Posts from GovCon Daily 10/05/2016

Elbit Systems Unit to Provide Gunner Hand Stations for Army’s Bradley Combat Vehicles

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded an Elbit Systems subsidiary a two-year, $7.3 million contract to provide the U.S. Army gunner hand stations for the BAE Systems-built Bradley Fighting Vehicles…
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GSA Unveils iBook Version of Federal Acquisition Regulation

The General Services Administration has released an iBook version of the Federal Acquisition Regulation to offer contracting officers, contractors and business owners information on the federal government’s purchasing process…
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AeroVironment Releases Remote Launch System for Blackwing UAS, Switchblade Missiles

AeroVironment has released a new launch system that will work to allow remote deployments of the company’s Switchblade Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System and Blackwing tube-launched unmanned aircraft system…
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Honeywell Chosen to Build Ballistic Composite Materials for ArmorSource, KDH Defense, Short Bark Industries

Honeywell will provide ballistic composite materials to ArmorSource, Short Bark Industries and KDH Defense Systems‘ for efforts by the latter three companies to build military protection products…
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Interplay Learning to Develop Solar Training Platform Under DOE Cooperative Deal

Interplay Learning has received a $1.25 million contract from the Energy Department to develop a content platform that will feature three-dimensional simulations and educational tools intended for solar installation training programs…
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Leidos Picks Crystal Group-Built Server for Signals Intell Platform; Matthew Smith Comments

Leidos has selected Crystal Group’s computer servers for integration with the former’s signals intelligence platform, Military & Aerospace reported Tuesday. John Keller writes Leidos will integrate Crystal’s RS378 3U rugged server with its eXpeditionary RT system that works to provide users with situational awareness data derived from various information sources…
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Architect-Engineering Firm Heery International Adopts Deltek Platform to Seek Govt Business

Heery International has chosen a Deltek-built platform for efforts to pursue business in the federal government, state, local and education contracting sectors. Heery will use Deltek’s GovWin IQ offering which works to provide information on approximately $2…
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HHS to Fund Commercial Manufacturing Tests for BioProtection Systems’ Ebola Vaccine

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded BioProtection Systems a contract with $24.75 million in base funds to support commercial manufacturing tests of the company’s anti-Ebola vaccine…
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NASA Goddard Interns Conduct Space Comms, Navigation Projects; Mike Weiss Comments

NASA hired interns during the summer to support the explorations and space communications projects division at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. Forty-eight students from 25 different U…
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HR McMaster: Army Shifts Focus to Multi-Domain Battle Concept

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the U.S. Army’s Capabilities Integration Center director, is shifting its priority to cross-domain fires and artillery batteries to be able to perform surface-to-surface, surface-to-air and shore-to-ship missions, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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