Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 11/06/2018

Novetta Reports $410M in 2018 Contract Wins Year-to-Date; Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Novetta closed third quarter having booked $410M in contract awards in 2018 and expects to close the year with a year-over-year increase of 49 percent in new contract work. The company said Monday one of its achievements this year was securing a spot on the U…
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Potomac Officers Club Hosts Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 17th, GovCon public and private sector representatives gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s Security Vetting Process Modernization Forum, featuring a keynote address from Monte Hawkins, director, National Vetting Center of U…
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DoD Issues Special Notice for Commercial Short Range Reconnaissance Drone Launcher

The Defense Department plans to procure an industry-built system that can launch the U.S. Army’s short range reconnaissance unmanned aircraft for situational awareness purposes. A FedBizOpps notice posted Monday states that DoD seeks an autonomous drone that can perform vertical take-offs and landings, fly for 30 minutes, operate in 15 knot winds or greater and contain manual and semi-autonomous/waypoint flight modes…
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Charles River Analytics Develops Cyber Risk Assessment Tool for DARPA

Charles River Analytics has introduced a tool that analyzes cybersecurity vulnerabilities in information technology systems using linguistics techniques. The HAMLET tool, developed under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Vetting Commodity IT Software and Firmware program, quantifies cyber risks and creates optimized test plans based on the data, Charles River said Monday…
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Deloitte, Attest to Provide Digital Identity Tech for Government Clients

Deloitte and Attest have partnered to help government customers provide blockchain-based digital identity applications for protecting personal data of citizens. Attest offers two digital identity applications that support the security and consent management of sensitive data, Deloitte said Monday…
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Leidos-Managed Federally Funded Research Lab Enters STEM Education Partnership

A Leidos-managed federally funded laboratory has partnered with the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology in an effort to expand access to science, technology, engineering and math programs at higher education institutions within Frederick County, Md…
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Marc Zigo Promoted to Evoke Research and Consulting COO

Marc Zigo, formerly vice president of business development at Evoke Research and Consulting, has been promoted to chief operating officer of the Arlington, Va.-based program management services contractor…
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Raytheon Selected for DARPA’s Digital Array R&D Effort

Raytheon has received an $11.5M cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide research and development services as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Millimeter-Wave Digital Arrays program…
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TSA Plans ‘Agile’ Development Services BPA

The Transportation Security Administration plans to establish a new contract vehicle that will cover “agile” development services for the agency’s efforts to customize and integrate information technology platforms that support its mission…
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SAIC Awarded $77M IT Services Contract Supporting Orange County; Bob Genter Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. has received a potential five-year, $77M prime contract to deliver information technology services for agencies within Orange County, Calif. The company said Monday it will provide converged network support, voice communications and overall IT management services under the contract…
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BAE Named Among ‘Top Workplaces’ in Utah; Pete Trainer Quoted

BAE Systems has been selected for The Salt Lake Tribune’s 2018 list of “top workplaces” in the state of Utah, based on results from anonymous employee surveys. “This is an outstanding honor that can only be earned after being critiqued by the toughest, and most meaningful, critics – our own employees,” Pete Trainer, vice president and general manager of BAE’ air force solutions business, said in a statement released Monday…
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