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GSA Tweaks FedRAMP Ahead of June Deadline; Maria Roat Comments

The General Services Administration plans to release an updated list of governmentwide cybersecurity requirements under its Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program, Federal News Radio reported Feb. 28. Jason Miller writes the revision to the baseline security standards comes ahead of a June deadline for agencies to use only FedRAMP …

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NATO Urges Turkey to Cancel Chinese Missile Procurement

NATO allies are urging a Turkish defense company to halt its $3.44 billion bid to purchase a missile defense system from China, Defense News reported Tuesday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes Aselsan’s plan to buy air defense weapons from China Precision Machinery Import-Export Corp. could harm relationships with some U.S. banks. …

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Sean Stackley: Navy Plans to Buy 52 Littoral Combat Ships

The U.S. Navy is hoping to procure 52 littoral combat ships under a $37 billion program, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the LCS program covers the purchase of vessels built with technology packages for surface warfare, anti-submarine and mine-countermeasure operations. “We have a valid requirement for 52 ships …

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NASA Pushes Back Deadline for Student Design Contest

NASA has extended the deadlines for the Exploration Design Challenge, a student competition meant for NASA and Lockheed Martin‘s Orion spacecraft that is set to be launched in September 2014. The space agency said the new deadline for payload design notebooks for Exploration Flight Test-1 from high school students will …

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Air Force Evaluates Contractors’ Hosted Payload Submissions

The Air Force has received proposals from several companies who want to build, integrate and host government payloads on commercial satellites, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes the competition is for a contract vehicle to help government entities procure sensor and electronic packages intended to address space threats. …

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Report: South Korea to Restart $8B Fighter Aircraft Competition

South Korea plans to reopen bidding on a $7.8 billion contract to provide stealth fighter jets for the country’s air force, Reuters reported Sunday. Joyce Lee writes the government reportedly wants an aircraft capable of avoiding detection by adversaries’ radar. Reuters reports Lockheed Martin, Boeing Eurofighter are pursuing the contract. The South Korean joint chiefs …

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Report: October Pentagon Contracts Hit $17B

The Defense Department awarded more than 180 contracts in October with a combined value of more than $17 billion, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Brendan McGarry writes that figure represents less than a third of the total value of contracts the Pentagon announced in September. Raytheon won the month’s largest award, a potential $1.6 billion …

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