Posts from GovConWire for 09/08/2015

GSA Seeks Public Input to Modify IT Schedule 70

General Services Administration head Denise Turner Roth has announced GSA’s move to solicit input from industry in an effort to help businesses gain more access to the federal procurement space. Roth said Thursday the request for information aims to modify GSA’s IT Schedule 70 in order to attract increased participation from the private sector…
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AM General Awarded $428M Army Contract for M997A3 Ambulance

AM General has secured a potential six-year, $428.3 million contract to provide the Army with M997A3-configured ambulances. The service branch, Army National Guard and Army Reserve will use the ambulance for disaster relief operations across the country, the Defense Department said Friday
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Lockheed Martin to Install Aegis Weapon System on US Navy Ships; Chris Minster Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential 10-year, $427,607,895 contract to integrate the Aegis weapon system into the U.S. Navy’s ships. The company will work to manage the design, installation, assessment and maintenance of the system throughout a vessel’s lifecycle, the Defense Department saidFriday
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DHS Selects 8 Firms, Universities for Mobile Security Tech R&D Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded six companies and two universities with contracts worth a combined $10.4 million to help DHS secure federally approved mobile devices. DHS said Thursday the eight awardees will explore tools and methods for mobile device instrumentation, transactional security, device layer protection and security management through the initiative…
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General Dynamics Lands $450M DISA Contract for AFCENT Comm Systems

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a $450 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the acquisition, installation, integration, operations and maintenance of communications systems…
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4 Firms Win $750M Special Operations ISR Hardware, Services IDIQ

The U.S. Special Operations Command has chosen four companies to compete for orders to deliver intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance hardware and related services under a potential five-year, $750 million contract…
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September 8 Morning Report: GovCon Index to Open at 70.966 after Friday Loss

The GovCon Index declined 1.372 percent to 70.966 Friday as U.S. markets also fell on continued uncertainty over Federal Reserve interest rate increases. Health Net (NYSE: HNT) was the only Index company to close at a gain, up 0…
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