Posts from GovConWire for 07/21/2016

Orbital ATK Wins $182M Ballistic Missile Target System Configuration Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has won a $182.1 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to manufacture the third type of configuration for the agency’s medium-range ballistic missile target system…
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Boeing to Help Air Force Train F-15 Pilots, Weapon System Operators

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a $27.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide Mission Training Center services with company-built simulation equipment. Boeing’s defense, space and security business will provide simulation technology designed to train pilots and weapons system operators of the F-15C and F-15E aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Teledyne Subsidiary to Supply Air Force With Aircrew Laser Eye Protection Tech

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies has received a $30.1 million contract to deliver  company-made Aircrew Laser Eye Protection spectacles to the U.S. Air Force. Teledyne Scientific & Imaging will provide ALEP spectacles for the service branch’s aircrew members to protect their eyes from hazard and threat laser devices as well as  visual acuity degradation when they participate in combat and training activities, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Army Taps Georgia Tech Applied Research for Technical Support to Natl Ground Intell Center

The Georgia Institute of Technology’s applied research organization has secured a five-year, $35 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide offsite technical support for the foreign materiel division of the National Ground Intelligence Center…
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BlackBerry Receives Crisis Comms Software Order From Senate’s Sergeant-at-Arms Office

BlackBerry has secured a five-year, multimillion dollar contract to provide crisis communications software for the Joint Emergency Mass Notification Systems of the Senate Sergeant at Arms Office. The company said Tuesday AtHoc-built software will power JEMNS to facilitate secure notification and communications in the event of a critical situation for approximately 50,000 people that work and visit the U…
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CH2M to Provide Engineering Services for Federal Lands Highway Program; Bill Lang Comments

CH2M has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Federal Highway Administration to provide architect-engineer services to the federal lands highway program. The award represents the company’s sixth general engineering IDIQ contract and complements the 300 previous task orders CH2M performed in rural areas such as the Lake Tahoe Program of Projects in California and Nevada, the company said Tuesday…
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GSA Extends Verizon’s Federal Network, Communication Services Contracts

Verizon has been awarded a pair of contract extensions from the General Services Administration to continue to provide federal agencies access to the company’s network and communications service offerings…
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DoD Picks Texas A&M Center to Bring Defense Platforms to Emergency Response Market; Caleb Holt Comments

The Defense Department has awarded the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service a potential three-year, $1.5 million contract to help DoD’s Domestic Preparedness Support Initiative bring defense technology platforms to the commercial market…
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John Koziol: L-3 Eyes US Military Allies as Potential Spydr II Aircraft Buyers

An official with L-3 Communications has said the company is ready to offer to international customers a new aircraft designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, FlightGlobal said Wednesday…
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Air Force Seeks Acquisition App Store Ideas

The U.S. Air Force has released a sources sought notice to gather information from potential contractors that can offer technical support, system analysis, design, development, operations and maintenance services for the Acquisition App Store program…
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July 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Mid-Tier & Services Stock Gains, Lockheed Down

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high for the sixth time in eight sessions Wednesday on a mix of strong performances from middle-tier platform and product makers plus predominantly services-oriented contractors…
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