Posts from GovConWire for 07/25/2016

Huntington Ingalls Gets $195M Modification to Continue Planning for USS Washington Carrier Modernization

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) an 18-month, $194.8 million contract modification to continue advance planning for the refueling and complex overhaul of the USS George Washington nuclear-powered aircraft carrier…
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Air Force Awards 4 Spots on $90M Design, Construction Support IDIQ

Four companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $90 million contract to provide performance-based design and construction support services to the U.S. Air Force. Gideon Contracting, SP-JV, Weldin Construction and Pro-Mark Services will compete to perform the services at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska through July 21, 2021, the Defense Department saidFriday
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Juergen Mueller Named SAP Chief Innovation Officer

Juergen Mueller, who joined SAP (NYSE: SAP) in 2013, has been appointed as chief innovation officer at the Walldorf, Germany-based enterprise software maker. He will also continue to oversee the SAP Innovation Center Network and serve as managing director of SAP Labs Berlin to help grow the company’s presence in the German capital, SAP said Friday
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Air Force Taps Veramine for Phase 1 Cyber Deception R&D Contract

Bothell, Washington-based software development company Veramine has landed a $149,979 contract from the U.S. Air Force under the Small Business Innovation Research program to conduct cyber deception research in support of the military branch’s network defense efforts, C4ISRNET reported Friday
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Rear Adm. Mat Winter Seeks More Funds for Tech Transition to Navy Fleet

Rear Adm. Mat Winter, chief of naval research, has called for more government investments in research and development to help accelerate the transition of emerging technologies to warfighters, the Washington Examiner reported Friday
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Commerce Dept Requests Comments on Proposed 2020 Census Data Collection Methods

The Commerce Department has opened the comment period on the Census Bureau‘s plan to conduct a population survey in Puerto Rico next year in order to test proposed data gathering and systems integration methods for the 2020 U…
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July 25 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Friday Gain, Nominal 5-Day Decline Ahead of Q2 Reports

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.289 points to 81.788 but remained in the negative with a nominal five-day 0.031-point drop. The decline comes amid the large selloff of stocks in the defense and GovCon sectors Thursday as reports on second-quarter earnings among government contracting companies start coming in…
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