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Report: Satellite Firms Engage Communications Services Market for Autonomous Vessels

Satellite industry representatives gathered at the SMM Hamburg maritime conference in Germany last month to discuss global communications services for use with autonomous marine vessels, Space News reported Thursday. Gerbrand Schalkwijk, deputy president at Inmarsat‘s maritime business, said that customers are looking to have remote engine monitoring, IT support and …

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Eight Companies Enter Into DIA Mentor-Protege Agreements

The Defense Intelligence Agency has approved four three-year partnership agreements under a program meant to encourage large contracting firms to guide smaller businesses in capability improvement efforts. Teams under the Mentor-Protege Program will focus on technological and application areas such as artificial intelligence, counterintelligence, analysis, mission support and organizational effectiveness, DIA …

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NASA Plans IT End User Services Contract Award to Perspecta Subsidiary

NASA intends to award Perspecta‘s Enterprise Services subsidiary a contract to provide consolidated services to agency information technology end users. Work under the proposed sole-source contract will cover management of the agency’s personal computing hardware, standard software, peripherals and accessories, supporting infrastructure and mobile IT services, NASA said Tuesday in a FedBizOpps notice. …

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Leidos Subsidiary Launches Mobile Clinics for Military Vets

Leidos‘ QTC subsidiary has deployed two mobile clinics to provide healthcare support to military veterans who live in rural areas. The clinics’ staff will accommodate veterans seeking general medicine, mental health, vision, audiology, otolaryngology, radiology, laboratory examination and cardiology evaluation services, Leidos said Tuesday. Each clinic is equipped with commercial …

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American Systems to Support Air National Guard C-130 Training; Peter Smith Quoted

American Systems has received a five-year, $27M task order to engineer systems and maintain software of the Air National Guard’s C-130 multimission crew training assets. The company said Wednesday it will also provide program management, operations, qualification and test support to the MMCT system support center at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph …

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DSA Gets ISO/IEC Recertification for Info Security Mgmt System; Fran Pierce Quoted

Data Systems Analysts has been recertified under the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard for maintaining the company’s practices related to information security management. DSA said it obtained the recertification after completing an audit conducted by BSI Group America. The standard works as a guide for businesses to manage sensitive employee and customer data in the delivery of …

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BAE Sponsors Air Force-Techstars Accelerator Program

BAE Systems is sponsoring an expanded accelerator program jointly run by Techstars and the U.S. Air Force with the intent to help startup companies build technology platforms for government and commercial applications. Techstars said BAE will recruit, select and engage participating entrepreneurs in the program as a sponsor. The Air Force Accelerator Powered by Techstars …

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Army Seeks Potential Target Defeat Tech Support Sources

The U.S. Army wants information on vendors that can help the service plan, execute and evaluate tests on a class of military systems designed to neutralize adversarial warfighting assets. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday, the Army said it also needs support to investigate combustion reactions of vehicle stopping technologies; conduct model-based engineering …

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