Posts from GovConWire for 12/07/2016

Air Force Picks 15 Contractors for $660M in Engineering, Construction Support IDIQs

Fifteen companies have won positions on a pair of five-year contracts worth up to $660 million combined to design and build new facilities as well as renovate or repair existing infrastructure for the U…
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Adobe, GSA Ink Govt-Wide Data Security Software Procurement Deal

Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE) and the General Services Administration have entered into an agreement for the company to offer data security and electronic signature software products to the federal government…
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SRI Lands $150M NIH Contract to Help Develop Candidate HIV Prevention Products

SRI International has secured a seven-year, $150 million contract from the National Institutes of Health to provide development services for candidate HIV prevention products from investigator-initiated studies or from partnerships with other companies and organizations…
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David Cummins Appointed Transportation Group SVP at Serco’s North American Arm; Dan Allen Comments

David Cummins, former senior vice president of mobility solutions at Xerox (NYSE: XRX), has joined Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary as senior vice president for the transportation business unit…
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Health IT Vet Brooke Patterson Named ARDX Govt Services SVP

Brooke Patterson, formerly vice president and deputy general manager of FEI Systems, has been appointed senior VP for government services at Norfolk, Virginia-based healthcare management and information technology consulting firm ARDX…
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NASA Picks University of Oklahoma-Led Team for $166M Geostationary Vegetation, Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Mission

NASA has chosen a consortium led by the University of Oklahoma for a five-year Earth science mission to measure greenhouse gases and vegetation health from space as part of efforts to better understand the planet’s natural exchanges of carbon between the atmosphere, land and ocean…
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Stephen Hoffman, Kirkland Donald Join CyberCore’s Board of Directors

CyberCore Technologies has appointed Ontuitive Chairman Stephen Hoffman and Kirkland Donald, a 37-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, to the cybersecurity services contractor’s board of directors. Kevin Powderly, CyberCore chairman and co-founder, said in a statement released Tuesday that Hoffman’s senior leadership experience and creativity will support the firm’s growth initiatives…
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Northrop Gets Contract for Engineering, Logistics Services to US Navy, Intl Defense Clients

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $22.8 million contract to provide engineering and logistics services to the air dominance department within the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Port Hueneme division…
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Program Management Bill Heads to White House After Senate Approval

A bill that would require federal agencies to develop a career path for program managers is now headed to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature after the Senate re-approved the proposed measure via unanimous vote, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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Report: DoD Postpones Decision on Potential $3.6B 3rd Missile Interceptor Site

The Defense Department has postponed its decision on a potential location in the East Coast for a $3.6 billion missile interceptor base as the Missile Defense Agency works to finalize a two-year study of three potential sites for the project, Syracuse…
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December 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Continued Mid-Tier Defense, Services Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index reversed its morning decline to close higher Tuesday in a second straight session of contributions by mid-tier platform and services contractors against flat or red movements by large defense primes…
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