Tag Archives: biometrics

Navy Awards 6 Spots on $100M Biometrics Services IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $99.4 million contract for biometric support services such as research and development and investigation work to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, S.C. received nine offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Harris Wins Special Operations Falcon Radio Orders; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $36 million in orders to supply tactical communications equipment to the U.S. Special Operations Command, intending to help personnel exchange information in real time during field operations. USSOCOM has acquired the Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G and AN/PRC-152A wideband radios with the goal of connecting soldiers to wireless …

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DHS Starts Potential $100M Biometric ID Card Program

The Department of Homeland Security has started the process to award a potential $100 million contract covering biometric identification cards for federal government workers, Nextgov reports. Aliya Sternstein writes DHS plans to replace 161, 924 cards in 2013 and 116, 172 cards in 2014 under the program. The contractor will …

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AF Picks 8 Companies for $7B IT Products IDIQ

Eight companies have won potential $6.9 billion information technology products contract with the U.S. Air Force, covering commercial-off-the-shelf products for the branch’s Internet Protocol network. The Air Force awarded the potential six-year contract as a result of corrective action taken last year, the Defense Department said Friday. Netcents-2 was first …

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SRA to Help DOJ Run Biometric Data Exchange

SRA International has won a $21.4 million contract to continue helping the U.S. Justice Department run its system for exchanging biometric data, the company announced Tuesday. The company will manage, operate and maintain the infrastructure for DOJ’s Joint Biometric Data Exchange Hosting Environment. SRA will also provide DOJ system operations, …

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Navy Seeking Small Business Advice on Potential $99M Biometrics IDIQ

The U.S. Navy is conducting a new market survey to determine how small businesses can provide biometric support services, according to a Friday request for information. The government estimated the potential value of the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract at $99 million. The contract would have one base year plus two …

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Winter C4ISR Issue of GovCon Exec Magazine Hits Shelves with Full Panorama View of What’s Next in GovCon

Executive Mosaic, the publisher of this site and other contracting media properties, has rolled out the Winter edition of GovConExec Magazine. In it, we’ve taken a market-leading look at C4ISR, where the government is employing private sector technologies that are accelerating the next-generation of turning intelligence into action. For applications at home …

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Wyle Wins $131M for UAV, Biometrics Research, Crime Lab Development

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Wyle Laboratories three cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contracts worth approximately $131 million. A $49, 181, 949 contract to provide research and analysis to replace existing handheld biometrics. Wyle will assess the biometric system, enhance technology and architecture and develop prototypes to enable information fusion A …

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News- Unisys Research Demonstrates Acceptance of Biometrics

According to a recent study conducted by Unisys Corporation, a majority of individuals throughout the world favor the use of biometric data to protect consumers from identity theft and fraud. The study examined nine countries and found that the major concern for consumers is the risk of fraud and identity …

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