a request… Read more »

DoD Customer Takes in Harris Falcon III Wideband Radio

DoD Customer Takes in Harris Falcon III Wideband Radio

Harris Corp. has delivered the first Falcon III RF-330E-TR production units to a Defense Department customer as part of its programs for handheld, manpack and small form factor radios. The company said Thursday the… Read more »

IronPlanet Launches Online Marketplace for Surplus DoD Assets; Gregory Owens Comments

IronPlanet Launches Online Marketplace for Surplus DoD Assets; Gregory Owens Comments

IronPlanet has unveiled an online marketplace for users to buy and sell surplus Defense Department assets. The first online auction of surplus trucks, trailers, generators, wheel loaders, cranes, crawler tractors and other government… Read more »

Dave Gulla: Raytheon Starts Work on MDA Critical Radar Components

Dave Gulla: Raytheon Starts Work on MDA Critical Radar Components

Raytheon has started work on additional components for the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System radars. MDA awarded the $53,252,500 contract modification in early September, the company said Thursday…. Read more »

Jim Reagan on The SI’s Shift to ‘Vencore’ and Integration of QinetiQ’s US Services Arm

Jim Reagan on The SI’s Shift to ‘Vencore’ and Integration of QinetiQ’s US Services Arm

Jim Reagan, chief financial officer at Vencore, brings nearly two decades of financial leadership to his role at the technology services contractor and oversees the company’s fiscal support functions. Vencore,formerly known… Read more »

Battelle’s Matthew Shaw: US, Int’l Partners Focus on Early Bio-Threat Detection Systems

Battelle’s Matthew Shaw: US, Int’l Partners Focus on Early Bio-Threat Detection Systems

Battelle‘s Matthew Shaw has outlined what he says is a growing focus of U.S. and international government, intelligence and law enforcement organizations on technologies to detect and classify biological threats that are… Read more »

INSA White Paper Details Industry’s Intell Community IT Views; Joseph DeTrani Comments

INSA White Paper Details Industry’s Intell Community IT Views; Joseph DeTrani Comments

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has released a white paper that details the view from members of the private sector on the intelligence community information technology enterprise. INSA said Thursday… Read more »

Lockheed Extends DoD Asset-Tracking Program Support; Angela Heise Comments

Lockheed Extends DoD Asset-Tracking Program Support; Angela Heise Comments

Lockheed Martin has received a $26.8 million follow-on contract from the Defense Department for sustainment and operations support to the Integrated Data Environment/Global Transportation Network Convergence program, run by the U.S. Transportation… Read more »

US Air Force Certifies Toshiba-Built MR Systems; Beverly Plost Comments

US Air Force Certifies Toshiba-Built MR Systems; Beverly Plost Comments

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has achieved a Defense Department certification to operate the company’s magnetic resonance systems on the U.S. Air Force’s network. Toshiba worked to comply with the Air… Read more »

Interactive Intelligence Group Comms Software Receives JITC Certification

Interactive Intelligence Group Comms Software Receives JITC Certification

Interactive Intelligence Group has obtained a certification from the Joint Interoperability Test Command for the companys Internet protocol-based communications software offering. BROOKMAN LLC assisted Interactive Intelligence in the certification process… Read more »

VMware’s Bill Rowan: Defense Dept Embraces IT Virtualization

VMware’s Bill Rowan: Defense Dept Embraces IT Virtualization

The U.S. Defense Department has been gradually switching from physical information systems to a software-based virtual infrastructure, VMware executive Bill Rowan writes in a Defense Systems opinion piece. Rowan, vice president of… Read more »

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