Posts from GovCon Daily for 11/11/2014

November 11 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Stays Level With Monday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 68.348 — a tiny increase of 0.154 percent, or 0.105 points. Bloomberg said in its market summary that Tuesday’s trading day saw the three major stock indices record a fifth consecutive day of gains on the back of increases by homebuilder shares…
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KCG Receives A2LA Accreditation as Cloud Inspector; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has received an accreditation as a third-party cloud products and services assessor for FedRAMP after the company complated an evaluation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation…
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MarketsandMarkets: EO/IR Systems for Military Market Set for 8% Growth Through 2020

The market for electro-optical and infrared systems in the military will be worth $16.35 billion by 2020, according to a new MarketsandMarkets report. The analysis firm said Monday the figure represents a 7…
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Lockheed to Get Tax Incentives for 2 New Jersey Innovation Labs

Lockheed Martin will receive tax credits from the New Jersey government for the company’s proposed technology development facilities in Camden. The company plans to build two integrated laboratories in the city through a partnership with Rowan University, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Monday…
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Sen. Ron Johnson Eyes Federal-Private Sector Pay Alignment

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), incoming chairman of the Senate’s government oversight panel, plans to align the federal pay with the private sector as part a management reform push, GovExec reported Monday…
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Kevin Nally: Navy, Marines Eye Joint Cyber Network Implementation in 2017

The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps aim to merge their web connectivity services into a Joint Regional Security Stack in three years, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes the maritime agencies have reached an agreement on JRSS adoption and all four military branches have started to discuss technical and policy issues associated with the joint network…
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Harris Opens Development Facility in Florida; Dana Mehnert Comments

Harris Corp. has opened an  engineering facility in Sunrise, Florida, where the company plans to develop tactical radio software for the U.S. military and clients worldwide. Harris RF Communications will also sell its products and services to Caribbean and Latin America customers at the 19,000 square-foot site, Harris said Monday…
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