Posts from GovConWire for 07/07/2016

Navy Awards Lockheed $94M F-35 Lightning II Electronics Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential one-year, $93.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to acquire electronic components for F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Lockheed’s aeronautics business will use the parts to build and deliver lot 14 of F-35 fighter jets for U…
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Praxis to Help Navy Develop RF Signal Generation Methods Under $88M OASIS Task Order

The U.S. Navy has awarded Praxis a potential five-year, $88.2 million task order to explore methods for the service branch to generate radio signals across high-power radio frequency spectrum. Praxis will collaborate with the Naval Research Laboratory to develop signal generation techniques for atmospheric research and spacecraft or aircraft calibration programs, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Daryl Witherspoon Assigned DCAA General Counsel

Daryl Witherspoon, former deputy general counsel at the Defense Department Education Activity, has been named general counsel of the Defense Contract Audit Agency at Fort Belvoir. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the Senior Executive Service assignment in a notice published Wednesday…
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John Mancuso Joins PAR Technology’s Govt Systems Business as Mission Systems BD Senior Director

John Mancuso, former director of business development at Sciolex, has joined PAR Technology subsidiary PAR Government Systems Corp. as senior director of business development for mission systems. Mancuso will report to PGSC President Matt Cicchinelli and be responsible for business development initiatives in the unit’s core and adjacent market areas, PAR said Wednesday…
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BAE to Integrate Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent System for US Air Force

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received two contract modifications worth a combined $41.2 million to provide support and flight systems guidance integration services for the U.S. Air Force’s Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement program…
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AECOM Subsidiary to Continue Navy Submarine C5I Enterprise Systems Support

An AECOM subsidiary has received a nine-month, $24.7 million contract modification to support the U.S. Navy‘s submarine command, control, communications, computers, collaboration and intelligence enterprise infrastructure…
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Raytheon Lands Army Logistics Contract Modification for Counter-RAM Ground Weapons

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $23.5 million contract modification to provide logistics support services for the military branch’s counter-rocket, artillery and mortar land-based weapons system…
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Rep. Adam Smith: Congress Should Offset Defense Budget Increase With Program Cuts

House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-Washington) has called on Congress to approve a defense policy bill that would increase the Pentagon’s base budget without underfunding the overseas war fund, the Washington Examiner reported Wednesday…
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DOJ Seeks Law Enforcement Partners to Help Evaluate UAS in Crash Scene Reconstruction

The Justice Department has asked information on law enforcement agencies that are interested to partner on a study that aims to evaluate the use of unmanned aircraft systems in crash scene reconstruction work…
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July 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts as Fed Minutes Show Rate Hike Caution

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned around its decline in morning trade Wednesday and held higher in the afternoon session as U.S. investors welcomed new Federal Reserve meeting minutes that indicated some caution among central bank leaders on the next interest rate increase…
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