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MEADS Network Tests demonstrate Plug-and-fight Missile Defense system

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) today announced it has successfully completed a comprehensive system demonstration at Practica di Mare Base near Rome, Italy. The two-week test demo included significant first-time events witnessed by a handful of national delegates, including operations run by German and Italian military personnel. “The outstanding …

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GSA, OASIS SB Vehicle Awardees Meet for Training Session

Officials from the General Services Administration and business holding positions on the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Businesses contract vehicle met Tuesday to start the program with an initial training session, FCW reported Tuesday. Mark Rockwell writes that discussion topics at the Fairfax, Va.-based seminar included sustainability, GSA roles, expectations, relationships, OASIS …

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MeriTalk: Federal Government Could Save $16.5B By Improving Data Mgmt

MeriTalk has announced results of its new report “Consolidation Aggravation: Tip of the Data Management Iceberg,” a study created in collaboration with Actifio that says will spend close to $16.5 billion on storage of redundant non-production data by 2024. The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative and other agencies have prioritized work on condensing and transitioning …

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Robert Shea Appointed AFCEA President, CEO

Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert Shea will join AFCEA International as president and CEO on Aug. 1 and succeed Kent Schneider, who led the organization for nearly seven years as its chief executive, AFCEA said Wednesday. “When you look at the mission of AFCEA, how can you not be excited about working …

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John Banghart: Agencies Center Cyber Goals on Continuous Monitoring, Authentication

The Department of Homeland Security is coordinating with officials at the White House to redevelop DHS’ approach of measuring cross-agency efforts to improve federal cybersecurity, Federal Times reported June 20. The government measures cybersecurity and federal efforts through the performance.gov website, where agencies file reports to DHS every quarter on …

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NAVAIR, MobileSmith Partner to Develop Mobile Apps

MobileSmith has partnered with the Naval Air Systems Command to provide continued development of applications and services to further the command’s mobile application strategy. The strategic agreement aims to enable NAVAIR to design, develop, launch and manage applications necessary to the needs of the U.S. Navy and related stakeholders. Robert Hancock, …

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