Tag Archives: Washington

Boeing to Extend Navy P-8A Aircraft Engineering Services

Boeing has secured a two-year, $24.6 million modification to a previously awarded delivery order to perform additional engineering work on the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will support systems engineering technical and critical design reviews for P-8A’s Increment 3 Block 2 upgrades under the modification. Work will occur …

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Lockheed to Continue Trident II D5 Missile Production for Navy

Lockheed Martin‘s space systems business has secured a $43.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce Trident II D5 submarine-launched fleet ballistic missiles and carry out support for deployed D5 systems. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Washington, Utah and Virginia through Sept. 30, 2017. The …

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Huntington Ingalls Tests Navy’s Washington Submarine at Sea

Huntington Ingalls Industries has tested the components, systems and compartments of the U.S. Navy‘s future nuclear-powered attack submarine Washington (SSN 787) during an initial round of sea trials. Washington is built through a teaming agreement between HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary. HII said Monday. The Virginia-class submarine …

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Michael Isman: Booz Allen Opens DC Innovation Hub to Facilitate Partnerships With Entrepreneurs, Startups

Michael Isman, a vice president and strategic innovation group executive at Booz Allen Hamilton, has said the company unveiled a new center in downtown Washington in May 2016 as part of the firm’s investment efforts to advance innovation, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Isman said the new Innovation Center aims to …

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Microsoft Opens Transparency Center in Brazil to Support Latin American Governments

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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Vencore Labs Continues ‘Applied’ Research Focus One Year Post-Launch; President Petros Mouchtaris on R&D Collaborations

The mission of Chantilly, Virginia-based contractor Vencore‘s internal technology development and engineering subsidiary remains the same year out from its initial rebrand and relaunch: transformative applied research for organizations in the government, utility and commercial arenas. More than 200 scientists, engineers and analysts now staff the Basking Ridge, New Jersey-headquartered Vencore Labs business and …

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Boeing to Support U.K. P-8A Aircraft Production Under $68M Navy Contract Modification

Boeing has landed a $68.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long-lead parts needed for the production of P-8A Poseidon multimission maritime patrol aircraft for the U.K. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also provide manufacturing support for two full-rate production 4 Lot 8 P-8As under the foreign military sales program. The …

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Comtech to Install, Manage Washington State’s 911 Emergency System; Stanton Sloane Comments

Comtech Telecommunications‘ commercial solutions business unit has secured a potential five-year, $45 million contract to provide IP-based next-generation 9-1-1 technology to support emergency communications across Washington state. The company said Wednesday will install and manage a statewide enterprise system designed to comply with the National Emergency Number Association’s NG911 geospatial call routing and reporting standards. …

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DHS to Host Industry Days to Discuss Gov’t Mobile Device Security RFI; Reginald Brothers Comments

The Department of Homeland Security will host Industry Day events on Wednesday in Washington and Aug. 2 in Menlo Park, California, to discuss a request for information on technical platforms and best practices designed to address threats to government mobile devices. The cybersecurity division under DHS’ science and technology directorate …

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Deltek: General Govt Services Solicitations Fell in June, Natural Resources Led Releases

Deltek has released its monthly review of general government services that showed a decline in solicitations during June by 15 percent from May. The government contracting research firm said Wednesday 30 percent of the solicitations listed information technology as the primary requirement with the remaining 70 percent for other professional services. Natural resources led Deltek’s …

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Intel, Samsung Create Industry Forum to Develop IoT Policy Recommendations

Intel, Samsung have launched an interactive dialogue that seeks to convene technology industry stakeholders to develop Internet of Things policy recommendations for U.S. lawmakers. Samsung said Wednesday the National IoT Strategy Dialogue was created in response to technology leaders’ call for a forum that can help industry and Congress to realize the potential advantages of IoT technology for …

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Alan Bloodgood on Siemens’ Federal Energy Partnerships, White House’s Push for Renewable & Sustainable Sources

Alan Bloodgood oversees energy and infrastructure projects with responsibility over those with alternative financing models in his executive vice president role at Siemens Government Technologies — the German conglomerate’s federal business organization. Bloodgood’s portfolio at SGT includes programs that are funded under evolving contract arrangements such as energy performance savings contracts …

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