Posts from GovConWire for 08/16/2016

Air Force Awards General Atomics $371M Reaper UAV Production Contract

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has received a potential $370.9 million contract to build 30 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force is obligating the full contract amount at the time of award from its aircraft procurement funds in fiscal years 2014 and 2015, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Navy Picks LSI, TECHSOFT for Computer Simulation Services Under $345M in Contracts

The U.S. Navy has chosen Logistics Services International and Technical Software Services to provide re-engineering, development and personal computer simulation services under two separate contracts worth up to $345 million combined…
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CSRA Wins $88M Weapon Systems, Logistics Integration Support IDIQ from Air Force

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has won a potential five-year, $88.1 million contract to provide weapon platforms network and logistics integration support services to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process with three proposals received, the Defense Department said Monday…
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DHS Taps 13 Small Firms to Develop Cybersecurity Platforms

Thirteen small businesses have received $1.3 million in total preliminary funds from the Department of Homeland Security to develop cybersecurity tools and related methods across four research topics. DHS’ science and technology directorate made the awards through the Small Business Innovation Research program, the department said Friday…
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National Academy of Sciences to Conduct Aeronautics Research Under NASA Contract

The National Academy of Sciences has been awarded a potential five-year, $30.1 million contract by NASA to perform studies and assessments for the space agency’s aeronautics research mission directorate…
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DSS to Provide Integrated GUI Apps for VA’s Health Info Architecture Modernization Effort

Document Storage Systems has secured a potential four-year, $44 million contract to provide logistics and prosthetics graphical user interface overlay software licenses and maintenance services to the Department of Veterans Affairs…
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Northrop to Develop, Test Controlled Breakpoint for Navy Hawkeye Aerial Refueling System

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman an $8.4 million contract modification to design, build and test a controlled breakpoint for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aerial refueling program. Northrop will also integrate the E-2D CBP line replaceable assembly onto the Hawkeye’s AR probe forward mast assembly in an effort to mitigate the risk of foreign object damage to the aircraft when the military branch conducts air-to-air refueling operations, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Air Force Seeks White Papers for Nuclear C3 Tech Devt Program

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to submit white papers for a potential four-year, $8.06 million program that seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate platforms and methods designed to update the service branch’s nuclear command, control and communication systems…
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Marine Corps to Hold Mobile App Design Contest; Col. Kyle Dewar Comments

The U.S. Marine Corps will launch a competition that seeks to encourage Marines to develop mobile phone applications that can help them monitor their quality of life, physical fitness and warfighting capacity, Marine Corps Times reported Friday…
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Army Looks for Wireless Network Support Provider

The U.S. Army has begun to look for potential vendors that could help administer the military service’s wireless network system. A presolicitation notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps stated the Army Contracting Command-New Jersey-Warfighter Support seeks an industry partner to provide personnel, equipment and knowledge for the continuous operation of the network…
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August 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Hits Record Close Again as Defense Primes Rise

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at another all-time high Monday with 28 out of 30 companies including all 11 S&P 500-listed stocks in green and middle- to large-tier defense contractors as the session’s top advancers…
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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…
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