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American Systems Wins Spot on $496M WHS Contract to Provide Engineering, Tech Support to OUSD (R&E)

Peter Smith, president and CEO of American Systems

American Systems has been awarded a seat on the potential $496 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by Washington Headquarters Services for a range of services. “This is one more example of our capabilities aligning with national priority programs and enabling the OUSD (R&E) to accelerate concept to capability—we know what’s at stake,” said Peter Smith, president and CEO of American Systems. 

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Forcepoint’s George Kamis: Fog Computing, Cross-Domain Tech Could Help Military Speed Up Data Sharing

George Kamis, chief technology officer for global governments and critical infrastructure business at Forcepoint, wrote in a GCN article published Friday that fog computing and cross-domain technologies could help warfighters at the tactical edge secure and accelerate sharing of data gathered from various internet-connected devices.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Warfighters Need Access to Globally Available Satcom Capabilities

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said warfighters and government users in hostile and remote environments depend on resilient satellite communications platforms. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a Signal magazine piece published Monday that such satcom systems “must be accessible at a moment’s notice.” She noted how government …

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Keith Salisbury: Pivotal, USAF Team Up to Develop Software App for Air Refueling Tanker Mgmt

Keith Salisbury, vice president for U.S. federal sales at Pivotal Software, told Fox News in an interview published Friday how the company works to help the U.S. military execute their missions and build up their warfighting capabilities through new technology platforms. Pivotal and other tech companies traveled to the U.S. …

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Cubic Awarded Army Mission Command System Training Support Contract; Bill Toti Comments

Cubic‘s global defense segment has received a three-year $2.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to help the service branch carry out training exercises for mission command systems. Cubic Global Defense will support the Fort Benning, Ga.-based Maneuver Center of Excellence Clarke Simulation Center through mission command system training, technical support as …

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Harris’ Dennis Moran: DoD Needs ‘Holistic Plan’ for Faster Internet of Things Adoption

Dennis Moran, vice president of government business development at Harris Corp., has said the Defense Department should craft a “holistic plan” in order to facilitate the adoption of Internet-of-Things-based devices by warfighters. Moran, a retired U.S. Army major general, wrote in a C4ISR & Networks article published Tuesday that he …

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