Posts from GovCon Daily for 10/12/2015

Six Firms Win $5B US Air Force Cybersecurity, Info Systems Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded six companies a $5 billion multiple-award contract to perform cybersecurity and information systems services. Barbaricum, Baum Romstedt Technology Research, Data Systems Analysts, Professional Project Services, SMS Data Products Group and Solers will develop and test software and models under the contract, the Defense Department said Thursday
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Cubic-IBI Team to Continue Support for Scotland’s Traffic Mgmt System

A Cubic–IBI Group alliance has received a follow-on contract to help maintain an integrated system for the Scottish transportation agency to manage a network of trunk roads across Scotland. Cubic’s transportation systems business and IBI have collaborated to build and update Scotland’s traffic management infrastructure since the mid-90s, Cubic saidWednesday
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US Navy Awards $49M Sensors Contract to Three Firms

Consolidated Resource Imaging LLC, Manufacturing Techniques Inc. and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have each received a $49 million contract combined to build sensor prototypes for the U.S. Navy. The companies will produce sensor systems for use in the Navy’s intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and force protection operations, the Defense Department said Thursday
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Sikorsky Lands $191M Navy Contract for Chopper Assembly Repairs

Sikorsky Aircraft will provide repair coverage for six CH-53 and MH-53 weapons replaceable assemblies under a $191.5 million firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract from the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work in Connecticut through December 2017…
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BAE to Help Navy Design, Build Electronic Warfare Receiver Tech

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has won an $11 million contract to research, build and demonstrate a full-spectrum staring electronic support receiver with a direction finder technology for the U.S…
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Report: SpaceX Could Bid to Launch Air Force GPS III Satellites

Space Exploration Technologies could submit a bid to the U.S. Air Force in pursuit of an upcoming contract to support a planned 2018 launch of a Global Positioning System III military satellite, DoD Buzz reported Friday
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General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine

General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary has launched the 13th Virginia-class nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. First Lady Michelle Obama served as the sponsor for USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address during the christening ceremony Saturday, General Dynamics saidSaturday
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October 12 Morning Report: GovCon Index Records 2nd Straight Positive Week, Enters Earnings Season

The GovCon Index closed 74.198 Friday, up up 0.425 points fromThursday’s close and the Federal Reserve‘s release of its September meeting minutes. The record is the second straight positive week heading into earnings reports season, with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) slated to be the first GovCon Index company to release third quarter financial results Friday
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