Posts from GovConWire for 11/02/2016

ICF Lifts Full-Year Earnings Guidance on Govt, Energy Market Outlooks

GovCon Index-listed contractor ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) lifted full-year earnings guidance to a range above the consensus Wall Street forecast Tuesday and slightly increased revenue projections to a range in-line with analysts’ expectations…
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DLA Issues $800M Medical Ultrasound Equipment IDIQ to Fujifilm SonoSite

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Fujifilm SonoSite a potential 10-year, $799.6 million contract for ultrasound machines, accessories and training support services. DLA received 27 offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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Bechtel Gets $532M Contract Modification for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components

Bechtel‘s plant machinery organization will continue work on naval nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy under a $532.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract. The Navy will obligate $520…
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Former Vistronix CFO Alan Stewart Named Systems Planning & Analysis SVP, Finance Lead

Alan Stewart, former chief financial officer of Vistronix, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as senior vice president and CFO at the Alexandria, Virginia-based professional services contractor. SPA said Friday that Stewart holds experience in positions related to business management, tax, investor relations, finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions at multiple public and private companies…
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Kristin Machacek Leary Joins Forcepoint as VP, Chief HR Officer; Matthew Moynahan Comments

Kristin Machacek Leary, formerly senior vice president of global human resources at Alphatec Spine, has been named VP and chief HR officer at Forcepoint — the cybersecurity joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners…
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Enlightenment Capital Raises $147M for 2nd Fund; Delvin Talbott Comments

Washington-based private investment firm Enlightenment Capital has generated $147 million in capital commitments for its second fund in support of efforts to implement a strategy to invest in middle market firms in the aerospace, defense and government sector…
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Mike Poth: FirstNet Inches Closer to Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award

The First Responder Network Authority is in the evaluation phase and is close to awarding a contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Thursday the agency has completed several tasks in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to facilitate the contract award for the proposed national wireless network…
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Minact CEO Augustus Leon Collins Elected to Huntington Ingalls Board

Augustus Leon Collins, CEO of Mississippi-based government contractor Minact, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ board of directors. HII said Tuesday Collins brings to the board 35 years of previous experience in the U…
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Windstream Builds Customized Network Platforms for DISA

Windstream has finished the construction of customized network platforms at six military and government installations for the Defense Information Systems Agency. The network platforms include fiber builds that are designed to support DISA’s combat support mission and its efforts to expand its Defense Department information network, Windstream said Tuesday…
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November 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, Harris & Engility Bounces Offset By Aerospace Declines

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Tuesday despite a majority of the session in positive as declines by aerospace and defense primes offset gains by Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) on news of a pending divestiture and Engility Corp…
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