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Mike Leff: AT&T to Help Department of Navy Transition to FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network

The Department of the Navy has agreed to deploy a national public safety broadband network from AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority across Navy and Marine Corps installations in the U.S., Seeking Alpha reported Monday. “We are honored to help the Department of the Navy transition to the FirstNet public safety communications platform,” said Mike Leff, vice president for defense at AT&T’s public sector business.

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KeyW Secures Navy Acoustic Sonar R&D Contract

The Department of the Navy has awarded KeyW a potential five-year, $43.7 million contract to help the Naval Research Laboratory’s Physical Acoustics Branch develop sea acoustic techniques. DON announced the contract award in a notice posted Wednesday on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Work covers the development of modeling algorithms and computational tools to support …

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Northrop Innovation Systems Sector to Evaluate Anti-Radiation Missile GPS Tech for Navy

Northrop Grumman‘s innovation systems sector, formerly called Orbital ATK, will evaluate the basic functions of global positioning system receivers for a medium-range tactical missile platform for the U.S. Navy under a $602,247 delivery order. The order falls under a basic ordering agreement and calls for the evaluation of Rockwell Collins‘ prototype NavStrike M-code GPS …

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Rick Aviation to Provide Propeller Aircraft for DON Airborne Threat Simulation Efforts

Rick Aviation has won a potential five-year, $27.5 million contract to provide contractor owned and operated propeller aircraft to support airborne threat simulation activities of Department of the Navy fleet customers. The Defense Department said Monday Rick Aviation will support DON’s Contracted Air Services program that aims to train shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon …

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August Schell to Help Create Sourcing Vehicle for DON Software Licensing Program

The Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded August Schell a potential six-year, $41.2 million contract to help establish a strategic sourcing method for the Department of the Navy to procure Axway software licenses and related maintenance services. The Defense Department said Friday the company will support DON’s Enterprise Software Licensing program aimed at simplifying the acquisition …

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Sehlke Details Pillars of Financial & Feeder System Optimization Methodology

Arlington, Virginia-based Sehlke Consulting has created a four-pillar approach meant to help federal customers transform their financial management systems and achieve auditability. This approach forms the basis of the professional services contractor’s Financial and Feeder System Optimization Methodology that covers Leadership and Governance; Stakeholder and User Readiness; Internal Controls and …

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Navy Explores Potential Sources of USV Mine Neutralizer for Littoral Combat Ships

The Department of the Navy has launched a market research effort to determine if two or more companies can help the government manufacture, assemble and test a mine neutralizer system for unmanned surface vehicles. A request for information notice posted Wednesday on the FedBizOpps website says the Navy plans to add a Barracuda Mine Neutralizer …

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Dominion, Navy to Collaborate on Solar Facility Construction Project at NAS Oceana

Dominion Virginia Power and the Department of the Navy plan to jointly establish a 21-megawatt direct current solar facility at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia. The Navy said Tuesday Dominion will seek approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission for the project this summer and expects the facility to be fully constructed and operational by late …

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A Closer Look at Navy CIO IT Workforce Team

Christopher Kelsall supports the Department of the Navy CIO IT Workforce Team. More specifically, he is the Director of the DON CIO Cyber/IT Workforce Team and serves as the principle expert on the workforce policy, planning, systems, credentialing and development requirements for the workforce. Currently, Kelsall is working on the …

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