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  1. Small Business Red Balloon Security to Update Cybersecurity Tool for DHS

    10.06 / 19:36 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The Department of Homeland Security science and technology directorate has awarded Red Balloon Security a $746,756 Small Business Innovation Research contract to update its Symbiote Defense intrusion detection system for the agency. DHS said Thursday the New York-based company will inject four new features to the system as part of the Hybrid Prediction for Embedded Malware project under the two-year SBIR [R…
  2. CompTIA Study: Nearly 75% of Gov’t Officials Support Smart City Tech Dev’t

    10.06 / 17:42 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    A new survey from nonprofit technology association CompTIA says almost 75 percent of government officials are optimistic about the development of smart city technologies. The “Building Smarter Cities and Communities” report includes responses from 350 government personnel about their views regarding smart cities, CompTIA said Thursday. Respondents indicated expected benefits from smart city platforms such as operational efficiencies, [&…
  3. GM to Introduce Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Based Military Truck

    10.06 / 15:06 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    General Motors has developed a military truck that runs on hydrogen fuel cells and can be tailored to perform various missions, Defense One reported Wednesday. The Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure vehicle is based on a fuel cell-powered pickup truck – Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 – the company built for a U.S. Army experiment and has a [&…
  4. Northrop Gets $66M Task Order to Sustain Navy Triton UAVs

    10.06 / 15:06 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $66.3 million task order to test and maintain MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop’s systems business unit will help the service branch sustain MQ-4Cs along with mission control and operator training systems. The company will also provide field service representatives to provide technical support for […
  5. Executive Spotlight: Interview with Ted Davies, CEO of Altamira

    10.06 / 15:06 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    “You can’t get anything done on your own–You have to build a great team” EM: How did your experience land you where you are today? Ted Davies: When I started with Booz Allen I was a consultant and in many ways “grew up” there, eventually becoming a partner in the firm. My move to Unisys […
  6. Bloomberg Report: Professional Services Deals Top List of GovCon Opportunities in FY 2018

    10.06 / 15:06 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    A new report by Bloomberg Government predicts that professional services contracts will be the U.S. federal government’s highest paying deals for fiscal year 2018, with eight opportunities valued at $152.3 billion in total. The fourth annual Top 20 Opportunities report also ranks information technology and logistics and maintenance requirements as leading categories, Bloomberg said Thursday. The report lists [&…
  7. BAE Systems to Support All UK Navy Vessels at Portsmouth Naval Base

    10.06 / 15:06 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The U.K. ministry of defense has updated its maritime support delivery framework contract with BAE Systems to cover all classes of vessels homeported at the Portsmouth Naval Base including two new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers. BAE Systems said Thursday that its engineers from the Solent region will support the U.K. navy’s carriers and the rest…
  8. Iridium Certus Broadband Service Enters On-Orbit Test; Matt Desch Comments

    10.06 / 11:23 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Iridium Communications has initiated on-orbit tests of the company’s broadband service platform built to deliver global L-band connectivity through the NEXT satellite constellation. The company said Thursday it uploaded software to the NEXT satellites that are already in orbit to activate the Iridium Certus communications service. Certus entered live testing Sept. 25 and is slated for commercial […
  9. SAIC-ST Kinetics-CMI Team to Build Vehicle Prototype in Bid for Army MPF Program; Jim Scanlon Comments

    10.06 / 09:39 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Science Applications International Corp. has partnered with CMI Defence and ST Kinetics to build a combat vehicle prototype they intend to propose for an engineering and manufacturing development contract as part of the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program. SAIC said Thursday it will develop and deliver a lightweight vehicle to warfighters through the integration of ST [&#…
  10. MDA Selects Lockheed for Phase 1 Low Power Laser Demonstrator Project

    10.06 / 09:39 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Lockheed Martin has secured a nine-month, $9.4 million contract to support a Missile Defense Agency project to integrate and test a low-power laser technology onboard an unmanned aerial vehicle. The company will aim to help MDA address the agency’s laser power and aperture size requirements under the first phase of the Low Power Laser Demonstrator project, the […
  11. PAE, Parsons Form JV to Bid on Army LOGCAP V Contract; Carey Smith Comments

    10.06 / 09:39 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    Parsons and PAE have established a new joint venture to compete for a potential 10-year, $82 billion contract vehicle that seeks to help the U.S. Army meet global facility and logistical requirements. Scott Welker, former deputy commander of the Army’s Joint Munitions Command, will serve as president of Rock Island, Illinois-based PAE-Parsons Global Logistics Services JV that will […
  12. CEA Technologies Awarded $115M Contract to Update Australian Frigate Radar

    10.06 / 09:39 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    CEA Technologies has secured a potential $115 million contract to update the radar system of the Australian navy’s Anzac-class frigates. The company will produce and deliver CEAFAR2-L air search radars for installation on the frigates, Australia’s defense department said Wednesday. Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense industry, said the department aims to help its defense force adapt to air [&#…
  13. Equifax Lands IRS ID Verification Support Contract

    10.06 / 09:39 blog.executivebiz.com Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology
    The Internal Revenue Service has awarded consumer credit reporting agency Equifax a $7.2 million contract for taxpayer identity management and verification support services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday says the agency awarded the sole-source contract in order to “cover the timeframe needed to resolve the protest” on a new contract. Jeffrey Tribiano, deputy commissioner for [&#…