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State Dept Chooses Nlyte Platform to Manage Data Center Infrastructure

The State Department has selected Nlyte Software to provide an enterprise-grade  technology platform to help DOS manage data center operations and comply with the government’s Data Center Optimization Initiative. Nlyte said Thursday it will deploy the Data Center Infrastructure Management platform, BMC Remedy Change Management and BMC Atrium CMDB connectors across multiple server racks …

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General Atomics Business to Hold Industry Days in Spain for Defense Suppliers

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business plans to host three industry days across Spain in January 2017 to seek Spanish defense industry suppliers. The company said Tuesday it seeks additional partners in the fields of aircraft maintenance, repair and operations; sensor data processing, exploitation and dissemination; airborne sensors; global supply chain for aircraft …

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Amtrak Taps Phase One to Support Mobile Mgmt Tool for Chicago’s Union Station; Jodi Huston Comments

Phase One has been selected to support a mobile management tool Amtrak will use to manage processes at Chicago’s Union Station. Phase One said Friday it will leverage the company’s Salesforce application expertise to help Amtrak manage train turn-around times and streamline the station’s operations. Yard personnel will use the tool to schedule the preparation of each train …

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CGI Awarded GAO Financial Mgmt System Cloud Migration Contract

CGI has received a potential five-year, $7.2 million contract to help the Government Accountability Office transition GAO’s financial management, budgeting and procurement systems to a cloud infrastructure. The company said Wednesday it will use the Momentum enterprise platform within the Legislative Branch Financial Management System shared services environment to support GAO’s cloud migration effort. Momentum …

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LightCyber Names 3 Members of New Advisory Board; Gonen Fink Comments

Behavioral attack detection company LightCyber has formed an advisory board consisting of Timothy Murphy, president of Thomson Reuters’ special services unit; Dave Shackleford, an analyst at SANS Institute; and Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense. LightCyber intends for the advisory board to pursue new market opportunities and advise the company on the technical aspects of …

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Optim to Supply LED Videoscope Tech to Navy’s Fleet Logistics Center in San Diego

Optim has landed an $860,000 contract to provide a light-emitting diode videoscope system to the U.S. Navy‘s fleet logistics center in San Diego. The service branch will install Optim’s FreedomView LED videoscope in vessels operated by the Commander Naval Surface Force Atlantic, the company said Monday. FreedomView is designed to help gas turbine system technicians perform preventative …

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FCi Federal Creates Advisory Board to Support Expansion Initiatives; Scott Miller Comments

Ashburn, Virginia-based FCi Federal has established a board of advisers as the professional services company looks to expand its market footprint and grow its portfolio. The advisory board consists of public and private sector veterans with background in immigration, intelligence, diplomacy, transportation and homeland security, FCi Federal said Monday. “The formation of …

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State Dept Approves $65M Cessna AC-208 Aircraft, Equipment Sale to Iraq

The State Department has cleared a potential $65.3 million foreign military sale of Cessna AC-208 aircraft, associated equipment and support services to Iraq. Orbital ATK will be the prime contractor for the sale that covers two AC-208 aircraft with LAU-131 Hellfire launchers, AN/ALE-47 electronic countermeasure dispenser, AN/AAR-60 missile launch warning system and AN/AAQ-35 electro-optical infrared imaging …

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INSA Names Defense & Intell Analyst Larry Hanauer as Policy VP

Larry Hanauer, a former senior international policy analyst at RAND Corp., has joined the Intelligence and National Security Alliance as vice president for policy. He will oversee the nonprofit organization’s councils, task forces and other member-driven groups that aim to address national security issues through thought leadership and collaborative, public-private recommendations, INSA said …

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PAE, Vectrus Subsidiary Form JV to Pursue Army Logistics Support Contract

PAE and Vectrus‘ Vectrus Systems Corporation subsidiary have formed a joint venture to bid for the U.S. Army‘s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V contract vehicle. PAE said Tuesday Scott Welker, former deputy commander of the U.S. Army‘s Joint Munitions Command, will lead the PAE Vectrus JV as president. Welker said the PAE Vectrus team offers experience in international contingency mission …

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Honeywell Chosen to Build Ballistic Composite Materials for ArmorSource, KDH Defense, Short Bark Industries

Honeywell will provide ballistic composite materials to ArmorSource, Short Bark Industries and KDH Defense Systems‘ for efforts by the latter three companies to build military protection products. KDH Defense will use Honeywell’s Gold Shield and Spectra Shield products to create soft armor vest systems for the U.S. Army‘s next-generation Soldier Protection System, Honeywell said …

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FCi Establishes New Virginia HQ to Support Expansion Plans; Scott Miller Comments

FCI Federal has established a new headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia, in support of the company’s plans to expand across government agencies. The company said Friday its new office at Lakeview Center Plaza has triple the work space than its previous office. Scott Miller, FCi CEO and president, said the expanded headquarters serves to aid the company’s growth efforts in …

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DynCorp to Extend Counter-Narcotics Aircraft Support for State Dept; Joe Dunaway Comments

DynCorp International has received a one-year extension on the company’s contract with the State Department to support the aviation office within the agency’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement. DynCorp said Tuesday it will continue to provide pilots and aircraft maintenance, logistics, search-and-rescue, security and administrative services for INL Air Wing’s drug eradication …

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