Posts from GovConDaily for 09/11/2014

Dan Clever: EAGLE II Program Allows DHS to Collaborate With Small Businesses

Sep 11, 2014 02:02 pm

Sixty-four companies hold prime positions on the small business portion of the Department of Homeland Security‘s $22 billion information technology contract vehicle, Federal Times reported Wednesday
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Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn: US Partnerhips Key to Fight Against Islamic State

Sep 11, 2014 01:38 pm

Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former director of Defense Intelligence Agency, believes the U.S. must build a coalition force with neighboring nations in order to address extremism in the Middle East, Defense News reported Wednesday
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Navy to Hold Technical Interchange Meetings With Industry on Aircraft Replacement Concerns

Sep 11, 2014 12:38 pm

The Department of the Navy will conduct a series of technical interchange meetings with industry ahead of a scheduled analysis of alternatives in 2015 on potential replacements for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft…
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Boeing Satellite to Carry HySpecIQ’s Imaging Payload into Space; Craig Cooning Comments

Sep 11, 2014 12:18 pm

Boeing Co. will build its first commercial batch of the company’s 502 Phoenix small satellites under a contract to carry HySpecIQ‘s hyperspectral payload into space. Two Phantom Phoenix-based satellites are scheduled for launch in 2018 to perform command and control operations, image processing and imagery data storage, Boeing saidWednesday
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Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet: Navy, Esri Team to R&D Geospatial Tools for Naval Warfare

Sep 11, 2014 11:01 am

Esri and the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command have entered into a cooperative agreement to research and develop geospatial tools for analyzing battlespace environmental conditions at sea…
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David Thompson: Orbital to Build Ka-band Satcom for Middle Eastern Operator

Sep 11, 2014 09:11 am

Orbital Sciences has won a contract of an undisclosed value to manufacture a lightweight broadband communications satellite for United Arab Emirates-based satcom operator Yahsat. The Al Yah satellite will be built on the Orbital GEOStar-3 infrastructure and work to provide Ka-band coverage for Yahsat customers throughout Brazil and Africa, Orbital saidWednesday
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