Tag Archives: Singapore

Cubic Eyes Simulation Support for Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic Eyes Simulation Support for Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative; Dave Buss Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Cubic's Australian arm is expected to expand development work on combat training simulation systems in support of Australia's potential $1.77 billion military training program with Singapore, Townsville Bulletin reported Tuesday. The Australia Singapore Military Training Initiative seeks to provide the Asian country's armed forces with increased access to Australia's military …

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Report: Singapore Evaluates Potential F-35 Aircraft Purchase

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Rick Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s international business, has said that Singapore is eyeing a potential future procurement of F-35 fighter aircraft,  Reuters reported Thursday. Edwards told Reuters at the Singapore Airshow that the company held preliminary talks with Singapore’s government about the F-35B short takeoff and vertical landing variant. An …

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Red Hat Opens Innovation Hub for APAC Region

Red Hat Opens Innovation Hub for APAC Region - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Red Hat has opened an innovation hub in Singapore as part of efforts to help customers in the Asia-Pacific region to develop or update information technology applications with open source and DevOps methods. The company said Monday it established the Open Innovation Labs to offer clients a range of support services intended to …

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Singapore Installs Elbit Systems-Made Defensive Suite on Apache, Chinook Helicopters

Singapore Installs Elbit Systems-Made Defensive Suite on Apache, Chinook Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Singapore’s air force has installed Elbit Systems-made defense electronics suite on its fleet of Boeing-built AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters as part of an effort to boost aircraft survivability and mission capacity, Defense News reported. A spokesperson from the Singaporean defense ministry said the upgrade effort covers electronic warfare and satellite …

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Accenture Survey: 73% of Govt Technology Leaders Cite Security, Privacy as Potential Emerging Tech Advantages

Accenture Survey: 73% of Govt Technology Leaders Cite Security, Privacy as Potential Emerging Tech Advantages - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Seventy-three percent of 774 government technology leaders who responded to a global survey by Accenture said they believe the use of emerging technology can help public agencies secure data and protect privacy. Accenture said Wednesday it surveyed government technology leaders from nine countries about emerging technologies such as analytics, predictive modeling, internet …

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DTRA Funds MerLion-Led Project to Counter Biological Threat Agents

DTRA Funds MerLion-Led Project to Counter Biological Threat Agents - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A joint project of MerLion Pharmaceuticals and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory has received a grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to study the effectiveness of an antibiotic called finafloxacin against biological threat agents. The Singapore-based biopharmaceutical company said Wednesday the project will explore the effectiveness of MerLion’s fluoroquinolone …

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Honeywell to Establish APAC Cyber Innovation Hub

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Honeywell‘s process solutions business plans to open a facility in Singapore by the end of 2017 to provide managed cybersecurity services intended to help Asia-Pacific customers manage security posture and avoid breaches. The company said Thursday its cybersecurity center of excellence for the APAC region will feature a research-and-development laboratory, a security operations center and a …

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Reports: HPE Unveils Regional HQ, Incubator Program in Singapore

Reports: HPE Unveils Regional HQ, Incubator Program in Singapore - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has established a Singapore-based regional headquarters in a push to help address a demand for new technologies across the Asia-Pacific and Japanese markets, Nikkei Asian Review reported Tuesday. HPE said it foresees “strong growth” opportunities in the internet of things and hybrid information technology sectors in Singapore, Japan, Australia and India, according to …

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State Dept Approves $66M Mortar Round Sale to Singapore

State Dept Approves $66M Mortar Round Sale to Singapore - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The State Department has cleared a potential $66 million foreign military sale of mortar rounds, associated equipment and support services to Singapore. Orbital ATK will be the prime contractor for the deal that covers 2,000 XM395 Accelerated Precision Mortar Initiative rounds as well as U.S. government and contractor services, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency …

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Mitre, Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University Form ‘Smart’ Tech R&D Partnership

Mitre, Singapore's Nanyang Technological University Form 'Smart' Tech R&D Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Mitre and Singapore-based Nanyang Technological University have signed two research agreements to develop multiple technology platforms in support of Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative, The partnership aims to help increase safety in the workplace and productivity in courts with smart technologies, Mitre said Friday. NTU Professor Freddy Boey said the university seeks to combine its expertise …

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Accenture Report: 70% of Govt Agencies Eye Emerging Technologies

Accenture Report: 70% of Govt Agencies Eye Emerging Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event

An Accenture survey says 70 percent of government agencies evaluate the potential of “emerging” technologies such as advanced analytics, Internet of Things, intelligent process automation, video analytics, biometrics, machine learning and natural language processing. Accenture said Tuesday the “Emerging Technologies in Public Service” report explores the adoption of emerging technologies in health, social services, justice, revenue, border …

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Singapore Taps Airbus, Boeing for Military Transport Helicopters

Singapore Taps Airbus, Boeing for Military Transport Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Airbus and Boeing have received separate contracts from Singapore’s ministry of defense to provide helicopters to support transport activities of the country’s armed forces. The ministry said Monday it chose Airbus’ H225M medium lift helicopter and Boeing’s CH-47F heavy lift helicopter to replace the Singaporean air force’s Super Pumas and Chinook platforms following a rigorous evaluation process. The …

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Microsoft Opens Transparency Center in Brazil to Support Latin American Governments

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Microsoft has unveiled a transparency center in Brazil to promote safe computing and address security needs of governments in Latin America. The company said Wednesday the Brazil location adds to previously established Microsoft Transparency Centers in Washington, Belgium and Singapore. Microsoft added the centers support the company’s Government Security Program which gives participating government agencies …

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