Posts from GovConWire for 09/02/2016

Aerospace Corp. Gets $844M Modification on Systems Engineering, Integration Contract With Air Force

Aerospace Corp. has received an $844.3 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide systems engineering and integration support to the national space community. The modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract and the company will perform work in El Segundo, California through Sept…
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PKL Services Lands $495M FMS Contract for Saudi F-15 Maintenance Training Support

PKL Services has won a potential five-year, $495 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide F-15 S&SA type aircraft maintenance upgrade training services to Saudi Arabia…
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M1 Support Services to Help Maintain Air Force UH-1N Helicopters Under Potential $80M Contract

M1 Support Services has been awarded a $79.6 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to maintain the service branch’s fleet of UH-1N helicopters. The Defense Department said Thursday M1 will also provide UH-1N aircrew flight equipment and weapons maintenance services under the firm-fixed-price contract…
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LMI Seeks to Expand Intell Community Services Through FourWinds Acquisition

Tysons, Virginia-based LMI has agreed to acquire national security consulting services contractor FourWinds under a deal of an undisclosed sum approved by the former’s board and the leadership teams of both companies…
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SBA Issues Funding Awards to 68 Business Accelerators; Maria Contreras-Sweet Comments

The Small Business Administration has awarded 68 business accelerators with a $50,000 grant each as winners of SBA’s third annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. SBA said Thursday that a panel of government and industry professionals chose the winning accelerators out of more than 400 grant applicants from across the U…
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Reuters: Sales of Boeing’s F-15, F/A- 18E/F Super Hornets to Kuwait, Qatar Near US Approval

The U.S. government could approve this month a pair of foreign military sales agreements for Qatar and Kuwait to procure up to 76 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15 and F/A- 18E/F Super Hornet jets worth an estimated $7 billion, Reuters reported Thursday…
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Raytheon BBN to Provide TRANSCOM Modeling & Simulation App Support

A Raytheon subsidiary has secured an $8.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Transportation Command to provide support for a transportation modeling and simulation application. The Defense Department said Thursday Raytheon BBN Technologies will support the Analysis of Mobility Platform that works to simulate the Defense Transportation System…
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Eric Fanning Cites Army’s Role in Joint Warfighting Efforts

U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning has discussed the role of the service branch in joint warfighting efforts during his visit to Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia. “We are a joint force now,” Fanning told attendees of the Army Training and Doctrine Command Commanders’ forum during his keynote speech…
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September 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Dragged by Vectrus Plunge After Mideast Contract Loss to URS

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index started September with a slight decline Thursday to register its third straight loss as Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) plunged almost 20 percent on the loss of a contract for Middle East-based logistics services the company held since 2010…
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