List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

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 »

Louis Berger to Help Manage US Air Base Terminals, Grounds in South Korea; Andrew Bailey Comments

Louis Berger to Help Manage US Air Base Terminals, Grounds in South Korea; Andrew Bailey Comments

Louis Berger has been selected to handle the air terminal and ground of U.S. air bases in South Korea. The company will perform the work at the Kunsan air base and Gimhae Republic… Read more »

Autonomic Resources Cloud Platform Passes DoD Impact Level 5 Assessment; John Keese Comments

Autonomic Resources Cloud Platform Passes DoD Impact Level 5 Assessment; John Keese Comments

Autonomic Resources‘ cloud platform has passed the Defense Department‘s impact level five assessment for the agency’s cloud security model. Veris Group conducted the evaluation process on Autonomic Resources’ 68 new security controls against… Read more »

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

MSi Secures Fund to Push Commercialization of ‘System-Aware Cybersecurity’ Platform

Mission Secure Inc. has secured funding from investors to further transition the System-Aware Cybersecurity architecture into a commercial product. The Charlottesville-based company will pour the seed financing, led by private equity firm… Read more »

KBR to Repair, Maintain US Navy Base in Africa; Stuart Bradie Comments

KBR to Repair, Maintain US Navy Base in Africa; Stuart Bradie Comments

KBR Inc. has won a five-year, $50 million contract to renovate, repair and maintain the U.S. Navy‘s base in Africa. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity job order to KBR to support… Read more »

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… Read more »

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