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Ball Aerospace, With Booz Allen, Wins Contract to Support GC3 Systems; Mark Healy, Michael Johnston Quoted

Mark Healy Ball Aerospace VP National Defense

Ball Aerospace, which partnered with Booz Allen Hamilton, has been awarded a contract by the Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO) to serve as the prime system integrator for the SpRCO Ground Command, Control and Communications (GC3) system, Ball Aerospace said Thursday. GC3 will support larger tactical command and control enterprise for the U.S. Space Force.

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Engility Launches Audio Show for Science, Engineering, Technology Discussions; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Engility has launched a monthly podcast that will feature discussions about national defense, space science and intelligence technology. The company said Monday it appointed existing Engility employees to host the Get S.E.T.: Exploring Science, Engineering and Technology audio show. The first episodes of the podcast touched on the effect of Martian …

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Raytheon’s Thomas Kennedy: Threats Target Nat’l Defense, Infrastructure Amid Increased Connectivity

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO at Raytheon, has said nation states, cyber criminals and “hacktivists” pose a threat to infrastructure, businesses, individuals and national defense, The Financial News and Daily Record reported Friday. Kennedy noted at the Davis Leadership Forum at Jacksonville University in Florida that current cybersecurity vulnerabilities exist …

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Lithuania Awards $127M Contract for Support on Raytheon/Kongsberg-Produced Air Defense System

Kongsberg‘s defense and aerospace business has secured an estimated $126.8 million contract from Lithuania’s defense ministry for the delivery of an air defense system that the company jointly developed with Raytheon. The contract covers the delivery of additional equipment, training and integrated logistics support as well as services to refurbish and …

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DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research …

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Canada Requests Info on Software Platforms for Cyber Defense Project

Canada’s public works and government services authority has issued a request for information on software systems to support a cyber defense project of the Canadian  department of national defense and armed forces. The Defensive Cyber Operations-Decision Support Project seeks to consult industry members on the availability of commercial cyber products that can aid the effort, according …

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VA Verifies Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions as Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

The Department of Veterans Affairs has verified Worldwide Counter Threat Solutions, formerly known as Allen Vanguard Counter-Threat Solutions, as a service-disabled veteran-owned small business. WCTS said Thursday the verification makes the company eligible to utilize the Veterans First Contracting Program that works to prioritize SDVOSBs in VA contract awards. VA programs under the Office …

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