Posts from GovCon Daily for 05/12/2015

May 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, US Markets See Slight Losses

The GovCon Index declined for the second consecutive trading session Tuesday with a loss of 0.421 points to 73.488. Gains in Treasury bonds and energy shares helped offset losses in U.S. markets earlier in a day that saw raw material stocks decline, according to Bloomberg…
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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Website Updates Key on Info Availability, Stakeholder Education

The General Services Administration emphasized wider availability of information on the FedRAMP cloud computing initiative and user experience with updates to the program’s website that went live in March, FedRAMP’s director has told Executive Gov…
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CBO: House Committee’s 2016 NDAA Would Affect Revenue, Direct Spending

A Congressional Budget Office report estimates that passage of the House Armed Services Committee’s 2016 National Defense Authorization Act would lower revenues by $1.3 billion over the next decade…
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CAE Simulator Helps Airmen Prepare for Nepal Earthquake Relief Operation; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has helped Australian and British air forces to install a virtual database on their C-130J simulators as they prepared for relief and humanitarian aid efforts in Nepal, ADS Advance Magazine reported Monday…
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Northrop to Maintain UK Forensic, Biometric Software; Andrew Tyler Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. has been selected to maintain and operate forensic and biometric software used by the U.K.’s Home Office under a two-year, $45.1 million re-compete contract award. The Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability software is part of the U…
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Lockheed Completes SBIRS Increment 2 Ground Station Integration; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed development and integration work on the Space-Based Infrared System‘s Increment 2 ground station and will move forward to certification tests for the U.S. Air Force space program…
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