Posts from GovConWire for 08/30/2016

Navy Selects 4 Firms for $951M LCS Fleet Sustainment Support IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a pair of indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $950.8 million combined over five years for sustainment work on the Littoral Combat Ships 1 variant class…
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Datron Awarded $495M FMS Contract to Provide Afghanistan Radios, Support Equipment

Datron World Communications has received a potential five-year, $495 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce radios and support equipment for Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Monday the contract will run through Aug…
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General Dynamics Electric Boat Receives $301M Navy Contract for Lead Yard Work on Virginia-Class Subs

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has secured a one-year, $300.6 million contract to provide lead yard services and support development studies and design efforts for the U.S. Navy‘s Virginia-class submarines…
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BL Harbert to Build C2 Facility for ARCYBER HQ Under $85M Army Contract

BL Harbert International has received a potential two-year, $85.1 million contract from the U.S. Army to build a command-and-control facility for the service branch’s Cyber Command headquarters at Fort Gordon in Georgia…
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Vricon to Support Army Geospatial Center Under GSA Contract

Vricon has been awarded a sole-source contract by the General Services Administration to provide geospatial data services to the U.S. Army‘s Geospatial Center. McLean, Virginia-based Vricon said Friday it will deliver a digital surface model with 10-meter postings that will work to cover an entire country…
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Air Force Taps Ohio Aerospace Institute for Computational R&D Contract

The Ohio Aerospace Institute has been awarded a $13.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide research and development services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday OAI will work to integrate fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, physics, mathematics and computer science concepts to computationally simulate canonical configuration flows and real-world applications of current and future aerospace and weapons systems and related components…
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Ensco-PositiveID Team Selected for Phase 2 of DHS’ Biothreat Detection Tech Program

A team comprised of Ensco and PositiveID has secured a contract to produce a biothreat detection system for the Department of Homeland Security under the second phase of DHS’ SenseNet Program…
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ManTech to Help Analyze Navy Aircraft Systems

ManTech International has been awarded an $8 million contract to provide engineering and technical support services for all U.S. Navy aircraft platforms and associated systems. The company will conduct reliability, maintainability, testability, quality assurance, diagnostic and system safety analyses throughout the life cycle of naval aircraft systems, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Sens. Claire McCaskill, Jon Tester Issue Follow-Up Letter on New Background Investigation Bureau

Sens. Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) have asked the Office of Personnel Management for updates on how OPM will establish a new bureau that would be responsible for federal background investigations…
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August 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 5-Day Losing Streak on Prime Gains, Financial Shares Lift Stocks on Fed Rate Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index snapped a five-day losing streak Monday on advances by mid- and large-tier defense contractors as gains by financial shares led Wall Street to end its three-day stretch of declines…
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