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Navy, Coast Guard Release Polar Icebreaker Design, Construction RFP

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard have issued a solicitation for a program to design and build up to three heavy polar icebreakers. USCG said in a March 5 news release the Naval Sea Systems Command will hold a full-and-open competition for the detail design and construction of HPIBs and plans to award …

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Kevin Quigley Promoted to BayFirst Principal; Kevin Gooch Comments

Kevin Quigley, formerly a senior associate at BayFirst Solutions, has been promoted to principal at the Washington-based management and consulting services contractor. He joins four other BayFirst principals who will work to supervise more than 200 full-time employees in 14 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, the company said Feb. 27. “[Quigley’s] leadership skills, his …

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Former Coast Guard CIO Robert Day to Head Blackberry’s Federal Cyber Center & FedRAMP Efforts

Robert Day,  a retired U.S. Coast Guard rear admiral and former USCG chief information officer, has been appointed by Blackberry (Nasdaq: BBRY) to manage the mobile device maker’s new federal Cybersecurity Operations Center and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program product initiatives. Day is a federal information technology and cybersecurity veteran who …

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General Dynamics to Support Coast Guard Search-and-Rescue Program Under $126M Follow-On Award

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential three-year, $125.6 million contract for support work on the U.S. Coast Guard‘s command, control and direction-finding communications system. General Dynamics Mission Systems will provide Rescue 21 program management, system maintenance and sustainment engineering services to the USCG’s Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center, the company said …

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Exelis to Help Test eLORAN as GPS Complement; Ed Sayadian Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will work on a project to demonstrate a potential backup for the Global Positioning System using the decommissioned LORAN-C ground-based radio navigation infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dubbed eLORAN, the initiative that includes UrsaNav, the Department of Homeland Security and the …

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