Jane Edwards

GSA Issues RFI for Cyber National Mission Force

The General Services Administration has issued a request for information to gather ideas from industry on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide support services for a proposed nationwide cyber force, Defense Systems reported Monday. Mark Pomerleau writes the GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center plans to set up the Cyber National Mission Force in partnership with …

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Samuel Greaves: Falcon 9 Explosion Will Not Affect SpaceX’s Air Force Satellite Certification

A U.S. Air Force official has said the June 28 explosion of SpaceX’s rocket for transportation to the International Space Station will not affect SpaceX’s certification for military satellite launches, DoD Buzz reported Monday. “The Falcon 9 Launch System remains certified and has demonstrated 18 successful missions, three of which met …

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ReportsnReports.com: Terrorist Attacks to Drive Smart Security Market’s Growth

A new ReportsnReports.com analysis projects the smart security market will experience a compound annual growth rate of 18.59 percent through 2019 due to increasing incidents of terrorist attacks. The online market research firm said Friday recent terrorism-related incidents have spurred several countries to adopt smart security products, including intruder alarms, video …

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Xerox Gets CMS Certification for Data Mgmt Tool in New Hampshire

Xerox has received a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services certification in New Hampshire for a platform the company built to process Medicaid applications. The company said Tuesday its Xerox Health Enterprise system received the certification after the roduct passed the Medicaid Enterprise Certification Toolkit’s federal requirements. New Hampshire Medicaid has used the platform since March 2013 …

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Lockheed Awards Space Fence Thermal Tech Subcontract to Domaille; Tim Kanne Comments

Lockheed Martin has subcontracted Domaille Engineering to produce thermal management components for a ground-based radar platform Lockheed is building under a $914.7 million contract with the U.S. Air Force. The Space Fence radar will work to record the movements of space assets in orbit and help prevent potential collisions between space objects, Domaille …

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McKinsey: Internet of Things-Based Systems to Spur $11T Economic Impact By 2025

A new McKinsey & Co. report projects the total economic impact of Internet-connected devices to fall somewhere between $3.9 trillion and $11.1 trillion by 2025. The June 2015 report said technological innovations, investments in talent and adoption of new business models are the trends that will drive the potential of Internet of Things-based platforms. …

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CACI Wins Army Systems Engineering Contract; Ken Asbury, John Mengucci Comment

CACI International has won a contract from the U.S. Army to provide systems engineering services for the Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Flight Activity unit. The contract “broadens CACI’s reach into the [command, communications, control, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance] market,” Ken Asbury, CACI president and CEO and an …

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