Posts from GovCon Daily for 2/27/2015

February 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends February With Loss

The GovCon Index closed the last trading day of February with a loss of 0.677 points to 69.615. ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) was the biggest gainer after the company reported an 11-percent increase in revenue for its full 2014 fiscal year…
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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Sees ‘Critical Mass’ in Contract Pursuits After TASC Deal

Engility Holdings CEO Tony Smeraglinolo has said his company and TASC will work to communicate employees and customers over the next two-to-three months in an effort to help the integration of both firms run smoothly in an interview with Washington Technology published Thursday…
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Joseph Rixey: DSCA Starts Reorg Effort Amid Pressure on Counterterrorism Fight

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency plans to reorganize its bureaucracy in order to keep pace with other arms-producing countries , Defense News reported Monday. Joe Gould writes DSCA is focusing the restructuring effort on a regional basis in which a strategic group reviews the requirements of the Defense Department, regional combatant commanders and international partners…
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Phyllis Schneck: DHS Working on Trust, Standards to Strengthen Cyber Info-Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security is setting up an organizational structure that would encourage the private sector to exchange cyber threat information with the government amid the White House’s proposal for liability protection, FCW reported Wednesday…
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Doug Wolfe: CIA to Roll Out Intell App Marketplace, Cloud Data Hub

The CIA is set to launch a marketplace of software applications designed specifically for U.S. intelligence agencies next month, Federal Times reported Thursday. Aaron Boyd writes Doug Wolfe, CIA’s chief information officer, said the app store would allow intelligence personnel to try apps, subscribe to third-party services and download open source software products…
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Raytheon to Develop Open Architecture for Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft; Jerry Powlen Comments

Raytheon has been awarded a 27-month, $15.5 million contract to develop an open architecture for the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The company will produce application-based systems for airborne commercial-off-the-shelf computing, services-oriented architecture and infrastructure, and software-based mission applications, Raytheon said Feb…
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