Posts from GovConWire for 10/14/2016

AM General Secures $151M in Humvee Production, Training Support Contracts

AM General has received new contracts and contract modifications worth a combined $151 million to supply Humvee vehicles to the U.S. military’s National Guard and Reserve components as well as Afghanistan and Ukraine…
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General Dynamics to Support Coast Guard Search-and-Rescue Program Under $126M Follow-On Award

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential three-year, $125.6 million contract for support work on the U.S. Coast Guard‘s command, control and direction-finding communications system…
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Air Force Taps Lockheed for Gap-Filler Radar FMS Contract With Jordan

Lockheed Martin has secured a potential $41.6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to obtain, deliver and install a gap-filler radar system for Jordan as part of a foreign military sales deal…
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USDA’s Forest Service Seeks Geospatial Professional Support Sources

The Agriculture Department’s Forest Service has started its search for potential industry sources of professional services in the areas of geographic information systems, GPS, cartography, remote sensing and other geospatial activities…
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Former EMC CEO Joe Tucci Named Bridge Growth Partners Chairman

Joe Tucci, former chairman and CEO of EMC, has been appointed as chairman of New York-based investment firm Bridge Growth Partners. Bridge Growth Partners said Tuesday that Tucci has been a member of the company’s  investment committee and advisory board since late 2013…
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Digital Tech Industry Vet Robert Poulin Named AEEC Chief Revenue Officer

Robert Poulin, former president of digital technology firm Havas Helia, has joined AEEC as the inaugural chief revenue officer of the Reston, Virginia-based professional services contractor. AEEC said Oct…
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Thales to Build More Aircraft Landing Guidance Systems for Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Thales‘ defense and security business a $14.1 million contract modification to produce an additional three deployable instrument landing systems. The modification covers deployable glideslopes, localizers and containers for the electrical gear to support the military branch’s risk reduction efforts, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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BAE Lands IARPA Contract to Build Sensor-Based Cyber Threat Prediction Tool

BAE Systems has received a potential $11.4 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a tool designed to help U.S. intelligence and military agencies detect and predict cyber attacks…
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ULA Updates Atlas V Rocket Configuration for Boeing CST-100 Spacecraft; Gary Wentz Comments

Boeing and United Launch Alliance have released an updated aerodynamic configuration of the ULA rocket that will launch the former’s capsule developed for NASA to address aerodynamic stability and loads challenges…
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October 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Cuts Losses in PM Trade, Cubic Weighs After 4Q Earnings Caution

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index pared much of its losses during afternoon trade Thursday but failed to close in green as Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) tumbled after the company warned full-year earnings and revenue would fall below prior guidance on funding delays from the Defense Department…
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