Posts from GovConWire for 09/15/2016

CHELCO to Manage Eglin Air Base’s Electric Distribution System Under $360M DLA Contract

Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative has won a 50-year, $360.4 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to operate and maintain an electric distribution system at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida…
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Elbit Systems’ EFW Unit Wins $103M Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Systems

A business unit of Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has won a potential five-year, $103 million contract to manufacture 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar weapon systems for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday Elbit Systems unit EFW will perform work under the firm-fixed-price contract through Sept…
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SOS Security-Evik JV Lands $83M Contract to Help Secure US Embassy, Consulates in Brazil

A joint venture of SOS Security LLC–Evik Seguranca e Vigilancia has been awarded a five-year, $83 million contract by the State Department to continue to provide security services at the U.S…
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SC3 Promotes David Clark to CFO, Expands Role of COO Chuck Hicks

David Clark, vice president of business operations at SC3, has been promoted to chief financial officer at the Alexandria, Virginia-based federal technology and consulting services contractor. Clark will oversee SC3’s financial and corporate functions in the areas of procurement, accounting, pricing, financial analysis and contracts, the company said Tuesday…
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Army Orders $82M in Joint Service Aircrew Masks, Flight Equipment From Gentex

Gentex has received an $82.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to supply aircrew masks, life support system and flight equipment for the Joint Strike Fighter program. The company will build Joint Service Aircrew Mask systems for the military branch in an effort to protect fighter pilots against chemical and biological threats when they conduct missions, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Army Picks BAE Subsidiary for M109A5 Howitzer Repair FMS Contract With Brazil

A BAE Systems subsidiary has received a potential three-year, $54 million contract from the U.S. Army to update and repair 32 M109A5 howitzers for the government of Brazil as part of a foreign military sales agreement…
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Huntington Ingalls Receives Navy LXR Amphibious Ship Design Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Industries has secured a $19.1 million contract modification to accelerate design work on the U.S. Navy‘s LX(R) amphibious ship replacement program. The Naval Sea Systems Command obligated $3 million at the time of the award of the modification from the Navy’s fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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AMI Industries to Produce Ejection Seats for Air Force’s B-2 Fleet

AMI Industries has received a $14.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce ejection seats that will work to help B-2 bomber aircraft pilots escape in the event of an emergency. The United Technology Corp…
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CAE Helps Australian, Canadian Airmen Conduct Joint Tactical Simulation Exercise; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE worked with the air forces of Australia and Canada to help them participate in a multinational integrated live-virtual-constructive exercise with their U.K and U.S. counterparts in mid-August. The Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force implemented CAE-built full-mission simulators during the Coalition Virtual Flag 16 event, the company said Wednesday…
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September 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down Slightly, After Past Few Days Roller Coaster Ride

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down slightly after significant market swings the past three days. Declining shares outpaced advancing 23 to 6. Market closed mixed with DJIA and S&P500 down and the NASDAQ tech stocks up on the day…
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