Posts from GovConWire for 05/25/2016

Lockheed Subsidiary Wins Potential $425M Contract for Navy Torpedo Guidance Systems

A subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $424.7 million contract to build guidance and control systems for the U.S. Navy’s heavyweight torpedoes. Sippican will also provide MK 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System upgrade tools, test equipment, spares and production materials, hardware engineering an repair support services under the contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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Army Picks 16 Firms for $250M Architectural, Engineering Support IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded 16 companies positions on a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide architectural and engineering services to the Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic division in support of environmental programs…
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FedBid Appoints Jim Spencer as CFO, Basil Gray as Sales & Defense VP

FedBid has appointed Jim Spencer, former chief financial officer of iBiquity Digital Corporation, as CFO and executive vice president while Basil Gray, former Gray Areas president and CEO, was named vice president for sales and defense…
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VA Posts RFI on Predictive Modeling, Analytical Services for Veterans Benefits Administration

The Department of Veterans Affairs looks to acquire predictive and simulation modeling, database assimilation, econometric and analytical consulting services as part of an effort to help improve benefits and service delivery to current and former U…
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N2 Imaging Systems to Develop Machine Gun Weapon Sight Tech for Navy

N2 Imaging Systems has secured a potential five-year, $49 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop weapon sight technology for the service branch’s crew-served M2HB/M2A1 machine guns. The Defense Department said Tuesday contract work will occur through May 2021 and include test teardown, evaluation, non-warranty repairs, provision item order spares and data support services…
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Navistar Defense to Refresh 250 Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles

Navistar‘s defense business has received a $29.8 million contract modification to update more Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles of the U.S. Army. Work under the contract modification covers 250 additional MaxxPro MRAP vehicles and the deal also includes an option for another 200 vehicles, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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Former DIA Official David Shedd Joins SOSi’s Board of Advisers

David Shedd, a former deputy director and acting director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, has joined SOS International‘s board of advisers. Shedd will help the company with regards to leadership, growth and governance along with the other business, defense and government leaders in the advisory board, SOSi said Tuesday…
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Lifeport Awarded 5-Year DLA Medical Equipment Supply Contract

Lifeport ,a Sikorsky company, has won a $24 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply hospital and medical equipment to U.S. military organizations. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Lifeport will deliver the equipment to the U…
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AAR Subsidiary Secures Transcom Contract Extension for Rotary-Wing Services in Afghanistan

The U.S. Transportation Command has awarded a potential nine-month, $33.5 million contract extension to an AAR subsidiary to provide rotary-wing services in Afghanistan. Airlift Group will continue to provide maintenance, logistics and flight operations support for four rotary-wing passenger and cargo aircraft of the U…
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Army Taps Siemens to Install Combined Heat & Power, Building Automation Platforms in Germany; Barbara Humpton Comments

Siemens has secured a $24.6 million contract from the U.S. Army to install, maintain and operate a combined heat and power system at the Installation Management Command’s headquarters at Sembach Garrison in Germany…
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Schneider Electric-Black & Veatch JV to Help Build Microgrid at Marine Corps Base in San Diego

A joint venture of Schneider Electric‘s U.S. subsidiary and infrastructure development company Black & Veatch has won a potential two-year, $21.9 million contract to design and build an energy security microgrid system for a San Diego-based U…
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May 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 1% Rally as Services Providers Lead Gains

The GovCon Index rallied 1.197 percent to 78.192 on gains led by the GCI’s services-focused contractors and defense prime Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) on news that the U.S. lifted its embargo on weapons sales to Vietnam…
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