Posts from GovConDaily for 04/05/2018

Sikorsky Initiates Promo Tour for Black Hawk Firefighting Capability in Latin America

Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky has initiated a two-month tour around Latin America to showcase the aerial firefighting capability integrated on its Black Hawk helicopter to existing and future customers in the region…
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Air Force, HRL Laboratories Partner to Test 3D-Printed Materials for Hypersonic Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force and HRL Laboratories have entered an agreement to test materials produced through additive manufacturing, or three-dimensional printing, for potential future use in hypersonic aircraft…
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ACT I Among 2018 SECAF Government Project of the Year Award Finalists; Neil Albert Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has been selected as a finalist for the “Government Project of the Year” category of the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum’s 2018 awards…
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Orbital ATK Demos Rocket Motor Orion Spacecraft’s 2019 Launch Abort System Test

Orbital ATK has tested a rocket motor technology at its Promontory, Utah, facility in preparation for a scheduled April 2019 test of a spacecraft system designed to keep astronauts safe if a problem occurs during ascent…
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DARPA Taps Tortuga Logic to Develop Hardware Security Tools

Tortuga Logic has received a contract to develop new hardware security tools for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The effort will make use of Tortuga’s hardware security models which will then be integrated with commercial emulation systems, the company said Wednesday…
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Dan Coats: US Needs to Stay Competitive as Adversaries Launch Space Tech Devt Efforts

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats has said the U.S. needs to ramp up efforts to maintain its technological edge as several countries develop anti-satellite systems, space-based navigation and surveillance platforms that could potentially challenge U…
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Transcom, Pentagon’s CAPE Org Start Mobility Requirements Study

The U.S. Transportation Command and the Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation organization have partnered to determine the number of airlift, tanker and sealift platforms needed to support combatant command missions…
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NASA Selects L&M Technologies for $61M Marshall Center Logistics Support IDIQ

L&M Technologies will provide logistics services to NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center under a potential five-year, $60.5 million contract. NASA said Thursday work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes equipment, moves and furniture, mail, shipping and receiving, motor pool and transportation and flight hardware support…
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Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Wayne Lucernoni, President of ASRC Federal’s Information Systems and Technology Group

ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Wayne Lucernoni about joining ASRC Federal and where he sees the company heading. “I am a firm believer that an organizational culture that emphasizes teamwork, ethics and community involvement not only creates a great place to work, but also enables success…
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Global Cyber Alliance: 18 of White House Email Domains Fail to Deploy DMARC Security Protocol

A new Global Cyber Alliance report says 18 of the 26 email domains managed by the executive office of the president have not begun implementing the Domain Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance protocol…
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Report: Trump Orders DoD to Deploy National Guard Troops for Border Security Efforts

A senior government official has said that President Donald Trump instructed the departments of the Defense and Homeland Security to coordinate with state governors on the deployment of National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, DoD News reported Wednesday…
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Report: Raytheon Demos Counter-Drone Microwave, Laser Weapons

Raytheon demonstrated microwave and laser weapons systems for countering drone swarms at a U.S. Army experiment held at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in December, the Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday. Susan Kelly, Raytheon’s New Mexico site director, told the publication the demonstrations showcased the capacity of a ground-based weapon to simultaneously disable groups of two to three unmanned aerial vehicles using high-power electromagnetic waves…
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VIDEO: TRAP | Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel

Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Africa conduct tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel (TRAP) training at Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 28, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl…
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