Posts from GovConDaily for 02/13/2018

Tetra Tech to Help FAA Develop Aerospace Medicine Safety Info System

Tetra Tech has received a potential five-year, $40 million contract to develop an aviation personnel medical information tracking system for the Federal Aviation Administration. The company said Tuesday it will provide design, architecture development, test, data analysis, training and deployment support services to FAA under the Aerospace Medicine Safety Information System contract…
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Federal Contracting Vet Ross Aboff Named SBG Health Solutions VP

Ross Aboff, a federal contracting industry veteran, has joined SBG Technology Solutions  as vice president of healthcare solutions at the Alexandria, Virginia-based government contractor. SBG said Monday Aboff will report directly to SBG CEO Carlos Del Toro and oversee the company’s work with the Department of Veterans Affairs through VA’s Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contract…
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IARPA Initiates 3-D Model Satellite Imagery Research Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has initiated a research effort to develop automated systems that construct 3-D models based on satellite, airborne and commercial imagery data. The multi-year Creation of Operationally Realistic 3-D Environment or CORE3D effort aims to support intelligence, military and humanitarian operations, the Director of National Intelligence said Monday…
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SAP Unveils Asset Strategy & Performance Mgmt Platform

SAP SE has launched a platform that works to help customers manage strategies for physical assets and monitor asset performance in real time. The company said Monday the SAP Asset Strategy and Performance Management system is designed to connect assets and support management across business functions, including maintenance management, manufacturing, finance and human resources…
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Report: Orbital ATK Showcases Airborne Gun System at Singapore Airshow 2018

Orbital ATK has showcased its side-mounted airborne gun platform to Asia-Pacific customers at the 2018 Singapore Airshow, AIN Online reported Sunday. Byron Foster, a director at Orbital ATK, said the company sees opportunities to sell the 30mm Palletized Weapon System to customers in the region…
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Jeff Garte Joins Globecomm as Finance Chief

Jeff Garte, former senior vice president of corporate development at telecommunications services provider Hibernia Networks, has been named chief financial officer of Globecomm. He will report directly to Globecomm CEO Jason Juranek and oversee accounting, taxation, financial planning and analysis, treasury and information technology functions in his new position, the company said Tuesday…
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Tauri Group to Support Medical Initiatives Under DoD’s Chemical & Biological Defense Program

Tauri Group has received a pair of task orders to provide support services for the medical domain of a Defense Department program that seeks to help U.S. warfighters counter chemical and biological threats…
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Air Force Looks to AI Tech to Accelerate Decision-Making Process

The U.S. Air Force plans to advance this year a program that seeks to combine video, text and other data sources through artificial intelligence to facilitate the decision-making process among commanders, airmen and other service personnel, Defense One reported Monday…
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Northrop Managers Win Awards at 2018 Black Engineer of the Year Conference

Northrop Grumman‘s Kathryn Hamilton and Chandria Poole have received awards at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards ceremony that recognized excellence in the science, technology, engineering and math fields…
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Trump’s FY 2019 Budget Plan to Allocate $20B for NASA, End ISS Funding in 2025

President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget proposal would allocate approximately $20 billion for NASA and cancel the space agency’s funding of the International Space Station in 2025, Nextgov reported Monday…
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VIDEO: Weekly Wire Rundown: Feb. 12, 2018

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople…
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