Posts from GovConWire for 08/26/2016

Booz Allen to Help JIDA Build, Field IED Countermeasures Under Potential $380M Task Order

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential five-year, $379.6 million task order from the General Services Administration to develop and deploy technologies for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency to counter improvised explosive devices…
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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will provide Atlas V 541 launch services to NASA for a follow-up rover mission to Mars. NASA said Friday it estimates that the Mars 2020 launch will cost $243 million, including spacecraft and planetary protection processing, rocket integration and tracking, data and telemetry support…
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Lockheed Gets $126M Modification on Navy Submarine Imaging Tech Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential one-year, $126.3 million contract modification to provide engineering and system support services for the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems program…
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Raytheon to Supply MK 54 Torpedo Equipment to US Navy, Thailand

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a potential $448.7 million contract to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo parts and equipment to the Navy and the government of Thailand under the foreign military sales program…
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Rockwell Collins Wins Potential $93M DLA Contract for Tactical Navigation System Spares

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has won a  five-year, $93 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply spare parts for various tactical navigation systems to the Defense Logistics Agency and the U…
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Navy Taps Progeny Systems for C5I Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Progeny Systems has landed a potential five-year, $31.1 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to perform engineering and technical support work on the U.S. Navy‘s command, control, communications, computers, combat and intelligence systems…
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GSA, DoD, NASA Issue Final Rule on Federal Contractors’ Labor Law Compliance

The General Services Administration, NASA and the Defense Department have released a final rule that seeks to ensure that federal contractors comply with labor laws. The three agencies said in a Federal Register notice published Thursday the proposed regulation would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to enforce the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order…
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Microsoft Offers Big Data Migration Service for Azure Govt Cloud Users

Microsoft has launched a service offering intended to help customer agencies move huge amounts of data into or out of the company’s blob storage within the Azure Government cloud network. Brenda Lee, a Microsoft program manager, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday the Azure Import/Export Service offering will work to help government organizations migrate data through shipment of hard disk drives to the company’s data center…
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GSA OIG Seeks IT Specialist to Serve as Lead Programmer

The General Services Administration is looking for an information technology specialist to serve as lead programmer at the GSA’s Office of Inspector General. A notice posted Thursday on USAJobs stated the incumbent will perform programming, establish project requirements, designate work to members, monitor work progress and review deliverables…
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August 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on McKesson Plunge Despite L-3 Upgrade & Bullish JPMorgan Defense Stock Forecast

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index stumbled to negative late afternoon Thursday on a plunge in McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) with other health stock declines despite an upgrade to L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) by JPMorgan and gains by other defense primes and government services providers…
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