Dominique Stump

DHS Seeks Academic Institution to Lead New CoE for Homeland Security Quantitative Analysis

The Department of Homeland Security plans to provide $40 million in funds to an institution that will lead a new center of excellence for homeland security quantitative analysis. DHS said Monday the funds will cover 10 years of CoE operations under a cooperative agreement with the lead institution. The department added it also seeks potential partners from …

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SimplyHome to Develop Voice Command Platform for Assistive Tech Under VA Grant

SimplyHome has received a $200,000 grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop a technology platform for voice commands to control assistive technology under the Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology program. The company said Tuesday the platform will work to enable physically disabled veterans and service members to use voice commands …

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Hill Associates Secures DOJ Enterprise IT Support Contract Option

The Justice Department has exercised the first option under a previously awarded five-year, $65 million task order to Hill Associates Corporation for information technology management and technical support services to DOJ’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. Hill Associates said Tuesday it will continue to help the department manage wide area network, voice modernization and …

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HII-Built ‘Munro’ National Security Cutter Completes Builder’s Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ sixth National Security Cutter ship for the U.S. Coast Guard has completed the three-day builder’s sea trials held at the Gulf of Mexico. Munro underwent ship propulsion, electrical systems, anchor handling, small boat operations, damage control and combat systems tests as well as a four-hour, full-power propulsion run during the trial, …

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Mac Curtis: Vencore to Support NAVAIR Cyber Warfare Detachment Program

The U.S. Navy has awarded Vencore a spot on a basic ordering agreement to support the Naval Air Systems Command’s Cyber Warfare Detachment initiative. Vencore said Wednesday it will compete for task orders to research, develop and integrate cyber warfare tools into NAVAIR platforms under the BOA. The agreement will run through June 2018, the …

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Florida State University Receives Navy Grant to Lead Development of All-Electric Ship

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems a five-year, $35 million grant to lead a team of scientists and engineers from various universities to help the U.S. Navy build an all-electric ship. The team will work on various energy and machinery aspects such as ship architecture, energy …

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Navy Taps PAR Technology Subsidiary for DoD Info Grid Teleport Services

PAR Technology subsidiary Rome Research Corp. will provide teleport commercial satellite services to the Global Information Grid facility located in Lago Patria, Italy as well as other remote sites under a five-year, $13.6 million contract with the U.S. Navy. The Department of Defense uses GIG to receive, manage, store and relay data to military commanders, policymakers and support personnel during national security …

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Southern Research to Extend NASA Airborne Imaging, Recording Tech Support

NASA has awarded Southern Research a five-year, $10 million contract renewal to continue to support a video imaging system used on the space agency’s WB-57 research aircraft. The Airborne Imaging and Recording System is attached to the WB-57 nose cap and designed to process full motion videos of rockets that ascend into space at a distance of …

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Lockheed Martin Completes 2 Flight Tests on Laser-Guided Munitions

Lockheed Martin has completed a demonstration of the new linear optics, guidance system and control actuation system of its Dual Mode Plus laser-guided bomb during two flight tests held at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in California. The tests featured two Mk-82 inert warheads that were released from an F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft to engage fixed …

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Fluor-Led Partnership to Continue DOE Savannah River Site Operations

A partnership between Fluor, Honeywell and SN3 Stoller Newport News Nuclear has been awarded a 22-month contract extension to continue to help the Energy Department  manage the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. Savannah River Nuclear Solutions will continue its operation and maintenance  services at the nuclear reservation facility after DOE exercised an option under a contract originally …

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CSRA, Docker Form Federal Cloud Migration & IT Management Partnership

CSRA has partnered with open container platform provider Docker to help the former’s federal government clients migrate to the cloud and manage information technology applications across multiple environments. The collaboration also works to support efforts to update legacy applications and facilitate IT operational flexibility for government agencies, CSRA said Monday. Larry Prior, CSRA …

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Granite Construction to Repave, Repair Fort Campbell Army Airfield

The U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command has awarded Granite Construction a $29 million contract to repair and refurbish the airfield at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Granite said Friday the contract covers asphalt repair and repaving for the two main runways, portland cement concrete and asphalt concrete repairs on 14 ramps and taxiways as well as airfield …

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ManTech to Support Navy Ship Maintenance, Logistics Info Systems

ManTech International has been awarded a potential $47 million bridge contract modification to provide sustainment and operation support services for the U.S. Navy‘s Ship Maintenance and Logistics Information Systems program. The company said Friday the modification was awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command and contains an option that could extend contract work through July 2017. Daniel Keefe, president and chief …

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