Posts from GovConDaily 12/05/2017

Peace Corps DC Headquarters Move Planned for 2019

The Peace Corps will relocate its headquarters from a northwestern to a northeastern location in Washington, D.C. after the General Services Administration signed a new lease agreement for the government-run volunteer organization…
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Arnold Defense to Provide Missile Launcher Components to Air Force

Arnold Defense and Electronics has received a $15.5 million contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with missile launcher parts. The Defense Department said Monday the company will supply 1,254 launcher 12X structural rail sections for use on the AIM-120 missile launcher…
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Lockheed Martin to Deliver Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds for NATO

Lockheed Martin has signed a five-year deal to deliver 3000 Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds for NATO countries per year. The company said Tuesday it will begin deliveries in 2021 and continue for another five years under the agreement signed with NATO Support and Procurement Agency…
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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Creates Playbook to Help Accelerate Agency Cloud Adoption

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has created a playbook meant to help agencies navigate through the government’s cloud authorization process, GCN Magazine reported Monday. The FedRAMP Agency Authorization Playbook describes three phases of the authority-to-operate process, as well as the roles cloud service providers, agencies and third-party assessment organizations should play…
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Northrop Showcases Transceiver, RF Tech Platforms

Northrop Grumman presented its transreceiver and radio frequency technology products designed to support electromagnetic warfare missions during an Association of Old Crows-hosted symposium that took place in Washington, D…
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Saab and Armscor to Support South African Air Force Gripen Weapon Systems

Saab and Armscor have received a $23 million contract to deliver support services for the South African air force’s JAS 39 Gripen aircraft weapon systems. The support contract entails airworthiness management, engineering support, maintenance, repair, spare parts delivery and technical document update services, Saab said Friday…
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Ben Gibson Appointed Nutanix Chief Marketing Officer

Ben Gibson, formerly chief marketing officer at F5 Networks, has been appointed to the same position at California-based cloud computing software company Nutanix. Nutanix said Tuesday Gibson will be responsible for developing and implementing a global marketing strategy intended to drive adoption of company-built enterprise cloud technology offerings…
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Victory Media Recognizes IBM as 2018 Military Friendly Employer; Sam Gordy Comments

IBM has received the 2018 Military Friendly Employer of the Year Award from Victory Media for the company’s efforts to hire military veterans. Recipients of the 2018 Military Friendly Employer award will be featured in Victory Media’s G…
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Symantec Makes Gartner Cloud Access Security Brokers Quadrant

Symantec has been included on Gartner‘s “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers” that details the performance of vendors, leaders, challengers, visionaries and niche players in the CASB market…
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DoD Aims to Coordinate Tech Projects With Military Labs, Federal R&D Centers

The Defense Department has started to draft a list of technologies that DoD aims to acquire in a move to coordinate its research and development projects that of military laboratories and federally funded R&D centers, Defense One reported Sunday…
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Maj. Gen. David Bassett Named Army Tactical C3 PEO

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. David Bassett, program executive officer for ground combat systems, has been appointed to serve as PEO for command, control and communications-tactical effective Jan. 31, C4ISRNET reported Monday…
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EnerSys, SEAKR Support NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Devt Program

NASA has reported that EnerSys‘ advanced systems business and SEAKR Engineering respectively manufacture lithium-ion batteries and space-qualified electronics for the Orion spacecraft. EnerSys and SEAKR are two of the 250 businesses that operate in Colorado and support the agency’s deep-space exploration programs, NASA said Tuesday…
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Research and Markets: Border Security & Terrorism Concerns to Drive Global C5ISR Market Growth

Research and Markets has unveiled a new report that forecasts a 3 percent compound annual growth rate for the worldwide command, control, communications, computing, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems through 2023…
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VIDEO – LM-100J: Hercules Training Center

What do you need to know to fly a Super Herc? See how the Hercules Training Center prepares LM-100J pilots to fly this commercial variant of the proven C-130J: http://lmt.co/2zSZbDO
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