Posts from GovConWire for 06/22/2016

Industrial Electronic Engineers to Supply Control Display Units for Northrop-Built Jammers

Industrial Electronic Engineers has landed a contract to supply 3.5-inch handheld control display units for the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command‘s Northrop Grumman-built software-programmable jammers…
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Northrop Lands $203M Option on Air Force Global Hawk Logistics, Sustainment Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a potential one-year, $203.5 million contract modification to continue to provide sustainment and logistics support for the service branch’s Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems…
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Air Force Taps M1 Support Services For $194M T-38 Aircraft Maintenance Contract

M1 Support Services has won a $193.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for the operations and maintenance of the Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) T-38 Talon trainer aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract requires M1 to provide support on companion training services for B-2 and U-2 pilots and adversary air assets for F-22 pilots…
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Former FBI Exec J. Kevin Reid Joins KeyLogic as National Security VP, CIO

J. Kevin Reid, former assistant director of FBI‘s IT infrastructure division, has joined KeyLogic Systems as its new national security vice president and chief information officer. KeyLogic said Tuesday Reid will be responsible for the company’s national security practice that works to provide clients with strategic information technology and support services…
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Philip Jaurigue, Glen Ives, Dennis DePriest Take New Leadership Roles at Sabre

Philip Jaurigue, Glen Ives and Dennis DePriest have taken on new roles at Warrington, Pennsylvania-based professional services company Sabre Systems Inc. in a restructuring move intended to step up operational outcomes for employees, customer and business partners…
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Sens. Tammy Baldwin, Jerry Moran Co-Sponsor Bipartisan Reform Bill for Veterans’ ID Theft Protection

Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisconsin) and Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) have introduced a new bipartisan reform bill that works to help protect veterans from identity theft. According to a statement posted Thursday on Baldwin’s website, the Veterans’ Identity Theft Protection Act seeks to modify the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ current identity verification process, which requires Social Security numbers in all information systems…
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Navy Adds Raytheon-Built Joint Standoff Weapon Tech to Fleet; Jaime Engdahl Comments

The U.S. Navy has introduced a Raytheon-built network-enabled weapon to its fleet of air wings deployed worldwide. The Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 was added to the fleet after the weapon recently completed operational testing against land and sea targets, the Navy said Monday…
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Vencore CEO Mac Curtis Receives Leadership Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts

Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has received the Executive Leader of the Year award from the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce in recognition of his efforts as chairman of the 2015 Greater Washington Heart Walk…
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Report: Virginia, Maryland Leaders Propose Infrastructure Investments for FBI HQ Relocation Project

The governors of Maryland and Virginia have created separate proposals to invest in transportation and road improvement projects as they persuade the General Services Administration to pick their states as the location for the FBI’s future headquarters, The Washington Post reported Tuesday…
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Air Force’s Randall Walden: B-21 Aircraft Dev’t Contract Value Should Remain Classified

Randall Walden, director and program executive officer of the U.S. Air Force’s rapid capabilities office, has said the value of the engineering, manufacturing and development contract for the B-21 Long-Range Strike Bomber aircraft should remain classified, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday…
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FireEye Study Shows Decline in China-Linked Cyber Intrusions Since Mid-2014

A FireEye analysis has found that the volume of cyber attacks by China-based hacking groups on government and commercial networks in the U.S. and 25 other target countries has declined since mid-2014…
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June 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Down, US-Focused Contractors Gain in Brexit-Dominated Trade

The GovCon Index fell into narrow range in afternoon trade Tuesday and closed at a nominal loss of 0.099 points to 79.190 as global investors continued to gauge the possibility of Britain’s departure from the European Union in a Thursday referendum there with new polls indicating a close vote either way…
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