Posts from GovConWire for 06/17/2015

Senate Committee Approves $47B DHS Funding Bill

A Senate appropriations subcommittee has endorsed a $47.09 billion bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security in fiscal 2016, a $765 million increase over the department’s current funding level…
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Jerome Fletcher Describes GSA Efforts to Expand GovCon Opps for Small Businesses

Jerome Fletcher, associate administrator of the General Services Administration’s Office of Small Business Utilization, has discussed GSA’s programs that are meant to increase government contracting opportunities for small businesses…
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Jacobs Gets Contract Extension on Australia’s Facilities Project for F-35A Fleet

Jacobs Engineering Group has received an extension to its contract with Lend Lease to provide infrastructure design services for the New Air Combat Capability project in Australia. Jacobs said Tuesday its support for the project will cover acoustics, electrical, hydraulic, mechanical, security, structural and other schematic, detailed and final design aspects…
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Raytheon-Websense JV, Syntel Form Cybersecurity Alliance for Clients; Nitin Rakesh Comments

A Raytheon–Websense joint venture has selected Syntel Inc. as an integration partner to implement the JV’s cybersecurity and analytics products. Syntel will work to integrate and customize the SureView suite for customers to manage risk, uncover threat patterns, minimize disruption and protect business assets, Syntel said Tuesday
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NASA Eyes Commercial Use of Vehicle Assembly Facility at Kennedy Space Center; Scott Colloredo Comments

NASA is seeking proposals from private companies for the use of the Vehicle Assembly Building – High Bay 2 facility at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center for the development of launch vehicles…
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June 16 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rebound

The GovCon Index recovered some losses incurred from the previous day’s session to record a gain of 0.444 points and close at 76.250 Tuesday. ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) led all Index gainers with a 3…
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