Posts from GovConDaily for 07/12/2017

AT&T to Update Military Network Infrastructure in Hawaii Under DISA Contract; Anthony Robbins Comments

AT&T has received a 10-year contract with an undisclosed amount from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide a communications network that will serve to support military operations in the Pacific region…
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CDI to Support Naval Surface Forces Pacific Under SeaPort-e Task Order

CDI Corp. has secured a potential five-year, $38 million task order from the U.S. Navy to deploy subject matter experts who will support the Commander of the Naval Surface Forces Pacific. The company said Monday it will assemble a readiness assistance team to provide sailor-centric engineering and combat systems training, review materials, audit programs and support naval readiness efforts under the task order…
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Proposed FY 2018 DHS Appropriations Bill Includes $44B in Discretionary Funds

The House Appropriations Committee’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget for the Department of Homeland Security includes $44.3 billion in discretionary funds — an increase of $1.9 billion from the FY 2017 enacted level…
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Trump to Nominate Paul Dabbar as DOE Undersecretary for Science

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Paul Dabbar, managing director of the global mergers and acquisitions group at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., as undersecretary for science at the Energy Department…
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Northrop Grants STEM Scholarships to High School Seniors in Virginia

Northrop Grumman has awarded scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Albemarle County, Virginia, as part of its 10th annual STEM scholars event in an effort to encourage students to pursue careers in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics…
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State Dept Clears Potential $4B Patriot Missile Sale to Romania

The State Department has approved Romania’s request to procure Patriot air defense systems, support and equipment under a potential $3.9 billion foreign military sales deal. Romania requested seven Patriot Configuration-3+ modernized fire units comprised of seven AN/MPQ-65 radar sets, seven AN/MSQ-132 engagement control stations, 13 antenna mast groups, 28 M903 launching stations, 56 Patriot MIM-104E Guidance Enhanced Missile-TBM missiles, 168 Patriot Advanced Capabilty-3 missile segment enhancement missiles and 7 Electrical Power Plants III, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday…
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Air Force Adds Northrop, Pratt & Whitney to $409M Thermal, Power & Controls Devt IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has selected Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTC) Pratt and Whitney subsidiary as additional awardees on a potential seven-year, $409 million contract to research and develop thermal, power and controls technologies for the service branch…
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House Appropriations Panel Proposes $22M Budget for FAA Commercial Space Transpo Office

The House Appropriations Committee’s transportation, housing and urban development bill would allocate $21.6 million in fiscal 2018 funds to the Federal Aviation Administration’s commercial space transportation office, Space News reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: G/ATOR – Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar

A highly mobile multi-mission radar system designed to fully support worldwide expeditionary requirements, Northrop Grumman’s AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR system provides multi-faceted detection and tracking capabilities to enable engagement of a wide range of hostile threats, and offers robust air traffic control capabilities to ensure the safety of Marines worldwide…
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