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AWS Certifies Enlighten IT Consulting as Cloud Managed Service Provider; Dave Levy Quoted

Amazon Web Services has approved a MacAulay-Brown susbidiary to provide managed services to government customers of AWS cloud technology. Prior to the approval, Enlighten IT Consulting completed a third-party assessment on its service offerings with involvement of clients who use big data and analytics platforms in GovCloud, MacB said Thursday. …

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Sikorsky Gets Navy CH-53K Spare Parts Order

Lockeed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has received a $58.4M delivery order to provide spare parts for the U.S. Navy‘s CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. The service ordered 866 interim spare parts needed to repair and maintain lot 2 CH-53K low-rate initial production units, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will occur through January 2021 in …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Electric Propulsion Tech for NASA’s Deep Space Plans

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed an early systems integration test of an electric propulsion technology designed to help NASA conduct deep space missions in the near future. The company said Tuesday it developed a 13-kilowatt Hall thruster string as part of the space agency’s Advanced Electric Propulsion System program and demonstrated the subsystem’s power …

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AECOM, Lockheed Start Battery Energy Storage Development at Fort Carson

Lockheed Martin and AECOM have jointly started developing a battery energy storage system under an energy savings performance contract to help Fort Carson in Colorado reduce expenses for energy consumption. AECOM said Tuesday the BESS offering will include Lockheed’s GridStar Lithium energy storage system and Geli’s predictive analysis control software. AECOM …

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John Campbell: SAP NS2’s Nonprofit Arm Extends Training, Employment Program for Military Vets

SAP National Security Services‘ nonprofit organization has commenced a three-month information technology training and employment program for military veterans in Tampa, Fla. NS2 Serves offers the course for post-9/11 service members to obtain certifications that can help them qualify for high-tech jobs, the nonprofit said Monday. Veterans who complete the program will receive a …

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NIH, Google Partner for Biomedical Cloud Computing Initiative

The National Institutes of Health has partnered with Google in an effort to help researchers leverage commercial cloud technology platforms to manage biomedical data sets. NIH said Tuesday researchers at the agency and more than 2,500 academic institutions nationwide will have access to Google Cloud computing, machine learning and storage systems through the Science and Technology Research Infrastructure …

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Iridium’s Matt Desch, NTT Data’s Tim Conway Among GovCon Vets Named to NVTC FY 2018-2019 Board

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch and Tim Conway, president of NTT Data’s public sector business, have been appointed to the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s board of directors for fiscal year 2018-2019. Desch is one of the eight executives appointed by Rich Montoni, NVTC board chairman and vice chairman at Maximus, …

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Treasury to Shift IT, Engineering Task Orders Under $4B TIPSS-4 Vehicle to GSA Contracts

The Treasury Department announced plans in February to transition information technology and engineering support task orders from the potential $4 billion Treasury Information Processing Support Services-4 contract vehicle to General Service Administration‘s Best-In-Class contracts, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday. The department’s transition plan comes as the TIPSS-4 vehicle approaches expiration in December …

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CACI Subsidiary to Help Navy Deploy Counter-UAS Tech to Government Sites

A CACI International subsidiary has received a one-year, $48.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help the Naval Air Systems Command’s AIRWorks division deploy platforms intended to counter unmanned aerial systems. Six3 Advanced Systems will support the AIRWorks Rapid Development Capabilities Integrated Product Team in efforts to implement new and existing counter-UAS equipment …

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