Posts from GovConWire for 10/02/2015

EPAWSS Prime Boeing Subcontracts BAE to Develop EW System for F-15

The U.S. Air Force has named Boeing (NYSE: BA) the prime contractor on the $4 billion Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System program to upgrade the electronic warfare and threat detection functions of F-15 aircraft…
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Versar Finalizes Johnson Controls Security Systems Buy

Versar (NYSE: VSR) has closed its purchase of the federal security systems integration business of Johnson Controls for $20 million in cash and contingent payments. The companies unveiled the deal last month and Versar said Thursday that Johnson Controls Security Systems changed its name to Versar Security Systems following the sale…
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CAE, Wyle to Help Train US Air Force Aircraft Crew Under $275M IDIQ

CAE USA and Wyle Laboratories have received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a combined value of $275 million to train U.S. Air Force crew on flying various types of aircraft. The companies will develop initial, recurrent and instructor aircrew training for 43 kinds of aircraft, the Defense Department said Thursday
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$612B Defense Policy Bill Clears House

The House voted 270-156 Thursday to pass a bill authorizing $612 billion in Defense Department spending for this fiscal year, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday. Kristina Wong and Rebecca Kheel write the passage came after a bipartisan conference committee reconciled the House and Senate versions of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act…
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Beth Cobert: OPM Begins Notification of Affected People in Data Breaches

The Office of Personnel Management has begun sending notifications via U.S. Postal Service mail to federal workers and contractors affected in the data breaches at OPM systems reported earlier this year…
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October 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips Ahead of FridayJobs Report

The GovCon Index kicked off the fourth quarter of calendar year 2015 Thursday with a decline of 0.207 points to 69.975 as U.S. stocks also recorded slight losses ahead of Friday’s jobs report. The Index and three major U…
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