Posts from GovCon Daily for 07/01/2015

House Panel Moves Infrastructure Protection Act Forward; Michael McCaul Comments

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) believes the House Homeland Security Committee’s approval of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act moves the U.S. closer to establishing stronger protections for its power grid against electromagnetic pulses…
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Bill Sisk: GSA Eyes Modernization of Govt Supply Requisitions

The General Services Administration is working to modernize the requisition process in the federal government’s supply chain to address the changing needs of customers, vendor partners and the IT infrastructure…
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Lockheed Awards Space Fence Thermal Tech Subcontract to Domaille; Tim Kanne Comments

Lockheed Martin has subcontracted Domaille Engineering to produce thermal management components for a ground-based radar platform Lockheed is building under a $914.7 million contract with the U.S. Air Force…
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DRS, NASA Goddard Scientist Develop Mid-Infrared Detector for Remote Sensing

DRS Technologies and NASA have jointly developed a photon-counting mid-infrared detector that works to support remote-sensing applications in spaceflight and have been integrated into two new aircraft instruments…
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McKinsey: Internet of Things-Based Systems to Spur $11T Economic Impact By 2025

A new McKinsey & Co. report projects the total economic impact of Internet-connected devices to fall somewhere between $3.9 trillion and $11.1 trillion by 2025. The June 2015 report said technological innovations, investments in talent and adoption of new business models are the trends that will drive the potential of Internet of Things-based platforms…
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