Posts from GovCon Daily for 10/14/2014

October 14 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Ticks Up

The GovConIndex sat at 63.082 Tuesday afternoon — approximately 1.27 percent above Monday’s closing figure — as the three major stock indices slowly lost gains from earlier in the trading day…
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General Dynamics Demos 4G LTE Wireless Network; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics completed a demonstration of its wireless broadband network at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in August to evaluate how the system handles large data transmissions between ground troops and the command center…
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Drew Morin: TCS-LR Kimball Team to Offer Gov’t Agencies Net Security Services

TeleCommunication Systems has partnered with CDI Engineering Solutions‘ infrastructure services business unit L.R. Kimball to offer cybersecurity services for government customer networks at the state and local levels…
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Mark Escobar: SAIC Continues Defense Logistics Agency Support with $282M Contract

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been awarded a $282 million contract to continue helping the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency deliver maintenance, repair and operational services at military bases in Hawaii…
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GAO Urges DoD, DHS Acquisition Personnel to Review Market Research Procedures

The Government Accountability Office has urged acquisition personnel at the departments of Defense and Homeland Security to re-examine their documentation procedures on procurement information. GAO said Thursday that such an effort could help strengthen competition and inform current and future acquisitions by using fundamental market research techniques to find out how and when the data was collected or achieved and what this data means in relation to the contract…
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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Support US-Japan Security, Growth, Sustainability Programs

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson has said the company can help with security, growth and sustainability initiatives to maintain the partnership and collaboration between the U.S. and Japan. “[It] is our shared values, our collaboration and our commitment to each other that will allow us to overcome these challenges successfully,” she said in her U…
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Dave Gulla: Raytheon Tests Potential Integration of Army Surveillance Blimp, NORAD Warning Tech

Raytheon has finished testing an aerostat radar platform the company designed to help the U.S. Army track missile and aircraft threats as far as 340 miles away. The Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor system consists of two helium-filled blimps that are built to fly at 10,000 feet to identify targets and provide Army personnel with a 360-degree surveillance coverage, Raytheon said Monday…
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