Dominique Stump

CGI to Develop Cloud-Based Flood Forecasting System for England’s Environment Agency

CGI has secured a three-year, $6.1 million contract to design and operate a cloud-based system for England’s environment agency to generate and disseminate flood forecasts. The company said Tuesday that EA’s Future Flood Forecasting System will be designed to run on Microsoft‘s Azure Cloud platform and employ rich data analysis and visualization technologies. CGI will base FFFS on the company’s Digital Insight Platform …

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Textron Releases New Data Integration, Mgmt Platform

Textron‘s systems advanced information solutions unit has updated a technology platform that works to integrate and manage data from multiple remote platforms such as sensors and information feeds. The company said Tuesday the iCommand 2.5 is designed to help users obtain a single pane view of previously disparate data and attach critical information to raw data …

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NetCentrics to Offer Agencies Cybersecurity Services Under GSA’s New Special Item Numbers

The General Services Administration has included NetCentrics‘ cybersecurity services under four new special item numbers of GSA’s Schedule 70 contract vehicle in an effort to help federal agencies address security challenges in cyberspace. NetCentrics said Monday it is one of 20 vendors eligible to deploy offerings through the existing “highly adaptive” cybersecurity service SINs. HACS SINs were introduced by GSA …

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US Combat Support Agency Orders Norsat-Built Portable Satellite Terminals

A U.S. combat support agency has awarded Norsat International a $3.3 million order for the company’s GLOBETrekker 2.0 portable satellite terminals. GLOBETrekker is designed with a one-touch interface and LinkControl control interface software that works to facilitate automatic satellite acquisition and X-band and Ku-band connectivity worldwide, Norsat said Monday. The company added …

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Report: Northrop Reschedules Global Hawk Flight Test With UTC-Built Sensor

Northrop Grumman has pushed back the test flight of its RQ-4 Global Hawk  unmanned surveillance aircraft equipped with a United Technologies Corp.-built multispectral imaging sensor technology to late January, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. Rachel Karas writes testing of the MS-177 sensor-equipped Global Hawk was originally scheduled to occur in late December. The report said …

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John Chen: BlackBerry-Giuliani Partners Alliance to Offer Cybersecurity Products, Services

BlackBerry has partnered with Giuliani Partners to offer technology platforms and services that will work to help government and enterprise clients protect data and infrastructure against security breaches. BlackBerry said Thursday its Secure mobile security platform will be the underlying software for Giuliani Partners’ cybersecurity consulting services as part of the partnership. Giuliani Partners seeks to help customers …

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General Atomics Gets Phase 1 MQ-9 UAV Logistics Support Order Under France FMS Deal

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will provide Phase 1 logistics support for MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles to France under a one-year, $24 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force. The order comes under a foreign military sales contract and work will occur in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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Jacobs Secures New Jersey Transit Microgrid Design, Engineering Support Contract

Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a contract to deliver design and engineering services to a New Jersey Transit project that aims to establish a microgrid to help power rail system transit infrastructures in the event of power outages. The company said Wednesday it will help design a central, natural gas-fired power plant, connections to the PJM …

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DJI, Seagate Partner to Help Address UAV Data Demand

DJI and Seagate have partnered to develop technologies for unmanned aerial vehicle operators to store, download, manage and share large amounts of data from UAV missions. Both companies aim to help address the data requirements of UAV users as drone camera systems gain resolution and flight times increase, Seagate said Wednesday. Michael Perry, director of strategic …

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Iron Bow Technologies Opens New Tampa, Fla. Office; Rene LaVigne Comments

Iron Bow Technologies has opened a new facility in Tampa, Florida, in effort to support the growth of the company’s Service Select offering and provide client services. The company said Wednesday the 24,000-square-foot office is located at Woodland Corporate Center and features office spaces, training facilities and new technology infrastructure. Iron Bow …

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Decisive Analytics to Help Air Force Develop Target Detection, Typing Algorithms

Decisive Analytics has received a contract of an undisclosed value to develop target detection and typing manifold algorithms for the remote sensing system directorate of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center. The company said Tuesday it will incorporate algorithms into the Tools, Applications and Processing laboratory’s open framework architecture …

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Noblis Moves to New Reston, VA Headquarters

Scientific research and engineering services contractor Noblis has relocated its corporate headquarters from Falls Church, Virginia, to a new 160,000-square-foot office building in Reston. The company said Monday its new HQ on Edmund Haley Drive will accommodate 450 staff and features multiple conference rooms and specialty spaces to support privacy and collaborations. “We are proud to …

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DARPA Launches Project to Help Identify Potential Terrorists Through Social Media

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a project that looks to develop an automated software designed to monitor publicly available information on social media to identify potential terrorist threats, The National Interest reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes the Force Protection in the Online Information Environment project aims to examine social media …

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