List/Grid Tag Archives: DOD

Lockheed’s Charles Croom: Cybersecurity a ‘Game of Economics’

Lockheed’s Charles Croom: Cybersecurity a ‘Game of Economics’

Lockheed Martin uses computer forensic tools to identify sophisticated threat actors that probe the firm’s cyber networks, FCW reported Tuesday. Sean Lyngaas writes that Lockheed shares threat profiles collected at… Read more »

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

Report: Defense Industrial Base Concerns Emerge Ahead of Bomber Contract Award

The Defense Department is examining industrial base concerns ahead of its choice between Northrop Grumman and a Boeing–Lockheed Martin team for the Long Range Strike Bomber contract, Breaking Defense reported Thursday. Colin Clark writes that Richard… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Deloitte’s John Powers: DoD Acquisition Reform Should Encourage Innovation

Deloitte’s John Powers: DoD Acquisition Reform Should Encourage Innovation

John Powers, Deloitte‘s federal defense sector lead, has noted the U.S. Defense Department‘s openness to make changes in the way it does business and offer incentives to industry partners. “This approach by… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Pragmatics Lands $20M ENCORE II Task Order

Pragmatics Lands $20M ENCORE II Task Order

Pragmatics has been awarded a potential $20 million contract to provide systems engineering and integration work for the Defense Information Systems Agency. The task order comes under the Defense Department’s… 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 »

Byron Callan: Broader Collaborative ‘Mindset’ Needed to Heighten Defense Tech Development

Byron Callan: Broader Collaborative ‘Mindset’ Needed to Heighten Defense Tech Development

Industry analysts believe the U.S. Defense Department needs to broaden its outlook on technology research and development efforts in order to accelerate military innovation, Defense News reported Saturday. Paul McCleary… Read more »

DLA Picks Mina Jet Fuel Supply for DoD Assets in Eastern Europe; Zack Friedman Comments

DLA Picks Mina Jet Fuel Supply for DoD Assets in Eastern Europe; Zack Friedman Comments

Mina Group subsidiary Red Star Enterprises has landed two Defense Department contracts to deliver petroleum products to Poland, Lithuania and Estonia. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the projects three months… 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 »

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