Posts from GovCon Daily for 04/29/2015

April 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Economic Growth Report Sends Stocks Down

The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board losses in U.S. stock markets Wednesday with a decline of 0.678 points to end the day at 74.831. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), the index’s biggest gainer, saw its stock price jump 3…
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Mary Davie: GSA Communicating with Industry Ahead of Infrastructure Services Solicitation

The General Services Administration has launched a three-part information exchange series and an interactive online community to discuss the agency’s upcoming Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle with interested vendors…
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USAF Warns of Fighter Maintenance Personnel Shortage if A-10 Stays in Service

U.S. Air Force officials believe the military branch will not have enough airmen to maintain F-16s and F-35s if Congress keeps the A-10 Warthog program alive, Air Force Times reported Tuesday. Brian Everstine writes the military service is aiming to retire the A-10 fleet so the branch can move its F-16 jets from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to two other air bases in Missouri and Indiana…
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Kevin Youel Page: FAS Eyes Data Analytics to Support Competitive Pricing Efforts

The Federal Acquisition Service is pushing forward on modernization efforts around the use of data analytics to drive competitive pricing alongside targets in contract cycle times, stakeholder engagement and innovation, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday…
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John Heller: PAE Adds Postal Service Transportation Support Work in Atlanta

PAE has received a seven-year, $50.4 million contract from the U.S. Postal Service to provide mail transport equipment processing, warehousing and shipping support to the Atlanta Mail Transport Equipment Service Center…
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Lookingglass Report: Russia Backed Cyber Attacks on Ukrainian Gov’t Leaders

A report by Lookingglass Cyber Solutions‘ cyber threat intelligence group claims Russia is behind a cyber warfare and espionage campaign against government, law enforcement and military officials in Ukraine…
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