Posts from GovConWire for 06/10/2016

Reports: Airbus to Shed 23.6% Dassault Aviation Stake

Global aerospace and defense contractor Airbus Group will sell its 23.6 percent stake in Dassault Aviation and use money from the stock sales for “general corporate purposes,” the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday…
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Airbus Names Paul Eremenko CTO, Andy Anderson Corporate Tech Office COO

Paul Eremenko, CEO of Airbus Group’s A3 innovation center, will take over as chief technology officer of the aerospace and defense contractor on July 1. Airbus said Tuesday Eremenko will continue to lead A3 in San Jose, California, until the company finds a successor…
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Falconwood Secures $73M Navy Contract for Enterprise IT Program Mgmt Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential $73 million contract to Arlington, Virginia-based defense and space company Falconwood to provide program management support to the naval enterprise networks office of the Program Executive Office – Enterprise Information Systems…
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Navy Selects Precision Turbines for Marine Aircraft Logistics Support Contract

Precision Turbines has received a $45.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide performance-based contractor logistics services for two UC-35C and 10 UC-35D aircraft to support the U.S. Marine Corps…
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DHS Seeks Wearable Electronic Tools to Monitor Canine Health

The Department of Homeland Security has launched an industry solicitation for rugged wearable electronic devices to monitor the health of canine dogs operating under tough conditions, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday…
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FBI Appoints Todd McCall as Operational Technology Division Assistant Director

Todd McCall, formerly the special agent in charge of FBI‘s Memphis division, has received an appointment from FBI Director James Comey to serve as assistant director of the operational technology division…
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Boeing Picks 6 Small Business Partners to Support ISS Engineering, Technical Programs

Boeing has awarded six small businesses contracts worth a combined $200 million to provide engineering, information technology, software development and mission assurance support services for the International Space Station…
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Ashton Carter Proposes Additional Military, Civilian Personnel Mgmt Strategies

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has unveiled the third and fourth sets of the Defense Department‘s Force of the Future initiative in a move to reform strategies for DoD to manage its civilian and military personnel…
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Helomics Lands VA Contract For Tumor Profiling Test

Helomics has secured a Federal Supply Schedule contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide access to the ChemoFx tumor profiling test for all government healthcare facilities. The Pittsburgh-based personalized healthcare company said Thursday ChemoFx is designed to supply tumor-specific information for clinicians to identify suitable chemotherapies and drugs for patients with tumor…
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4 Senators Ask Sen. Mitch McConnell to Advance Beth Cobert’s Nomination as OPM Chief

Senators from Maryland and Virginia have asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) to have the upper chamber vote on the confirmation of Beth Cobert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management, as OPM chief…
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June 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, US Stocks Post Little Change in Investor Outlook Reset

The GovCon Index attempted an afternoon reversal from its morning decline Thursday and closed at a nominal loss of 0.004 points to 80.493 as U.S. investors paused their recent stretch of optimism before the Federal Reserve‘s policy meeting next week and other key events to gauge the global economy…
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