Posts from GovConWire for 07/29/2015

DHS Signs Up for GSA OASIS Contract Vehicles; Tom Sharpe Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has inked a memorandum of understanding with the General Services Administration to adopt GSA’s professional services procurement vehicle across the department. DHS will use the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services and OASIS Small Business contracts as part of its strategic sourcing program, GSA said Tuesday
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Coalition Urges Obama to Oppose Senate’s Cybersecurity Info Sharing Bill

Sixty-eight security analysts, technology firms and civil society organizations have formed a coalition to block passage of a Senate bill that calls for cyber threat intelligence sharing between the government and industry…
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GKN to Acquire Dutch Aircraft Manufacturer Fokker for $780M

GKN has agreed on the estimated $779.6 million acquisition of Arle Capital‘s Fokker Technologies company as part of GKN’s efforts to establish its business as a global supplier to the aerospace sector…
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Four Firms Land $900M Special Operations Command Mission Support IDIQ

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded four companies a five-year, $900 million contract to perform mission support services. Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), CACI-WGI, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and MacAulay-Brown will perform work in various locations in the U…
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Navy Picks Booz Allen, CSSI, Serco for $200M Air Traffic Control Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has awarded positions on a potential five-year, $199.9 million contract to three companies for air traffic control system engineering and technical support services…
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July 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides 3-Digit Dow Rally, Energy Leads US Stock Gains

The GovCon Index snapped a five-day streak of losses Tuesday with a rebound of 1.244 percent to close at 75.127 on a day that saw the major U.S. stock indices record gains of nearly similar margins. Energy shares were the largest gainers in the S&P 500 at a 3-percent jump for that sector as U…
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