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DHS S&T Invites Parties to Apply for Second Biometric Technology Rally

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate is seeking participants for an upcoming technology rally focusing on biometric systems. Entrants to the 2019 Biometric Technology Rally will work to develop systems sufficient to support identity verification operations, DHS said Wednesday. The department will conduct scenario-based tests of proposed …

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Huntington Ingalls Picks Triumph to Supply Navy Carrier Remote Valve Actuator

Huntington Ingalls Industries has selected Triumph Group to manufacture remote valve actuation systems required for the modernization of a U.S. Navy Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Triumph said Wednesday its integrated systems business will supply 165 actuators from the company’s mechanical solutions facility in Shelbyville, Ind., for installation on the USS George Washington, …

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Leidos Announces Education Support Efforts; Roger Krone Quoted

Leidos is providing education and training services to help students and workers develop their skills and empower the country’s workforce in support of the White House’s Pledge to America’s Workers program. The company said Wednesday it will develop learning programs encompassing apprenticeships, continuing education, reskilling, on-the-job training and work-based education …

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SAP NS2 Adopts Drone Aviation’s Video Technology for Analysis Uses

SAP National Security Service is integrating Drone Aviation Holding‘s drone-based video footage application into the former’s portfolio of cloud-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies. The video technology integrates with SAP NS2’s machine learning application to generate real-time data analyses for security missions, Drone Aviation said Tuesday. SAP NS2’s seventh annual solutions …

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DSA Wins Army IT Enterprise Services IDIQ Spot; Fran Pierce Quoted

Data Systems Analysts has won a spot on a potential nine-year, $12.1B contract vehicle to support the U.S. Army‘s enterprise infrastructure and information systems worldwide. The Information Technology Enterprise Solutions Services contract covers command, control, communications, computers and information management services as well as efforts to maintain and manage IT legacy platforms and …

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DoD Awards Four Grants for Manufacturing Engineering Education Support

Battelle Education, Clemson University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining have received grants with a combined total of $5.7M under a Defense Department engineering education effort. The recipients will use the funds to administer educational programs in the manufacturing engineering area under …

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Mark Santamaria Joins Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Business as CFO

Mark Santamaria, former chief financial officer of Mission Essential, has been appointed as senior vice president and CFO of Cobham‘s advanced electronic solutions sector. He will oversee the sector’s legal organization, contracts and compliance efforts and will also serve on the board of Cobham subsidiary AES Holdings, the company said Monday. Santamaria previously …

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Leonardo DRS Vet Shawn Black Named Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions Group COO

Shawn Black, former vice president and general manager of Leonardo DRS‘ electro-optical and infrared systems business, has joined Cobham as the first chief operating officer of its advanced electronic solutions business. Jill Kale, president of Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions, said in a statement released Monday that Black will oversee profit-and-loss accounts and operational …

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Esri Location App OK’d for FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network Users

Esri has announced the inclusion of its location intelligence technology in a catalog that lists applications and software platforms designed for the public safety community. The FirstNet App Catalog now includes the Explorer for ArcGIS app designed for use with Esri’s software-as-a-service platform and intended to help first responders view authoritative maps using their mobile devices, …

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