Fulcrum Lands Navy, Intell Community Cloud Research Task Order

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Fulcrum has received a task order to research cloud computing technologies for the U.S. Navy and intelligence community in an initiative to coordinate the adoption of new technologies with the Defense Department‘s cloud enterprise initiatives. Centreville, Virginia-based Fulcrum said Friday the company will also work with the government on the selection and adoption of intelligence functions...

Lynn Dugle: Raytheon Buys Blackbird Technologies to Further ISR, Cyber Defense Work

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Lynn Dugle Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has bought Blackbird Technologies for approximately $420 million in a move aimed at growing Raytheon’s cybersecurity, ISR and special operations technology offerings. Herndon-based Blackbird will operate under Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business organization, Raytheon said Wednesday. “Blackbird Technologies is a strong fit for...

Harris Corp. Lands NGA Geospatial Data Service Contracts

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Harris Corp. will deliver geospatial data services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency under a series of potential five-year contracts that could total $770 million with all options exercised. The indefinite-delivery/requirements contracts will include development of mapping technology and services designed to accurately and quickly meet the mission needs of the military and intelligence...

Roy Smith Elevates to SVP for Fulcrum’s Intell, Army & AF Programs; Jeff Handy Comments

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Roy Smith, who joined Fulcrum in 2012, has been promoted from vice president to senior VP of the company’s national intelligence, Army and Air Force division. He holds more than 35 years of management experience in areas such intelligence community support, electronics research and development, rapid prototyping and advanced sensor technology, Fulcrum said Monday. “Roy has not only made a difference...

Information Systems Worldwide Corp. to Research Open Source Methods for Air Force

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Information Systems Worldwide Corp. has won a three-year, $9,780,495 contract to help the U.S. Air Force research ways to extract features from open source information available in platforms such as mobile devices and applications. The Air Force received 38 offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and will obligate $579,000 in fiscal year 2014 research and development funds at the time of award,...

BAE Wraps Up Signal Innovations Group Buy; DeEtte Gray Comments

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DeEtte Gray BAE Systems has finalized its purchase of Signal Innovations Group, an analytics and imaging platform supplier to the intelligence and defense industries. The companies seek to unify their technology offerings to help customers gain strategic and tactical insights, DeEtte Gray, president of BAE’s intelligence and security business, said Tuesday. “Together, we also have the potential...

Army Picks 21 Contractors for $7.2B in Intell Services IDIQs

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The U.S. Army has awarded positions on two contracts potentially worth $7.2 billion combined 21 companies to support the branch’s intelligence, security and information operations globally. Contractors will compete for task orders to perform work during the five-year ordering period, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts through...

Booz Allen Wins Potential $100M WMD Intell Support IDIQ

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been awarded a potential $95.5 million contract to help the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency track weapons of mass destruction globally. DTRA is obligating $1,690,000 at the time of award from fiscal 2013 research and development funding sources, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will support WMD countermeasure operations, intelligence and data...

CSC Vet Sam Visner Joins ICF as Cybersecurity Business SVP, GM

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Sam Visner Sam Visner, a 35-year cybersecurity and intelligence veteran and a former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) executive, has joined ICF International as senior vice president and general manager of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company’s cybersecurity business. “Sam is a recognized authority in cyber policy, programs and technology. Bringing Sam to ICF demonstrates our commitment...

Army Plans FY 2016 Battlefield Intell Tech Development Competition

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The U.S. Army is preparing to open a competition for a new military information technology system that would help the branch collect, analyze and share intelligence data, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes the service issued a request for information on Wednesday for its Distributed Common Ground System Increment 2 program. The branch wants industry to propose ideas on how the military...