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    Air Force Purchases 18K iPads for Aircrews

    The Air Force has moved forward with plans to provide its aircrews with tablets as it awarded a $9.36 million contract for 18,000 iPads Thursday, Bloomberg reports. The Air Force awarded the contract to Phoenix-based Executive Technology Inc. in one of the largest military tablet procurements, according to Bloomberg. The Air Force is following commercial airlines’ lead and practice using […] More

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    Harris Wins Air Force Satellite Integration Contract

    Harris Corp.'s government communication systems division won a $8,413,606 Air Force contract to integrate satellites, the Defense Department announced Monday. Harris will integrate geosynchronous earth orbit satellite four with government-furnished launch services under the cost-plus-award-fee contract. Harris will perform work in Sunnyvale, Calif. The Pentagon expects Harris to complete work by Nov. 28, 2015. The Infrared […] More

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    Report: Pentagon Approval for Android, Apple In the Works

    The Defense Information Systems Agency expects to issue security guidelines in August covering both Google‘s Android operating system and Apple‘s iOS, a lead DISA official told NextGov. Mark Orndorff, DISA’s program executive officer for mission assurance network operations, said the guidelines will address security concerns that currently bar the use of commercial devices on the Pentagon’s […] More

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    General Dynamics to Provide Navy Aircraft Mission Computers

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics' advanced information systems business unit a $20,585,146 contract modification to provide 80 computers for aircraft, the Defense Department announced Friday. General Dynamics will produce the advanced mission computers for F-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G jets. The Pentagon announcement said General Dynamics will also provide the Australian air force […] More

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    NSA Director: Defense Network Not 'Defensible'

    For fiscal year 2012, the U.S. government allotted more than $318 million to be used in support of cybersecurity integration, development and workforce needs. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, recently shed some light on growing concerns regarding the U.S.'s defense capabilities against cyber attacks. The U.S. […] More

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    NJVC to Continue NGA IT Enterprise Operations

    NJVC will provide information technology enterprise operations and sustainment support to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a $14,125,016 contract modification, the Pentagon announced Monday. The modification brings the total contract value to $346,941,302 and exercises the contract’s 10th option year. The Pentagon said NJVC’s work will support NGA IT systems at 170 agency sites. Work […] More

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    ICF to Continue Cyber Support at Army Research Lab

    The U.S. Army has awarded ICF Jacob & Sandstorm Inc. a $9,166,600 contract modification to continue providing network defense and cyber security services for Army Research Laboratory scientists and engineers. The modification extends a previous contract that expired on Dec. 31 and raises the contract’s total ceiling value to $52,275,926.64, according to a post on […] More

  • CACI Wins $39M to Improve Pentagon Clearance System; Dan Allen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Wins $39M to Improve Pentagon Clearance System; Dan Allen Comments

    CACI International has been awarded a $39 million task order contract to help the Defense Logistics Agency develop a standards-based information technology system. CACI said in a release it will provide software engineering and integration services to develop a service oriented and architecture-based solution that is intended to improve the Pentagon’s security clearance process. The order was […] More

  • Contractors Fuel, Provide Personnel for US' Worldwide Proliferation of Drones, Bases - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Contractors Fuel, Provide Personnel for US' Worldwide Proliferation of Drones, Bases

    More civilian contractors are working directly with the U.S. military and CIA to gather intelligence and execute offensive strikes as the U.S. continues to expand the number of drones it operates around the world. Many of these contractors are helping drive the U.S.’ demand for their personnel by rapidly evolving drone technologies and capabilities, working in tandem with the U.S. to develop a global network of […] More

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    Northrop to Upgrade Navy Aircraft Computer Systems

    Northrop Grumman‘s guidance and electronics company has secured a firm-fixed-price delivery order worth $8,880,685 from the U.S. Navy. The Pentagon announced Tuesday the delivery order is against a previously issued ordering agreement for 52 Gen II mission computers for H-1 aircraft upgrades. Work will be performed in Woodland, Calif., and is expected to start in […] More

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