Posts from GovConWire for 05/12/2016

Brad Haselhorst Named Strategy & Business Dev’t VP for Rockwell Collins Government Systems

Rockwell Collins has appointed Brad Haselhorst as vice president for strategy and business development at its government systems segment. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-headquartered company said Wednesday Haselhorst will succeed Dave Nieuwsma, who will assume leadership of Rockwell Collins’ information management services business…
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Brad Clevenger: SolAero Aims to Complement Space Tech Portfolio with Vanguard Buy

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based satellite and spacecraft solar panel manufacturer SolAero Technologies has bought San Diego, California-based aerospace components producer Vanguard Space Technologies from Enlightenment Capital for an undisclosed sum…
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Raytheon Lands $76M Navy Contract for Sea Sparrow Missile Long Lead Items

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $76.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy to procure long lead materials for the production of the first block of anti-ship missile defense systems for the service branch and foreign clients…
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EOIR Technologies to Support Army Radar Systems R&D; Ricardo Lorenzo Comments

EOIR Technologies Inc. has been selected to provide engineering services for the radar systems and identification research and development project of the U.S. Army’s intelligence and information warfare directorate…
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Michael Fallon: UK to Order 1st Boeing P-8 Poseidon in Summer 2016

The U.K. government plans to order the first of nine Boeing-built P-8 Poseidon aircraft in the summer of 2016 through a contract worth approximately $2.9 billion in support of its maritime surveillance efforts, The Telegraph reported Tuesday…
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Sylvia Burwell: HHS Challenge to Help Develop New Medical Bill Design

The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a challenge to solicit designs and approaches that will work to address concerns from patients about the clarity of medical bills. HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell spoke at the Health Datapalooza conference regarding the “A Bill You Can Understand” design challenge, which seeks to boost patient experience in the medical billing process, the agency said Monday…
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Lockheed Secures Navy Undersea Warfare System Contract Option

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $40.8 million contract modification to provide engineering support services for AN/SQQ-89A surface ship undersea warfare systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification exercises a one-year option on a previously awarded contract for the development, integration and production of an  AN/SQQ-89A variant…
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SpaceX Spacecraft Brings Back NASA Research Cargo From 8th ISS Resupply Mission

SpaceX‘s Dragon spacecraft has returned to Earth with 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo including science and technology samples after a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station…
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Ashton Carter: DoD to Establish New Defense Innovation Outpost in Boston

The Defense Department plans to open a second outreach office for its Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Boston, less than a year after launching the organization in California’s Silicon Valley area, DoD News reported Wednesday…
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House Appropriations Committee’s FY 2017 Defense Policy Bill to Authorize $517B in Discretionary Funds

The House Appropriations Committee’s defense subpanel has introduced a bill that would authorize $517.1 billion in discretionary budget and $58.6 billion in overseas contingency operations funds for fiscal year 2017…
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May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Reverse With 1% Decline, US Stocks Run Red on Dim Earnings

The GovCon Index fell 0.982 percent — or 0.769 points — to 77.553 as the 30-company list of government contractor stocks was dragged down by the sell-off in U.S. financial markets Friday on disappointing earnings reports from blue chip stocks…
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