Posts from GovConWire for 01/08/2015

Lockheed, MBDA JV Eyes Further MEADS Deployment in Europe; Volker Weidemann Comments

MEADS International, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and MBDA, is working to secure deals to deploy its Medium Extended Air Defense System for air and missile defense capability development in Germany and Poland…
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NCAFP: Power Struggle on Internet Affecting Sovereignty

A recent National Committee on American Foreign Policy report states that some modern societies are leveraging the Internet as a tool to influence or assert their power and interests over others and undermine sovereignty…
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James Comey Backs FBI’s North Korea-Linked Sony Hack Findings

FBI Director James Comey is confident of the agency’s evidence linking the North Korean government to a destructive hack at Sony Pictures Entertainment in late 2014, Wired Magazine reportedWednesday
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DISA Issues RFI on Sources of Endpoint Security Capabilities

The Defense Information Systems Agency is requesting information on potential industry sources in the planning and development of next-generation endpoint security system capabilities and technologies…
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Report: Air Force Could Give SpaceX Launch Certification in Mid-2015

The U.S. Air Force expects to approve Space Exploration Technologies to compete for military satellite launch work by mid-2015, six months later than originally anticipated, Reuters reported Wednesday
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Frank Kendall Issues New Defense Acquisitions Guidance

Frank Kendall, acquisition chief at the Defense Department, has updated the agency’s procurement guidelines to offer multiple sample program structures, DoD News reported Wednesday. “Program managers and program executive officers should use these models as references to assist their thought processes and analysis,” Kendall said, according to the report…
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January 7 Market Close: GovConIndex Reverses Downward Trend

The GovConIndex reversed it’s downward trend closingWednesday at 70..036, up 0.973 point, or 1.371 percent. The other indexes closed strong also with the Dow Jones industrial average at 17,584…
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