Tag Archives: NSA

NSA Certifies Rockwell Collins-Built Military Ground Radio Tech; Troy Brunk Quoted

Rockwell Collins has received Type-1 certification from the National Security Agency for a ground radio technology designed to facilitate military communications. NSA validated the potential of AN/PRC-162(V)1 RT 20-48(C)U radios to help U.S. armed forces transmit and secure classified data including top-secret information, Rockwell Collins said Wednesday. Troy Brunk, vice president and general manager of communication, navigation …

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Viasat Gets NSA OK for Handheld Link 16 Radio Tech; Ken Peterman Quoted

The National Security Agency has approved Viasat‘s handheld Link 16 radio technology for deployment to military customers from the “Five Eyes” alliance composed of U.S, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.K. ViaSat said Wednesday it designed the Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System-Dismounted device to help air and ground forces communicate with one another and increase their situational …

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Report: Air Force Issues RFP for Cyber ‘Unified Platform’

The U.S. Air Force is soliciting proposals to build an integrated operations platform for the U.S. Cyber Command through the General Services Administration‘s Alliant contract vehicle, Fifth Domain reported Friday. Defense Department officials have said that Cybercom’s future Unified Platform will work to support cyber defense, planning command-and-control and situational awareness …

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Unisys Gets Expanded NIAP Certification for Microsegmentation Security Platform

Unisys has received a National Information Assurance Partnership accreditation to make its microsegmentation security software platform available to government agencies seeking to protect classified data and systems that run on Microsoft 10 and Windows Server 2016 operating systems. The company said Thursday the expanded certification for the Stealth software came two years …

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Former Stratcom Official Kenneth Callicutt Joins Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Kenneth “Steve” Callicutt, former director of capability and resource integration at the U.S. Strategic Command, has joined the board of advisers at Polaris Alpha. The Washington, D.C.-based firm said Wednesday Callicutt brings knowledge and experience in the areas of mission planning, weapons system development and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Steve has …

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NSA Vet Richard Ledgett Joins Polaris Alpha’s Board of Advisers

Richard Ledgett, former deputy director of the National Security Agency, has joined the board of advisers at Washington, D.C.-based defense technology company Polaris Alpha. Polaris Alpha said Monday its advisory board members provide strategic guidance and advice to the firm’s executive leadership team on efforts to serve military and intelligence community clients. Ledgett …

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NSA Approves Vencore App for Classified Data Security Program; Mac Curtis Comments

A mobile application created by Vencore‘s research arm has been included on the National Security Agency‘s list of approved commercial products designed to manage and secure classified data. Vencore Labs‘ SecureIO app is designed to help agencies install Android apps on mobile devices that are configured for use under NSA’s Commercial Solutions for Classified …

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Rockwell Collins to Integrate Airborne Radio Tech on Air Force F-16 Fleet

Rockwell Collins will integrate its networked communications airborne radio, which features mobile user objective system and soldier radio waveform capacities, onboard U.S. Air Force F-16 aircraft. The company said Wednesday the ARC-210 RT-2036(C) offering provides data, imagery and voice connectivity for manned and unmanned systems. The ARC-210 RT-2036(C) radio system belongs …

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