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Xerox to Offer Agencies Document Mgmt Platforms Through National Cooperative Purchasing Network

Xerox has signed an agreement with the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance to offer document management products and services to multiple U.S. government agencies and educational institutions. The National IPA aims to simplify the process for public sector organizations to procure Xerox’s printers, managed print services, software and workflow automation platforms through …

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Microsoft, PwC Expand Partnership to Offer Cybersecurity Suite

PwC has expanded its partnership with Microsoft in a push to help customers secure business systems and data with a suite of cybersecurity services and tools. The alliance’s new offerings will cover enterprise security architecture, identity and access management, threat and vulnerability management, information protection and cloud information security, PwC said Monday. …

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Raytheon, Navy Complete Final Developmental Test of F-35C Joint Standoff Weapon

Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have finished developmental testing of the Joint Standoff Weapon C warhead for use on the F-35 aircraft’s C variant. The company said Tuesday the 1,000-pound JSOW makes use of a global positioning system-based inertial navigation platform equipped with an infrared seeker made to autonomously detect targets. The air-to-ground …

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Lockheed Helps Australia Implement Space Data Collection, Analysis System

The Australian government has selected Lockheed Martin to provide a technology platform designed to help users gain situational awareness of space events. Lockheed said Tuesday it will deploy the iSpace Mission System at the Australian Space Operations Center to collect data from government, commercial and science community sensors. The system works to integrate surveillance data and …

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GSA Adds Simplilearn’s Online Professional Training Courses to IT 70 Schedule

Simplilearn has received a potential five-year contract from the General Services Administration to offer professional certification training courses to U.S. government employees. The company said Tuesday it aims to help customer agencies train personnel in big data and analytics, artificial intelligence, project management, digital marketing, cybersecurity and cloud computing through GSA’s IT 70 Schedule. Krishna Kumar, …

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Curtiss-Wright Gets $85M Contract to Supply Turbines, Auxiliary Equipment for Navy Carrier

Huntington Ingalls Industries has awarded Curtiss-Wright an $85 million contract to produce main propulsion steam turbines and auxiliary equipment for installation on the U.S. Navy‘s future Enterprise (CVN 80) aircraft carrier. Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday its EMS division is scheduled to perform engineering and production work under the contract through at least 2022. HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division will receive …

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Engility to Expand Cyber Scholarship Program for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has announced plans to grant additional scholarships to former U.S. military personnel through its CyberWarrior Scholarship Program. The company said Tuesday the next round of grants will help four transitioning service members receive cybersecurity certification training. “Through these scholarships, we’re not only providing veterans with a viable option as they reenter …

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Lockheed to Update USSOCOM C-130 Operational Flight Program

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has received a four-year, $18 million contract to provide flight program upgrade services for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s C-130 transport aircraft. The company will also help USSOCOM engineer and integrate multiple third-party systems under the indefinite–delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will occur at Lockheed’s facility in Marietta, …

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Vectra Cybersecurity Platform Added to DHS Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Program

The Department of Homeland Security has authorized Vectra to offer a cybersecurity platform to government agencies through DHS’ Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Cognito is available under CDM DEFEND, which refers to the program’s third phase, and designed to help public sector clients detect a cyber attacker’s behavior in real time, Vectra said Thursday. …

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USAF Taps KBRwyle for Air and Space Systems Engineering Support

KBR‘s government services unit has received a 54-month, $32.3 million U.S. Air Force task order to provide engineering assistance in upgrading the service branch’s air and space systems. Under the Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities effort, KBRwyle will help develop and integrate space, intelligence, and air and missile defense capacities, the company said Monday. Services …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Gets $65M USS Enterprise Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $65 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to obtain additional long-lead-time material for the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch will obligate the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and …

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National Strategic Research Institute Lands $92M R&D Contract With Air Force

The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has received a $92 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide research, development and engineering services. NSRI will also conduct mission-related research efforts such as test, evaluation and systems analysis of U. S. Strategic Command-related topics, the Defense Department said Thursday. The institute will perform work …

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