Monica Jackson

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Leidos-Managed Federally Funded Research Lab Enters STEM Education Partnership

A Leidos-managed federally funded laboratory has partnered with the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology in an effort to expand access to science, technology, engineering and math programs at higher education institutions within Frederick County, Md. The center said Monday it will use the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research’s …

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