Posts from GovConWire for 09/14/2016

Boeing Awarded $700M Air Force IDIQ to Continue Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 Production

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security segment has received a potential $700 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for the production of lots 12 to 14 Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 weapons and carriage systems…
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DLA Awards Mylan Pharmaceuticals $121M Lidocaine Patch Supply Contract

Mylan Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MYL) has won a potential $121.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide lidocaine 5 percent patch, a medicine designed for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia pain…
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Mike Leff: GSA Extends AT&T’s Network Support Services for Federal Sector

AT&T will continue to provide integrated communications platforms to federal customers after the company received a pair of contract extensions under the General Services Administration‘s network services procurement vehicle…
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Navy Taps General Dynamics Subsidiary for USS Gonzalez Maintenance Support Contract

A General Dynamics subsidiary has won a potential one-year, $21 million contract to provide maintenance, modification and repair services for the U.S. Navy’s USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) as part of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer’s fiscal 2017 restricted dry-docking availability…
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Navy Picks 3 Small Businesses to Support EW Platforms for Multiple Ship Hulls

The U.S. Navy has awarded Prism Maritime, STIMULUS Engineering Services and Superior Marine Solutions positions on a potential $50 million contract to install or  de-install surface electronic warfare systems for various ship hulls…
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Raytheon to Build Display & Targeting System for Marine Corps Abrams Tanks

Raytheon has been awarded a $12.6 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide an integrated display and targeting system for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ fleet of Abrams main battle tanks…
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Boeing’s Insitu Subsidiary to Produce 5th Batch of Blackjack UAVs for US Navy, Canada

Boeing subsidiary Insitu has received a $21.6 million contract modification to build and  two RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy and Canada under a foreign military sales program…
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Report: Obama Nominates Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves as Next MDA Director

President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, to serve as the next director of MDA, Space News reported Tuesday. Mike Gruss writes Greaves, if confirmed, will succeed U…
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MIT Lands DARPA Contract Option for Engineering Biology Program’s 1K Molecules Component

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology a potential 18-month, $8.1 million contract modification to provide support for the second phase of DARPA’s Living Foundries: 1000 Molecules program…
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Astronics-NI Alliance Releases New PXI-Based Rugged Test Platforms

Astronics Test Systems and National Instruments have rolled out a set of PXI-based technology platforms the companies jointly developed for aerospace and defense test programs. NI said Tuesday the PXIe-6943 digital test instrument, PXIe-3352 rubidium clock source and PXIe-1209 pulse pattern generator employ software compatible with current VXI testing equipment as well as legacy offerings from multiple instrument vendors…
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September 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Down With Concerns Over Interest Rate Hike

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down sharply after Monday’s rally. The Index hit a new two month low to close at 79.605 off 1.39 percent on the day. Declining shares outpaced advancing 28 to 2…
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