Jane Edwards

J.P. Donovan Awarded $46M Ground Support System Installation Contract for NASA Mars Mission

J.P. Donovan Construction has been awarded a potential $45.8 million contract to install land-based support systems onto the Mobile Launcher for NASA’s rockets and space vehicles at the Florida-based Kennedy Space Center. NASA said Wednesday the integration of the ground systems with the launcher intends to facilitate efforts to assemble …

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Navy Orders General Dynamics Digital Radios for Ships, Subs

General Dynamics has received a potential $29 million contract to supply digital modular radios and related tools to the U.S. Navy for new surface ships and submarines. The contract production of 56 units of AN/USC-61(C) DMRs with the Mobile User Objective System waveform that is designed to help place voice calls with the Defense Department’s MUOS narrowband satellite …

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Forrester Research, LogRhythm to Co-Host Webcast on Analytics as Defense Against Data Breaches

Forrester Research and security intelligence firm LogRhythm will co-host a webinar on the potential role of automated response and security analytics in preventing potential data breaches and other cyber attacks within organizations. The “Intrusion vs. Breach: How Security Analytics & Automated Response Can Improve Your Chances of Avoiding a Breach” …

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Northrop Demos Virtual Aircraft Training Tool at Northern Edge Joint Exercise

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a live, virtual and constructive system the company built to help aircrew members operate virtual planes alongside live aircraft through a network of simulation tools. The company presented its LVC Experimentation, Integration and Operations Suite platform at the Northern Edge 2015 joint-training exercise held at the Joint Pacific …

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Nat’l Defense Magazine: DoD’s LPTA Contracts Up 10% Between FY 2009-13

The Defense Department’s increasing use of “lowest price-technically acceptable” procedures to buy information technology systems and services has raised some concerns among some IT defense contractors, National Defense reported Wednesday. Sandra Erwin writes DoD’s use of LPTA bids to award contracts rose from 26 percent of total awards in fiscal year 2009 to 36 percent …

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Serco Adds Navy C4ISR System Installation Task Order; Dan Allen Comments

Serco‘s North American subsidiary has received a nine-month, $13 million task order to install new command, communication, control, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms for the U.S. Navy. The contract also covers certification and testing services related to C4ISR systems, Serco Inc. said Thursday. Dan Allen, chairman and CEO of Serco Inc., said …

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