Tag Archives: Department of Defense

DoD Awards ON Semiconductor’s North American Manufacturing Facilities a ‘Superior’ Security Rating

ON Semiconductor has announced that its North America manufacturing facilities have received a superior security rating from an annual vulnerability assessment conducted by the Defense Security Service. According to DoD, the superior rating is to contractors whom have fulfilled the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM). Gary Pugsley, global …

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Pentagon Approves Lockheed-MBDA JV’s ‘Friend or Foe’ System; Dave Berganini Comments

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin and MBDA has obtained federal certification for a technology that works to identify non-hostile aircraft during combat operations. The Defense Department‘s International AIMS Program Office has certified the MEADS International-built Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe tool for the Medium Extended Air Defense System, Lockheed …

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William Caragol: PositiveID to Demo Threat Detection Tools for DTRA Through Leidos Partnership

Biological detection technology maker PositiveID will offer a handheld diagnostics system and airborne threat detector to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency as a partner with Leidos under a potential 10-year, $4 billion research-and-development contract. The companies signed a teaming agreement in 2012 to work together on projects involving systems engineering and integration, and biological …

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DLT Solutions’ Federal IT Contract Wins Drive 2013 Revenue Growth; Rick Marcotte Comments

DLT Solutions posted full-year revenue of $857.1 million for fiscal 2013, up 4 percent from the year before. The company attributes this growth in part to its cloud computing and other information technology contracts with the National Institutes of Health, Defense Department and National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance, DLT Solutions said …

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Liquidware Labs Obtains DoD Authorization for Desktop IT Tools; Will Jones Comments

Liquidware Labs has received an authority-to-operate approval from the Defense Department for its desktop management software products. Carahsoft Technology serves as a master government aggregator for Liquidware Labs’ offerings and will deliver the information technology products to a DoD agency responsible for managing enterprise data infrastructure across the military, Carahsoft said Nov. …

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Jacobs Engineering Wins Pentagon’s Mentor-Protege Award; Robert Norfleet Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has been chosen for the U.S. Defense Department‘s Nunn-Perry Award in recognition of the company’s mentor-protege relationship with a woman-owned small business. Jacobs helped TANTARA Corp. become a contractor for the Army and deliver support services at small arms firing ranges and for unexploded ordnance management programs, …

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General Dynamics C4 Systems Picked for Pentagon Mentor-Protege Award; Chris Marzilli Comments

A business unit of General Dynamics has received the 2013 Nunn-Perry Award from the Defense Department, recognizing the division’s rmentor-protege relationship with a woman-owned small business in Phoenix, Ariz. General Dynamics C4 Systems partnered with nFocus Solutions between 2006 and 2012 to help the latter company become a major subcontractor for …

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Leidos to Help Run DoD Anti-Corrosion Program; James Moos Comments

Leidos has won a position on a potential five-year, $50 million contract to provide engineering support for the Defense Department’s corrosion control initiatives. The blanket purchase agreement from Washington Headquarters Services covers work for the Corrosion Prevention and Mitigation Program for one base year and up to four option years, Leidos said …

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Roger Zakheim Joins Covington & Burling

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Roger Zakheim, the House Armed Services Committee general counsel, has joined Covington & Burling, effective Nov. 4, where he will be responsible for the company’s global public policy and government affairs and defense, homeland and national security practices. Prior to his appointment, Zakheim was the House Armed Services Committee’s general counsel …

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