Posts from GovConWire for 08/21/2015

Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under Agile Acquisition Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems…
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Reuters: Interagency Tech R&D Project Aims to Curb Unauthorized Drone Operations

Several federal agencies have partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to build technologies for monitoring unauthorized commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, Reuters reported Thursday
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House Committee Asks US-CERT to Provide Details on OPM Breach, Incident Response

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wants the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team to submit a report on the group’s efforts to help investigate and respond to cybersecurity breaches at the Office of Personnel Management…
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Potomac River Group to Administer US Navy Polygraph Exams

Potomac River Group LLC has won a $35.3 million contract to administer the Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s polygraph examinations. The company will perform the task under the U.S. Navy’s Insider Threat program, the Defense Department saidThursday
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US Navy Orders Robots, Accessories from iRobot; Tom Frost Comments

IRobot Corp. has been awarded a $4 million contract to produce robots and accessories for the U.S. Navy. The Navy ordered iRobot’s model 110 FirstLook robots and the company will deliver the products through February 2016, iRobot saidWednesday
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August 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall as Traders Cut Odds on September Rate Hike

The GovCon Index deepened its current streak of losses into a third consecutive day with a decline of 2.156 percent to close at 75.104. Three Index stocks out of 30 closed in positive territory: Maximus (NYSE: MMS), ICF International and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH)…
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Cobham Lands SEWIP Block II Components Subcontract With Lockheed

Lockheed Martin has awarded Cobham a subcontract to produce antenna array panel assemblies for integration with the U.S. Navy’s shipboard electronic warfare platforms. Cobham said Thursday the order for AAPAs is part of the service branch’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block II configuration initiative…
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