Posts from GovConDaily for 04/02/2015

April 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up, Traders Eye Iran Talks

The GovCon Index closed on a nominal rise Thursday — up 0.062 points to 68.857 — and recorded an even 15-15 split between risers and fallers. The final trading day of the week saw news of a possible nuclear agreement between Iran and major world powers weigh on investors, who largely want to see how the strengthened U…
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Michael Daniel: Obama Administration Seeks to Deter Cyber Crime Nations Through Sanctions

Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said President Barack Obama’s latest executive order is intended to protect the U.S. against large-scale foreign cyber intrusions, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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DRS Teams with Israel’s Beth-El, Rada on CBRN Defense, AESA Radar Tech

Finmeccanica-owned DRS Technologies has teamed with Beth-El Industries, and Israeli supplier of environmental threat protection systems, to develop an air filtration product for U.S. military use. Under the terms of the deal, the two companies will create new offerings to utilize Arlington, Virginia-based DRS’ chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense systems and Beth-El filtration technology, DRS said Tuesday
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Ray Duquette: CAE Delivers MH-60R Training Systems to Australian Navy

CAE has provided the Royal Australian Navy with simulation technology products designed to train pilots on how to operate an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter. The company saidWednesday its MH-60R tactical operational flight training system and avionics maintenance and weapons load trainer platform are installed at the HMAS Albatross naval facility in New South Wales…
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Lockheed Starts Asteroid Research Spacecraft Assembly; Rich Kuhns Comments

Lockheed Martin has moved into the assembly, test and launch operations phase of spacecraft the company is building for a NASA asteroid research mission. NASA aims to launch the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer to collect samples from the Bennu asteroid, Lockheed said Tuesday
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