Posts Tagged: command

10K OSD, 2K Southcom Emails Now in DISA’s Cloud

The Defense Information Systems Agency has migrated more than 10,000 staff email accounts in the Office of Secretary of Defense and 2,000 Southern Command users to the agency’s private, cloud-based email system. DISA intends for DOD Enterprise Email to eventually support more than 4.5 million users and the system currently has 1.4 million users, the… Read more »

SOCOM Selects DigitalGlobe for Geospatial Dataset Software, Licenses

U.S. Special Operations Command plans to award a one-year sole-source contract to GeoEye Analytics, a subsidiary of DigitalGlobe, for human geography information system geospatial dataset software and licenses. SOCOM selected GeoEye Analytics’ software for interoperability and compatibility with simulators the command uses, according to a Sept. 24 FedBizOpps notice. “The specialized HGIS software is independently… Read more »

Army Directorate Asks Contractors for Third-Party ISR System Ideas

The U.S. Army’s intelligence and information warfare directorate is seeking information from potential vendors about third-party intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. An Oct. 1 request for information from the Army Contracting Command outlines the branch’s efforts to seek data on software-defined ISR technologies for the I2WD. The Army wants to learn about potential ground moving… Read more »

MDA Exercise Test-Fires SM-3 with Aegis System

The Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Navy sailors test-fired a Standard Missile-3 in the Pacific Ocean Thursday with an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense 4.0. system An SM-3 missile launched from the USS Lake Erie to intercept a target fired from a Kauai, Hawaii-based facility, the Defense Department said Friday. Flight testing started… Read more »

How NORAD tracked Santa Around the Globe Christmas Eve

Now Playing: Avaya Tech Talk #002 – NORAD Santa – This week Guy covers the history of the 57 year old NORAD tradition of tracking Santa around the globe Christmas Eve. Please click arrow below to play: Share: Facebook Twitter Download Transcript: Good day all! Guy Clinch here, advocate for the government customer in Avaya’s… Read more »

DOD launches Cyber Command to defend military cyberspace

I firmly believe that having a unified DoD effort will better posture the Department for combating the cyber threat; although I am not sure if having the NSA Director dual hat as Commander, USCYBERCOM is the best decision. I hope this development will ensure better collaboration and communication with DHS and the rest of Federal… Read more »