Archive: IT

Northrop Grumman Gets Potential $430 Million Army Cybersecurity Award

The Army has awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract potentially worth $430 million to continue providing full-spectrum information operations (IO) and computer networks operations (CNO) to the 1st Information Operations Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., and its regional Computer Emergency Response Teams, the company reported. The single award is valued at $430 million […]

Northrop Grumman To Continue Development of DCGS-A Mobile Basic BCT System

The Army has awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] a $296 million contract to finalize development of its Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) Mobile Basic system for the emerging Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs), the company reported. The continuation development contract covers a total performance period of 30 months. This critical upgrade to DCGS-A consolidates the Army’s current […]

Unique Approach Helped GTS Land CPS Contract, Company Says

By Geoff Fein One of the nagging issues the Navy faces as it looks to implement open architecture is how to deal with a small company’s desire to protect its data rights. In the case of the recently awarded Common Processing Systems (CPS), Virginia Beach-based Global Technical Systems (GTS) took the unusual step of offering […]

Camber Acquires Small Firm Serving The Intelligence Community

Camber Corp. yesterday said it has acquired i2S Inc., a small professional services firm providing subject matter expertise to the intelligence community, particularly in the area of cyber security. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition broadens Camber’s offerings to the intelligence community and gives them a more comprehensive offering in cyber security. […]

Navy Awards GD Contract To Continue Work On Submarine Tactical Control System

By Geoff Fein The Navy earlier this month awarded General Dynamics [GD] Advanced Information Systems a $21.3 million contract for the first year of a multi-year effort to provide upgrades to the tactical control system portion of the submarine combat system. The contract could potentially be worth a lot more if the Navy provides General […]

Northrop Grumman To Continue Development of DCGS-A Mobile Basic BCT System

The Army has awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] a $296 million contract to finalize development of its Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) Mobile Basic system for the emerging Brigade Combat Teams (BCTs), the company reported. The continuation development contract covers a total performance period of 30 months. This critical upgrade to DCGS-A consolidates the Army’s current […]

Lockheed Martin, Black & Veatch Team To Help Utilities Pursue Smart Grid Funds

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and the global engineering firm Black & Veatch (BV) yesterday said they have teamed to offer utility companies a range of tools such as information technology cyber security know-how, to help these companies shape their projects and request grants in pursuit of the Department of Energy’s (DoE) new Smart Grid Investment Grant […]

Warfare Center Commander To Issue S&T Strategy, Looks To Run SHARE Library

By Geoff Fein The Navy’s software, Hardware Asset Re-use Enterprise (SHARE) library could move under the auspices of the Naval Surface Warfare Centers (NSWC) under a plan being examined by the NSWC commander. "I am looking at…controlling the SHARE library and having (NSWC) Dahlgren take on a different role, in the sense that I think […]

DHS IG Finds Coast Guard Enterprise Architecture Aligns With Federal, Agency Goals

By Calvin Biesecker The Coast Guard has made progress in developing its enterprise architecture, specifically aligning it with the service’s strategic information technology (IT) plan and federal mandates, although challenges remain in terms of integrating the architecture and completing plans due to staffing shortages, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General (IG) says in […]

Navy To Transfer Most UAVs To New N2/N6 Under Reorganization Plan

By Geoff Fein The planned consolidation of the Director of Naval Intelligence (N2) and the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Communications Networks (N6) calls for the transfer of nearly all Navy unmanned air vehicles (UAV) as well as major intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities into the new N2/N6. According to a July 27 document […]