Posts from GovConDaily for 08/06/2018

Baird Assists in Conduent Divestiture to Avenu; Jean Stack Comments

Conduent Incorporated has agreed to sell its Local and Municipal Constituent Government Software Solutions unit to Avenu Insights & Analytics, the Florham Park, N.J., company announced Monday. Conducted with Baird’s financial advising assistance, the move represents Conduent’s strategy to divest itself of $1 billion in revenue from non-core assets…
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Lockheed Ships Fourth AEHF Military Comms Satellite to Cape Canaveral Launch Site

Lockheed Martin has transported a military communications satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to begin preparations for a scheduled October launch aboard the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket…
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GAO’s Dave Powner: Federal Govt Should Strengthen CIO Authorities

Dave Powner, the departing information technology director at the Government Accountability Office, told Nextgov in an interview published Friday that he thinks the government should continue to establish “strong governance” over IT acquisitions and strengthen the authorities of agency chief information officers…
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David Mahoney Named Dewberry Alternative Project Delivery Operations Head

David Mahoney, an executive vice president of Dewberry, has been named manager for the alternative project delivery operating unit at the Fairfax, Va.-based professional services firm. Dewberry said Friday Mahoney will oversee the company’s vertical, horizontal and water/wastewater design-build services for public sector facilities as well as bridge, highway and transit projects nationwide…
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NeuroLogica Wins $250M DLA Radiology Equipment Supply IDIQ

Samsung‘s NeuroLogica subsidiary has won a potential 10-year, $250 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide radiology systems, accessories and training services to U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies…
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Navy Authorizes STRATCOM to Operate Narrowband Satcom Network; Carl Chebi Comments

The U.S. Navy has authorized the U.S. Strategic Command to deploy and leverage the service’s narrowband satellite communication system for expanded operational use starting late 2018. Rear Adm. Carl Chebi, program executive officer for command, control, communications, computers and intelligence, said in a statement published Thursday that the authorization for the Mobile User Objective System will help further provide U…
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Sen. Ron Wyden Asks DHS for Update on Anti-Email Spoofing Measure Implementation

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has asked the Department of Homeland Security to provide an update on the implementation of a cybersecurity measure that would prevent attackers from impersonating federal agencies through email…
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Motorola Solutions Unveils Handheld LTE Device for National Public Safety Network

Motorola Solutions has introduced a handheld device built to operate with a nationwide public safety communications system AT&T is building for the First Responder Network Authority under a public-private partnership…
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Austal USA-Built Expeditionary Fast Transport Vessel Completes Navy Acceptance Trials

An expeditionary fast transport vessel Austal USA has built for the U.S. Navy completed acceptance trials Friday following a two-day evaluation conducted by the service branch’s Board of Inspection and Survey in the Gulf of Mexico…
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Office of Personnel Management’s OCIO to Hold IT Industry Outreach Day in September

The Office of Personnel Management’s Office of the Chief Information Officer is scheduled to hold its second quarterly Industry Outreach Day on Sept. 4 at the agency headquarters in Washington, D.C…
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