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CACI awarded $180.3M to provide satellite communications for Navy

CACI awarded $180.3M to provide satellite communications for Navy

Business
March 24 (UPI) -- CACI has been awarded a $ 180.3 million contract to provide satellite communications systems and network support services for the Navy, according to the Pentagon. The contract funds special operations communications systems, satellite communications and network support services. That includes command and control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and other communications services for "support of deployable tactical SATCOM systems and military information, support operations and equipment for various joint warfighting customers at multiple locations within the global area of responsibility." The bulk of work will be performed in Fayetteville, N.C., with other parts of the contract carried out in Tampa, Fla., and at v...
L3Harris nabs $383.2M to provide man pack radio systems for Marines

L3Harris nabs $383.2M to provide man pack radio systems for Marines

Business
March 10 (UPI) -- L3 Harris Technologies was awarded a $ 383.2 million Navy contract for the purchase of radio systems for the U.S. Marine Corps, according to the Department of Defense. Under the contract, the Navy will purchase L3 Harris high frequency radio systems with National Security Agency certified Type 1 encryption, radio ancillaries, provisioning kits and required documentation and training. Included in the purchase are: L3 Harris portable HF receiver transmitters (RF-300H-MP man pack systems); vehicle-based HF systems (based around a RF-300H-MP); transit case HF systems (based around a RF-300H-MP); and their components. L3 launched the RF-300H man pack radio system in 2017 to improve high-frequency tactical communications by transmitting high-level security images, maps and ot...
Investment advisors cannot provide distribution services, says Sebi

Investment advisors cannot provide distribution services, says Sebi

Finance
MUMBAI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Monday said that an individual investment advisor cannot provide distribution services to clients, as the markets regulator segregated advisory and distributing activities. In a press release, the market regulator said it will introduce an upper limit on the fees charged to clients by investment advisers. Sebi also said that there will be an enhanced eligibility criteria for registration as an investment advisor, including net worth, qualification and experience requirements. However, the existing individual investment advisers will be grandfathered from complying with the enhanced qualification and experience norms. With an aim to facilitate use of latest fintech innovations in capital markets, Sebi on Monday decided to allow li...
Mysterious river dolphin could provide new insights into marine mammal communication

Mysterious river dolphin could provide new insights into marine mammal communication

Science
April 19 (UPI) -- A mysterious river dolphin in Brazil, previously thought to be relatively silent, could offer new insights into the evolutionary origins of marine mammal communication. It turns out, the river dolphin scientists thought was solitary and mostly speechless actually boasts an impressive vocabulary. "We found that they do interact socially and are making more sounds than previously thought," Laura May Collado, a biologist at the University of Vermont, said in a news release. "Their vocal repertoire is very diverse." Because Araguaian dolphins are skittish, they're difficult to study. But Gabriel Melo-Santos, a biologist from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, found a riverside fish market in Brazil where the normally shy animals come to be fed fish by the locals. R...
ICICI Lombard, MobiKwik join hands to provide cyber-insurance cover of Rs 50,000

ICICI Lombard, MobiKwik join hands to provide cyber-insurance cover of Rs 50,000

Finance
NEW DELHI: ICICI Lombard and Mobikwik Monday announced a partnership to offer cyber-insurance cover of Rs 50,000 to protect against online frauds. General insurer ICICI Lombard and digital financial services platform Mobikwik said the partnership aims to provide protection against unauthorised and fraudulent transactions online, across bank accounts, debit/credit cards and mobile wallets. The cyber-insurance can be availed digitally through an app at only Rs 99 per month and with a sum insured of Rs 50,000, said a release. MobiKwik users can avail the 'Commercial Cyber Insurance' policy underwritten by ICICI Lombard and enjoy the benefit of a stress-free and secured transaction for its users who opt for this cover, it added. "This relationship with MobiKwik further strengthens ICICI Lombar...