Posts from GovConWire for 07/11/2018

MDA Selects Lockheed, Northrop, Raytheon for Potential $4.1B Homeland Defense Radar Development IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have landed spots on a potential five-year, $4.1 billion contract to develop and deliver radar platforms to the Missile Defense Agency…
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General Dynamics, Telesat Partner to Build LEO Satellite User Terminals; Manny Mora Comments

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business and Telesat have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop user terminals designed to operate with the latter company’s low-Earth orbit satellites…
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Peraton Upgrades Global Comms Network to Support Gov’t, Critical Infrastructure Operations

Peraton has launched efforts to add new points-of-presence across the U.S., Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific region and broaden its terrestrial core network in an effort to build up its global communications services…
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ORock’s Red Hat OpenStack-Based Cloud Platform Gets FedRAMP Authorization; David Egts Comments

ORock Technologies has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification for its Red Hat OpenStack-based cloud platform. A Defense Department agency granted the FedRAMP authorization to operate to ORockCloud at the moderate impact level for hybrid cloud deployments and platform-as-a-service and infrastructure-as-a-service models, ORock said Tuesday
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ViON-Nutanix Team Displays HCI-Based Cloud at ESRI Conference; Tom Frana Comments

ViON and Nutanix teamed up to present a hyperconverged infrastructure-based platform at the five-day ESRI User Conference that kicked off in San Diego on Monday. ViON said Tuesday the HCI-based Enterprise Cloud platform from Nutanix is backed by ViON’s data center-as-a-service financial model and is designed to help users of geographic information systems manage image files…
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Perspecta Lands ‘Other Transaction’ Agreement With DISA to Build Background Investigation System

Perspecta has received an “other transaction” agreement worth $49 million from the Defense Information Systems Agency to build a prototype of a case management system designed to speed up background investigations…
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Vishal Gupta Named Unisys CTO, Technology SVP; Peter Altabef Comments

Vishal Gupta, senior vice president for engineering at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), will serve as chief technology officer and SVP for technology at Unisys (NYSE: UIS) starting Aug. 31. He will directly report to Unisys CEO Peter Altabef and succeed Tarek El-Sadany, who will leave by the end of August to assume a CEO role in the technology sector, the company said Tuesday
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DOE Unveils Web-Based National Lab Data Access Hub

The Energy Department has launched an online platform designed to help investors and developers find information from DOE’s network of 17 national laboratories. DOE said Tuesday the web-based Lab Partnering Service offers a single access point for industry to harness research, technical expertise, technology and intellectual property at the labs…
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Altamira to Help Air Force Research Lab Develop RF Sensing Tech; Jonathan Moneymaker Comments

Altamira Technologies has received a potential five-year, $24.6 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop a radio frequency sensing technology intended for areas with a contested and congested spectrum…
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MicroTech Names Dr. Barry West as President

MicroTech has chosen Dr. Barry West as president, who will oversee corporate business operations and development, as well as the expansion of cybersecurity and cloud computing offerings, the Tysons, Va…
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VIDEO: The Boeing MQ-25 Will Define the Future of Autonomous Carrier Aviation

We’ve been delivering carrier aircraft to the U.S. Navy for more than 90 years. Now, Phantom Works is defining the future of autonomous carrier aviation. Check out this sneak peek of Boeing MQ-25 in action…
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Potomac Officers Club to Host Air Force Acquisition Forum onAug. 8

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10th, 2018 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the Air Force Acquisition Forum on Aug. 8 at 2941 Restaurant. Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics for the U…
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