Jane Edwards

Army Issues RFI on Radar, Infrared-Based Sensors for JIDA Anti-Improvised Threat Programs

The U.S. Army has asked industry to supply information on several radar and infrared-based sensor technologies built to provide “quick reaction capability” support to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency. The Army Contracting Command said in a FedBizOpps notice published Oct. 5 that JIDA will use the platforms to support its programs …

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Dynetics to Launch Sensor System, Cyber Risk Mgmt Portfolio at Grid Security Conference

Dynetics will launch two security platforms at the four-day Grid Security Conference scheduled to kick off Tuesday in Philadelphia. Dynetics will showcase its GroundAware Reconfigurable Surveillance Sensor system and Cyber RiskScope portfolio at the North American Electric Reliability Corp.-hosted event, the company said Friday. GroundAware works to detect and alert security personnel …

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Aerospace Corp.-made CubeSat for Laser Communications Demo Mission Reaches Orbit; Steve Jurczyk Comments

An Aerospace Corp.-built CubeSat has reached orbit after it lifted onboard the Atlas V rocket at California-based Vandenberg Air Force Base Thursday. NASA said Saturday the CubeSat spacecraft is part of the Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration mission that will work to assess the capability of the miniature satellite to perform …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary has launched the 13th Virginia-class nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. First Lady Michelle Obama served as the sponsor for USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address during the christening ceremony Saturday, General Dynamics said …

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NIS-CyberSecure Alliance Aims to Mitigate Fiber Network Attacks; Joe Giovannini Comments

Network Integrity Systems and CyberSecure IPS have teamed up to provide platforms for industry and government agencies that seek to secure their physical network infrastructures from cyber attacks. NIS said Wednesday it will combine its Interceptor CS and Vanguard CS offerings with CyberSecure’s Infrastructure Management System under the partnership. “NIS has long recognized …

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OCC Taps DMI for Managed Mobility Services

Digital Management Inc. has secured a contract to operate, review and deploy managed mobility services for the Treasury Department’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. DMI will work to negotiate prices of Wi-Fi and mobile devices, mobile hotspots, and voice and data plans on behalf of OCC through the General Services Administration’s …

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Iron Mountain to Open Sterling-Based Federal Records Storage Center; Ernest Cloutier Comments

Iron Mountain will open a new center Tuesday that will store government records for federal agencies that seek to comply with policies to reduce their physical footprints. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) is scheduled to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the federal records facility in Sterling, Virginia, Iron Mountain said Wednesday. “A well-managed offsite records …

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Lockheed Completes Updates to Army PAC-3 Missile Interceptors; Scott Arnold Comments

Lockheed Martin has handed over the first updated PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement interceptors to the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it installed new support systems, larger solid-rocket motors and control fins on the PAC-3 MSE interceptor that works to counter threats from aircraft, cruise and tactical ballistic missiles. “As enemy threats grow …

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John McNally: Capstone Awarded Navy CNIC Facilities, Environment Support Task Order

Capstone has received a task order to provide strategic planning and environment support services for the Commander, Navy Installations Command’s N4 facilities and environment division. The award also covers knowledge management, public relations, energy programs, strategic communications and process improvement assistance to the CNIC N4 division, Capstone said Monday. John …

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Raytheon, Army Run 5M Training Events Through Warfighter FOCUS Program; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon and the U.S. Army have conducted five million training activities with soldiers deployed at combat training facilities, digital training ranges and other military bases worldwide under the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support contract. Raytheon said Wednesday the company and branch have recorded $400 million in cost savings since 2008 on the Warfighter …

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