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Raytheon, Virsec Form Cyber Defense Partnership; John DeSimone Comments

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:54:26 +0000

Raytheon and Virsec have partnered to offer commercial cybersecurity platforms to clients in government and critical infrastructure sectors. Raytheon said Monday it will combine its experience in cyber defense with Virsec’s Trusted Execution platform that works to detect irregularities in software applications associated with cyber breaches. “Critical infrastructure – from the electrical grid to transportation […]

BAE-Dell EMC Team to Deliver Hybrid Cloud to US Govt; Al Whitmore, Steve Harris Comment

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:22:03 +0000

BAE Systems and Dell EMC have teamed up to provide a hybrid cloud platform for U.S. government agencies. The Federated Secure Cloud platform works to provide users access to mission-critical tools and help them collaborate through common applications, BAE said Monday. The industry team’s cloud offering complies with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement requirements and has […]

ACT I Lands Spot on OASIS SB ‘On-Ramp’ Contract; Michael Niggel Comments

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:00:32 +0000

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has secured a position on the second pool of the General Services Administration‘s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business contract. ACT I CEO Michael Niggel said in a statement published Thursday the company will offer financial management, accounting and audit services to the federal government through the OASIS SB on-ramp. Niggel […]

Engility Books $76M in US Intell Systems Engineering, Security Contracts; Lynn Dugle Comments

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:00:20 +0000

Engility has secured three sole-source contracts worth up to $76 million combined to help the U.S. intelligence community engineer and protect systems against cyber threats. The company said Wednesday it will also help IC analyze classified intelligence data, design software and support modeling, simulation and mission operations. “Intelligence decision makers have a choice in who […]

ACT I Approved for Virginia’s Global Defense Program; Michael Niggel Comments

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:04:29 +0000

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership has accepted Advanced Concepts and Technologies International into a one-year program that seeks to help aerospace and defense companies identify international market opportunities. ACT I said Tuesday it received Global Defense Program status after the company met VEDP’s quantitative and qualitative selection criteria. “Acceptance into this program allows us to leverage and further cultivate our existing Allied […]

Engility to Expand Cyber Scholarship Program for Military Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:55:40 +0000

Engility has announced plans to grant additional scholarships to former U.S. military personnel through its CyberWarrior Scholarship Program. The company said Tuesday the next round of grants will help four transitioning service members receive cybersecurity certification training. “Through these scholarships, we’re not only providing veterans with a viable option as they reenter the workforce, but also putting […]

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt Recognizes Commercial Satcom’s Role Through 2018 NDAA

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:00:33 +0000

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch,  senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said the U.S. government recognizes the role of commercial satellite communications in supporting national security and military efforts through the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an article for MilSatMagazine that there are three components in NDAA that seek to […]

Raytheon to demo mobile intell software under Army contract; Todd Probert comments

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 08:33:51 +0000

Raytheon has received a contract from the U.S. Army to demonstrate its software offering that works to help deployed warfighters gather and access data on the battlefield. FoXTEN is a mobile intelligence platform that can be loaded onto a commercial laptop and can run at low-transmission speeds, the company said Wednesday. “Our soldiers need real-time […]

Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK supports readiness through expansion of missile production facilities

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 08:24:10 +0000

Orbital ATK has hired 1,000 additional employees and expanded several weapons facilities to increase production capacity as it expects a rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department in the next few years, Defense News reported Wednesday. “We have invested a decent number of millions, tens of millions, in a number of […]

SSL to Build Interface for NASA’s ‘Europa’ Exploration Spacecraft; Richard White Comments

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 09:23:39 +0000

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has secured a contract from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to design and develop a critical system for a spacecraft designed to explore Jupiter’s Europa moon through investigative flybys. SSL said Tuesday it will build a critical interface – Remote Engineering Unit – for the Europa Clipper spacecraft that is slated for launch in […]