Mary-Louise Hoffman

Collins Aerospace to Enter Final Phase of UAS Airspace Data Link Waveform Dev’t Project; Heather Robertson Quoted

NASA and United Technologies Corp.'s Collins Aerospace business are gearing up for the final phase of a joint project to build a data link technology designed to support unmanned aircraft system management operations in national airspace. Collins Aerospace said Thursday it has helped finance command non-payload control waveform development efforts and developed radio prototypes that could operate with CNPC during flight tests as part of a nine-year project.

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Agencies Should Identify Cybersecurity Gaps, Invest in Endpoint Defense Platforms

Todd Gustafson, president of HP's federal arm, has said government organizations need to recognize security issues in endpoint devices that are connected to a mobile federal workforce and implement protective measures to avoid a cyberattack. "Whatever approach an organization takes, it must accept the need for change and embrace the idea that every technology decision is a security decision," Gustafson wrote in a FedTech guest piece.

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CenturyLink Eyes More Network Modernization Support Opportunities on EIS Contract Vehicle; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink is on the lookout for opportunities to help more federal agencies transform network infrastructure assets through the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle. "We're still waiting for some fairly large agencies to release what they're going to do from an EIS perspective," David Young, senior vice president of CenturyLink's public sector business and two-time Wash100 awardee, told FedScoop in an interview.

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Collins Aerospace to Provide Rescue Hoist Tech for California Aerial Firefighting Helicopters

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has selected United Technologies Corp.'s Collins Aerospace unit to provide a rescue hoist technology to be used on a fleet of S-70i Firehawk helicopters. Collins Aerospace said Wednesday it will supply Goodrich 44318 hoists to CAL FIRE and the fire departments of Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties.

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