Posts from GovConWire for 04/26/2016

Navy Awards 12 Spots on $800M Multifunction RF Systems IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions to 12 companies on a five-year, $800 million contract to prototype radio frequency components for electronic warfare, communications, radar and information operations…
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Defense News: Rep. Mac Thornberry Adds Prototype Funding Language in Defense Bill

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) has proposed a budget flexibility measure that would allow the Defense Department to prototype, experiment and field new technologies outside major DoD acquisition programs, Defense News reported Monday…
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Orbital ATK Secures $121M Navy Contract Modification for HARM Missile Conversion

The U.S. Navy has awarded an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) business unit a $121.4 million contract modification to exercise an option to convert AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 145 Lot 5 full-rate production, anti-radiation guided missile all-up-rounds…
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General Dynamics Receives Navy Common Aviation C2 System Contract Modification

General Dynamics has received a $9.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce five Common Aviation Command and Control System. The company will provide limited deployment units of the aviation command-and-control system, with work performed in Arizona, Maryland, Alabama and California through September 2017, the Defense Department said Monday…
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GSA Taps Trane US for $114M NY Federal Building Energy Conservation Support Contract

Trane U.S., an Ingersoll Rand subsidiary, has received a potential $114 million contract from the General Services Administration to provide energy conservation support and implement related measures at 10 federal facilities in New York…
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Vencore to Offer Software Dev’t Services Through GSA 18F Agile BPA Vehicle; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore will work to provide software development services to government agencies under the potential $25 million Agile Delivery Services blanket purchase agreement of the General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services agency…
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Lockheed Martin Nabs Navy Contract for CASS Logistics Maintenance, Support Services

A Lockheed Martin business unit has landed a $21.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy for logistics maintenance and support services for as many as 400 Consolidated Automated Support System stations…
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Air Force Orders $90M in Raytheon Targeting System Turrets, Spares

Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) has received a two-year, $90.1 million contract to supply 39 Multi-Spectral Targeting System turrets to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also provide associated MTS data, spares and production support services under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract…
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SRI International to Help Navy Develop Sensors, Aviation Platforms

SRI International has been awarded a one-year, $7.8 million contract by the U.S. Navy to research methods for the development of surveillance, tracking, security and access control systems. The company aims to help develop a modular and open architecture approach for the military service to build sensors and aviation platform systems, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Report: New U.S. Cyber Campaign to Target Islamic State Militants

The Defense Department has formed “national mission teams” to conduct offensive cyber-based operations against the Islamic State militant organization as part of a wider effort to disrupt the group’s communication activities, The New York Times reported Sunday…
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April 25 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Weighed By Oil Declines & Earnings Worries

The GovCon Index followed the larger market forces of oil declines and concerns over corporate earnings reports Monday with a decline of 0.401 points to 75.968 on the first day of April 2016’s last trading week…
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