Posts from GovConWire for 08/25/2016

Army Taps DRS for $400M Joint Assault Bridge Development IDIQ; Joe Matteoni Comments

DRS Technologies has received a potential $400 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop a new Joint Assault Bridge system. DRS’ sustainment systems business unit will oversee the production of the hydraulic bridge launcher and M1A1 chassis assembly as well as system integration work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, DRS said Tuesday…
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NASA Awards Potential $165M IT Services Contract to All Points Logistics

All Points Logistics has secured a potential five-year, $165 million contract from NASA to provide a range of information technology support services to the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama and Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana…
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Raytheon to Continue Logistics Support for Navy Phalanx Weapon System

Raytheon has received an 18-month, $45.4 million delivery order to supply repaired and new units of the Phalanx close-in-weapon system to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Navy issued the order as a bridge action under a previously awarded contract for performance-based logistics support of Phalanx to procure line-item units in compliance with the service branch’s fleet requirements…
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QinetiQ Unit to Provide MK2 Robotic System Post-Production Support to Navy

A business unit of QinetiQ has been awarded a potential $31.7 million contract perform post-production support work on the Man Transportable Robotic System MK2 for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract carries a one-year base value of $10…
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L-3 Subsidiary Secures Navy Jet Training Services Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded an L-3 Communications subsidiary a $21.9 million modification to exercise the first option on a previously awarded contract for contractor-owned and operated business jet training services…
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Navmar Applied Sciences to Build, Test ISR Sensors for US Naval Platforms

Navmar Applied Sciences Corp. has received a two-year, $12.4 million order from the U.S. Navy to develop and test intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors for current maritime platforms of the military service branch…
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Aptima to Expand Data Fusion System Functions for Intell Analysts Under 2 Air Force Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Aptima two contracts worth $667,000 combined to expand the functionality of an information fusion platform designed to integrate data from various sources. Aptima and the Air Force Research Laboratory will collaborate to equip the TID-BIT system with additional functions that will work to help intelligence analysts determine the source attribution of open-source intelligence or “soft” data as well as evaluate the reliability of the source in anti-access/area-denial environments, Aptima said Monday…
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Boeing to Refresh Underwater ISR Tech on New Zealand Orion Patrol Aircraft Fleet

Boeing has secured a $36 million contract to update the underwater ISR technology on six of the New Zealand air force’s aircraft under the Defense on the Future Air Surveillance Capability project…
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ONC Opens Comment Period on Draft 2017 Health IT Interoperability Standards

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology seeks public comments on a draft set of standards and implementation specifications meant to help the healthcare sector address interoperability issues between clinical IT systems…
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August 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Decline as Health Losses Weigh on US Markets

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower Wednesday with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) the worst net performer at more than double the decline of second-lowest Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as losses in healthcare shares dragged U…
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