Posts from GovConDaily for 08/11/2017

Telos Offers Automated Risk Mgmt Software to AWS Govt Cloud Users

Telos has begun to offer its automated risk management platform to government users of Amazon Web Services‘ GovCloud isolated cloud region. Xacta 360 is now available in the AWS GovCloud Marketplace and the AWS Marketplace for commercial buyers, Telos said Friday…
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General Dynamics Mission Systems, IDA Join Wireless Innovation Forum

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business and the Institute for Defense Analyses have joined the non-profit mutual-benefit Wireless Innovation Forum that aims to advance the use of wireless communications and spectrum-sharing technologies…
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Pentagon’s Innovation Offices Obtain Authorization to Streamline Recruitment, Acquisition Processes

The Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental and Strategic Capabilities Office have received authorization to accelerate their recruitment and contracting processes, Defense News reported…
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Air Force, University of Texas to Enter Nuclear Forensics Research Partnership

The U.S. Air Force will partner with the University of Texas at Austin to research and develop methods that can speed up investigations into nuclear explosions. The Air Force Technical Applications Center, an organization in charge of nuclear treaty monitoring, was selected by the Department of Homeland Security to work with two UTA graduate students on nuclear forensics research, the Air Force said Wednesday…
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DARPA Seeks Automated Methods, Tools to Neutralize Cyberadversary Infrastructure

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to suggest research concepts for techniques and software tools to neutralize cyberadversary infrastructure. DARPA said in a presolicitation notice posted Aug…
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Cybercom to Host Inaugural Industry Day in October

The U.S. Cyber Command will hold its first industry day on Oct. 27 in Springfield, Virginia, in an effort to exercise its congressional authority to procure cybersecurity technology platforms, MeriTalk reported Wednesday…
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Insitu FireWhat, Esri Form Aerial Reconnaissance for Firefighting Alliance

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary, FireWhat and Esri have partnered with the goal to help firefighters put out wildfires through aerial reconnaissance support. The alliance seeks to integrate Insitu’s INEXA Solutions aerial remote sensing services with FireWhat’s geographic information system hosted on Esri’s ArcGIS mapping platform, Insitu said Thursday…
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Charles River Analytics-Led Team to Help DARPA Build Virtual Data Scientist Assistant

Charles River Analytics will lead a team comprised of Win-Vector and Oregon State University to develop a virtual data scientist assistant that will help users answer real-world analytical questions under a four-year, $2…
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Lockheed to Develop System Prototypes for Combined-Arms Squad Under DARPA Program

Lockheed Martin has secured a two-year, $12.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to design, develop and test system prototypes for a combined-arms squad. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed will perform contract work as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Squad X Experimentation program…
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DoD Study Describes Coordination Mechanisms Adopted With NASA for Space Launch Services Acquisition

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Defense Department and NASA implement collaboration platforms and related processes to coordinate the acquisition of space launch services for cargo capsules and satellites…
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VIDEO: DARPA’s Strategic Technology Office

DARPA’s Strategic Technology Office seeks to turn complexity into a powerful new asymmetric weapon via rapidly composable networks of low-cost sensors, multi-domain command and control nodes, and cooperative manned and unmanned systems…
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