Posts from GovConWire for 05/28/2015

DHS Requests Public Input on Cyber Info Exchange Group Formation

The Department of Homeland Security is soliciting public feedback on a plan to establish privately led information sharing and analysis organizations to voluntarily submit cyber-related threat information to the federal government…
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Boeing Awarded Commercial Crew Rotation Flight Task Order

NASA has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a task order to provide crew rotation services for a planned 2017 mission to the International Space Station under the company’s potential $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract…
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Ashton Carter Notes Potential Chinese Isolation Amid APAC Territory Claims

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter believes that China’s efforts to expand its territory in the Pacific, including the development of man-made islands, could isolate the country in terms of regional power, Defense News reported Wednesday
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Boeing Announces Exec Moves After Data Analytics Team Launched; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced several executive appointments following the creation of a data analytics organization within its defense, space and security business. The company said Wednesday Dewey Houck will serve as chief data analytics officer and lead the new team, which seeks to build information capability onto various product and service offerings…
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May 27 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound as Investors Eye Dollar & Greece News

The GovCon Index ended a three-day streak of declinesWednesday as it closed up 0.648 points to end the trading session at 74.834. Bond yields and the U.S. dollar rose on comments from Greece Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said negotiations with the Eurozone on the country’s debt situation are in the “final stretch,” CNBC reports…
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Orbital ATK to Help UAE Start Space Technology Academic Program

Orbital ATK will collaborate with the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, satellite communications firm Yahsat and the United Arab Emirates Space Agency to form a new academic program focused on space technology…
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