Matthew Nelson

Engility Secures Air Force Follow-On Systems Engineering Support Contract

Engility will provide follow-on systems integration and engineering services for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $30M contract. The company will deliver the services in support of the service branch’s Space-Based Environmental Monitoring and Space Overhead Persistent Infrared platform, the Defense Department said Monday. The service will obligate $15.5M in …

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Oak Ridge National Lab Seeks Commercial Partner for Cybersecurity Tool

The Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has launched a competitive process for interested vendors to apply for licensing rights to commercialize a patented malware detection tool, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. ORNL seeks an industry partner to market the Heartbeat technology designed to trace malicious codes through a device’s energy …

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DARPA To Highlight Artificial Intelligence R&D Programs During Two-Day Conference

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to host a two-day conference in March to provide information about DARPA’s artificial intelligence research and development programs to Defense Department researchers and industry stakeholders. AI Colloquium will take place from March 6 to 7 in Alexandria, Va., and seeks to explore the potential applications …

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Lockheed Tests NASA Space Probe’s Robotic Sampling Arm

A team of Lockheed Martin engineers has commanded NASA‘s OSIRIS-REx space probe to move a robotic sampling arm designed to collect a sample from the asteroid Bennu. Lockheed said Friday its engineering team tested movements of the Touch-and-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism to determine the TAGSAM device’s readiness for upcoming asteroid surface material collection. OSIRIX-REx, which lifted off in …

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Jacobs Receives $62M Contract for Connecticut City Wastewater Infrastructure Modernization

Jacobs Engineering Group has received a potential 10-year, $62M contract to modernize, manage and sustain wastewater facilities in Waterbury, Conn. The contract’s scope of work includes modernization of the city’s watershed system, adjustment of treatment and waste collection processes and planning of long-term fixes, Jacobs said Thursday. Waterbury approached the company …

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Octo Consulting to Help Air Force Build, Maintain Financial Software Systems

Octo Consulting has won a multiyear, $15M contract to develop and sustain software platforms for the U.S. Air Force‘s financial systems operations. The company said Thursday it will update the FMSuite, eFinance and LeaveWeb applications as part of an effort to automate financial data management and processes at the military service. The eFinance and …

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Boeing Gets $70M Modification on Air Force Minuteman III Missile Support Contract

Boeing has received a $70.5M contract modification to support the U.S. Air Force‘s flight test, telemetry and termination program for the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. The modification revises ICBM specifications related to cable and antenna test requirements, flight termination receiver, electronic interference and parts management plan, the Defense Department said …

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Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Partner on Cloud-Based Software Offering for Public Safety Agencies

Motorola Solutions has chosen Microsoft‘s Azure Government to support a software platform for public safety agencies to manage applications in a cloud computing environment. The partnership seeks to leverage both companies’ offerings to help agencies run hybrid architectures designed for use on premise or in the cloud, Motorola Solutions said Monday. …

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Unisys Backs Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace; Tom Patterson Quoted

Unisys has pledged support to the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace as part of efforts to promote and sustain internet security worldwide. The company said Monday French President Emmanuel Macron would introduce the government-backed cybersecurity initiative at the Paris Digital Week’s Internet Governance Forum. Tom Patterson, Unisys chief trust …

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Kratos Secures Airborne EW, Comms Tech Supply Contracts

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has secured contracts worth $10M combined to provide airborne electronic warfare and communications systems to an unnamed national security customer. Work will take place at a Kratos production facility and no other contract-related details were disclosed due to consumer concerns, the company said Thursday. The San Diego-based …

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GSA Seeks Info on Potential Cloud.gov Support Sources

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service has launched a market survey to identify potential sources of professional services for a web-based cloud computing platform designed for government use. GSA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice FAS’ technology transformation services division seeks large or small companies that can help the agency …

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Cambridge Gets CMMI Level 3 Rating for Services

Cambridge has received Maturity Level 3 appraisal under the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration program for efforts to develop and deliver services. The company said Thursday its delivery and service development functions underwent a review conducted by ACME Process Group and met objectives within proximity of all process areas …

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