Posts from GovConWire for 11/07/2016

Raytheon Gets $178M Modification on Navy Evolved Seasparrow Missile Production Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $177.9 million contract modification to fund the production of Evolved Seasparrow Missiles Block 1 for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. Raytheon’s missile systems business will provide 186 all up rounds, inert operation missiles, spare components and shipping containers under the modification, the Defense Department said Friday…
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BC Partners, Medina Capital Seek to Add Analytics, Machine Learning Tools to Cyber JV Via Brainspace Purchase

Private equity firms Medina Capital and BC Partners have agreed to buy Addison, Texas-based machine learning and analytics firm Brainspace for an undisclosed sum in an effort to establish a global cybersecurity joint venture…
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FLIR Systems Closes $259M Point Grey Research Buy in Machine Vision Market Push

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has completed its purchase of Point Grey Research for $259 million cash in a strategy to expand the former’s footprint in intelligent imaging and machine vision markets…
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Microsoft Adds Booz Allen’s Cloud Security Suite to Azure Govt Marketplace

Microsoft will offer a suite of Booz Allen Hamilton products on the Azure Government Cloud as the companies seek to help agencies protect cloud-based workloads and comply with the Defense Department‘s security requirements…
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Cloudera’s Bill Sullivan: Open-Source Platforms Key to Big Data Analysis at Agencies

Bill Sullivan, vice president for public sector at Cloudera, has said government agencies should implement an open-source technology platform to process and analyze large data sets in order to facilitate operations and delivery of services to citizens…
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AECOM, AWS’ Teresa Carlson Among Winners at 2016 Greater Washington GovCon Awards

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) and Teresa Carlson of Amazon Web Services have received the “Contractor and Executive of the Year” honors at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards in recognition of companies and leaders of firms with more than $300 million in annual revenue…
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Scalable Network Technologies to Update, Maintain Radio Emulation Platform for Navy

Scalable Network Technologies has received a five-year, $13.1 million contract to help the U.S. Navy update and maintain a radio simulation and modeling platform. The Defense Department said Friday the company will provide technical support services for the Joint Network Emulator software and associated systems under the indefinite-deliver/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Reports: NASA, Orbital ATK to Launch Next ISS Cargo Mission With ULA’s Atlas V Rocket

NASA wants to send an Orbital ATK-built Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station in spring 2017 using United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday…
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Sen. John McCain: F-35 Program Schedule Delays May Lead to $1B+ Cost Overrun

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) has estimated that delays in the system development and demonstration phase of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 aircraft could increase the fighter program’s cost by more than $1 billion, the Washington Examiner reported Thursday…
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Tony Scott: White House Gives Public Access to Federal Open Source Projects

U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has announced a new government website that provides access to about 50 open source projects from more than 10 federal agencies. Scott wrote in a blog post published Thursday that Code…
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November 7 Morning Report: GovCon Index Enters Election Eve on 6-Week Losing Streak

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index enters the eve of the U.S. presidential election on a six-week streak of declines with Friday’s close at 78.088, up 0.024 points from Thursday. Both the GCI and U…
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