Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/01/2016

Engility Raises Full-Year Earnings Forecast on 2Q Beat

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) lifted its full-year earnings outlook Monday in part on higher total contract bookings and bill-to-book ratio for the second quarter as the company continues on efforts to prioritize debt repayments…
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David DiGiacomo: ECN Makes Unified Critical Comms Market Push Through MIR3 Purchase

Emergency Communications Network has purchased San Diego-based notification systems and response software provider MIR3 for an undisclosed sum in an effort to address customer demand for software communications platforms…
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American Systems Receives GSA Modification to Add New Health IT SIN; Peter Smith Comments

The General Services Administration has modified American Systems‘ Schedule 70 contract with GSA to include the new special item number for health information technology offerings. American Systems said Monday the modification allows the company to offer healthcare IT services to federal agencies under the Schedule 70 Health IT SIN 132-56…
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Booz Allen to Provide Enterprise Mgmt, Technical Support for Navy Shore Network Modernization Efforts

Booz Allen Hamilton has won a potential $26.4 million task order to exercise the first option year of a potential $66 million contract to provide enterprise management and technical support to the U.S…
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Navy Rear Adm. Jeffrey Tussler Named OPNAV Future Plans Director

Rear Adm. Jeffrey Tussler, commander of the U.S. Navy‘s Undersea Warfighting Development Center in Connecticut, has been assigned director of future plans at the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations…
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Radiance Technologies to Develop, Test High-Fidelity Sensor Models for USAF

The U.S. Air Force has selected Radiance Technologies to design, develop and test multiple high-fidelity sensor models and associated communication links and command-and-control nodes under a $17.9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract…
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GSA Releases RFI to Support Federal Payroll Modernization Strategy

The General Services Administration has issued a request for information on behalf of the Unified Shared Services Management organization about new systems that can help modernize the delivery of the federal payroll…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Space Launch System Engine; Eileen Drake, Jim Paulsen Comment

Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested a second RS-25 engine technology the company developed for NASA‘s Space Launch System. The company said Friday it conducted the evaluation at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, where the 0528 engine was switched on for 650 seconds…
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Excet to Support Navy’s Corrosion Mitigation, Environmental Research Programs

The U.S. Navy has awarded Excet a $48.6 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide research and development services for various Naval Research Laboratory projects in support of the service branch’s corrosion mitigation, coatings, environmental and prevention programs…
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Air Force Picks Vencore for Cyber Weapon Characterization Software R&D Contract

A Vencore subsidiary has won a four-year, $9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop software that will work to localize and characterize cyber weapons that have entered the country’s power grid infrastructure…
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GSA Increases City Pair Program Carriers to 8 for FY 2017; Tom Sharpe Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded eight U.S. carriers a set of air travel contracts to provide discounted fares for federal government officials. Carriers will offer pre-negotiated and firm-fixed-price airfare rates to government officials under GSA’s fiscal year 2017 City Pair Program that had seven participants in FY 2016, GSA said Friday…
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