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  • Matrix Games to Develop Tabletop Wargames for Warfighter Training; Tim Greef Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Matrix Games to Develop Tabletop Wargames for Warfighter Training; Tim Greef Quoted

    The U.S. Army has tapped video game developer Matrix Games to provide computer wargames in support of warfighter training efforts, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. Under an other transaction authority for the Athena program, Matrix Games will coordinate with the Atlantic Council and Big Parser to develop portable wargames integrated with commercial off-the-shelf software and voice-controlled […] More

  • Sparton's DLS Business Obtains CMMI Level 3 Appraisal; Jim Lackemacher Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sparton's DLS Business Obtains CMMI Level 3 Appraisal; Jim Lackemacher Quoted

    Sparton's DeLeon Springs, Fla.-based design and development group has received a Capability Maturity Model Integration level 3 appraisal for its manufacturing processes. The rating indicates that the firm’s processes are “well-characterized”, understood and established, as well as described in a standard manner, Sparton said Tuesday. The CMMI level 3 designation also acknowledges that the manufacturing […] More

  • CACI Ranks Second in 2018 Best Companies for Veterans List; Ken Asbury Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Ranks Second in 2018 Best Companies for Veterans List; Ken Asbury Quoted

    Monster and Military.com have recognized CACI International in a list of companies from various industries that provide career opportunities for veterans. CACI said Thursday it ranked second among 10 firms in the 2018 Best Companies for Veterans List due to the significant amount of retired service members in the company’s workforce. Veterans or current members […] More

  • Intel Unveils Model Bill for Data Privacy; David Hoffman Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel Unveils Model Bill for Data Privacy; David Hoffman Quoted

    Intel seeks feedback on a draft model bill that encourages policymakers and stakeholders to participate in transparent discussions related to personal data privacy. The company said Thursday the model legislation aims to inspire Congress to develop a federal law that will direct companies in the proper use of personal information. The effort comes as several issues are beginning […] More

  • VA Seeks Contractor for Veteran Health Info Access Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Seeks Contractor for Veteran Health Info Access Services

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a request for information on a contractor that can help National Data Systems manage access to veterans’ health information. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday states that VA is seeking a contractor that will support NDS in distributing health data from the Veterans Health Administration to clinicians, researchers and […] More

  • AT&T, Learfield Partner to Extend Tech Innovations to Higher Education Institutions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AT&T, Learfield Partner to Extend Tech Innovations to Higher Education Institutions

    AT&T and Learfield Communications' Campus+ division have partnered to develop and deliver new educational technologies and career opportunities for students in higher education institutions. AT&T said Monday it will coordinate with administrators and other campus stakeholders to address various challenges in on-campus learning, as well as customize academic resources for students, faculty and alumni. Chris […] More

  • Samsung Electronics America Configures Wearable Tech With Emergency Dispatch Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Samsung Electronics America Configures Wearable Tech With Emergency Dispatch Apps

    Samsung Electronics America has unveiled a line of computer-aided dispatch applications for wearable devices to help first responders stay connected during emergency missions. The company said Wednesday it integrated its Galaxy smartwatches with apps such as Northrop Grumman's CommandPoint, CentralSquare Technologies' Field Ops, Caliber Public Safety's PocketCop and Tyler Technologies' New World ShieldForce. The dispatch offerings […] More

  • Leidos-Sparton Team to Help Navy Build Acoustic Device Countermeasure; Jim Lackemacher Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos-Sparton Team to Help Navy Build Acoustic Device Countermeasure; Jim Lackemacher Quoted

    Leidos and Sparton have partnered to develop an acoustic device countermeasure system for U.S. Navy submarines to defend against torpedoes. The industry team will design, build, fabricate, integrate and test ADC MK 5 devices intended to launch from a submarine’s internal signal ejector, Sparton said Tuesday. Leidos won the $36.1M Next Generation Countermeasure contract last month. Jim Lackemacher, group vice president at Sparton's engineered components and […] More

  • Fujifilm Medical Systems USA's Picture Archiving Tech Obtains Authority to Operate From DoD - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fujifilm Medical Systems USA’s Picture Archiving Tech Obtains Authority to Operate From DoD

    Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has secured a risk management framework-based authority-to-operate from the Defense Department to run the Synapse 5 picture archiving and communication system on the department's networks. The company said Wednesday DoD ruled after a 14-month review that Synapse 5 PACS meets security controls stated in RMFs, which include the DoD 8500 Series […] More

  • NASA Briefs Industry on Urban Air Mobility Plans - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Briefs Industry on Urban Air Mobility Plans

    NASA held a two-day meeting in Seattle last week to inform commercial, academic and government organizations of the space agency’s plans to develop an urban air mobility ecosystem. More than 400 representatives from the public and private sectors engaged in discussions about the UAM Grand Challenge, which is scheduled to officially launch in late 2020, NASA said Wednesday. The […] More

  • Dell EMC Unveils Modernized Applications for VMware Cloud Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dell EMC Unveils Modernized Applications for VMware Cloud Platforms

    Dell EMC has modernized and integrated some of its applications into VMware's cloud environments to help businesses refine their operations and accelerate the pace of their information technology modernization projects. Dell said Tuesday it augmented its VxRail appliance for streamlined networking deployments with hyper-converged infrastructure systems, as well as continued automation for VMware cloud stacks […] More

  • Lockheed Completes Installation of Telephonics Radar on 74K Aerostat System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Completes Installation of Telephonics Radar on 74K Aerostat System

    Lockheed Martin has retrofitted its 74K Aerostat System with a Telephonics-made radar to further support warfighting missions on land and at sea. Lockheed said Tuesday the installation of the RDR-1700B radar succeeds the integration of other radar sensors from Leonardo and Northrop Grumman and electro-optic/infrared cameras from L3 Technologies“˜ Wescam subsidiary on the airship. Jerry […] More

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