Posts from GovConWire for 09/30/2016

PAE-Parsons JV to Extend Joint Military Guam Base Support Under Potential $492M Contract

A joint venture of PAE and Parsons will continue to support U.S. Navy operations at the Joint Region Marianas installation in Guam under a potential $492 million contract. The Navy received eight proposals through an online-based competitive procurement and re-awarded the contract to DZSP 21 after the service branch took corrective action in response to a bid protest, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Oshkosh Awarded $409M for Order Year 7 of Army Medium Tactical Vehicle Production Contract

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has received a $409 million order to produce 1,661 family of medium tactical vehicle trucks and 31 trailers for the U.S. Army. The order is for the seventh performance year on a previously awarded FMTV contract and the company’s defense business segment will continue deliveries of the vehicles to the service branch through July 2018, Oshkosh said Thursday…
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Huntington Ingalls Lands $400M Navy IDIQ for Nuclear Submarine, Support Facility Repair Services

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has been awarded a potential $400 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to repair nuclear-powered submarines, moored training ships, special mission submersibles and submarine support facilities for the U…
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SAIC Wins Potential $383M Navy Contract for MK 48 Torpedo Components

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential four-year, $383.1 million contract to produce MK 48 Mod 7 heavyweight torpedo components for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a competitive procurement process with two proposals received, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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OPM Unveils National Background Investigations Bureau; Charles Phalen to Serve as NBIB Chief

The Office of Personnel Management has announced the launch of the National Background Investigations Bureau and appointment of Charles Phalen, formerly vice president of corporate security at Northrop Grumman, as director of NBIB…
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Connecticut Legislature OKs $220M Incentive Package for Lockheed’s Sikorsky Subsidiary

The Connecticut General Assembly has approved a $220 million incentive package to keep the factory of Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky subsidiary in the state and increase the helicopter business’ workforce to more than 8,000 by 2032, Connecticut Post reported Wednesday…
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NASA Taps Business Integra for Potential $206M Goddard IT Support IDIQ

Business Integra has received a potential five-year, $206 million contract to manage and integrate information technology systems at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland…
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KBR-Triple Canopy JV Wins $118M Contract for Army Security Services in Kuwait

A joint venture of KBR (NYSE: KBR) and Triple Canopy has won a potential $117.8 million contract to operate a U.S. Army base in Kuwait and provide security support services for the military branch’s area support group in the country…
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Microsoft’s Cloud-Based CRM Platform Gets FedRAMP Board OK Via Accelerated Authorization Process

Microsoft has received a provisional authority-to-operate from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program‘s joint authorization board for the company’s cloud-based customer relationship management software offering for public sector clients…
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September 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Slips Into Deep Red, Positioned for 2nd Straight Monthly Loss

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell out of narrow range in afternoon trade Thursday to close down 1 percent and position itself for a second consecutive monthly loss with one day left in September as fears over the health of Deutsche Bank both dragged down banking shares and overshadowed U…
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