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Army Updates EW Capability Requests For 2019 Cyber Quest

Army officials released an updated notice Thursday for the service’s 2019 Cyber Quest event calling on industry partners to demonstrate readily available tools to better detect electronic warfare (EW) attacks and improve jamming operations across the entire spectrum. The Army’s white papers request for its next EW war gaming event details near-term and midterm capability […]

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DoD Awards $28 Billion Multiple-Award R&D Contract

The Defense Department on Tuesday announced a multiple-award contract worth up to $28 billion to 15 companies and organizations for research and development work on the Defense Technical Information Center’s (DTIC) Information Analysis Center multiple award contract (IAC-MAC). The companies include: Adams Communications & Engineering Technology, Alion Science & Technology Corp.; BAE Systems; Battelle Memorial Institute; Booz Allen […]

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BAE, Splunk Partner On Government Cloud Security Solution

BAE Systems on Wednesday said it is collaborating with software firm Splunk Inc. [SPLK] to provide a solution based on machine learning to secure U.S. government cloud networks. The scalable, hybrid cloud solution, will incorporate Splunk Enterprise, a software platform based on machine learning to provide real-time visibility into an organization’s operations, data analytics, and […]

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BAE Systems To Leverage Flexera’s Management Tools On New Federal Cloud Solution

BAE Systems is partnering with software firm Flexera to leverage the company’s asset management capabilities on the cloud migration product its readying for potential federal and military customers. Under the partnership, announced Monday, Flexera will provide software licensing tools for federated secure cloud, a migration solution being jointly developed by BAE Systems and Dell Technologies  [DVMT]. […]

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Marine Corps Kicks Off Bug Bounty Program, Finds 75 Network Vulnerabilities

The Marine Corps is the latest service to kick off a bug bounty program to uncover vulnerabilities in its network, with hackers already discovering 75 security flaws at an event last Saturday. Hack the Marine Corps will run through August 26 and pay ethical hackers to find discover potential areas for cyber exploitation in the […]

Col. Greg Coile, PEO-C3T project manager, discussing the Transportable Tactical Command Communication system. Photo: Matthew Beinart.

Army Awards GATR $522 Million For Inflatable SATCOM Systems

The Army has awarded GATR Technologies a $522 million deal to supply its Inflatable Satellite Antenna (ISA) systems as part of its battlefield network upgrade effort. The Cubic [CUB]-owned GATR’s updated ISA is a bubble-like deployable SATCOM system that will be used for the Army’s Transportable Tactical Command Communication (T2C2) program to replace cumbersome, heavy […]

Army Accepting Proposals To Participate In 2019 Cyber Quest

The Army is accepting proposals to participate in its next Cyber Quest event in 2019 where industry participants will have an opportunity to present cyber and electronic warfare technologies in live and virtual demonstrations with soldiers. Officials at the Army’s Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE) in Ft. Gordon in Georgia said Cyber Quest ‘19 will […]

Oracle Protesting DoD’s Single-Award Approach For $10 Billion JEDI Cloud Contract

Oracle [ORCL] has filed a pre-award protest challenging the Pentagon’s decision to stick to a single-award contract for its $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud project. The protest, submitted to the Government Accountability Office on Monday, arrives ahead of a Sept. 17 deadline to submit bids for the massive cloud computing effort and […]

DARPA Selects BAE Systems To Develop Advanced Cyber Threat Detection Tools

DARPA has selected BAE Systems for a four-year effort to develop new automated, adversary-resistant cyber threat detection tools needed to protect large commercial and military enterprise networks capable from advanced persistent threats, the company said on Tuesday. BAE Systems will work with DARPA on the Cyber-Hunting at Scale (CHASE) program to build on its existing […]

Air Force Needs ‘Disruptive’ AI, Data Processing Technologies To Drive New ISR Plan

The Air Force is looking to industry to deliver advanced machine learning capabilities for its new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance plan, which focuses on growing its data collection efforts across drone sensors, an expanding fleet of satellites and publicly available information. Lt. Gen. VeraLinn “Dash” Jamieson, deputy chief of staff for ISR, said the new […]