Matthew Nelson

Circadence Offers AI-Based Cybersecurity Training Platform on Microsoft Azure

Circadence has integrated a cybersecurity learning and assessment platform with Microsoft‘s Azure cloud computing service. Project Ares is designed to help government, enterprise and academic customers train cyber professionals through cloud-based virtual ranges, Circadence said Thursday. The artificial intelligence-powered training system uses a range-as-a-service model designed to spin up simulated environments and support …

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In-Q-Tel, Lilt Partner to Introduce Machine Translation Platform in Government

In-Q-Tel and Lilt have partnered to offer U.S. government agencies the latter company’s technology platform designed to translate source content in different languages. Lilt developed a machine translation engine that vetted translators continuously update and works to help enterprises localize foreign materials, IQT said Thursday. “Our mission is to make the world’s information …

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Optum Awarded Two VA Healthcare Services Contracts

Optum‘s federal government health services unit has secured two contracts from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide medical disability exams and telehealth lifestyle coaching services to military veterans. The company said Wednesday its OptumServe business will perform scheduled lifestyle consultation over the phone to help veterans who receive care from 20 VA …

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Viasat Updates NSA-Certified Network Encryption Device; Ken Peterman Quoted

Viasat has updated a device built to help government and military customers secure networks that process sensitive information. KG-142 now works to protect Layer 2 Ethernet communications for big data processing and cloud computing applications, Viasat said Wednesday. The National Security Agency-certified network encryptor is designed to help users simultaneously operate up to 32 peer-to-peer connections at …

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FLIR to Produce Electro-Optical Sensors for USAF’s Future MH-139 Helicopter Fleet

Boeing has awarded FLIR Systems a $40M initial contract to provide an electro-optical/infrared surveillance sensor technology to the U.S. Air Force‘s UH-1N helicopter replacement program. FLIR said Wednesday it will supply the Star SAFIRE 380-HDc EO/IR system for integration onto the first four MH-139 helicopters that a Boeing-Leonardo team will build for the military service. MH-139 is based on Leonardo’s AW139 platform …

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Deloitte Wins Navy Virtual Training Platform Dev’t Contract for Consolidated Shipboard Network

Deloitte‘s consulting business has received a potential five-year, $23M contract from the U.S. Navy to build a training virtual environment for the service’s enterprise shipboard network. The scope of work covers the development of a cloud-based virtual environment for the service’s Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services system, the Department of …

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Akima Subsidiary Receives $82M Air Combat Command Support Task Order

Akima‘s Ikun subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $82M task order to support the command, control, intelligence surveillance, reconnaissance and rescue squadrons of the U.S. Air Force‘s Air Combat Command. Work under the single-award task order includes unit deployment, training, information system security, scheduling, assessment and non-aviation program support services, the company …

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Boeing Delivers Final Updated AWACS Aircraft to NATO

Boeing has handed an updated airborne warning-and-control system aircraft over to NATO, the 14th and final platform the company modernized to help the international alliance comply with Europe’s navigation and air traffic management standards. NATO received the E-3A AWACS unit equipped with five digital displays for the flight crew to view …

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GSA Seeks Cloud-Based Audit, Risk Management Tool

The General Services Administration has issued a request for information on ideas intended for the development of a risk management and single audit tool. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday that it seeks to incorporate decision management, interagency award trend analysis, financial audit and storage capabilities through a …

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Paul Colonna to Head Lockheed Investment Mgmt Subsidiary

Paul Colonna, former executive vice president and chief investment officer of the fundamental equities group at State Street Global Advisors, will join Lockheed Martin on Jan. 7 as president and CIO of its investment management arm. Lockheed said Monday Colonna will succeed Chris Li and oversee the subsidiary’s portfolio, investment strategies, manager selection, risk …

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