Posts from GovConWire for 05/11/2015

Army Chooses 14 Firms for $1.5B Energy Mgmt Services IDIQ

Fourteen companies will compete to design, build and operate energy-conservation systems for the U.S. Army under a potential nine-year, $1.5 billion contract. The firm-fixed-price contract will run through May 7, 2024, and the Army Corps of Engineers will provide funds and performance location upon the award of each task order, the Defense Department said Friday
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Army Taps General Electric to Provide Turboshaft Engines to Taiwan

General Electric‘s aviation arm will provide its T700 701D/401C turboshaft engine for military aircraft under a $2 billion foreign military sales contract with Taiwan. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract supports U…
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AECOM to Support Navy Facility Design Projects in Europe, Africa, SW Asia

AECOM will prepare documentation on U.S. Navy and Marine Corps facilities planning and environmental activities in Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia under a $45 million architect-engineering contract. The Defense Department saidFriday AECOM’s technical services arm will support the Naval Facilities Engineering Command‘s design projects in the EURAFSWA area of responsibility through May 2020…
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May 11 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday Gains

The GovCon Index rallied 1.046 percent to close Friday at 73.943, recovering four days of losses in a row for the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.49 percent to 18,191.11, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index jumped 1…
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Greg Nadeau Nominated to FHWA Administrator Post

President Barack Obama has announced his plan to appoint Greg Nadeau, deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration at the Transportation Department, as full-time FHWA administrator. Nadeau held the post on an interim basis between July 2014 and February 2015, according to the White House’s notice posted Friday…
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Pentagon Report: China Used ‘Low-Intensity Coercion’ in Maritime Territorial Disputes

The U.S. Defense Department‘s annual report to Congress on the Chinese military offers information about maritime tensions between China and neighboring countries. DoD has found that China implemented low-intensity coercive measures and punitive trade policies to avoid a military confrontation with Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam and the Philippines over disputed islands in the east and south China seas…
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