Posts from GovConWire for 08/31/2016

Sprint to Update DISA Optical Transport Network Under Potential $216M Contract

Sprint‘s (NYSE: S) federal government business has been awarded a potential $215.7 million contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide optical transport network upgrade services for the Defense Information Systems Network…
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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Unit Gets $158M Contract Modification to Build Additional UH-60 Helicopters for Army

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received a $158.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to exercise an option to manufacture an additional 14 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters…
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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $88M in Long-Lead Procurement Funds for 9th US National Security Cutter

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has secured an $88.2 million contract from the U.S. Coast Guard to procure long-lead materials for the production of a ninth National Security Cutter…
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National Conferencing Wins $81M Contract to Provide Army Event Logistics, Training Services

National Conferencing has won a potential $81.1 million order-dependent contract to provide  strong bonds logistical conference and training support services to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Army Contracting Command received three bids for the contract through an online-based solicitation and will determine work locations and funds upon issuance of each order The company will perform work through Feb…
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Senators Urge President Obama to Raise Financial System Security Issues During G-20 Leaders’ Summit

A group of six Democratic U.S. senators wrote a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to address cybersecurity of financial institutions when he meets with his international counterparts at the G-20 Summit that will be held in Hangzhou, China from Sept…
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Defense One: CSIS Target of Russia-Linked APT Hacking Group

A hacking group linked to the Kremlin has targeted the Center for Strategic and International Studies and several other Washington think tanks that conduct research into Russia’s policy initiatives, Defense One reported Monday…
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ECS to Help Army Develop Simulation, Training Tech; Waymon Armstrong Comments

Engineering and Computer Simulations has received two contracts from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to research, build and demonstrate simulation and training technologies. The Simulation, Training and Engineering Services initiative aims to create training and simulation systems intended to adapt to varying Army requirements over time, ECS said Friday…
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Versar to Provide Operations, Engineering Services to Army Reserve Support Command

Versar has secured a five-year, $37 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide operations, plans, engineering and environmental support for the U.S. Army Reserve 88th Regional Support Command…
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August 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Drops, Lockheed & Primes Lead Losses on Low Volume Day

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held negative in a light trading session for U.S. stocks Tuesday as defense primes led GCI losses ahead of the July jobs report scheduled for release before markets open Friday…
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