Posts from GovConWire for 08/24/2016

Navy Selects 5 Companies for Potential $156M Joint Staff C4, Cyber Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies spots on a potential $155.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide a range of support services for the Joint Staff J6 Directorate’s C4/Cyber program…
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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $81M Army Engineering, R&D Platform Maintenance Contract

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential five-year, $81.1 million contract to help the U.S. Army maintain an engineering and research-and-development platform to be built by an academic or a nonprofit organization…
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Air Force Taps Lockheed for Phase 2 System-of-Systems Architecture R&D Contract

Lockheed Martin has secured a $36.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to perform research and development work under the second phase of the service branch’s System of Systems Integration Technology and Experimentation program…
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Northrop to Develop Beam Control System for Air Force Fighter Jet Laser Weapon

Northrop Grumman has won a potential five-year, $39.3 million contract to develop a beam control technology for integration into the laser weapons system for a tactical pod on a U.S. Air Force fighter jet…
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VA Seeks Clinical Psychology Support Sources for Mobile Application Devt Project

The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun its search for potential industry sources of clinical psychology services to support the development of mobile applications. VA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Aug…
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ManTech to Help CBP Build Data Aggregation Tool; Daniel Keefe Comments

ManTech International has secured a potential three-year, $24 million task order from the Department of Homeland Security to prototype a joint service-oriented architecture for use in border security operations…
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Air Force Issues ISR Data Link System RFI

The U.S. Air Force seeks information on data link systems that the military branch can integrate into intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. A notice posted Aug. 17 on the FedBizOpps website said the service branch aims to develop an International Traffic in Arms Regulation compliant system that uses components with State Department DSP-5 documentation…
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MIL to Provide Service Desk Support for Library of Congress Users

MIL Corp. has received a contract from the Congressional Research Service to provide service desk support for more than 800 Library of Congress users. Under the contract, MIL’s information technology team will work to operate call centers, repair hardware, configure operating systems and application images, set up audio and video conference room and manage assets, the company said Monday…
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CBO Raises FY 2016 Federal Budget Deficit Projection to $590B

A Congressional Budget Office report predicts the federal budget deficit to hit $590 billion in fiscal year 2016, a figure $56 billion higher than the agency’s shortfall projection in March and $152 billion up from the previous fiscal year…
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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the two worst net and percentage performers of companies in both indices…
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