Jay Clemens

Optiv Security Unveils Cyber Threat Intell-as-a-Service Offering; Stu Solomon Comments

Optiv Security has introduced a cyber threat intelligence-as-a-service offering intended to help organizations develop security models, define cyber risks and address threats. Optiv said Wednesday its cyber threat intelligence and security team developed the service by combining the company’s cybersecurity consulting services with a threat monitoring technology from IntSights. The goal is to help customers …

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Harris to Help DoD Develop Narrowband Soldier Radio Waveform; Chris Young Comments

The National Spectrum Consortium has awarded Harris a three-year contract to produce a narrowband mode of the Defense Department‘s Soldier Radio Waveform. Harris said Wednesday the narrowband SRW will be designed to help reduce spectrum requirements for the deployment of an infantry brigade combat team and expand the warfighter’s point-to-point communications range. “The new narrowband waveform is …

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ICF Lands Water Risk Assessment Contract with EPA; Jennifer Welham Comments

ICF has received a $12.4 million contract to develop criteria that will guide the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water in efforts to protect the public from the adverse impact of pollutants in the country’s drinking and recreational waters. The contract with EPA’s health and ecological criteria division includes one eight-month base …

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Army Taps DynCorp for Aircraft Component Repair, Mobile Radio Support Services

The U.S. Army has awarded DynCorp International a potential five-year, $5.12 million task order to repair aircraft components deployed worldwide and a separate $955,000 contract to maintain land mobile radio systems in support of Kosovo’s military forces. DynCorp said Tuesday that it will perform the aircraft parts repair work at Corpus Christi Army Depot in …

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DARPA Taps Vencore Research Arm for Airborne Comms Optimization Project; Petros Mouchtaris Comments

Vencore’s research arm has received a 17-month, $2.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to modernize airborne systems and networks as part of an effort to facilitate uninterrupted communication in adverse environments. Vencore Labs will develop technologies to help protect network and radio communications from jamming systems as part …

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Qualtrics to Provide GSA Customer Insights Tool

Qualtrics has been selected to provide a new customer insights system to the General Services Administration as part of GSA’s efforts to measure and manage the quality of its services. GSA will implement the enterprise-grade platform to collect, analyze and distribute customer feedback in real time through web-based, mobile-responsive collection tools, …

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GAMA-1 Holds Spot on Potential $2.5B NOAA IT Contract Vehicle

GAMA-1 Technologies has been awarded a prime position on a potential a $2.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers information technology support services for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s strategic IT planning and management effort. GAMA-1 said Tuesday task orders under the NOAALink Small Business contract are  categorized into customer care, infrastructure management, business management, …

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Sevatec Joins AWS Public Sector Partner Program; Tanusree McCabe Comments

Amazon Web Services has added Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services provider Sevatec to AWS’ Public Sector Partner Program in the government category as part of an extended partnership between the two companies. Sevatec said Monday it seeks to offer cloud architecture, development and migration services to federal government customers through the program. The AWS Public Sector Partner Program …

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Safran to Update Navigation System of France’s Ballistic Missile Submarines

Safran‘s electronics and defense business has been selected to design and build a new global navigation system for integration into the Triomphant-class ballistic missile nuclear submarines of the French navy. The company said Monday it will use feedback from the fleet’s current laser gyro-based navigation systems and other new technologies to develop a new …

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CertiPath Lands ID Credential, Access Mgmt Contract With GSA; Shawn Hughes Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded CertiPath a contract to provide identity credential and access management services to the federal government. CertiPath said Tuesday it will help GSA analyze, coordinate, define and recommend standards for civilian agencies to implement Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management technology as well as develop functional requirements for physical and …

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Raytheon Gets Navy Airborne Targeting System Order Modification

Raytheon will provide seven multi-spectral targeting systems in D configuration to the U.S. Navy under a $19.2 million modification to a previously awarded job order. The Defense Department said Tuesday the MTS airborne sensor works to provide long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, and range-finding capability to military users. The technology is designed to adapt to …

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SGT to Provide NOAA Meteorological Observational Data; Curtis Marshall Comments

SGT has been awarded a three-year, $45 million contract to supply meteorological observational data from non-federal observing networks to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA plans to use the observation data to support meteorological, hydrologic and related environmental observing systems that are designed to facilitate local-scale weather event prediction, SGT …

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