Posts from GovConDaily for 02/27/2018

John Coleman Appointed Peraton Homeland Security Sector President; Stu Shea Comments

John Coleman, formerly president of the investigative service group at Omniplex World Services, has been named president of Peraton‘s homeland security sector in a move slated to take effect March 5…
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Report: Bill Would Reform Navy Surface Ship Operations

Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and John McCain, R-Ariz., have introduced a bill that would implement changes to the U.S. Navy‘s surface fleet operations, USNI News reported Monday. The Surface Warfare Enhancement Act of 2018 was created in response to ship collisions that involved the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S…
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Ball Aerospace to Provide Antenna Systems for BAE Systems’ Navy Network Effort

BAE Systems has selected Ball Aerospace to provide multi-beam phased array antenna systems in support of the former’s contractual effort to build a Network Tactical Common Data Link System for the U…
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AT&T, Geotab Offer Fleet Mgmt Platform for Enterprise, Govt Customers

AT&T has partnered with Geotab to offer a fleet management platform designed to address the needs of small business, enterprise and government customers. AT&T said Monday it incorporated its internet of things platforms with Geotab’s fleet tracking system to develop the enterprise fleet management offering…
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FBI Appoints John Adams as Info & Tech Branch Executive Asst Director

John Adams, formerly assistant director of the FBI‘s intelligence directorate, has been named executive assistant director for the bureau’s information and technology branch. The two-decade FBI veteran began his career at the Washington Field Office where he investigated espionage, drug trafficking, violent crime and terrorism cases…
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Lisa Pratt Cites Near-Term Priorities as NASA’s Planetary Protection Officer

Lisa Pratt, recently appointed planetary protection officer at NASA, has said her near-term priorities include the Mars 2020 rover mission and InSight Mars lander mission that is set to take off May 5, SpaceNews reported Monday…
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Northrop Lands $95M DHS Biometric Recognition System Devt Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential 42-month, $95 million contract to develop a biometric identification platform for the Department of Homeland Security. The company said Monday it will develop the first and second increments of the Homeland Advanced Recognition Technology and provide systems integration support under the contract with DHS’ office of biometric identity management…
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Debra Lehman Joins Act I as Vice President of Business Development; Michael Niggel Comments

Debra Lehman, a 35-year government contracting veteran, has joined Advanced Concepts and Technologies International as vice president of business development and program manager for the company’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract…
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TalaTek Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Enterprise Compliance Mgmt Platform

TalaTek has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to offer the company’s enterprise security compliance management platform to government agencies. Enterprise Compliance Management Solution is designed to help customers manage risks and comply with the Federal Information Security Management Act, FedRAMP and other security requirements, TalaTek said Monday…
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DHS Awards Contracts to IBM, Deloitte Through Procurement Innovation Lab’s 2-Phased Approach

The Department of Homeland Security’s procurement innovation lab has implemented a two-phased approach to streamline the acquisition process and cut the time it takes to award contracts, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Kevin Fagan Named ManTech Federal Civilian & Health IT Business General Manager

Kevin Fagan, formerly a vice president at ManTech International, has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and health information technology unit…
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Matt Desch: Iridium Expects Late-March Launch for 5th ‘NEXT’ Satellite Batch

Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, has said the company is likely to launch on March 29 the fifth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceNews reported Monday…
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L3 to Manufacture Common Datalink System for Navy MH-60R Fleet

L3 Technologies has received a potential $25.6 million contract to produce a radio communications system for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of MH-60R multimission helicopters. The company will manufacture, test, deliver, manage and support Common Data Link Hawklink AN/SRQ-4 systems under the contract, the Defense Department said Monday…
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VIDEO: Weekly Wire Rundown Feb. 26, 2018: MPT&E SOY Week

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople…
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