Posts from GovConWire for 10/19/2016

6 Companies Win Potential $231M Naval Curriculum Devt & Maintenance Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded six companies contracts worth up to $230.6 million combined for curriculum development and maintenance services to the military branch’s Naval Training Products and Services Program…
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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets $176M Navy Funds for USS Montpelier Repair Work

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has been awarded a pair of contract modifications with a combined value of $176 million to maintain and repair the U.S. Navy‘s fast attack submarine USS Montpelier…
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D-Wave Unveils US Gov’t Subsidiary, Names Independent Board Members

D-Wave Systems has established a new subsidiary that will work to provide quantum computer systems to U.S. government agencies and has appointed executives that will serve on the subsidiary’s independent board…
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ASEC to Support Navy Air Test and Evaluation Squadron One

Aviation Systems Engineering Co. has secured a potential six-year, $35.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy for technical, analytical, administrative and material support services to the military branch’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron One…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Initial Propulsion Hardware Set Delivery for Boeing’s CST-100 Service Module

Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the initial set of propulsion system hardware to Boeing for integration with the latter’s Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner spacecraft service module. The hardware set includes starboard manifold assemblies and low-pressure port designed to distribute helium and move the propellants through the service module’s thrusters and engines, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday…
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MapR Technologies Establishes Federal Advisory Board to Support Govt IT Market Strategy

San Jose, California-based converged data platform provider MapR Technologies has formed a Federal Advisory Board established to help align U.S. government agencies with technologies that utilize big data…
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Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone Takes Charge of Army Cyber Command

Lt. Gen Paul Nakasone, formerly commander of the U.S. Cyber Command’s cyber national mission force, has assumed new duties as head of the U.S. Army Cyber Command and 2nd Army. He succeeds Lt…
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Leonardo-Finmeccanica to Deliver AESA Radars for Navy MQ-8C Unmanned Helicopter

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has secured a contract to provide active electronically scanned array radars for integration onto the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. The company said Monday it will deliver five Osprey AESA radars to the Naval Air Systems Command to support testing and evaluation work and NAVAIR has the option to acquire more radars for real operations…
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FDIC Board to Hold Open Meeting on Flood Insurance, Cyber Risk Mgmt Policies

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.‘s board of directors is scheduled to conduct an open session meeting on Wednesday to discuss various public policies. FDIC said in a Federal Register notice published Monday it plans to discuss the temporary waiver of appraisal requirements for certain flood-affected areas in Louisiana and review regulations transferred from the former Office of Thrift Supervision…
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October 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Climbs on Orbital ATK Post-Launch Surge, Primes Pace Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed just shy of a full 1-percent gain Tuesday on a large upswing by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) after the company’s successful rocket launch Monday night and gains by other prime contractors…
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