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C4I for Wed., April 19, 2017, Vol. #, Issue #.

GD’s UK Business Nabs $412 Million MORPHEUS Tactical Communications Contract

General Dynamics [GD] on April 5 said its United Kingdom-based business received a $411.5 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to design and develop the next-generation tactical communication and information system under the first phase of the MORPHEUS program.For MORPHEUS, GD said it will implement a new architectural approach called Evolve to Open,…

MacB’s EITC Wins Army Cloud Computing BOA

The U.S. Army awarded Enlighten IT Consulting (EITC), a MacB company, a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) cloud and data center migration services, MacB said April 3.This BOA, called the Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transformation (ACCENT) was awarded for three years by the U.S. Army Contracting Command with a $247 million ceiling value across all holders.…

GSA To Host Industry Day On New Acquisition Vehicle For Cyber Security Tools

The General Services Administration (GSA) planned to host an industry day next on April 17 to discuss plans for a new contract schedule that federal agencies would use to acquire cyber security tools for monitoring their networks.The agency is proposing a Special Item Number (SIN) on government-wide contracting vehicle called Schedule 70 so that federal…

Germany Cyber Council Opens First International Chapter In Israel

The Cyber-Security Council Germany opened its first international chapter with Israel’s Checkmarx during the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU), the council said April 12.The council was founded in 2012 to advise companies, authorities and political decision makers on cyber security and strengthening the fight against cyber crime, the Cyber-Security Council said. It includes…

Parsons To Host Cyber Defense Exercise Supporting NSA

Parsons is hosting a 5-day cyber defense information assurance (IA) exercise run by the National Security Agency (NSA) the week of April 10 at its cyber center in Columbia, Md., the company said April 10.This event, called the Cyber Defense Exercise (CDX), is run by the NSA’s Information Assurance Capabilities organization and is designed to…

CyberRx and Wapack Labs Begin Partnership For Small/Medium-Size Business Cybersecurity Offering

Cyber security firms CyberRx and Wapack Labs announced a strategic partnership on April 14 to provide a cyber security offering to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).The new offering will consist of both companies' software platforms in one portal and the outsourced services of both firms. CyberRx’s platform helps businesses assess their cyber capabilities within the…

DARPA Awards Vencore $10.3 Million Contract For Dispersed Computing Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Vencore Labs Inc., doing business as Applied Communication Sciences, a $10.3 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a research project under the Dispersed Computing (DCOMP) program, the Defense Department said April 17.The DCOMP program was solicited under a DARPA broad agency announcement (BAA). The program was originally solicited in…