Posts from GovCon Wire for 12/07/2015

PAE-Parsons JV Re-Awarded Potential $488M Joint Military Base Support Contract

A joint venture of PAE and Parsons has been awarded a potential eight-year, $488.3 million contract to help operate a Guam-based military installation run by the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday that DZSP 21 will support management of ports, ordnance, electrical systems, waste water, equipment, vehicles and surrounding environment at the Joint Region Marianas base…
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NASA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus for ISS Cargo Resupply Mission; Jim Sponnick Comments

An Orbital ATK-built spacecraft lifted off Sunday onboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket to deliver over 7,000 pounds of crew supplies and scientific instruments to the International Space Station…
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Navy Taps 4 Firms for $206M Non-Skid Deck Installation, Removal Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential one-year, $206 million contract to four companies to provide non-skid deck removal and installation support services for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center in Virginia…
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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $200M for Navy Ship Materials Procurement, Engineering Services

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) a potential $200 million contract to buy long-lead time materials for the construction of a 12th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock…
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Lockheed Martin Wins $46M Navy Automated Personnel Records Mgmt IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a four-year, $46.1 million information technology contract to store and manage the personnel records of U.S. Navy active duty and reserve forces. Order period under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract begins in January 2016, the Defense Department saidFriday
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Eric Smith Named Senior Military Assistant to Ashton Carter

U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Eric Smith, formerly a senior military assistant to the deputy secretary of defense, has been appointed as senior military assistant to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Stars and Stripes reported Friday
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Carnegie Mellon Prof Lorrie Cranor Named FTC Chief Technologist; Edith Ramirez Comments

Lorrie Cranor, a professor of computer science, engineering and public policy at Carnegie Mellon University, will join the Federal Trade Commission in January as the agency’s chief technologist…
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December 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Recovers Friday After DOL’s Jobs Report

The GovCon Index posted a gain of 1.645 percent to 78.284 Friday following the latest Labor Department jobs report to recover some losses incurred from Thursday’s plunge. The Index closed the week at a decline of 0…
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