Posts from GovConWire for 03/24/2015

Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment…
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Leidos to Support Environmental Planning for Navy’s Aircraft Home-Basing Efforts

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide design or architect engineering services to the U.S. Navy under a potential $50 million contract for the implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act and Executive Order 12114…
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BAE Systems Receives $383M  Weapon Systems Support Contract from DLA

A BAE Systems company has received a $383,033,935 contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to support various weapon systems platforms. Fort Wayne, Indiana-based BAE Systems Controls Inc. will perform work in Indiana through March 19, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday
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SAIC, Lafayette Group Awarded Navy Comms Interoperability Support Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $92.7 million contract to Lafayette Group and an $83.8 million contract to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) to support interoperable communications of government and non-governmental organizations…
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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips, US Stocks Record Slight Declines

The GovCon Index recorded a nominal loss Monday of 0.089 points to close at 70.027. Losses of transportation shares offset gains in consumer and technology stocks as investors also weighed Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer’s comment that an interest rate raise will likely happen before the end of the year, Bloomberg reported…
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