Posts from GovConWire for 11/01/2016

CACI Wins Potential $1.8B GSA Task Order to Support Pentagon’s Anti-IED Organization

The General Services Administration has awarded CACI International (NYSE: CACI) a potential five-year, $1.77 billion task order for analytical operations, intelligence and training support services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization…
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Lockheed to Sustain Air Force F-22 Jets Under $536M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $536.4 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide sustainment services for the military branch’s F-22 Raptor aircraft fleet. The Defense Department said Monday work will occur in Fort Worth, Texas through Dec…
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Textron’s AAI Subsidiary Gets $207M Army Contract for Australia RQ-7B UAS Logistics Sustainment Services

AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT), has secured a potential $206.6 million foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Army to perform logistics maintenance work on Shadow RQ-7B unmanned aerial systems for Australia…
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BAE Vet Jeff McCray to Lead HII’s Australian Office as Business Devt VP; Mike Smith Comments

Jeff McCray, former vice president of international business development at BAE Systems, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) to serve in the same role and lead a new office that HII will open in Canberra, Australia…
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Navy Exercises Third Option Year in Lockheed Aegis Weapon Ship Integration, Testing Contract

Lockheed Martin has landed a $60.9 million contract modification to integrate and test the Aegis weapon system aboard the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51 class ships under the third option year of a previously awarded contract…
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Propellant Valves for Boeing CST-100 Service Module

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted a series of hot-fire tests on two launch abort engines that include new propellant valves for the propulsion system of Boeing‘s Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner service module…
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Parsons Establishes San Antonio Tech Office to Support Govt Clients

Parsons held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday to mark the launch of its new 14,000-square-foot technology office in San Antonio, Texas, that will support cybersecurity and intelligence efforts of government customers…
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DARPA Tests Unmanned Vessel, Sensor Mast Prototype Via Joint Maritime Demonstration

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has demonstrated an unmanned vessel and a sensor mast prototype through open-water tests conducted off the coast of California. DARPA developed the autonomous vehicle through the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program and the sensor mast prototype as part of the Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems initiative, the agency said Oct…
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Treasury Tax IG: IRS’ Use of Data Elements Led to Detection of $72M in Suspected Tax Refund Fraud

The Treasury Department‘s inspector general for tax administration has found that as of March 25, the Internal Revenue Service identified suspected tax refund fraud cases valued at $72 million driven by the introduction of three data elements to the Return Review Program…
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October 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes in Tight Range, Ends October Decline to Start New Earnings Week

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded in tight range Monday to record its third straight monthly decline with a second week of quarterly financial reports from GCI companies set to begin Tuesday morning…
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