Posts from GovConDaily for 10/15/2014

DoD Leaders Overview Military’s Innovation Push at Potomac Officers Club’s R&D Event

U.S. technological superiority in the battlefield and the role of research and development work in that effort were the key points of focus Wednesday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s 2014 “DOD Research and Development” event in McLean, Virginia…
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October 15 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Tanks 2% as Weak Data Hits Market

The GovCon Index recorded a 2-percent decline as of Wednesdayafternoon, nearly in line with the other three major stock indices after the release of weak economic data. Ahead of the closing bell, the GovCon Index sat at a figure of 61…
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Richard Waddell: APL to House DOJ Criminal Justice R&D Center, Evaluate Tech Outcomes

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory will host a research center for the Justice Department‘s National Institute of Justice to test and conduct operational evaluations of non-forensic technologies for state and local law enforcement, corrections agencies, and courts…
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Gen. Daniel Allyn: Army Readiness ‘Fragile’ Amid 2016 Sequestration Concerns

U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel Allyn has stated his concerns about military force readiness as the possibility of another sequestration in 2016 continues to be a concern, Breaking Defense reported Monday
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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Adds NextGen Engineering, Analytical Contract

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a 38-month, $23 million contract that covers work with the Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration to implement the NextGen air traffic control system at airports…
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Doug Wolfe Aims for Intell Agencies to Build Innovation Ecosystem in the Cloud

CIA Chief Information Officer Doug Wolfe said the agency’s new private cloud infrastructure works to help the intelligence community organize multiple workloads and offers computing capacity ahead of demand, GCN reported Tuesday
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