Posts from GovConWire for 05/07/2015

Ingrid Vaughan Named Manufacturing Ops VP for Northrop’s Electronic Systems Sector

Ingrid Vaughan, formerly director of the Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), will take the role of vice president of manufacturing operations for the company’s electronic systems segment…
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Mac Curtis: Vencore Continues Work on GSA’s RETA Software for $5M

Vencore will continue its software program management work for the General Services Administration‘s Public Buildings Service under a new three-year, $5 million contract. The company said Wednesday it won the contract recompete to oversee and maintain the Reimbursable Work Authorization Entry and Tracking Application, for which Vencore is the incumbent…
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USAF Announces $2M Prize for Turboshaft Engine Competition

The U.S. Air Force plans to hold a $2-million prize competition to gain ideas on how to build a turbocharged aircraft engine with a lightweight design and a fuel efficiency technology. The military branch said Tuesday it wants a turboshaft engine that can generate up to 100 horsepower and use 0…
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Alion to Support Navy in Ship Lifecycle Mgmt; Rod Riddick Comments

Alion Science and Technology will support the U.S. Navy in managing the service lifecycle of non-nuclear surface vessels under a potential three-year, $192 million task order contract awarded through the SeaPort-e vehicle…
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State Dept Selects 6 on Overseas Facility Design, Engineering IDIQ

Six companies have secured final spots on a contract of an undisclosed value to support the State Department‘s architecture and engineering projects across the globe. The agency saidWednesday contractors will work with its Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations to plan, build and renovate U…
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May 6 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stock Losses Deepen on Job Estimates

The GovCon Index declined for the second consecutive dayWednesday to record a loss of 0.155 points and close at 73.147. Health Net (NYSE: HNT) led gainers in the Index at 1.81 percent after the company reported a 28-percent revenue increase year-over-year for its fiscal year 2015 first quarter…
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