Jay Clemens

Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder

Northrop Grumman has awarded Cobham an $8 million contract to build a motion control technology for use in two microwave instruments Northrop is developing for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System  program. Cobham said Thursday it will develop the motion controller system at its Hauppauge, New York-based facility for integration …

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SAIC Awarded $54M DLA Chemical, Petroleum Logistics Support Extension

Science Applications International Corp. has received a three-month, $53.5 million contract modification for chemical and petroleum products logistics support to the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification represents an extension to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains a five-year base period and one five-year option. SAIC will …

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CH2M to Provide Engineering Services for Federal Lands Highway Program; Bill Lang Comments

CH2M has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Federal Highway Administration to provide architect-engineer services to the federal lands highway program. The award represents the company’s sixth general engineering IDIQ contract and complements the 300 previous task orders CH2M performed in rural areas such as the Lake Tahoe Program of Projects …

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Intellicheck Mobilisa to Deploy ID Authentication Tech in DC Federal Installation; William Roof Comments

Intellicheck Mobilisa has received a $250,000 contract to install company-made identification authentication technology at a classified federal government facility located in Washington, D.C. to help security personnel protect highly-sensitive infrastructure. The company’s Defense ID platform works to help security personnel authenticate the identity of visitors, vendors and employees that enter a restricted site, Intellicheck Mobilisa …

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Cylance, FedResults Forge Federal IT Market Partnership; Stuart McClure Comments

Cylance has added government distributor FedResults to its list of strategic partners to deliver cybersecurity offerings to the federal information technology market. Through the partnership, federal customers will have access to preventive endpoint security technology offerings developed based on artificial intelligence and machine learning, Cylance said Tuesday. “Recent events have …

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DARPA Seeks Participants for Spectrum Collaboration Challenge; Paul Tilghman Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled the $2 million Spectrum Collaboration Challenge that seeks to develop software-defined radios that could work with other simultaneously operating radios in the electromagnetic spectrum. The phased challenge will begin in 2017 and run for three years and has 30 slots available to interested participants who will contend to develop …

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DynCorp Passes Private Security Company Mgmt Systems Standards; Leonard Moss Comments

DynCorp International has achieved a private security company management systems certification conducted by independent auditing firm MSS Global. The certification builds on the company’s compliance with the ISO 18788 standards for security operations management systems, DynCorp said Tuesday. “The PSC.1 Standard, established by the U.S. Congress, requires any company providing security services …

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In-Q-Tel, Algorithmia Forge Algorithm-as-a-Service Partnership; Katie Gray Comments

In-Q-Tel and Algorithmia have formed a partnership with the intent to help developers test and implement algorithms with the use of an application programming interface that is configured to meet application requirements. IQT said Monday it will gain access to Algorithmia’s Codex algorithms-as-a-service platform as part of the alliance. Codex works to help developers …

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Galois to Help DARPA Detect Advanced Persistent Threats; David Archer Comments

Galois has received a $6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a technology platform that will work to identify cyber threats within enterprise network and system environments. The company said Monday it will collaborate with the University of Edinburgh, Xerox’s PARC company and Oregon State University to build the Diagnostic …

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MIL to Help FirstNet Adopt Microsoft Office 365; Marisa Daley Comments

MIL Corp. has been selected to transition the First Responder Network Authority‘s systems to Microsoft‘s Office 365 suite of cloud-based applications. The company will be responsible for the integration and management of FirstNet’s email platforms, account configurations, collaboration tools Skype and SharePoint, service desk training and document management efforts under …

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Microsoft’s Susie Adams Advises Agencies to Use Proposed Federal IT Fund on Cloud Transition Analysis

Susie Adams, chief technology officer of Microsoft’s federal business, has urged agencies to use the White House’s proposed $3.1 billion information technology modernization fund for cloud transition analysis efforts, Nextgov reported Friday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Adams advised government agencies to develop a multiyear plan and use the proposed budget to …

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Rockwell Collins Forms Govt Aviation Services Group; Jeff Johnson Comments

Rockwell Collins has formed a new business group that will provide connectivity and flight planning services to government aviation customers worldwide. The new government aviation services group within Rockwell Collins’ information management services unit aims to help clients schedule airborne assets on short notice and deliver field data to aircrews during operation, the company said Wednesday. …

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