Posts from GovConWire for 07/16/2015

Beth Cobert: Credit Monitoring, Identity Protection Among OPM’s Efforts Amid Data Breaches

Beth Cobert, acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, has highlighted the agency’s efforts to offer assistance to federal employees and other victims of two recent data breaches, GovExec reported Wednesday
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Crowley to Maintain Navy’s Maritime Prepositioning Force Ships for $43M

The U.S. Navy has selected Crowley Technical Management to provide operations and maintenance services for six Maritime Prepositioning Force ships under a $43 million firm-fixed-price contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract runs through September 2016 and has four one-year options, which will bring the total potential contract value to $231…
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Honeywell to Produce Radar Altimeters for US Army, Civilian Agencies

Honeywell International has received a five-year, $41,432,253 award from the Defense Logistics Agency to produce radar altimeters for the U.S. Army’s avionics equipment. Federal civilian agencies will also use the APN-209 radar altimeters under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday
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Aaron Hughes Joins Defense Department as Cyber Policy Deputy Assistant Secretary

Aaron Hughes, formerly In-Q-Tel vice president for intelligence community support, has joined the Defense Department as deputy assistant secretary for cyber policy. Defense Secretary Ash Carteron Wednesday announced Hughes’ appointment among other new defense senior executive service assignments…
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USAF Launches 10th Boeing-Built GPS IIF Satellite Aboard ULA Rocket

The U.S. Air Force‘s latest Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF satellite has completed its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The service said Wednesday the 10th GPS IIF satellite joins others in the Air Force Space Command-operated constellation that provides positioning and navigation services globally…
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State Dept OKs South Korea’s Request for $2.5B in F-16 Upgrade Services

South Korea plans to modernize the country’s KF-16 fighter aircraft fleet through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales deal approved by the U.S. State Department. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will be the prime contractors for the planned modernization of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 jets, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency saidWednesday
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July 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 4-Day Gain Streak

The GovCon Index closed slightly down today with a loss of 0.035 points to end the Wednesday trading day at 76.835. The GovCon Index spent most the trading day in the positive, however it dipped late in the day following the major U…
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