Jay Clemens

Army Taps VSE-Led Team for Data Framework Support Task Order; Maurice Gauthier Comments

VSE Corp. has been awarded a $28 million task order to help the U.S. Army maintain and update software systems and integrate data as part of the service branch’s Data Framework Initiative. VSE’s Akimeka LLC subsidiary will lead a team comprised of The Informatics Applications Group and Enterprise Information Services to provide support for the Army …

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LinQuest Awarded Air Force Satellite Test and Engineering Services Contract; Greg Young, Leon Biederman Comment

LinQuest Corp. has been selected for a recompete contract to carry out engineering and operational services on research and development satellites for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center. LinQuest will support the center’s pre-launch, launch and early orbit, mission planning, on-orbit operations and anomaly resolution operations at Kirtland Air Force Base in …

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Chenega to Support Defense Health Agency’s Med-COI Enclave Transition Effort

Chenega has been awarded a $9 million contract by the Defense Health Agency to help DHA transition service local area network assets to the Medical Community of Interest enclave. The Alaska native village corporation’s healthcare services business will work to collect data, conduct asset inventory, coordinate with onsite and remote medical treatment facilities …

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DynCorp Receives ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Certification; John Bennett Comments

DynCorp International has achieved an ISO 9001:2015 certification from Perry Johnson Registrar for the company’s performance in the quality management systems category. ISO 9001:2015 comprises certifications for private security company management systems, environmental management, safety management and quality management for aviation, space and defense organizations, DynCorp said Friday. John Bennett, …

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RiverTech to Help NASA Secure Stennis Space Center

RiverTech LLC has received a potential $25.5 million contract from NASA to provide security services at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. NASA said Saturday that RiverTech will work to protect physical infrastructure and personnel, manage access control, perform badging, handle 911-dispatch center and provide traffic control and locksmith services to the …

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General Dynamics Showcases Bluefin Autonomous Underwater Vehicle; Matt Graziano Comments

General Dynamics has demonstrated a hovering-autonomous underwater vehicle the company’s Bluefin Robotics subsidiary developed to detect threats to a ship’s hull and structure. General Dynamics said Thursday it showcased the H-AUV platform that incorporates acoustic sonar and high-resolution imaging technology during the OCEANS 2016 exposition in Monterey, California. The vehicle is designed to determine a hull’s condition, …

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BAE Lands Contract to Modernize, Sustain Denmark’s Infantry Fighting Vehicles

A subsidiary of BAE Systems has received a contract from Denmark’s defense acquisition and logistics organization to modernize Denmark’s fleets of 44 CV90 infantry fighting vehicles and BV206 all-terrain vehicles. BAE Systems Hagglunds will also provide prototyping, systems integration, safety, maintenance, repair and overhaul services under the contract, the company said Thursday. The subsidiary will collaborate with Denmark-based industrial partners on the project. …

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GSA Extends GeoComm’s IT Schedule Contract; Jody Sayre Comments

GeoComm will continue to offer geographic information and communication systems to federal, state and local agencies following an extension to the company’s General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule contract. GeoComm was awarded a spot on the IT Schedule in September 2006 and the agency extended its contract with the public-safety technology vendor through Aug. 31, 2021, the …

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BAE to Ship First Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle; John Swift Comments

BAE Systems U.S. subsidiary plans to transport to Marine Corps Base Quantico the first Amphibious Combat Vehicle produced under a $104 million contract with the U.S. Marine Corps, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the vehicle is the first unit BAE Systems Inc. manufactured in a production environment and the ACV incorporates a …

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Navy Orders TEGAM Resistance Measurement Equipment

TEGAM has received a $1 million contract to produce portable micro-ohmmeter and resistance temperature detector measurement bridge for use in the U.S. Navy’s nuclear power test programs. The company said said Tuesday it will provide Model R1L-D1 equipment to the service branch over the next five years. TEGAM’s bond meters and micro ohmmeters are built to …

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Aurora Flight Sciences to Continue NASA Mature D8 Experimental Aircraft Concept Development

Aurora Flight Sciences has secured a six-month, $2.9 million contract to continue the development of the D8 subsonic commercial aircraft as part of NASA’s aviation innovation efforts. The contract aims to help establish requirements for the experimental aircraft or X-Plane program and kick-start the research phase to further develop the D8 commercial airliner, Aurora said …

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Deloitte, NASCIO Survey: Insufficient Cyber Budget, Talent Shortage Continue to Challenge Government

A new survey from Deloitte and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers indicates concerns among respondents over low cyber funding amounts and talent shortages they believe pose challenges to the government. Deloitte said Tuesday the responses also reflect how governor-level awareness of cybersecurity continues to increase. “The survey results spell out a …

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ICF Adopts New Brand to Mark 10 Years as Public Company; Sudhakar Kesavan Comments

The Fairfax, Virginia-based consulting services contractor formerly known as ICF International has rebranded itself as “ICF” and adopted both a new logo and website in conjunction with its 10th anniversary as a publicly-traded company on the NASDAQ. ICF said Tuesday it started its repositioning effort to further explain the company’s collaborations with clients, employees, investors …

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Lightower Fiber Networks Added to GSA IT Schedule 70; Rob Shanahan Comments

Lightower Fiber Networks has been awarded a position on the Government Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle to provide networking services to the federal government. Lightower said Monday it will work with customer agencies to develop network and disaster recovery services such as dark fiber, Ethernet, wavelengths and internet access under the contract …

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