Posts from GovConWire for 04/17/2015

GSA Seeks Industry Input on Business Model for Connect.gov Full Operational Capability

The General Services Administration is seeking information on potential sources of business models or procurement vehicles for the implementation of federated digital identity credential services for the Connect…
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David Bower: DCCA to Engineer Federated Data Environment for CMS

Data Computer Corp. of America has been selected to engineer a cloud-based system for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ data collection and analytics program. DCCA CEO David Bower said Wednesday that the company would design the data environment to incorporate “the full spectrum of data sources into a single federated system…
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Nicholas Paraskevopoulos Appointed Northrop Electronic Systems EM&L Head

Nicholas Paraskevopoulos, a 12-year Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) veteran, has been named vice president and general manager for engineering, manufacturing and logistics in the corporation’s electronic systems segment…
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Mitre Veteran Raymond Haller, 60

Raymond Haller, senior vice president at Mitre Corp., has passed away at the age of 60. Haller joined Mitre after finishing his electrical engineering degree at Union College in 1977, occupying various roles including chief engineer of the naval systems and technology division and director of the economic and decision analysis center…
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Robert Work: Space Infrastructure ‘Central’ to US National Security Efforts

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has called on the government and industry to work together to address challenges facing U.S. space-based operations, DoD News reportedThursday. Jim Garamone writes Work said in a speech at the annual Space Symposium Thursday that it is critical that the U…
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DRS to Install Voice Comms Systems in US Navy Aegis Ships

DRS Technologies has been awarded a $55 million contract with the U.S. Navy to install voice communications systems in the Aegis cruisers and destroyers. The integrated communications systems will link to the ships’ announcing system, shore telephone lines, radio and sound-powered telephone circuits, DRS said Wednesday
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April 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Stuck in Neutral, US Stocks Dip

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal gain for the second consecutive trading day to the tune of 0.064 points for a closing figure of 76.092. U.S. stocks saw nominal losses despite gains in the oil market during the afternoon session and positive earnings reports from financial services firms Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street Journal reported…
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