List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

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 »

Peter Ungaro: Cray to Continue DoD Supercomputing Program Support

Peter Ungaro: Cray to Continue DoD Supercomputing Program Support

Cray will provide the Defense Department with two XC40 supercomputers and two Sonexion storage systems to support the military’s High-Performance Computing Modernization Program under a $30 million contract. The company said Monday the U.S. Navy DoD Supercomputing… Read more »

Michael Strianese: Sequestration Raises R&D Concerns for Industry

Michael Strianese: Sequestration Raises R&D Concerns for Industry

L-3 Communications CEO Michael Strianese has said his work as chairman of the Aerospace Industries Association involves continued efforts to work with Congress and the Defense Department in areas such as budget cuts and innovation. Strianese… Read more »

Defense Department Starts Acquisition Cycle for Tricare Managed Care Support

Defense Department Starts Acquisition Cycle for Tricare Managed Care Support

The Defense Department has kick-started the acquisition process for the fourth iteration of a contract vehicle designed to fill the management support requirements of the military healthcare program, the Washington… Read more »

Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support DoD’s Info Assurance Functions

Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support DoD’s Info Assurance Functions

Veris Group has been selected to offer information assurance services for Defense Department organizations. The company will provide information technology equipment, services and support to the offices of the defense secretary and director of… Read more »

WidePoint Arm Approved to Issue DoD ID Verification Credentials; Steve Komar, Daniel Turissini Comment

WidePoint Arm Approved to Issue DoD ID Verification Credentials; Steve Komar, Daniel Turissini Comment

A WidePoint Corp. subsidiary has become the first vendor to receive an approval from the Defense Department to issue personal identity verification credentials for more than 40 million users with access to… Read more »

Christopher Grady: CGS Cloud Tool Gets FedRAMP OK to Host Gov’t Data

Christopher Grady: CGS Cloud Tool Gets FedRAMP OK to Host Gov’t Data

Clear Government Solutions has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program Joint Authorization Board to offer the company’ FedGRID cloud computing tool to federal agencies. The company said Tuesday that the… Read more »

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Challenges Could Drive Growth in Gov’t Cloud Investments

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Challenges Could Drive Growth in Gov’t Cloud Investments

Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, says that seven trends across federal agencies could initiate a potential 21-percent growth in cloud investments in the public sector over the next five years…. Read more »

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