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James Hasik: Army to ‘Attract More Companies’ for 3 Future Ground Vehicle Programs

The U.S. Army could soon field a set of lightweight ground vehicles that would work equip a joint forcible entry mission as part of the service’s efforts to develop its expeditionary portfolio, Defense News reported Monday. Joe Gould writes that the Army eyes an air-droppable mobile protected firepower tank, an ultra-lightweight combat vehicle and …

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InfoZen Moves NASA Web Portals, Apps to Amazon Cloud; Roopangi Kadakia Comments

NASA has partnered with cloud services provider InfoZen to migrate several of the space agency’s public-facing websites and applications to a cloud computing environment. InfoZen moved 110 online NASA portals into an Amazon Web Services-powered, open-source content management platform within 22 weeks under the NASA WESTPrime web migration contract, InfoZen …

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Michael Shrader: Carahsoft Partners with ExtraHop to Deliver IT Visibility to Gov’t Clients, Partners

Carahsoft Technology will provide wire data analytics provider ExtraHop with sales, marketing and government contracting support as it offers ExtraHop’s platform to its reseller partners and public sector clients. “Carahsoft selected ExtraHop as the ideal platform to provide critical IT visibility for its government customers and partners,” Michael Shrader, Carahsoft’s vice president of intelligence …

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Doug Pachunka: Northrop to Automate ‘Courses of Action Tools’ for Air Force Collaboration Platform

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will update and maintain a web-based platform for the Air Force and build the system to help military units collaborate on mission and crisis planning activities. The company will add new tools to the Global Adaptive Planning Collaborative Information Environment system for commanders to manage campaign assignments and form …

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Roger Mason Discusses the Evolution of ODNI, Offerings at the Intersection of Biometrics and Cyber and His New Professorship

Roger Mason serves as senior vice president for national security and intelligence at Noblis and also oversees Noblis ESI, a wholly owned subsidiary. He was most recently the first assistant director of national intelligence for systems and resource analyses at ODNI where he advised senior leaders on critical intelligence decisions. He left …

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Finnish Bus Operator Applies Microsoft Analytics Tool, CGI Warehouse to Manage Routes

A Helsinki, Finland-based public bus company has adapted a Microsoft business intelligence platform to help monitor traffic data, gas usage and driver performance. Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy uses Power BI for Office 365 alongside a CGI-built data warehouse system and Microsoft’s SQL Server, SharePoint, Office and Power Mapplatforms, Microsoft said Monday. The city-owned bus operator competes with private operators to serve transportation …

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Panama Civil Aviation Authority Launches Thales-Built Air Traffic Control System; Raphael Cervantes Comments

Panama’s civil aviation authority has unveiled a new Thales-developed radar air traffic control center intended to handle the entire country’s airspace. The TopSky-ATC traffic control center is built to accommodate 12 control working positions, Thales Group said Thursday. Raphael Cervantes, director of sales for Latin America of Thales’s air traffic management business, …

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