Jay Clemens

CACI Receives ISO Certification for Info Security Practices; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received certification from the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s information security policies and practices following an external audit on its corporate information technology infrastructure. The ISO 27001 certificate reflects CACI’s compliance with the ISO standard for corporate IT security policies and represents the company’s second enterprise-wide ISO credential …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Provides Lithium-Ion Batteries to ISS; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has provided a payload of six lithium-ion batteries to the International Space Station in an effort to keep the power supply needed to help astronauts continue their research aboard the station. The lithium-ion batteries incorporate safety features such as voltage, temperature and cell-overcharge monitoring and will replace 12 nickel hydrogen …

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Engility Lands $31M Air Force Cybersecurity Contract; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility Holdings has received a five-year, $31 million contract to perform cybersecurity assessment, analysis and research work for the Defense Technical Information Center in support of U.S. Air Force mission requirements. The company said Tuesday it will provide independent verification and validation, site audits, software assurance, prototypes and processes to the Air …

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Data Link Solutions to Update F-16 Tactical Comms System for Foreign Military Clients

Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has received a potential $19.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to update tactical communication systems for the F-16 fleet of U.S. foreign military customers. DLS said Monday it will produce Multifunctional Information Distribution System – Low …

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European Space Agency Taps Thales Alenia Space for ExoMars 2020 Mission Support Contract

The European Space Agency has partnered with Thales Alenia Space to carry out the final stage of activities for the ExoMars 2020 — a joint mission of ESA and its Russian counterpart to explore life on Mars. Thales Alenia Space will design the ExoMars mission and lead a European industrial consortium under a contract with ESA, Thales said …

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CSRA Subsidiary to Provide Army Passive RFID Tech

CSRA‘s SRA International subsidiary has been awarded a five-year, $25.5 million contract to provide a common, integrated radio frequency identification system to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday that the Army will implement passive Radio Frequency Identification III technology to track, locate and identify commodities and assets. SRA is scheduled to complete …

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Valytics Awarded ICE Interoperability Testing Support Contract; Edwin Darilek Comments

Valytics has received a three-year contract to develop and update interoperability testing and test automation services for the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. The company said Wednesday it will help ICE to analyze enterprise configuration procedures, conduct manual interoperability tests and create a test automation framework to execute regression …

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NIKA to Analyze Army Medical Command’s Energy Use, Water Conservation Data; Kabir Chaudhary Comments

NIKA has received a $1.1 million contract to store, analyze and evaluate data related to the U.S. Army Medical Command’s energy consumption and conservation efforts. The company will provide data modeling and analysis reports for Medcom’s energy and water consumption data across more than 30 Army medical facilities, NIKA said Tuesday. …

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BAE Invests in Australia Defense Tech R&D Network; Glynn Phillips Comments

BAE Systems plans invest up to $10 million over 10 years in a collaborative network that will work to facilitate development of technologies that can support the Australian military. BAE said Tuesday its Australian subsidiary partnered with the Universities of Adelaide and South Australia to establish the Joint Open Innovation Network with the goal to introduce university engineering scholarship, …

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Boeing to Provide Saudi Arabia Full-Mission Trainer, Database Generation System Under $60M Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a potential $60 million contract to deliver database and aircrew training support systems to Saudi Arabia under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply a database generation system as well as a full-mission trainer and integrated avionics trainer database …

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NCI Lands DHS Agile IT Development Support Task Order; Suzanne Liscouski Comments

NCI has received a $43 million task order to support the electronic and customer-focused architecture of the Department of Homeland Security’s Citizenship and Immigration Services through agile information technology development efforts. The company said Tuesday its development and operations teams will work with other companies and federal employees to help USCIS implement agile and lean processes …

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AECOM, Colorado Transportation Dept Kick Off Energy-Transfer Highway Segment Development; Andrew Liu, Peter Kozinski Comment

AECOM and Colorado’s State Department of Transportation have teamed up to develop an energy-transfer highway segment that would charge electric-powered trucks through a coil transmission system, TruckingInfo reported Friday. Jack Roberts writes the project will test an electric grid embedded in a highway stretch designed to transmit electricity to electric-powered vehicles …

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MobileIron Cloud Platform Gets FedRAMP ATO From Postal Service; Barry Mainz Comments

MobileIron has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program  authority-to-operate designation from the U.S. Postal Service for the company’s cloud-based enterprise mobility management platform. The FedRAMP Agency ATO status recognizes that the MobileIron Cloud platform has met security standard requirements in the program’s federal risk management process, the company said Monday. “MobileIron has helped government …

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