Tag Archives: Department of Defense

CACI, AOptix to Deliver Mobile Biometric Devices to the Pentagon; Dan Allen Comments

CACI International and technology innovation firm AOptix will work together on a Defense Department contract to develop smart mobile identity devices, according to a AOptix statement. The new platform was unveiled by the company in September during the Biometrics Consortium Conference and integrates biometrics, including iris, fingerprint, face and voice recognition with smartphone …

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Executive Profile: Keith Rhodes, QinetiQ NA CTO for the Services & Solutions Sector

Keith Rhodes is chief technology officer for QinetiQ North America‘s services and solutions sector. Rhodes has more than 25 years’ experience in government and government contracting specializing in solution sets that combine operations, systems, people, and processes into assured mission performance. Before joining to QinetiQ NA, he served as the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s first …

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Lockheed to Mentor IERUS Tech Under DoD Program; Dr. Patricia Dare Comments

Lockheed Martin and IERUS Technologies have signed a three-year agreement under the Defense Department’s mentor-protégé program, Lockheed announced Wednesday. “Lockheed Martin selected IERUS Technologies as a protégé company because of its outstanding innovation and performance, as well as its radio frequency and radar technology capabilities,” said Dr. Patricia Dare, director of targets …

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DoD Launches IT Scholarship, Grants Program for Civilian, Military Personnel

The Department of Defense will start offering scholarship programs for personnel interested in information assurance and information technology fields. The Information Assurance Scholarship Program will give chosen institutions of higher learning funding for research, faculty, curriculum development, and laboratory improvements for IA/IT. The Naval Postgraduate School and Air Force Institute …

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Lockheed Recieves “Facility of the Year” Award

A high-level secure voice conferencing center built by Lockheed Martin was selected as “Facility of the Year,” by the Defense Information Systems Agency. The Lockheed manufactured center, located in the Pentagon, was selected in the“Large Switches” category. The award recognizes Defense Red Switch Network facilities that demonstrate excellence in performance. “At …

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Kratos Expands Cybersecurity Capabilities with SecureInfo Acquisition

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions is expanding its presence in the cybersecurity market, announcing today that it has purchased SecureInfo Corp., a defense and intelligence cybersecurity firm. SecureInfo provides solutions for cloud security and specializes in operational cybersecurity and cybersecurity risk management services. Some of its major federal customers include the U.S. Defense …

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Northrop Logistics Team Wins Pentagon Performance Award

Northrop Grumman’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System logistics team has received the 2011 Performance-Based Logistics Award from the Secretary of Defense. The team is integrated with the U.S. Air Force’s C2ISR Aerospace Sustainment Directorate at Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Ga. The Joint STARS team was recognized for integrating and …

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