Posts from GovConDaily for 09/08/2017

Vice Adm. Mathias Winter: Continuing Resolution Would Affect F-35 Devt, Testing Activities

Vice Adm. Mathias Winter, head of the F-35 joint program office, has said he forecasts that another continuing resolution could slow down the development and testing of F-35 fighter aircraft beginning April 2018, Defense News reported…
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Lieberman Software Details Cyber Support for Govt Agencies

Lieberman Software has released a new white paper which details how the company helps boost the cybersecurity of government agencies via the Department of Homeland Security‘s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program…
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CBP Awards 4 Non-Concrete Border Wall Devt Contracts

Four companies have received separate contracts from the Customs and Border Protection to build prototypes of the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall using materials other than concrete. CBP said Thursday agency officials will meet with the four awardees — Caddell Construction, ELTA North America, KWR Construction and W…
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Cubic to Exhibit Tactical Networking, Satcom Platforms; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s mission solutions business will demonstrate portable satellite communications and networking technology offerings during the 2017 Defense and Security Equipment International event in London from Sept…
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CTC CEO Ed Sheehan to Speak at Idaho Nuclear Summit

Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., is among the featured speakers who will present during the two-day Nuclear Energy Leadership Summit and Showcase that will kick off Oct. 3 at the Shiloh Inn Convention Center in Idaho…
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KeyW’s Sotera Business to Provide Software Engineering Services to Army CECOM

A KeyW subsidiary has secured an $18 million task order to provide software engineering and sustainment, business consulting, information technology infrastructure and procurement management support for the U…
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LA County Orders Sikorsky Aerial Firefighting Helicopters

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has secured a contract to assemble and deliver a pair of baseline configuration S-70i Black Hawk helicopters to the Los Angeles County fire department. S-70i is equipped with wide chord rotor blades, an updated airframe, a digital glass cockpit, a cockpit voice and flight data recorder and an integrated vehicle health management system, Lockheed said Thursday…
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DoD Vet Susanna Blume Named a CNAS Fellow

Susanna Blume, former deputy chief of staff for programs and plans at the Defense Department, has been appointed as a fellow for the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security…
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Report: NASA to Solicit Proposals on Lunar Payload Transportation Systems

Jason Crusan, director of advanced exploration systems at NASA, has told a House subcommittee the space agency plans to issue a request for proposals on commercial payload transportation systems for a lunar mission, Space News reported Thursday…
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Elbit Systems Debuts RF-Based Force Tracking System

Elbit Systems has released a tracking system for dismounted soldiers, first responders and special forces to gain situational awareness in places with poor or no access to GPS signal. SmarTrack is built with radio frequency technology that will work to help commanders locate and track force members in GPS-denied indoor, underground or urban areas, Elbit Systems said Thursday…
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BAE Offers Over 1,000 Graduate, Apprenticeship Posts in Australia for SEA 5000 Program

BAE Systems has unveiled a new strategy that will open recruitment to more than 1,000 graduates and apprentices in Australia as the company pursues a contract under the SEA 5000 Future Frigate program…
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VIDEO: Selfless Service

The U.S. Army’s top recruiter, Sgt. 1st Class Ernie Nieves, has spent his life devoted to improving his community. On this episode of Soldiers, he shows us why he thinks everybody should be.
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