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Northrop Receives Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for Virtual Mission Planning Software

Northrop Receives Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for Virtual Mission Planning Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Northrop Grumman has won the Aviation Week Program Excellence Award under the supplier aftermarket category for its software program designed to support the U.S. Air Force's contingency and crisis action planning operations. The company said Thursday over 300 program management representatives from the public and private sectors selected the Global …

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Federal Acquisition Service Solicits Comments on DEOS Cloud Computing Project

Federal Acquisition Service Solicits Comments on DEOS Cloud Computing Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service seeks industry feedback on a potential $8B cloud computing project that aims to unify networks and data centers across the Defense Department. The request for information solicits public comment on enterprise hardware, software licenses, and deployment and sustainment services covered in the first …

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BayFirst Solutions’ Robert Rice: Public & Private Sectors Work to Counter Cyber Intrusions

BayFirst Solutions' Robert Rice: Public & Private Sectors Work to Counter Cyber Intrusions - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Robert Rice, president of BayFirst Solutions, took part in a panel discussion during the 2018 Cybersecurity Symposium that was held Oct. 6 at Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. The forum included representatives from the CIA, the FBI and multiple companies that provide cyber technologies and infrastructure support services to the government,  BayFirst said …

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Fugue, In-Q-Tel Form Cloud Infrastructure Security Partnership; Phillip Merrick Quoted

Fugue, In-Q-Tel Form Cloud Infrastructure Security Partnership; Phillip Merrick Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Intelligence community investment firm In-Q-Tel and Fugue have partnered in a move to help agencies secure cloud-based systems and manage policy compliance. Fugue said it will introduce its cloud infrastructure security and compliance automation technology to the IC through the strategic partnership with In-Q-Tel. Phillip Merrick, Fugue CEO, noted the company’s …

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DoD Awards Crowdsourced Security Contracts to Bugcrowd, HackerOne, Synack

DoD Awards Crowdsourced Security Contracts to Bugcrowd, HackerOne, Synack - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Bugcrowd, HackerOne and Synack have received separate contracts to expand the Defense Department‘s bug bounty challenges and explore other crowdsourced methods to secure its public-facing websites. All three companies will help DoD develop additional activities for the security initiative aimed at identifying vulnerabilities in private defense systems, the department said Wednesday. The Pentagon …

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NASA Solicits Input on Cargo Delivery Requirements for Lunar “˜Gateway'

NASA Solicits Input on Cargo Delivery Requirements for Lunar “˜Gateway' - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA seeks industry feedback on requirements for developing a module to deliver pressurized and unpressurized cargo to a future cislunar outpost for deep space missions, technology demonstrations and explorations around the moon. The space agency said Tuesday it looks to procure a logistics platform with guidance and navigation, power generation and propulsion …

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AWS, NIH Partner to Foster Biomedical Innovation With Cloud Tech; Teresa Carlson Quoted

AWS, NIH Partner to Foster Biomedical Innovation With Cloud Tech; Teresa Carlson Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Amazon Web Services to help agency-backed researchers incorporate cloud-based technologies into biomedical research efforts. AWS said Tuesday it will host various NIH data sets, such as those covered by privacy and security policies, as part of the Science and Technology Research Infrastructure for Discovery, Experimentation, and …

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Lockheed’s Additive Manufacturing Facility Receives UL Safety Certification

Lockheed's Additive Manufacturing Facility Receives UL Safety Certification - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Lockheed Martin has received certification from UL for compliance with a set of safety guidelines to mitigate hazards in 3D printing facilities. UL said Monday it certified Lockheed’s Additive Design and Manufacturing Center in Sunnyvale, Calif., for adhering to the Outline of Investigation for Additive Manufacturing Facility Safety Management. “This facility builds on our …

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SAIC Debuts Cloud-Based Virtual Lab for Federal Clients; Charles Onstott Quoted

SAIC Debuts Cloud-Based Virtual Lab for Federal Clients; Charles Onstott Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corp. has created a virtual laboratory environment in a move to help federal customers accelerate the development of information technology software platforms. SAIC said Tuesday its Innovation Factory uses multiple tools from the company and its partner Red Hat to support government IT and application development efforts. Red Hat’s OpenShift container application …

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CAE Releases Visual Training Platform for Military Fighter, Fast Jet Pilots; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

CAE Releases Visual Training Platform for Military Fighter, Fast Jet Pilots; Gene Colabatistto Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CAE has unveiled a new technology platform for military clients to train fighter and fast jet pilots in simulated environments. The Medallion MR e-Series Visual System features a 360-degree dome display, laser projectors, image generators, night-vision goggles and a support system for the Open Geospatial Consortium’s common database, CAE said Tuesday. The …

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