Tag Archives: Virginia

Huntington Ingalls Lands USS Gerald Ford Pre-Commissioning Support Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries a $21.7 million contract modification for production and test engineering services to the pre-commissioning USS Gerald R. Ford carrier unit. The Defense Department said Monday the company will begin work under the modification after it delivers the aircraft carrier to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, and will continue work through February 2018. Capt. …

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DARPA to Brief Proposers on Hardware Security Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency seeks industry expertise to address security vulnerabilities in electronic hardware and plans to hold an event in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss the project with interested companies. DARPA said Monday its System Security Integrated Through Hardware and Firmware program aims to mitigate seven classes of hardware vulnerabilities listed on the Mitre-administered Common Weakness …

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Calibre to Guide Wittenberg Weiner Consulting via SBA Mentor-Protege Initiative

Calibre Systems has signed an agreement to guide Wittenberg Weiner Consulting in business development efforts as part of the Small Business Administration‘s mentor-protege program. Both companies also seek to jointly pursue opportunities in the business analytics, strategy, financial management and audit readiness areas under the agreement, Calibre said Tuesday. WWC CEO Lauren Weiner said the company aims to provide …

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NASA Calls for iTech Program Cycle 2 White Papers

NASA has asked industry to propose new ideas to address gaps in different technology areas that may impact future space exploration missions. The agency said Friday businesses, universities, nonprofit organizations, inventors and U.S. government organizations outside of NASA can submit five-page white papers for the second cycle of the NASA iTech initiative. The program’s next …

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AWS, Virginia Partner on Virtual Cybersecurity Education Initiative

The Commonwealth of Virginia has partnered with Amazon Web Services in a move to expand the reach of the state’s cybersecurity-related educational programs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office said Wednesday AWS, Virginia Tech and the Commonwealth will collaborate to implement a cloud infrastructure and offer content, simulations, hands-on exercises and competitions via the Virginia …

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Denise Perry Named Ensco HR Division Acting Manager

Denise Perry, formerly deputy manager of the human resources division at science and engineering contractor Ensco, has been named acting manager of the HR division. The 16-year Ensco veteran led the implementation of HR practices, programs and processes as well as helped address personnel and workplace challenges in her previous role, the company said Tuesday. …

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CSRA Adds AWS Commercial & Govt Cloud Platforms to GSA Schedule

CSRA has started to offer Amazon Web Services‘ commercial and government cloud platforms through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA said Thursday government customers can now buy AWS’ commercial and GovCloud services under Schedule 70’s cloud computing services special item number. Yogesh Khanna, CSRA chief technology officer, said the …

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DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Secure Info Exchange Via Handheld Device Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a proposers day on Jan. 31 in McLean, Virginia, to discuss a program that aims to develop a system that would facilitate secure exchange of sensitive information through a handheld device. DARPA said Tuesday it seeks to help deployed troops share classified information without the need to route …

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Red Hat’s Paul Smith Talks Open Source Tech for Govt Digital Transformation Initiatives

Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat‘s U.S. public sector business, has identified the use of open source in development models as a “de facto setting” for digital transformation initiatives at agencies. Smith said Nov. 2 at the 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium in Arlington, Virginia that the government’s open-first strategy toward digital …

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Maximus Plans New Hampton, VA Customer Support Center; Richard Montoni Comments

Maximus plans to invest $1.87 million to build a customer support center in Hampton, Virginia that will support the company’s government contracts across the U.S. and expects the project to create about 189 jobs in the city, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s office announced Wednesday. “When we searched for a location for our …

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Navy Solicits Proposals for Cybersecurity Support Services

The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division has begun to solicit proposals from interested vendors for a range of cybersecurity support services. NAWCWD plans to award a five-year, single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to aid the analysis, design, development, test, integration, deployment and operations of information technology systems and services, according to …

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