Posts from GovConWire for 07/29/2016

Tetra Tech to Provide Navy Environmental Action Services Under $200M Contract

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has won a potential $200 million contract to provide environmental action services at U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps installations as well as at various facilities across the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Atlantic area of responsibility…
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Northrop Awarded $164M to Configure Hawkeye Early-Warning Aircraft for Japan

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $164 million contract modification to provide one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye configured aircraft to Japan under the foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop’s military aircraft systems business will perform work through March 2018 at various locations across the continental U…
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Chenega Lands $146M Contract for NASA Kennedy Center Security Services

A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential five-year, $146.3 million contract to provide security, emergency management and protective services to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida…
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General Dynamics Secures $167M MK84 Bomb Components Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a potential $167.4 million to supply MK84-4 tritonal-filled general purpose bomb components to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday General Dynamics’ ordnance and tactical systems business unit will perform work in Garland, Texas through March 31, 2019…
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Navy Awards Lockheed Potential $68M IDIQ to Update MH-60R Radar Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $67.6 million contract to engineer, manufacture and deliver automatic radar periscope detection and discrimination multi-mode radar kits to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s mission systems and training business unit will produce up to 103 AN/APS-153(V)1 radar kits for integration into the service branch’s fleet of MH-60R multimission helicopters…
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Army Picks 7 Companies for $135M Tech R&D Support IDIQ

Seven companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $135 million contract to provide technology research and development support to the U.S. Army. The Army Contracting Command awarded the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process with 19 proposals received, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Belcan Targets IT Security Market With Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems Buy

Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, has purchased Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems for an undisclosed sum in a push to help address customer demand for information technology security platforms and services…
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FBI Seeks Applicants for First Senior-Level Data Scientist Post; James Trainor Comments

The FBI has kicked off the hiring process for the bureau’s first senior-level data scientist as part of an effort to help address the growing cyber threat landscape. The chosen candidate will advise the cyber division assistant director and other management officials as well as provide collaboration, innovation and subject matter expertise support, FBI said Thursday…
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GAO: NASA Should Re-Evaluate Space Launch System Program Cost, Schedule

The Government Accountability Office has found that NASA‘s Space Launch System program still faces limited schedule and cost reserves that GAO believes could undermine the space agency’s goal of launching the heavy-lift rocket with an unmanned Orion spacecraft by November 2018…
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July 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat as L-3 & Raytheon Surges Offset by McKesson, Boeing Losses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index struggled for clear direction Thursday strong gains by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) on second quarter earnings reports were offset by large plunges from McKesson Corp…
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