Posts from GovConDaily for 12/02/2014

December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds as Biotech, Energy Shares Drive Market

The GovCon Index gained some ground Tuesday from the previous day’s loss with an increase of 0.387 percent — or 0.273 points — to close at 70.263. Biotechnology and energy companies were the major drivers of activity on the major stock markets and investors also drew confidence in data that showed growth in construction spending during October, according to Bloomberg…
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Mike Petters: Gov’t Should Give Industry ‘Clear Signals’ on Future Budget Plans

Huntington Ingalls Industries CEO Mike Petters said that industry needs “clear signals” from the government to determine the focus of new investments as contractors work to drive down long-term costs, Reuters reported Monday
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DISA Studies Market for Open Source Data Processors, Aggregators

The Defense Information Systems Agency is studying the market for vendors that can process and aggregate open source data for the agency’s Information Volume and Velocity portfolio. In a sources sought announcement posted on FedBizOpps, DISA’s Advanced Concepts and Experimentation Division said it wants to find out if there are companies with a capability to extract Internet data in Word, PDF and other formats and from different sources such as blogs, forums and news sites…
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NASA Plans Draft RFP for Enterprise Application Services Recompete

NASA plans to issue a draft request for proposals for a recompete of its Enterprise Applications Services Technologies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity program. The single cost-plus-performance-fee contract will comprise maintenance, management and development of the agency’s enterprise information technology applications, NASA said Nov…
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Raytheon, WDT Partner to Offer Weather Analytics Tools; Bill Sullivan Comments

Raytheon and Weather Decision Technologies will collaborate to develop customized applications intended to help users analyze climate information and predict weather. The partnership’s goal is to use a Raytheon-made environmental data analysis technology as the backend for WDT’s predictive weather decision support products, WDT said Nov…
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Boeing Reports Progress Toward CCtCap Certification Goal

Boeing has passed a NASA certification baseline review the space agency conducted for the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability program. NASA said Monday this is the first of several Boeing must go through to complete full certification of its human space transport systems…
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Iris Bombelyn: Lockheed Completes MUOS-4 Thermal Vacuum Test

Lockheed Martin has tested the U.S. Navy‘s fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite for extreme temperature endurance. The company performed the thermal vacuum test at its Sunnyvale, California-based satellite integration facility and MUOS-4 is scheduled for launch in the second half of 2015, Lockheed said Monday
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