Posts from GovConWire for 12/10/2015

Reports: House Plans Vote on Stopgap Bill to Prevent Gov’t Shutdown

House lawmakers plan to vote on a stopgap bill before government funding expires at midnight Friday and give congressional leaders extra time to negotiate a broader spending package, Reuters reported Wednesday…
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DLA Taps Johnson Outdoors for $200M Tent Supply Contract

Johnson Outdoors in New York, doing business as Eureka Tents, has won a potential four-year, $200 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply commercial tents to the U.S.’ four military branches…
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Three Firms Win $157M Navy Propulsion System Repair, Testing IDIQ

Standard Aero, Segers Aero and Turbopower have won a $157.1 million contract to inspect, repair, test and maintain the U.S. Navy’s T56 Series III propulsion system. The three companies will perform maintenance work on the power sections, reduction gear assemblies and torquemeters of T56 Series III, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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DLT Appoints New CTO, VPs in Series of Exec Moves; Alan Marc Smith Comments

DLT Solutions has made a series of leadership changes that aims to help meet the demand of government clients for cloud, big data, development operations and cybersecurity platforms. “The recent DLT executive appointments are just one of several investments we made this year to continue to make government IT procurement easy for both technology manufacturers and our public sector customers,” Alan Marc Smith, DLT president and CEO, said in a statement released Wednesday…
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Raytheon Awarded $98M Navy Precision Extended Range Munition IDIQ

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $98 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce Precision Extended Range Munition for the U.S. Navy’s expeditionary fire support operations…
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ARGO Systems Lands $90M Navy Power System Support IDIQ

ARGO Systems has won a potential five-year, $90 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide support services for critical power systems at government facilities worldwide. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process with three offers received, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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House Oversight Panel Passes Proposed Bill on Fraud Prevention, Analytics

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has approved the proposed Fraud Reduction and Analytics Act of 2015, which seeks governmentwide guidelines for real-time measures to counter fraud at federal agencies…
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December 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Swaps AM Gains for Sharp Loss as Investors Anticipate Rate Hike

The GovCon Index plummeted from a strong morning open to close at a steep decline of 1.346 percent to 76.570 that mirrored sharp losses for U.S. markets in the afternoon session. The Index approached a 1-percent gain mid-morning before its entry into negative territory that mirrored the U…
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