Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/03/2016

NSF Awards Dell Federal Services Unit $88M IT Services BPA; George Newstrom Comments

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $88 million blanket purchase agreement to Dell Technologies‘ federal government services business segment for information technology delivery and help desk services…
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Air Force Releases Space Test Program-3 Mission Launch Service RFP; Samuel Greaves Comments

The U.S. Air Force seeks a contractor to provide satellite and secondary payload launch services for the military branch’s future Space Test Program-3 mission. The Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center will accept responses to its request for proposals on the STP-3 Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle contract through Dec…
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CACI Lands Centcom Communication Integration Support Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has received a potential five-year, $22 million contract to continue to provide communication integration support for the U.S. Central Command. The company said Monday it will offer planning, linguistic and cultural support in an effort to help the Central Command Communication Integration organization evaluate public data to facilitate decision-making processes and communication of CCCI’s initiatives to regional audiences…
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QinetiQ, Milrem Unveil Hybrid Unmanned Ground Vehicle; Jon Hastie Comments

QinetiQ North America and Milrem have introduced a modular, hybrid unmanned ground vehicle the companies designed to help soldiers perform their missions on the battlefield. Titan is built to incorporate Milrem’s Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System for military applications along with QinetiQ’s tactical robot controller and robotic applique kit, Milrem said Monday…
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Dominion Privatization Texas Wins $740M Contract to Manage Army Electric, Natural Gas Distribution Systems

Dominion Privatization Texas has won a potential 50-year, $740.2 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to own, operate and maintain electric and natural gas distribution systems at the Fort Hood military base in Texas…
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FedRAMP Accelerated Program Seeks to Reduce Provisional Authorization Duration to 15 Weeks

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, has said the duration of the provisional authorization process for cloud service providers has been reduced from 104 weeks to 15 weeks under the FedRAMP Accelerated program…
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Navy Rear Adm. Jon Hill Named MDA Deputy Director

Rear Adm. Jon Hill, program executive officer for integrated warfare systems at the U.S. Navy, has been appointed deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Department announced Friday…
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NASA, France Forge Aircraft Noise Reduction Research Partnership; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA and France’s aerospace research agency ONERA have entered into an agreement to conduct studies meant to help mitigate the impacts of civil air transportation noise on communities. The partnership aims to develop new technologies for airplane noise prediction and analyze human reaction to aircraft noise through the use of measurement methods and large data sets, NASA said Friday…
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FCi Establishes New Virginia HQ to Support Expansion Plans; Scott Miller Comments

FCI Federal has established a new headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia, in support of the company’s plans to expand across government agencies. The company said Friday its new office at Lakeview Center Plaza has triple the work space than its previous office…
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Emergent BioSolutions Gets $199M HHS Funds to Mature Anthrax Vaccine Candidate

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Emergent BioSolutions a five-year, $198.7 million contract to further mature the development of an anthrax vaccine in preparation for a Food and Drug Administration license…
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GSA-D&B Partnership Expands Govt Spending Activity Info Access

The General Services Administration and Dun & Bradstreet have renegotiated their data collection contract to expand the use of federal government spending information. Kevin Youel Page, acting assistant commissioner of GSA’s Integrated Award Environment, wrote in a blog post posted Saturday that rights to proprietary D&B data stored in IAE systems have been expanded in efforts to help users conduct historical procurement data research and trend analysis…
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