Posts from GovConWire for 09/29/2016

Reports: White House OKs Sale of Boeing, Lockheed Fighter Jets to Qatar, Kuwait & Bahrain

The White House has approved the requests of Kuwait and Qatar to buy up to 76 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15 and F/A- 18E/F Super Hornet aircraft worth approximately $7 billion, Reuters reported Wednesday…
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Serco’s North American Arm Wins $86M DLA Chemical Mgmt Contract

Serco Group’s North American subsidiary has won an $86 million contract to provide chemical management services to the Defense Logistics Agency. Serco Inc. will perform work in Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and California through Sept…
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DIA Taps Colsa for $103M Missile & Space Intell Center Support Contract

Colsa has won a potential five-year, $103 million contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency for scientific computing and analytical technical services to DIA’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center in Huntsville, Alabama…
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General Dynamics, Universal Technology to Support Air Force Manufacturing, Industrial Tech R&D Program

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business and Universal Technology have won positions on a potential eight-year, $46.6 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force  research and develop manufacturing technology…
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Congress Approves Stopgap Funding Bill to Head Off Govt Shutdown

The House voted 342-85 Wednesday evening to pass a stopgap spending bill that would fund the operations of the federal government through Dec. 9 and prevent a government shutdown on Oct. 1, The Hill reported Wednesday…
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Phyllis Schneck: DHS Needs Cyber Professionals to Help Secure Govt Networks, Natl Infrastructure

Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, has said DHS is in search of professionals who possess diverse skills to help the government secure federal networks and critical infrastructure in the U…
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Integrity Applications to Provide Technical, Logistics Services to DIA

Integrity Applications Inc. has won a potential five-year, $50.9 million contract to provide non-personal acquisition, technical, logistical and administrative support services to the Defense Intelligence Agency…
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PapGene Aims to Commercialize Bladder Cancer Surveillance Test With NIH Fast-Track SBIR Contract

Baltimore, Maryland-based biotechnology company PapGene has received a potential $2.2 million fast-track small business innovation research contract from the National Institutes of Health‘s National Cancer Institute to commercialize a recurrent bladder cancer surveillance test…
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DHS Seeks Input on Critical Infrastructure Positioning, Navigation, Timing Requirements

The Department of Homeland Security has solicited input from the critical infrastructure sector for a study that seeks to validate existing and future positioning, navigation and timing requirements. DHS released a public notice through the Federal Register published Sept…
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September 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Move Green in PM Trade on Oil Supply Cut Reports

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index turned positive in mid-afternoon trade Wednesday along with U.S. stocks after reports surfaced that major oil producing countries reached an agreement to limit global supply with more details due in November…
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