Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/31/2014

Engility Awarded 3-Year VA IT Services Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) a potential three-year, $31 million contract to deliver a range of information technology services across the agency. Engility will support almost 100 IT systems that are designed to manage VA health, benefits and enterprise data, the company said Friday
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Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Saxby Chambliss Ask Businesses to Support Cybersecurity Legislation

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders have appealed to the business community for support on legislation to increase cyber intelligence sharing between government and private organizations, Federal Times reported Thursday
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DARPA to Discuss Low-Resource Human Language Program Requirements on Nov. 13

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a a Proposers’ Day on Nov. 13 to discuss the agency’s Low Resource Languages for Emergent Incidents program and how human language technology could help decipher low-resource languages…
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Booz Allen to Build GSA Open Source Cloud Tool for Contract Mgmt

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE :BAH) has been awarded a five-year, $64.5 million contract to build an open source cloud computing platform platform for the General Services Administration‘s Federal Acquisition Service to manage acquisitions for agencies and contractors…
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Report: John McCain Could Take Senate Armed Services Committee Chairmanship

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) stands a chance to take the Senate Armed Services Committee chairmanship if Republicans win the majority seats in the Senate, Breaking Defense reportedThursday. McCain’s support for acquisition reform and cost reduction measures aligns with the efforts of Rep…
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NASA, Lockheed Wrap Up Orion Spacecraft Assembly, System Evaluations

Lockheed Martin and NASA have moved another step closer to launching the Orion crew exploration vehicle following completion of production and assessment work on the spacecraft. The Lockheed-built Orion capsule will be integrated with a Delta IV heavy-lift rocket on a pad at NASA’s Space Launch Complex 37 in Florida in November, the company saidThursday
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