Elizabeth Leigh

General Dynamics Continues Pittsfield Energy Reduction Work

General Dynamics continues to work with Massachusetts-based utility provider Eversource Energy in efforts aimed at reducing the energy footprint of its mission systems group’s Pittsfield facility by more than two million kilowatt hours a year. Conservation efforts at the building began last fall and include the replacement of outdoor light fixtures with LED products and the adoption …

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Tripwire Enlists iSight Intell for Adaptive Threat Protection Software

The ThreatScape suite from iSight Partners is now available to clients of Tripwire‘s security software under the latter’s Adaptive Threat Protection program. ThreatScape’s inclusion allows Tripwire Enterprise access to the API’s cloud-based “indicators of compromise,” where intelligence to speed up threat detection and alerts analysis could be derived, Tripwire said Thursday. The combination also offers customers the ability …

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Leidos Lands DIA Anti-Drug, Crime Intell Analysis Task Order; Mary Craft Comments

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded a five-year, $25 million task order to Leidos for military intelligence analysis on narcotics groups and international crime networks as part of a fixed-fee contract. The company said Thursday it will perform work at Joint Base-Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. and also provide assistance to the Pentagon’s risk management Defense …

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BlueLine Grid’s Mobile Messaging System Draws Investment from In-Q-Tel

In-Q-Tel has made an investment into BlueLine Grid to help the mobile communications company further develop its mobile messaging system and address the interoperability challenges that face the U.S. intelligence sector. BlueLine Grid’s mobile platform works to allow government agencies and corporate clients to securely share messages, voice and data using an identity verification service, …

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Bill Cull: Splunk Software Provides Support for Lockheed F-35 Data Center

Lockheed Martin has tapped Splunk software to provide analysis and visualization support for machine data used in its F-35 Lightning II program. Splunk Enterprise monitors network and information technology systems for the fifth-generation fighter jet’s off-board IT backbone ALIS, short for Automatic Logistics Information System, Splunk said Wednesday. “F-35 aircraft …

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DRS Teams with Israel’s Beth-El, Rada on CBRN Defense, AESA Radar Tech

Finmeccanica-owned DRS Technologies has teamed with Beth-El Industries, and Israeli supplier of environmental threat protection systems, to develop an air filtration product for U.S. military use. Under the terms of the deal, the two companies will create new offerings to utilize Arlington, Virginia-based DRS’ chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense systems and Beth-El …

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CACI Awarded $38M Rapid Prototyping, Technology Insertion Work for CERDEC; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has been awarded a contract to provide rapid prototyping and technology insertion support to the U.S. Army’s applied research facility for $38.5 million. The new task order from the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center falls under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract previously awarded to CACI in October 2012 and includes …

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