Posts from GovConDaily for 12/1/2017

NASA Offers Commercial Licensing for 2 CubeSat Technologies

NASA has unveiled commercial licensing opportunities for two agency-built technologies geared for small spacecraft and satellites. The technologies were part of the recently launched Dellingr six-unit CubeSat created at the Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA said Tuesday…
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Intel’s Melvin Greer to Keynote 2018 Telecom Exchange Forum

Melvin Greer, chief data scientist for Intel‘s public sector in the Americas, will deliver a keynote address at the Telecom Exchange NYC 2018 event to be hosted by Jaymie Scotto & Associates and slated to take place June 20 in Hoboken, New Jersey…
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Orbital ATK Brings Comms Satellite to French Guiana Ahead of January Launch

Orbital ATK has transported a hybrid electric propulsion communications satellite built for Al Yah Satellite Communications to a launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, ahead of the system’s intended liftoff in January 2018…
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U.S. Marine Teams Establish Tactical Air Direction Center at Camp Pendleton

Teams from the U.S. Marine Corps have formed a tactical air direction center located at Camp Pendleton in California. Established Oct. 28, the center was made to carry out majority of Marine tactical air command tasks; integrate air and ground systems; and serve as a location wherein maritime command centers and ships can access the Marine air command and control system, the Marine Corps said Thursday…
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Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton Nominated to Lead DISA

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as director of DISA director and commander of Joint Forces Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network commander…
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Tyler Wall Joins Nutanix as Chief Legal Officer

Tyler Wall, formerly vice president and general counsel at Red Book Connect, has joined Nutanix as chief legal officer at the San Francisco-based cloud computing software provider. The more than two-decade technology industry veteran will manage Nutanix’s legal department in his new position, the company said Tuesday…
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UK Allocates Nearly $73M for Aerospace R&D Projects

The U.K. government plans to invest nearly $73 million in seven research and development projects meant to support innovation in the British aerospace sector. The funds will be awarded through the Aerospace Technology Institute as part of the British government and industry’s commitment to invest as much as $5…
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Reports: DoD Overturns Planned 2019 Ban on Cluster Munitions

Defense Secretary James Mattis has called off a plan to stop the military use of certain cluster bombs by the end of 2018, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The policy change would permit the Defense Department to resume the procurement of cluster munitions…
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Lockheed Receives $102M Navy Submarine Sonar Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $101.9 million modification to exercise options under a previously awarded contract for the procurement of acoustic detection sonar technology…
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GAO: Guidance Needed to Manage US Border Patrol Tech Assist Data Quality

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the U.S. Border Patrol agency craft guidance to manage data on the contributions of technology platforms or other assets to secure the southwest border…
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Capgemini to Help Manage Swedish Military’s SAP Software Platforms

Capgemini has received a potential seven-year contract to provide SAP software management and operation consulting services to Sweden’s armed forces. Work covers strategic, tactical and operational support intended to address the Swedish military’s economic, logistical and technological requirements for multiple SAP platforms,  Capgemini said Thursday…
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VIDEO: JTF-Bravo joins partners for Pediatric Nutritional Assessment

Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Honduran Ministry of Health personnel participated in a pediatric mission to assess the nutritional status of children from the ages of 6 months to 60 months in the Department of La Paz, Honduras from Nov…
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