Tag Archives: Department of Defense

PAE Gets $72M Navy Test Range Support Contract Option

PAE will continue to help the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division engineer, operate and maintain the U.S. Navy’s Atlantic test range under a $72M contract modification. The modification exercises an option in a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and will include range sustainability, testing and data reduction services to NAWCAD’s marine operations division, the …

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Kevin Fahey: DoD Eyes Cybersecurity Certification Method for Vendors

Kevin Fahey, assistant defense secretary for acquisition, has said the Department of Defense considers implementing a cybersecurity certification process for contractors within the next year, Nextgov reported Thursday. The process aims to ensure that vendors comply with the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework and related standards. “That …

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Report: DoD Plans Military Comms Tech Modernization

The Department of Defense intends to develop new communications platforms as part of an initiative to optimize and streamline the military’s infrastructure, National Defense reported Friday. DoD plans to leverage cloud computing and satellite communications to support the use of next-generation technologies for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. …

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General Dynamics Awarded Navy Submarine Repair Contract Modification

General Dynamics‘ Electric Boat subsidiary will continue to help the U.S. Navy repair non-nuclear submarines under a one-year, $46.2M contract modification. Work will take place in New London, Conn., and covers overhaul, corrective and preventive maintenance, field changes, interim modification and upgrades, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company will also …

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ManTech Receives Task Order for Marine Tech R&D Services; Kevin Phillips Quoted

ManTech will provide technology research and development services to the U.S. Marine Corps under a potential 44-month, $35M task order. The company said Wednesday it plans to explore emerging technologies that have potential interoperability, reusability, mapping and scalability applications to the military service’s priority operational requirements. Focus areas of the R&D project include aviation, electronic …

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DoD Puts SafeNet Encryption Tech on Approved Products List

The Defense Department has certified SafeNet Assured Technologies‘ encryption technology designed to secure data across an Ethernet network. SafeNet said Wednesday its CN9000 series of encryptors can be found on the DoD Information Network Approved Products List under the fixed network element category. The approval signifies that the technology has met the department’s interoperability and information assurance requirements. …

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DARPA To Highlight Artificial Intelligence R&D Programs During Two-Day Conference

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to host a two-day conference in March to provide information about DARPA’s artificial intelligence research and development programs to Defense Department researchers and industry stakeholders. AI Colloquium will take place from March 6 to 7 in Alexandria, Va., and seeks to explore the potential applications …

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