Ramona Adams

Cherokee Nation Technologies to Back DoD Health Surveillance Efforts

Cherokee Nation Technologies has won a potential five-year, $55 million order from the Defense Health Agency to provide health surveillance support for the Defense Department. DoD said Thursday the company will help maintain existing infrastructure; respond to inquiries from medical and health authorities; and analyze, interpret and disseminate information on the status, …

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Defense HR Activity Selects Booz Allen to Support National Language Service Corps

Booz Allen Hamilton has won a five-year,  $37.4 million contract from the Defense Human Resources Activity to help administer key functions of the National Language Service Corps. The Defense Department said Wednesday Booz Allen will help NLSC recruit potential members; gather and retain member data; provide information to government organizations that …

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General Atomics’ Electromagnetic Systems Business to Expand in Mississippi

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit will expand its existing facilities in Shannon, Mississippi under a $20 million project. The Mississippi Development Authority said Wednesday the expansion will create 48 jobs; address demands for airborne, maritime and ground-based military lasers; and meet increased fabrication needs. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will add 128,000 square …

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CenturyLink Obtains DOJ Approval to Sell Level 3 Metro Network Assets to Syringa Networks

The Justice Department has given CenturyLink the green light to sell certain metro network assets of Level 3 Communications in Boise, Idaho, to fiber-optic networking services provider Syringa Networks. Monroe, Louisiana-based CenturyLink said Tuesday the sale is still subject to other customary closing conditions and comes nearly five months after the telecommunications firm …

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Honeywell Supplies Material for Safariland Group’s New Ballistic Shields

Safariland Group has produced a new lightweight ballistic shield using Honeywell‘s  Spectra Shield ballistic-resistant composite material. Honeywell said Tuesday the newest product in Safariland’s X Series line of ballistic shields is designed to weigh up to 20 percent less than traditional ballistic handheld shields, which usually weigh more than 20 pounds. The X Series …

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ACT I Gets Task Order to Support USAF Exercise Program; Claudio Monticelli Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has secured a three-year task order to provide exercise program support to the U.S. Air Force‘s Eighth Air Force organization headquartered at Barksdale AF Base in Louisiana. ACT I said the order covers planning, scheduling, tasking and monitoring the participation of Eighth Air Force in the …

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Report: Lockheed, Rafael Offer Missiles for Army Multimission Launcher

Lockheed Martin and Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will offer their respective missiles to the U.S. Army for possible integration with the service branch’s Indirect Fires Protection Capability multi-mission launcher, Defense News reported Monday. The Army seeks a second missile as part of the IFPC Increment 2 program, which aims to develop a …

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Bloomberg: DoD Aircraft Deployment Delays Boost Opportunities for Maintenance Providers

A report by Bloomberg‘s government arm says the Defense Department‘s maintenance requirements could increase amid delays facing various military aircraft programs. Robert Levinson, a senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, wrote in a blog post published Friday that the U.S. Air Force plans move the deployment of the Boeing-built KC-46 tanker aircraft from October …

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Report: Lockheed to Name Sonar Supplier for Australian Submarine Program in Late 2018

Lockheed Martin plans to award a contract later this year for the production of sonar equipment that will be integrated into Australia’s future submarines, Defense News reported Friday. The defense contractor’s Australian arm told Defense News that it has issued a request for quote to industry. Australia’s defense department awarded Lockheed Martin Australia …

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CIS Offers Securely-Configured Virtual Images via AWS’ U.S. Govt. Cloud Marketplace

The Center for Internet Security has added its “hardened” virtual images to Amazon Web Services‘ cloud marketplace for U.S. government customers. CIS said Wednesday its CIS Hardened Images are now available in the AWS GovCloud (US) marketplace and have been accessible to other customers through the AWS Marketplace since 2015. CIS Hardened Images are …

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