Posts from GovConWire for 09/26/2016

Oshkosh to Build Medium Tactical Vehicles for 3 Intl Clients Under $378M Army Contract Modification

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has received a $378.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to manufacture a total of 1,543 medium tactical vehicles for Cameroon, Iraq and Somalia under the foreign military sales program…
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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Lands $232M Navy Contract Modification for CH-53K Test Demo Helicopters

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $232 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide two CH-53K helicopters designed to operate as system demonstration test article aircraft…
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Navy Taps Boeing, Lockheed for MQ-25 Carrier UAV Risk Reduction Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $43.4 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $43.6 million contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide risk reduction measures for the military branch’s first carrier unmanned aerial vehicle program…
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Teratech Wins $100M DLA Ultrasound Systems Supply IDIQ

A Teratech subsidiary has been awarded a potential 10-year, $100 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide clinical ultrasound systems to the Defense Logistics Agency. Terason Ultrasound will provide the machines for use by the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as well as other federal civilian agencies and foreign military customers, DoD said Friday…
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Gigamon’s Dennis Reilly: Agencies Should Deploy Cyber Tools That Offer ’Pervasive’ Network Visibility

Dennis Reilly, vice president of federal sales at network visibility platforms provider Gigamon (NYSE: GIMO), has said government agencies should adopt cybersecurity platforms that work to provide “pervasive visibility” into data across all networks in order to prevent data breaches…
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Former ASRC Federal Exec Bob Smith Named X3M Systems COO; Ehsan Bozorgi Comments

Bob Smith, former chief operating officer of ASRC Federal‘s information and technical solutions operating group, has been appointed to the same position at Greenbelt, Maryland-based X3M Systems…
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Rod Reum: Mission Ready Seeks Tactical Portfolio Growth in Buy of ForceOne Armor Business Assets

Mission Ready Services’ PTF Manufacturing division has purchased ForceOne’s armor business manufacturing assets for an undisclosed sum. The deal also includes ForceOne’s 23 certifications for products that comply with the National Institute of Justice’s ballistic resistance standard for body armor, list of customers and trademark, Mission Ready said Thursday…
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Harman International CEO Dinesh Paliwal Joins Raytheon Board

Dinesh Paliwal, chairman, president and CEO of Harman International, has joined the board of directors at Raytheon. Paliwal has led Harman over the past nine years, Raytheon said Friday. He also serves on the board of directors for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and business advisory council of the farmer school of business at the Miami University and member of the CEO Business Roundtable, U…
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RiverTech to Help NASA Secure Stennis Space Center

RiverTech LLC has received a potential $25.5 million contract from NASA to provide security services at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. NASA said Saturday that RiverTech will work to protect physical infrastructure and personnel, manage access control, perform badging, handle 911-dispatch center and provide traffic control and locksmith services to the facility…
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Summit Consulting to Provide Financial Mgmt Services to Treasury Dept

Summit Consulting has received a contract of an undisclosed value from to provide a range of financial management services to the Treasury Department‘s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund…
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September 26 Morning Report: GovCon Index Registers Weekly Gain on Fed’s Interest Rate Decision

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday with a decline of 0.495 percent to 81.375 but posted a weekly gain of 2.57 percent after the Federal Reserve decision Wednesday to maintain current interest rates…
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