Posts from GovConWire for 06/15/2015

Report: Congress Seeks Consolidation of DoD Satcom Acquisition

Lawmakers are planning to consolidate the U.S. military’s communications acquisition, which could drop the Defense Information Systems Agency in favor of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center, Breaking Defense reported Friday
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CSC to Administer NASA Shared Services Center

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has been awarded a $480 million contract to administer NASA’s shared services center located at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The company will manage the finance, human resources, procurement, information technology and agency business services areas of the center, NASA said Friday
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General Atomics to Assemble, Test Aircraft Launch System and Arresting Gear for US Navy

General Atomics has received a $737 million contract modification to produce, assemble and test an arresting gear and electromagnetic aircraft launch system shipset for the U.S. Navy. The company will also work to engineer, install and checkout spares, repairs, technical data and drawing changes to the shipset for use on the CVN 79 aircraft carrier, the Defense Department said Friday
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NASA Issues RFP on Dedicated Launch Services for Smaller Payloads

NASA is seeking proposals on commercial launch capability for small satellites and future science missions ahead of potential awards for the Venture Class Launch Services contract. The space agency said Saturday the request for proposals seeks dedicated support for smaller payloads under the Launch Services Program, which plans to launch 132 pounds of CubeSats with 66 pounds of cargo by mid-April of 2018…
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OPM Data Hacks Prompt New Federal Cybersecurity Effort

Federal investigators have uncovered a second breach at the Office of Personnel Management as they examined an earlier incident affecting approximately 4 million federal employee records, National Journal reported Friday
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