Posts from GovConWire for 08/15/2016

DLA Taps Agfa Healthcare for Potential $768M Medical Imaging Tech Contract

Agfa Healthcare has won a potential 10-year, $768 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply digital imaging network-picture archive communication systems to the U.S. military. The Defense Department said Friday DLA Troop Support received seven offers for the procurement effort and will fund the contract with the agency’s fiscal year 2016 through fiscal 2026 defense working capital funds…
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Lockheed Receives $491M Modification on Navy Aegis Weapon System Production Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $490.1 million contract modification to produce Aegis weapon system ship sets and spares for the U.S. Navy as well as Japan and South Korea under the foreign military sales program…
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Navy Awards Lockheed $113M Contract Modification for Aegis Modernization Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $112.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce components for the fiscal 2016 Aegis combat system modernization effort. The company will provide multi-mission signal processor equipment sets, ballistic missile defense 4…
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7 Firms Land $117M in Contract Modifications Under Navy Technical, Engineering Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded seven companies contract modifications worth $117.3 million combined to continue to provide technical and engineering services for the service branch’s vessels. The contract modifications were awarded to exercise the second option year on a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Navy Modernization Program, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Splunk’s Kevin Davis: Govt CIOs Should Implement ‘Analytics-Driven Approach’ to Cyber Threats

Kevin Davis, vice president of public sector at Splunk, has said government chief information officers and security officials should adopt an “analytics-driven approach” toward cybersecurity in order to facilitate real-time intelligence collection and gain more insight into their agencies’ networks…
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Raytheon to Update Air Force GPS Receivers

Raytheon has secured a $52.6 million task order to modernize the U.S. Air Force‘s miniature airborne global positioning system receiver 2000 in accordance with Defense Department and civil regulations…
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Defense News: Lockheed to Get $1B in DoD Reimbursement Funds for LRIP Lot 9 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will receive approximately $1 billion in additional funds from the Defense Department after DoD decided to reimburse the company for production costs incurred on lot 9 of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday…
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Pentagon Grants Milestone C Approval to Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus Tanker

Boeing has received Milestone C approval from Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall for the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft the company built to support aerial refueling operations of the U.S. Air Force…
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Reports: Karen DeSalvo Resigns as National Coordinator for Health IT

Karen DeSalvo has resigned as national coordinator for health information technology to concentrate on her duties as acting assistant secretary of health at the Department of Health and Human Services, Politico reported Friday…
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Census Bureau Plans Cybersecurity Assessment Contract Award to FireEye Subsidiary

The U.S. Census Bureau intends to award FireEye subsidiary Mandiant a sole-source contract to perform security assessments on the bureau’s computer network. A special notice posted Aug. 8 on FedBizOpps stated the bureau seeks the help of Mandiant to identify indicators of compromise that will require action to prevent a breach…
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August 15 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Loss on Retail, Manufacturing Data

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday down 0.148 points to 82.467 to end the week with a 0.315-point loss. The Index mirrored the larger U.S. market as the retail sales report for July showed no change from the previous month and manufacturing data fell below analyst expectations…
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