Posts from GovConWire for 11/29/2016

Raytheon Lands $225M Patriot Missile Defense Contract; Ralph Acaba Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a $225 million contract to provide an additional Patriot missile defense system to an international customer through a direct commercial sale. The client is a member of a 13-nation group that invests in the Patriot weapon system and awarded the contract more than a month after Poland ordered the same technology from the U…
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Fulcrum Wins $168M JIDO Mission Support Task Order Under OASIS SB Vehicle

Fulcrum has won a potential five-year, $168.2 million task order to provide strategic planning, research, analysis and training services for the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization‘s global situational awareness and communities of action missions…
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9 Companies Land Spots on $145M Air Force Transient Alert Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded nine companies positions on a potential five-year, $145 million contract for transient alert services to the Air Force Installation Contracting Agency. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers management, arrival, processing, departure, emergency, special event and distinguished visitor services, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Navy Taps 4 Contractors for Shore Network Support Services

Four companies have been awarded three-year contracts to provide in-service accreditation, engineering, integration, life cycle support, production and sustainment services for U.S. Navy shore networks…
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Stephen Moret Named President, CEO of Virginia Economic Development Partnership

Stephen Moret, president and CEO of the Louisiana State University Foundation, has been elected to serve in the same roles at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership beginning Jan. 1, Virginia Business reported Monday…
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Retired Air Force Gen. Duncan McNabb Joins Board of Elbit Systems’ US Arm

Duncan McNabb, a retired U.S. Air Force general and former commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, has joined the board of directors of Elbit Systems‘ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary. He will join six other outside directors led by Robert Magnus, chairman of the board at Elbit Systems of America and a retired U…
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House Panel Asks GSA to Report on Use of SAM Database to Identify Tax Delinquency Among Contractors

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has asked the General Services Administration to submit information on how GSA uses the System for Award Management database to identify contractors that are not eligible for contract awards due to federal tax debt…
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Transcom Seeks Industry or Academia Partners for Cloud Migration Research Initiative

The U.S. Transportation Command seeks partners from the academic and commercial sectors to study the cloud migration process through cooperative research and development agreements. A notice posted Nov…
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Michael Wynne: Analog Circuit Design Key to Cyber Defense

Michael Wynne, former U.S. Air Force secretary, has said the federal government should prioritize the shift from software patches to computational analog circuit design in order to defend computer networks from cyber threats…
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Rockwell Collins Unveils New Head-Mounted Display Platform for Defense Trainees

Rockwell Collins has launched a head-mounted display system that works to provide training scenarios to defense trainees through the integration of the user’s real-world view with a virtual environment…
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November 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Down as Post-Election Rally Pauses

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended its six-day win streak Monday as U.S. stocks also took a break from the post-election rally after a stretch that saw equities post three straight weekly gains…
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