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ASRC Federal Subsidiary to Support Space Launch System Under NASA Agreement

ASRC Federal

Arctic Slope Technical Services, a subsidiary of ASRC Federal, has agreed to help NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center augment and further mature a rocket that would fly astronauts to space for future exploration missions. ASTS will use an engineering toolkit to conduct an artificial intelligence-driven analysis of engine and vehicle data sets to determine the failures, oddities and trends surrounding the Space Launch System, ASRC Federal said Wednesday.

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Space Force Posts RFI for Commercial Satcom Services

Satcom services RFI

The U.S. Space Force plans to launch a solicitation for commercial satellite communications services in support of the U.S. military and various government entities. USSF said Wednesday in a request for information notice that its Commercial Satellite Communications Office seeks proliferated low Earth orbit services that can facilitate data transfers with a maximum latency of 50 milliseconds.

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WidePoint Secures $86M in DHS Wireless Cellular Support Task Orders

WidePoint

WidePoint has received task orders worth approximately $86 million combined to help the Department of Homeland Security deliver wireless cellular services across its components. WidePoint said Wednesday the task orders come as part of the potential $500 million Cellular Wireless Managed Services 2.0  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that the company secured in November 2020.

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Neustar-Sponsored Study: Organizations View Threat Feeds as Essential to Cybersecurity Posture

Cybersecurity

A Neustar-sponsored study revealed that 79 percent of over 1,000 surveyed security professionals see threat data feeds as an essential tool to strengthen the cybersecurity posture of their organizations. Neustar said Monday it sponsored Ponemon Institute's study that aims to determine the effectiveness of threat feeds in strengthening cybersecurity.

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Jacobs, IronNet to Jointly Offer Cyber Threat Detection Tech; Caesar Nieves Quoted

Jacobs has partnered with IronNet Cybersecurity to collaboratively design and develop a new offering meant to help commercial and government parties detect and address stealthy cyber threats. The joint cybersecurity offering will utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning to gain awareness of both known and unknown cyber risks and bolster network security against attacks, Jacobs said Thursday.

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ASRC Federal Subsidiary to Support Vance AF Base Operations Under $457M Contract; Jennifer Felix Quoted

Jennifer Felix President

A subsidiary of ASRC Federal will support base operations and maintenance activities at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma under a potential seven-year, $457 million contract with the U.S. Air Force. ASRC Federal Field Services will perform information technology, transportation, communications and fire and emergency services in support of Vance AFB's 71st Flying Training Wing, the company said Tuesday.

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NASA Taps Astra Space to Launch CubeSats for Storm Processes Research

Astra Space

Astra Space has secured a $7.9 million contract to help NASA launch six CubeSat small satellites designed to help meteorologists study storms. The company's Rocket 3 launch vehicle will carry the smallsats to space as part of the space agency's Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats or TROPICS mission, NASA said Saturday.

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