Posts from GovConWire for 09/12/2016

DISA Restarts $17B Encore III IT Vehicle Solicitation

The Defense Information Systems Agency has reissued its call for bids on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for products and services to support the Defense Department‘s information technology modernization efforts…
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Northrop Awarded $108M Contract to Build Autonomous Fire Scout Helicopters for Navy

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $108.1 fixed-price-incentive-firm  contract to provide 10 MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopters to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday that Northrop will perform work in California, Alabama, Texas and Mississippi as well as other locations within the U…
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General Dynamics, Oceaneering to Continue Support for Navy Submarine Safety Program

The U.S. Navy has awarded contract modifications worth $86.6 million combined to General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary and Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII) to support safety efforts and material work on the military branch’s submarines…
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Box’s Paul Chapman: Digital Apps Based on ‘Micro-Services’ Key to Government Collaboration

Paul Chapman, chief information officer at cloud storage firm Box (NYSE: BOX), has said government agencies should adopt “micro-services” to build digital applications that work to allow citizens and end users to share resources and collaborate on any device…
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General Atomics Lands Army Contract Modification for Gray Eagle Test, Evaluation Support

A General Atomics subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $17.3 million contract modification to provide final operational test and evaluation services for the U.S. Army’s Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system…
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Air Force Picks Harris for Sustaining Engineering Support IDIQ

Harris Corp. has received a potential five-year, $9.8 million contract to provide sustaining engineering support services for the U.S. Air Force’s testing laboratory for B-1 reprogrammable electronic warfare systems and defensive avionics platforms…
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DLA Selects Data Monitor Systems to Provide Navy Fuel Mgmt Services

Data Monitor Systems  has won a $16 million firm-fixed-price contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide fuel management services to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work in Oklahoma and Florida through Dec…
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Atlantic CommTech to Update Air Force’s Weapon Security, Alarm Comm Systems

Atlantic CommTech Corp. has won a $36.5 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force modernize the service branch’s Weapon Storage and Security System and Alarm Communication and Display. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform sustainment upgrades to the WS3 cryptographic platform that works to encrypt the system’s alarm data…
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Adm. Michael Rogers: AI, Human Analytics Integration Can Aid Natl Security Programs

Some military and federal agency officials who took part in a panel discussion held Thursday in Washington believe that artificial intelligence technology can support missions in cyberspace and the intelligence community, DoD News reported Friday…
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September 12 Morning Report: GCI, US Markets Post Losses on Interest Hike Concerns

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a 2.30-percent drop to 79.822 to post a two-month low with all 30 registered companies in the negative. U.S. markets also dropped with the S&P 500 at 2,127…
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