Posts from GovConWire for 07/22/2016

Boeing to Issue $2.05B Charge, $393M KC-46 Writedown in 2Q Earnings

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will take $2.05 billion in total after-tax charges on second quarter earnings that include a $393 million writedown on the KC-46 refueling tanker for the Air Force when the airplane manufacturer reports April-June results Wednesday…
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DHA Taps Humana, Health Net for Tricare Managed Care Support Contracts

Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Health Net (NYSE: HNT) have won separate contracts from the Defense Health Agency to deliver managed care support services to the Military Health System under the Tricare program…
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SAIC Awarded $54M DLA Chemical, Petroleum Logistics Support Extension

Science Applications International Corp. has received a three-month, $53.5 million contract modification for chemical and petroleum products logistics support to the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification represents an extension to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains a five-year base period and one five-year option…
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Space Systems Loral to Build Robotic Arm for DARPA Satellite Servicing Program; Al Tadros Comments

Space Systems Loral has been awarded a $20.7 million contract to build a robotic arm for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s servicing program for geosynchronous satellites. The company said Thursday it will design two robotic arm systems to capture and dock with satellites and carry multiple tools to carry out requirements of the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program…
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General Dynamics NASSCO to Help Navy Repair USS Oak Hill Dock-Landing Ship

General Dynamics has received a $42 million contract modification to conduct repairs and alterations on the USS Oak Hill dock landing ship of the U.S. Navy. The company said Thursday its NASSCO subsidiary will provide ballast tank preservation, habitability upgrade, close-in weapons system repairs and engine replacement services under the cost-plus-award-fee contract…
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ProSol Associates to Provide Curriculum Services for Marine Corps Communication Electronic School

ProSol Associates has won a potential five-year, $23 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide curriculum services for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Communication Electronics School. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers course instruction for approximately 57 information technology software programs, certification testing conducted by test administrators and curricula development and management…
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Northrop to Help Army Develop, Maintain Global Combat Support IT System

The U.S. Army has awarded a $21 million contract modification to Northrop Grumman to build an enterprise resource planning system for the service branch to manage tactical logistics and financial management functions…
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CMS Seeks New CTO to Oversee Federal Health Insurance Marketplace

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched its search for a new chief technology officer to work at the agency’s Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight in Bethesda, Maryland…
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MDA Seeks IT Management, Analysis Support for Worldwide Data Systems

The Missile Defense Agency plans to award a potential five-year contract to provide information technology management and analysis support services to MDA’s information management and technology operations directorate…
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NTIA Requests Feedback on FirstNet Spectrum Capacity Lease, Grant Application Guide

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has released preliminary guidance on how states can lease spectrum capacity from the First Network Responder Authority’s proposed nationwide emergency services network…
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July 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls on Defense Prime Losses, Oil Decline Holds Down US Stocks

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index tumbled Thursday on large declines among defense prime companies as U.S. stocks traded lower on falling oil prices and mixed earnings reports among blue chips. The GovCon Index declined 0…
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