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Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) To Manage Data from Drone Surveillance

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work announced the creation of the Algorithmic Warfare Cross Functional Team (AWCFT) which will manage the masses of data currently collected by drone surveillance. Known as Project Maven, the team will accelerate the Defense Department’s integration of big data and machine learning, reports GCN. Masses of data have been …

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CGI Federal to Build Army’s Contract Writing System Under Potential $134M Award

CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $133.9 million contract to develop an enterprise-wide software platform for the U.S. Army to write, manage, execute or close out a contract. The Army Contracting Command announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. The service branch needs a contract writing and management system to …

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Boeing Gets $1.1B MDA Contract Modification for Kill Vehicle Development

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide development support for the Redesigned Kill Vehicle program. The modification increases the total value of a previously awarded contract from $4.7 billion to $5.8 billion, the Defense Department said …

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Fed Agencies Miss $3.3 Billion on Data Storage Savings Goal

Through fiscal year 2018, Federal agencies have $3.3 billion in savings yet to accrue from promised consolidations and data center closures and consolidations pledged in the Federal Information Technology Acquisition and Reform Act. Agencies were required to find $4 billion in savings from fiscal year 2016 to fiscal 2018 as …

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The Potomac Officers Club Finalizes Speaker List for 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, MAY 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has finalized its speaker and panelist list for the 2017 Spring Cybersecurity Summit. Cybersecurity is one of the foremost concerns of leaders in both the public and private sectors. The rapid advancement of …

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Navy Issues $138M Modification on Lockheed’s Lot 9 F-35 Production Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business unit has received a $137.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to fund cost reduction efforts for the low-rate initial production of lot 9 F-35s. The Defense Department said Friday that the full obligated amount at the time of award is from fiscal 2016 …

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Air Force Picks 4 Companies for $95M Overhead Production Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded four companies positions under a potential six-year, $95 million contract for overhead production services. Aerospace Engineering and Support, AllSource Global Management, SierTek and Young’s Engineering Services will perform tasks such as business, management and production operations support for depot maintenance under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract …

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ULA Lands $208M USAF Modification for Atlas V Launch Vehicle Production Services

United Launch Alliance has received a potential $208.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide launch vehicle production support for a new Atlas V rocket configuration. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will provide an Atlas V 551 rocket configuration, solid rocket booster …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: President Trump’s Cybersecurity Order & More

Weekly Roundup May 15 – May 19 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week President Trump signed an executive order to bolster our nation’s cybersecurity and maintain and strengthen U.S. cybersecurity capabilities. The order addresses the network security of U.S. government agencies, …

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Ken Deutsch: CSRA to Extend Marines IT Support Under Potential $143M Award

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has won a potential five-year, $143 million contract to provide information technology support services to the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Technology Services Organization. The company said Thursday it will help the service branch engineer, maintain and operate a range of enterprise business systems. Ken Deutsch, executive vice president of CSRA’s defense group, …

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