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  • Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. will provide Falcon III radios and related accessories to the U.S. Marine Corps AN/MRC-145 program under a $15 million contract designed to expand the branch's communications network capabilities. The Falcon III AN/PRC-117G-based wideband radio systems can be mounted on land transports, have upgradeable software and are integrated with soldier radio waveform technology, Harris […] More

  • Oracle Launches Cloud Tool for Financial Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Launches Cloud Tool for Financial Services

    Oracle has rolled out a new cloud tool that seeks to address the security needs and other requirements for financial services clients that seek to migrate their information technology systems. “Today's savvy financial services companies are looking to migrate their applications to the cloud to take advantage of modern technologies, like social and mobile capabilities,“ Thomas Kurian, […] More

  • SAIC Crowdsources Ideas for NOAA Mobile Applications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Crowdsources Ideas for NOAA Mobile Applications

    Science Applications International Corp. asked the weather industry at a January conference for ideas on nontraditional ways to use National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration open data. The five winners that were selected were mobile applications for traffic forecasting, weather uncertainty tracking, weather emergency alert and medical preparedness, SAIC said Wednesday. The online contest, which ran for 10 […] More

  • Randy Bockenstedt: DynCorp Extends Training, Mentoring Work for Afghan Coalition Forces - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Randy Bockenstedt: DynCorp Extends Training, Mentoring Work for Afghan Coalition Forces

    DynCorp International has been awarded two Afghan training and mentoring contracts from the U.S. Army Contracting Command worth a potential $100.7 million in total. “We have supported the U.S. Army and coalition forces in providing this specialized training since 2010,“  Randy Bockenstedt, DynLogistics senior vice president at DynCorp International, said Thursday. “We are honored to […] More

  • Peter Smith: American Systems Not 'To a Place' for IPO, Eyes Health IT Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Peter Smith: American Systems Not ‘To a Place’ for IPO, Eyes Health IT Market

    American Systems CEO Peter Smith has not closed the doors on the 100-percent employee-owned company going public but said current conditions are not yet ripe for a stock market launch, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. “We consider everything ““ going public, merging with another ESOP, staying just the way we are ““ but we’ve […] More

  • IGS Awarded $7M AF Contract to Upgrade Aircraft Maintenance Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IGS Awarded $7M AF Contract to Upgrade Aircraft Maintenance Program

    Intergraph Government Solutions has been awarded a potential $6.9 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Air Force's F-15 Eagle scheduled maintenance program. The project will involve work to maintain the fleet using Maintenance Steering Group-3 level processes, IGS said Friday. MSG-3, which IGS developed specifically for aviation, is designed to harvest the kind of technical […] More

  • Contractors Eye Laser Tools as Emerging Tech, Lockheed CTO Ray Johnson Offers 5-Year Outlook - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contractors Eye Laser Tools as Emerging Tech, Lockheed CTO Ray Johnson Offers 5-Year Outlook

    Lasers could become one of the most sought-after technologies in defense as manufacturers work to improve their accuracy, power and versatility in ever-smaller form factors, the Washington Post reported Friday. Christian Davenport writes lasers could soon join the U.S. arsenal alongside see-through head-up displays and electricity-conducting military uniforms and exoskeleton suits. Ray Johnson, chief technology officer at […] More

  • Army Prepares JLENS Airship for NORAD Compatibility Tests; Maj. Gen. Glenn Bramhall Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Prepares JLENS Airship for NORAD Compatibility Tests; Maj. Gen. Glenn Bramhall Comments

    The U.S. Army plans to launch a Raytheon-built cruise missile detector at the Aberdeen Proving Ground next week to test the system’s integration capabilities with NORAD command and control nodes. The radar system, a component of the Army's Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor program, is housed in a tethered airship that will […] More

  • IBM Modifies Cloud Contract Structure for Clients - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM Modifies Cloud Contract Structure for Clients

    IBM has drafted what it says is a “simplified” contract for its cloud offerings as it sought to provide clients with an option for accelerated service delivery. The new two-page document is a condensed version one-fifths shorter than traditional service agreements, IBM said Thursday. “It's ironic that cloud computing represents a faster and more innovative […] More

  • Research and Markets: Small Arms Market Set for 2% CAGR - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Small Arms Market Set for 2% CAGR

    The global small arms market is set for a 2.21 percent year-over-year growth from 2014 to 2018, new analysis from Research and Markets revealed. The report, entitled “Global Small Arms Market 2014-2018,” highlighted efforts to innovate in light weapons technology, such as the U.S. government's LSAT program, as a chief influencer in product development, the […] More

  • Booz Allen Surveys Consumer, Provider Sentiment on Healthcare's Future; Grant McLaughlin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Surveys Consumer, Provider Sentiment on Healthcare’s Future; Grant McLaughlin Comments

    A new Booz Allen Hamilton study has identified control of costs as among the top emerging trends in U.S. healthcare. The poll noted several differences between patient and provider sentiment on the future of the industry, but it also revealed agreement from both sides on certain aspects of access and delivery, Booz Allen said Wednesday. Booz […] More

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