Tag Archives: Department of Defense

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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Washington Headquarters Services Seeks Industry Support for Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Defense Programs

The Washington Headquarters Services has issued a sources sought notice to determine vendors that can offer support services to the Pentagon’s Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday OASD NCB requires planning, budgeting and implementation assistance related to physical security enterprise …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud Tech Can Help DoD Harness Potential of Machine Learning, AI

Jennifer Chronis, general manager for the Defense Department market at Amazon Web Services, told Government Matters in an interview aired Friday she believes DoD organizations can harness the possible advantages of machine learning and artificial intelligence tools in a cloud computing environment. She said that AWS’ technology is designed to …

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Northrop Lands $62M Navy Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator Support Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $61.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain, engineer and operate unmanned aircraft systems designed for maritime use. The company will aim to ensure the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance – Demonstrator system is ready for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, the Defense Department said …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Greg Wenzel, Executive Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton

ExecutiveBiz talked with Greg Wenzel, executive vice president, about his work in C4ISR, the future of the U.S. Army’s digital transformation, and where he sees Booz Allen Hamilton providing solutions as an open systems integrator. “Being platform agnostic means our clients get the best solution from every provider, which only …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview With Brian Baldrate, VP & General Counsel of International and Washington Operations at Raytheon

ExecutiveBiz talked with Brian Baldrate, vice president and general counsel of Raytheon’s international and Washington, D.C., operations, about his military background, views on international defense sales and where he sees room for greater public-private sector collaboration. “A lawyer’s job isn’t to simply weigh in on whether something is legal, but …

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CTC Recognized by Military Times as a “Best for Vets” Employer; Ed Sheehan Comments

Military Times has chosen Concurrent Technologies Corporation as a 2018 “Best for Vets” employer for the eighth year, the Johnstown, Penn., company announced Wednesday. The annual list features 100 companies recognized for “their commitment to providing opportunities to America’s veterans.” Organizations are judged by their corporate culture, veteran recruiting, veteran policies …

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