Posts from GovConWire for 05/06/2016

Jacobs Awarded $427M Navy IDIQ for Combat Training, Debriefing Systems Support

A Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary has received potential five-year,  $427.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy to deliver test and evaluation/training threat and target systems for the service branch’s warfighter training and debriefing systems…
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Lockheed Secures $424M Threat Radar Emitter Simulation Contract From US Navy

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a potential five-year, $424.2 million to provide threat radar emitter simulation technology and services for a U.S. Navy aircrew warfighter training program…
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GovCon Wire Editor Ross Wilkers Discusses Defense 1Q Earnings Season on ‘National Defense Week’ Radio Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 3, 2016 — Ross Wilkers, lead journalist for GovCon Wire and online editor for Executive Mosaic media properties, was interviewed for a radio segment scheduled to air Sunday morning on first quarter earnings reports from U…
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Army Taps Raytheon for $351M Advanced Range Tracking & Imaging System Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential five-year, $350.6 million contract to provide the U.S. Army with the Advanced Range Tracking and Imaging System. The Army program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation awarded the firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive procurement process with four offers received, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Globecomm Receives Govt Contracts, GSA Schedule Extension to Provide Satcom Tech, Services

Globecomm has received multiple contracts worth a combined $7 million to provide various configurations of its Summit and Explorer pre-engineered satellite communications terminals to customer agencies…
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TORC Robotics Books Curtiss-Wright COTS Gigabit Ethernet Switch for UGV Use

Curtiss-Wright‘s defense business unit was selected by TORC Robotics to supply its in-house rugged gigabit Ethernet switch subsystem for installation into autonomous tele-operated unmanned ground vehicles…
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GAO Health IT Policy Committee Adds 3 New Members; Gene Dodaro Comments

The Government Accountability Office has appointed James Ferguson, Carolyn Petersen and Karen van Caulil to its health information technology policy committee. Ferguson will take the role that represents payers while Petersen will serve as an advocate for patients and consumers and van Caulil will represent employers, GAO said Thursday…
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Harris, PrecisionHawk Expand UAS Airspace Mgmt Partnership; Ed Sayadian Comments

Harris Corp. and PrecisionHawk have agreed to expand their alliance in an effort to launch platforms designed to meet situational awareness and operational requirements of unmanned aerial system pilots…
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NASA Opens Access to 56 Agency Tech Patents; Daniel Lockney Comments

NASA has opened up its intellectual property for 56 agency-built technological platforms to the commercial space industry as part of the agency’s technology transfer efforts. “By releasing this collection into the public domain, we are encouraging entrepreneurs to explore new ways to commercialize NASA technologies,” Daniel Lockney, NASA’s technology transfer program executive, said in a statement released Friday…
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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises on Huntington Ingalls & McKesson Gains, Orbital ATK Down on Sales Miss

The GovCon Index stayed clear of choppy activity in U.S. financial markets with a gain of 0.705 points — or 0.929 percent — to 76.572 on a first quarter earnings beat by shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and a sharp spike in McKesson Corp…
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