Posts from GovConWire for 08/12/2015

25 Contractors Win Spots on $21B Air Force Training Systems IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a $20.9 billion multiple-award contract to 25 companies to support warfighter training systems at USAF operating locations globally. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will compete for individual orders to perform design, development, production, installation, analysis, integration, test and sustainment services under USAF’s Training Systems Acquisition III program…
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Camber Lands $135M US Air Force Simulation-Based Training Contract; Jim Brabston Comments

Camber Corp. has been awarded a five-year, $135 million contract to develop a simulation-based training environment for the U.S. Air Force. The company will deliver M&S/live, virtual and constructive operational and technical services to the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation, Camber said Monday
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Adobe Cloud Services Get FedRAMP ATO From HHS; John Landwehr Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has granted Adobe a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program authority to operate, enabling the company to deploy its cloud services to government agencies…
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J.P. Donovan Awarded $46M Ground Support System Installation Contract for NASA Mars Mission

J.P. Donovan Construction has been awarded a potential $45.8 million contract to install land-based support systems onto the Mobile Launcher for NASA’s rockets and space vehicles at the Florida-based Kennedy Space Center…
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August 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stock Indices Drop 1% on China’s Currency Devaluation

The GovCon Index wiped out all of its gains from Monday’s trading session to record a loss of 1.089 percent and close at 76.486. All three major U.S. stock indices lost close to 1 percent each as traders reacted to China’s devaluation of its currency and also showed concern over a potential slowdown of raw material imports there, the Wall Street Journal reported in its Tuesday market summary…
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