Posts from GovConWire for 03/08/2018

Mark Testoni, President and CEO of SAP NS2, Selected to 2018 Wash100 for Exceptional Achievement in Providing Data Management Solutions

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce Mark Testoni, President and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has been inducted into the 2018 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for exceptional achievement in providing data management solutions to federal clients…
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DoD Issues Draft Solicitation for Cloud Procurement Contract

The Defense Department has issued a draft request for proposals for a single-award contract to procure commercial enterprise-level cloud services in support of agencies within DoD and service branches…
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Douglas Rosendale Joins Deloitte as Federal Chief Medical Interoperability Officer

Douglas Rosendale, formerly CEO of clinical informatics consulting firm CAIRNformatics, has been named federal chief medical interoperability officer at Deloitte‘s consulting business. The more than 25-year healthcare veteran will work with federal clients to help them address interoperability goals through the use of technology, Deloitte said Wednesday…
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AT&T to Deploy Band 14 Spectrum Under FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network Project

AT&T has received a task order from the First Responder Network Authority to field the Band 14 spectrum for first responders in various states and territories as part of expansion efforts for a national public safety broadband network…
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Northrop Vet Tom Vice Named Aerion President, COO

Tom Vice, formerly president of aerospace systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Reno, Nevada-based Aerion Supersonic as president and chief operating officer. Vice will report to Brian Barents, Aerion chairman and CEO, and oversee the development, certification and delivery of the firm’s AS2 supersonic aircraft, the company said Wednesday…
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NASA Selects 128 Tech R&D Proposals for $96M SBIR Phase II Award

NASA has awarded multiple two-year contracts worth a combined $96 million to 128 proposals from U.S. small businesses that will conduct research and development projects in support of the agency’s future space missions…
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Raytheon to Update Navy Missile Defense Radar, Jammer Systems

Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business has won a potential $19.9 million contract to update the service branch’s Air and Missile Defense Radar and the Next Generation Jammer systems…
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Oracle’s Cloud Service Gets DISA Impact Level 5 Authorization

Oracle‘s federal managed cloud services business has received an 18-month provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s risk assessment and certification office. DISA said Tuesday it granted the conditional approval to the company’s cloud service offering for impact-level 5 data workloads…
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Sikorsky Concludes CH-53K Envelope Expansion Tests

Lockheed Martin has announced the completion of envelope expansion flight tests of the Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter at a facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. The CH-53K aircraft lifted a 36,000-pound external payload during a flight demonstration held Feb…
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Michael Griffin: DoD Needs to Remain Competitive Through Accelerated Acquisition Process

Michael Griffin, defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has said the Defense Department needs to expedite its acquisition processes in order for the U.S. to remain competitive against potential adversaries, DoD News reported Tuesday…
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Army, Marines Start JLTV Operational Test & Evaluation

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps have kicked efforts to test and evaluate the Oshkosh Defense-made Joint Light Tactical Vehicle platform as part of a joint military program. More than 200 government civilian, military and contractor personnel will gather data during the JLTV Multi-Service Operational Test and Evaluation at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in California, the Army said in a press release…
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VIDEO: Raytheon CUAS Laser Dune Buggy vs. Drone

Raytheon’s high-energy laser takes out an unmanned aerial system from nearly a mile away. Learn more: https://www.raytheon.com/capabilities…
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