Mary-Louise Hoffman

Forescout to Help Secure DoD Connected Devices; Michael DeCesare Quoted

Forescout

ForeScout Technologies has secured a multimilion-dollar contract to provide a security platform for the Department of Defense to protect authorized devices that connect to the DoD information network. The company said Tuesday its technology was selected for DoD's enterprise cybersecurity program, dubbed Comply to Connect, to help department personnel identify and classify internet protocol-connected devices across offices, facilities and tactical missions.

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Army Looks to Small Tech Firms to Increase Howitzer System’s Rate of Fire

Army LW155 Howitzer

The U.S. Army will move to solicit ideas from small businesses on how to fire projectiles from self-propelled howitzers at a faster rate under the branch's one-of-its kind effort designed to incentivize companies that support military technology modernization efforts. Interested vendors can submit proposals from Sept. 18 to Oct. 6 for the "Fire Faster" effort as part of the Special Program Awards for Required Technology Needs program, Army Futures Command said Tuesday.

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Bleu Hilburn to Rejoin Crowley as Government Services BD VP

Bleu Hilburn

Bleu Hilburn, former vice president of business development at American Roll-on Roll-off Carrier Group, will return to Crowley Solutions in a similar position to oversee its government services. His appointment is effective Aug. 31 and he will be responsible for developing customer pipeline, opportunity qualification, marketing, bid and capture strategies for Crowley's government business, the company said Tuesday.

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Johns Hopkins APL to Help Air Force Develop, Test Aerospace Systems

JHU APL

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a potential six-year, $50M contract to develop air warfare technology platforms for the U.S. Air Force. APL will also support acquisition, test and evaluation of munition, cyber and electronic warfare components of aerospace systems under the sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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