Posts from GovCon Daily for 04/12/2018

CAE healthcare business taps WorldPoint to distribute clinical training product

CAE‘s healthcare business has selected WorldPoint for the distribution of a medical simulation product to U.S. training centers. The clinical skills manikin and related simulation-based curriculum of CAE Healthcare‘s CAE Juno will be offered by WorldPoint through a distribution agreement, CAE said Wednesday…
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Martin Ahmad: NAVAIR fleet readiness centers clear aircraft repair inventory

Martin Ahmad, deputy head for the Commander, Fleet Readiness Center of the Naval Air Systems Command, presented COMFRC’s completed and upcoming initiatives at the Sea Air Space Exposition held Monday to Wednesday…
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George Krivo: DynCorp Eyes Continued Organic Growth in Core Markets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2018 — George Krivo, CEO of DynCorp International, has said the company is seeing opportunity for continued top- and bottom-line growth amid the current fiscal environment and the “attractiveness” of the company’s core logistics and aviation markets…
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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson receives Edison Achievement Award

Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO at Lockheed Martin, has received an award from the Edison Awards Steering Committee in recognition of her contributions to the technology field through professional career, achievements and leadership…
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FBI Director Christopher Wray, UAE VP & PM discuss bilateral security cooperation

Christopher Wray, director of the FBI, and the head of the United Arab Emirates discussed the countries’ partnership for the enforcement of security in the region and the world. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, received the FBI director and U…
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Capgemini lands $79M contract to promote emerging technology adoption among DIR customers

Capgemini has landed a four-year, $79 million contract to support the Texas Department of Information Resources in promoting the adoption of new technologies across the department’s customers in agencies, government organizations and academia…
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Report: Review of DoD nuclear command, control & communications system now underway

The Defense Department’s nuclear command, control and communications system is now under review amid increasing threats in cyber and space domains as cited in the Nuclear Posture Review, SpaceNews reported Wednesday…
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Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves: F-35 could zero in on ballistic missiles by 2025

Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, director of the Missile Defense Agency, has said the F-35 fighter aircraft could detect, monitor and target ballistic missiles by 2025, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “I’d say six to seven years to essentially work out the concept of operations (and) develop the capabilities — (whether) it’s sensor-based or a new fast missile that’s hung on the bottom of an F-35 for the [Ballistic Missile Defense System) mission — integrate those capabilities, test them and deliver them into a theater of operations,” Greaves told the Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense subpanel…
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SOSi buys STG in cyber, analytics services expansion push

SOS International has purchased Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor STG for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its contract and client base and expand its portfolio with the addition of cybersecurity, data analytics and software development capabilities in support of defense, diplomatic and intelligence agencies…
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GAO: DoD should factor workload, unmanned aircraft use into fighter squadron requirements review

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department reassess fighter pilot squadron requirements across military services to mirror existing and emerging conditions such as the rise in workload and use of unmanned aircraft systems…
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Army selects 7 firms for potential $249M UAS contract

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $248.5 million contract to provide multiple unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders covering long-range reconnaissance surveillance and medium-range mobile UAS; a government-owned tactical open architecture controller system; and spare and repair parts…
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Booz Allen to offer info, comm system support through DISA’s Encore III vehicle

Booz Allen Hamilton will vie for task orders to provide communication and information technology support services to military and federal agencies under the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s potential 10-year, $17…
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DARPA awards autonomous cybersecurity research contracts to STR, Arizona State University

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded an $8.7 million contract to  Systems Technology and Research and a $7.5 million contract to Arizona State University to support DARPA’s Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems program…
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VIDEO: Marine minute | force fitness

The director of the Force Fitness Division, Col. Stephen Armes, explains the latest Force Fitness MARADMIN.
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