Posts from GovConWire for 11/15/2016

Arlington Capital Partners Merges EOIR With Proteus Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions to Form Polaris Alpha

Arlington Capital Partners has established a new company known as Polaris Alpha after the Washington-based private equity firm merged its portfolio company EOIR Technologies with cybersecurity firm Proteus Technologies and data analysis platforms provider Intelligent Software Solutions for an undisclosed sum…
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Mike Rogers, Cathy Minehan Join Mitre Board of Trustees

Mike Rogers, former representative of Michigan’s eighth congressional district, and Cathy Minehan, managing director of Arlington Advisory Partners, have joined the board of trustees of Mitre Corp…
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L-3 Lands $208M Night Vision Equipment Supply Contract With Australia

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has received a potential five-year, $208 million contract to supply night vision imaging systems to the Australian army. The Australian Defense Force awarded the contract under the LAND 53 Phase 1BR program through a competitive procurement process, L-3 said Monday…
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Lockheed to Continue Navy Sonar Engineering Support Under $125M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $125.2 million contract modification for engineering and technical support work on commercial off-the-shelf sonar equipment for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will continue to develop and produce Acoustic-Rapid COTS Insertion systems under the modification…
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PSC Urges Congress to OK Full-Year Appropriations Bill For FY 2017, Cites Drawbacks of Continuing Resolutions

The Professional Services Council has asked the House and Senate to approve a full-year appropriations legislation prior to adjournment in order to fund all operations within the federal government for fiscal year 2017…
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Navy Awards L-3 Night Vision Binocular Follow-On IDIQ

L-3 Communications has won a $49.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide binocular night vision devices to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday that L-3 will supply the military branch with BNVD goggles that are equipped with white phosphor tubes and designed to increase visual acuity of special operations forces who operate in low light conditions…
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Mary Jo White Plans to Leave SEC After President Obama’s Term

Mary Jo White, chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, intends to step down from her current role by the end of President Barack Obama’s administration after a more than three-year stint with the agency…
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Rockwell Collins to Help Army Study Multirole Mission Systems Architecture Designs; Heather Robertson Comments

The U.S. Army has partnered with Rockwell Collins to perform research on system designs and integration processes in an effort to help inform standards and architectures for future vertical lift platforms…
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MeriTalk Study: Threat Monitoring & Protection Automation Could Save Federal Govt $5B Annually

A new MeriTalk study estimates the federal government can save up to $5 billion in annual cybersecurity funds through optimized threat monitoring, correlation and protection automation. The report titled “Pedal to the Metal: Mitigating New Threats Faster with Rapid Intel and Automation” is underwritten by Palo Alto Networks and is based on an online survey of 150 federal employees that work with security operations teams, MeriTalk said Monday…
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Alliant Healthcare Products Wins DLA Medical Scopes Supply Contract

Alliant Healthcare Products has won a five-year, $41.1 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply various medical scopes and related accessories to U.S. military and federal civilian agencies…
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November 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts 4th Straight 1%-Plus Gain, AECOM Surges on CEO’s Infrastructure Comments

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index added at least 1 full percent for a fourth consecutive session Monday to new all-time high as defense primes continued to lead gainers and construction company AECOM (NYSE: ACM) also climbed after its CEO offered investors a positive outlook on U…
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