Posts from GovConWire for 03/15/2016

Sysorex, OBXtek Land Spots on $461M Army Program Mgmt Contract

Sysorex Government Services and OBXtek have won positions to compete for program management orders from the U.S. Army under a potential $461 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Defense Department said Monday that Sysorex and OBXtex join a roster of contractors that will support the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems and affiliated organizations…
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DLA Taps Zimmer for $381M Orthopedic Products Supply IDIQ

Zimmer US Inc. has received a potential five-year, $380.98 million order from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide orthopedic supplies to the four U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies…
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Penny Pritzker: Commerce Dept Program Seeks to Help US Firms Compete in Global Digital Marketplace

The Commerce Department has unveiled a pilot initiative that seeks to address trade barriers that data localization policies and other digital regulations pose to U.S. companies. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said in an opinion piece published Fridaythe department’s International Trade Administration will spearhead the Digital Attache Program in partnership with the State Department and industry stakeholders…
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Draper Lab to Help Navy Develop Multi-Chip Microprocessors

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has been awarded a five-year, $25.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to support the controlled technical services work of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren division…
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DARPA Calls for Improvised Threat R&D Proposals; John Main Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation for research proposals for the Improv program that aims to build prototypes designed to pose security threats to potential adversaries through commercially available products…
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Military Times: Brad Carson to Resign as Acting DoD P&R Undersecretary

Brad Carson, acting undersecretary for personnel and readiness at the Defense Department, will leave the Pentagon on April 8 after nearly one year on the job, Military Times reported Monday. Andrew Tilghman writes Carson has led DoD’s efforts to update its civilian and military workforce management policies and crafted the Future of the Force initiative that aims to help the department attract and retain talent…
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March 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Declines as US Stock Markets Hover Ahead of Fed 2-Day Meeting

The GovCon Index failed to turnaround declines incurred during morning trade Monday and ended at a loss of 0.237 points to 73.743 as U.S. stocks hovered in and out of positive territory throughout the afternoon session…
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