Posts from GovConWire for 05/02/2016

Millennium Wins $235M Contract to Support MDA Ballistic Missile Testing Program

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a potential $235.4 million contract to Millennium Engineering and Integration to provide advisory, technical assistance services throughout the Ballistic Missile Defense System‘s testing life cycle…
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Army Taps Lockheed, Northrop JV for $117M Apache Radar FMS Contract With India

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) joint venture has secured a potential $116.7 million contract to produce fire control radar systems for India through a foreign military sales deal…
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Northrop Unit Lands Navy Order for Production Support on Inertial Navigation Systems

A Northrop Grumman business unit has received a $21.7 million order from the U.S. Navy to provide production and technical support for self-contained inertial navigation systems to be installed onboard Navy surface ships…
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Raytheon to Update Air, Missile Defense Kits for Army Under $89M Deal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a potential four-year, $89.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to integrate, test and evaluate the military branch’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense system…
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Bureau of Engraving & Printing Looks for New Currency Technology Officer

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing within the Treasury Department seeks a new candidate to fill the role of the agency’s currency technology officer. A notice posted April 25 on the USAJobs website states that the CTO will oversee BEP’s research and development efforts and serve as chair of the technical and product development committees to review its technology and product investments…
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ICF to Continue Technical, Analytical Support for EPA Ozone Protection Efforts

ICF International has received a $19.8 million blanket purchase agreement from the Environmental Protection Agency to provide technical and analytical support for EPA’s efforts to phase out substances that can damage the Earth’s ozone layer…
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Maj. Gen. John Wharton: Army Hosts Summit to Promote Innovation

The U.S. Army hosted a second summit at Aberdeen Proving Ground last month in an effort to promote innovation. Representatives from the Army Training and Doctrine Command and Army Materiel Command and technology, military and civilian leaders, scientists and engineers gathered at the two-day summit held April 5 to 6, the Army said Wednesday…
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HASC OKs Purchase of 18 RD-180 Rocket Engines As Amendment to 2017 NDAA

The House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to a defense policy bill that would allow the Defense Department to buy up to 18 Russian-built RD-180 engines for use on United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket, Space News reported Thursday…
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Lockheed, South Korean Firm Enter Combat Ship Market Partnership

Lockheed Martin and South Korea-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering have agreed to jointly build and offer a combat ship platform intended for use in multiple naval missions. The companies seek to combine DSME’s hull design expertise with Lockheed’s program and systems integration experience under their Multi-mission Combat Ship teaming agreement, Joe North, vice president of littoral ships and systems at Lockheed’s mission system and training business, said Friday…
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DoD’s Finance Org Taps immixGroup Subsidiary for Business Activity Monitoring Services

ImmixTechnology, a subsidiary of immixGroup, has received a potential $39 million contract to provide business activity monitoring support to the Defense Finance Accounting Service. The labor-hour, firm-fixed-price contract covers the identification of improper payments in legacy payment platforms and reconciliation services in support of the U…
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May 2 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Weekly Decline, Sharp Gain for April

The GovCon Index posted a loss of 0.481 points to 76.361 Friday and closed the week with a decline amid the release of first-quarter earnings reports from large U.S. government contractors throughout the week…
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