Posts from GovConWire for 11/30/2016

Crowley Maritime Subsidiary to Provide DoD Freight Transport Services Under Potential $2.3B Transcom Contract

A Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary has secured a potential seven-year, $2.3 billion contract from the U.S. Transportation Command to provide transportation and related services to the Defense Department…
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13 Small Businesses Land Spots on $1.54B DHS Agile Dev’t Support Contract Vehicle

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded 13 companies positions on a potential three-year, $1.54 billion contract to provide agile design and development services for DHS. DHS awarded the Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland contract vehicle as an agency-wide, small business set-aside program, the agency said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday…
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IBM Lands $149M Contract to Build GSA’s HR, Time & Attendance Systems

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has received a potential 10-year, $149 million contract to provide new human resource and time and management systems for General Services Administration  personnel and external customers…
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AECOM Vet Maliek Ferebee Named Chief HR Officer at Alion Science

Alion Science and Technology has appointed G. Maliek Ferebee, former corporate vice president of human resources at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), as chief HR officer of the McLean, Virginia-based government engineering and technology services contractor…
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Leidos Gets $66M CBP Cargo & Vehicle Scanning System Delivery Order

Leidos has received a potential $66 million delivery order to provide cargo and vehicle scanning systems, optional training and maintenance services to the Customs and Border Protection agency. The company said Tuesday it will deliver 22 VACIS M6500 non-intrusive medium energy mobile scanners to CBP ports of entry across the U…
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Jim Kowalski Joins MapR Technologies as Chief Revenue Officer; Matt Mills Comments

Jim Kowalski, formerly an enterprise organization lead at Marketo, has joined converged data platform provider MapR Technologies Inc. as chief revenue officer. MapR said Nov. 16 that he will be responsible for the company’s global go-to-market team that includes sales and sales engineering functions…
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Lockheed-Virginia Tech Alliance to Focus on Cybersecurity, Electronics & Autonomy Research

Lockheed Martin and Virginia Tech have entered into a partnership to implement  joint research projects focused on cybersecurity, microelectronics, power electronics and autonomy. Virginia Tech said Nov…
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Southern Research Wins Spot on NCI Cancer Drug Dev’t IDIQ; Art Tipton Comments

Birmingham, Alabama-based nonprofit institution Southern Research has won a position on a potential five-year contract to help the National Cancer Institute study the pharmacokinetic attributes of antitumor agents…
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Air Force, Rolls-Royce Unveil Global Hawk Engine Maintenance Depot in Oklahoma; Phil Burkholder Comments

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with Rolls-Royce to unveil a 14,500-square-foot facility at Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex on Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma designed to accommodate repair, maintenance and overhaul work on the F-137 engine…
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CA Technologies Unveils New Behavior Analytics, ID Mgmt Offerings; Mordecai Rosen Comments

CA Technologies has introduced new offerings for behavior analytics and identity and access management applications in an effort to help clients detect threats and avoid a breach. The CA Threat Analytics tool is a machine learning-based threat detection and breach prevention system designed to integrate with CA’s Privileged Access Manager, the company said Nov…
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IBM Opens Commercial Cyber Range, Expands Incident Response Network; Marc van Zadelhoff Comments

IBM‘s security business has opened a physical cyber range in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and expanded the company’s incident response network as part of a $200 million investment IBM announced in 2016…
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November 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Briefly Touches, Closes Short of 90 Points

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index ended at an all-time record close for a fourth session over the last five Tuesday and briefly touched the 90-point barrier for the first time in its two-year history during afternoon trade to resume its post-election rally with defense stocks in particular strong performers…
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