Posts from GovConWire for 10/03/2016

ULA Gets $861M Contract Modification to Continue Support for Air Force EELV Missions

United Launch Alliance has received an $860.8 million contract modification to help the  U.S. Air Force carry out Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle missions in fiscal year 2017. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will continue to provide Delta IV and Atlas V rockets as well as perform systems engineering, integration,  launch infrastructure sustainment and base and range operations support under the EELV program, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Army Orders Additional BAE Missile Warning Systems, Support Services for $249M

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has received a two-year, $249.4 million contract modification to produce common missile warning systems and spares for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday the modification also covers systems engineering, technical support and logistics services…
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General Dynamics Secures $155M DIA Enterprise Comms Task Order

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business has won a potential five-year, $154.7 million contract to provide enterprise communications services to the Defense Intelligence Agency’s directorate for information management and chief information officer…
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Lockheed Wins $149M Navy Electronic Warfare Production Contract Under SEWIP Block 2

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential three-year, $149 million contract to produce AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare systems and subsystems for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command received two proposals for the firm-fixed-price contract and will obligate the full contract amount at the time of award, the Defense Department said Friday…
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HPE’s Tammy Torbert: Agencies Should Adopt Next-Gen SIEM Tools to Facilitate Cyber Threat Analysis

Tammy Torbert, world wide solutions architect of federal at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), has said government agencies should implement next-generation security incident and event management platforms that work to facilitate cyber threat monitoring and analysis amid growth in data stores…
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6 Firms Land $100M in NASA Audit Services IDIQs

Six professional services firms have been awarded separate contracts worth up to $100 million combined for audit support services to NASA. Each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year plus up to four option years and covers work the Defense Contract Audit Agency has previously performed for NASA, the space agency said Saturday…
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CareFusion to Provide Automated Medication Dispensing Tech Under $100M DHA BPA

The Defense Health Agency has awarded CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) a five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement contract to build a technology platform for military health facilities to automate distribution of distribution of medicines to beneficiaries…
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Christopher Zember Named Alion Science Chief Technology Officer; Bahman Atefi Comments

Christopher Zember, former director of the National Defense University’s Center for Technology and National Security Policy, has been named chief technology officer of Alion Science and Technology…
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6 GovCon Industry Groups Ask Federal Govt to Delay Implementation of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule

Six member associations of the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations have asked the Obama administration to delay the implementation of a final rule that aims to ensure federal contractors’ compliance with labor laws…
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October 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes September With Loss, Maintains YTD Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded a 0.232-percent drop Friday to 80.575 and closed September with a 1.13-percent loss. McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) was the top gainer for both GCI stocks and stocks co-listed with the S&P 500…
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