List/Grid Tag Archives: DOD

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 »

George Obertubbesing, VP at Harris IT Services, on GovCon Market Conditions, Centralized BD Models

George Obertubbesing, VP at Harris IT Services, on GovCon Market Conditions, Centralized BD Models

George Obertubbesing serves as vice president of business development for Harris IT Services where he focuses on Defense Department business. He most recently served as corporate director of business intelligence at… Read more »

DoD, NIH and Noetic Corp. Partner for Human Performance Research

DoD, NIH and Noetic Corp. Partner for Human Performance Research

A working group formed by the Defense Department and the National Institutes of Health will meet this week to identify possible collaborative research projects in human performance. DoD and NIH… Read more »

Autonomic Resources Seeks to Help Cloud Providers Get Authorized Through ‘FedRAMP Express’

Autonomic Resources Seeks to Help Cloud Providers Get Authorized Through ‘FedRAMP Express’

Federal cloud service providers that are seeking a FedRAMP authorization have access to Autonomic Resources’ FedRAMP Express service if they want to fast-track the compliance process. Through the express lane, vendors… Read more »

Pentagon Adviser Howard Meyer: Laser Weapons Tech Programs Ready to Accelerate

Pentagon Adviser Howard Meyer: Laser Weapons Tech Programs Ready to Accelerate

Pentagon science adviser Howard Meyer has suggested conditions are ripe for the emergence of directed energy weapons as the military is lowering expectations for laser technology and the likelihood of… Read more »

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