Posts from GovConWire for 11/08/2016

ScanSource’s Charles Mathis to Join SAIC as EVP, Finance Chief; Tony Moraco Comments

Charles Mathis, executive vice president and chief financial officer of technology products distributor ScanSource, will join Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) to serve in the same dual role beginning Nov…
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BAE Unit Awarded $193M Navy Destroyer Post-Delivery Yard Services IDIQ

BAE Systems‘ ship repair business in San Diego, California, has received a potential $192.7 million contract to provide post-delivery execution yard services for the first two guided missile destroyers of the U…
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Harris Lands 5-Year NCI Clinical Data Mgmt Extension; Carl D’Alessandro Comments

Harris has received a potential five-year, $43 million contract to continue to help the National Cancer Institute‘s cancer research center manage data under NCI’s intramural clinical trials program…
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DoD Assigns F-35 Component MRO, Upgrade Workloads to Partner Nations

The Defense Department has granted regional F-35 maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade capacity to partner nations that will support 65 out of 774 repairables outside the continental U.S. Lockheed Martin, the F-35 prime contractor, said Monday the U…
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ASRC Federal’s Vistronix Subsidiary to Engineer Wideband Control Systems for Army

ASRC Federal‘s Vistronix subsidiary has secured a three-year, $14.1 million contract for engineering and technical work on the U.S. Army‘s wideband controls systems. The Army received one bid for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through an online solicitation and obligated $1…
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Real-Time Innovations Gets DOE Funds for Smart Grid Security R&D

Real-Time Innovations has received funds from the Energy Department to continue research on smart grid security systems that apply Data-Distribution Service standard. RTI said Monday it will collaborate with DoE and use the company’s Connext DDS real-time commercial connectivity software to develop a platform that could potentially secure the next-generation U…
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Report: OMB Cyber Unit Chief Trevor Rudolph to Join Cyber Startup Whitehawk

Trevor Rudolph, chief of the cyber and national security unit at the Office of Management and Budget, will step down from his position by the end of November to join cyber startup Whitehawk, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Air Force Seeks New Analytics-Based Approaches to Boost Decision-Making Capacity

The U.S. Air Force looks to develop new approaches to information fusion and analysis as well as new techniques to provide intelligence to decisionmakers using service-oriented architecture, open standards and analytical algorithms…
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Pierre Chao, Byron Callan Talk Industry Investments in Defense Tech R&D

Pierre Chao, an industry analyst and founding partner of Renaissance Strategic Advisors, has said many investors remain hesitant to make investments in the defense market due to lack of incentives, the National Defense magazine reported Monday…
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ULA Sets Nov. 19 Launch for NOAA GOES-R Satellite

The launch of the first of the four National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s geostationary weather satellites has been rescheduled from Nov. 16 to Nov. 19, pending clearance from the Eastern Range…
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November 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 2% Election Eve Rally as Markets Gain Vote Certainty

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index recorded its best one-day gain in seven weeks Monday with a 2-percent gain that mirrored across-the-board rallies by U.S. stocks as investors welcomed the FBI‘s weekend letter to reiterate the agency’s stance that Hillary Clinton’s email usage was not a crime…
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