Posts from GovConWire for 12/19/2016

Carestream Health Wins $571M DLA Radiology Tech Supply, Training IDIQ

Carestream Health has won a potential 10-year, $570.9 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for radiology systems, accessories and related training services. DLA Troop Support received 27 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which contains five base years and one five-year option period, the Defense Department said Friday…
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HDT Global Buys DRS Environmental Systems in Ground Support Portfolio Expansion Strategy

Solon, Ohio-based expeditionary shelter systems provider HDT Global has purchased the assets of DRS Environmental Systems for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand the former’s mobile aircraft ground platforms, environmental control units and mobile enclosure product offerings…
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Navy Awards 4 Spots on Naval Research Lab Engineering, Technical Services IDIQ

Four companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $48 million contract to provide  engineering and technical support services to the Naval Research Laboratory’s electronic science and technology division…
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American Medical Depot Gets $200M Option on DLA Surgical Equipment Supply Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded American Medical Depot a one-year, $200 million contract modification for the supply of medical-surgical products to the four U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies…
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Trifacta’s Adam Wilson: Agencies Should Implement Data Wrangling Tools to Facilitate Big Data Analysis

Adam Wilson, CEO of San Francisco-based software firm Trifacta, has said federal agencies should adopt data wrangling platforms and techniques in order to expedite analysis of big data workloads. Wilson wrote that such tools are designed to help agencies deal with a range of complex information and allow analysts to work directly with the available data…
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General Dynamics Secures $82M Contract to Update Army M1A2 Tanks

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business has secured an $82.4 million contract to convert the U.S. Army‘s M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks to the M1A2S configuration. The Defense Department said Friday contract work will occur in Lima, Ohio and in Sterling Heights, Michigan through March 29, 2019…
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Azure Summit Technology to Support SIGINT Mission Sensor for Navy Platforms

Azure Summit Technology has secured a potential five-year, $48.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to support a mission sensor developed for the military branch’s manned and unmanned platforms…
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OGSystems Secures USSOCOM ISR Equipment, Incidental Devt Service Orders

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded OGSystems two delivery orders worth a total of $8 million to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment, incidental development support and other associated services to the U…
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Trump Taps Rep. Mick Mulvaney as OMB Chief

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-South Carolina) has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget, Roll Call reported Friday. Ryan McCrimmon writes Mulvaney is a founding member of the House Freedom Caucus and is in his third term in the lower chamber…
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Bonneville Power Administration Kicks Off Search for New CIO, IT Executive VP

The Bonneville Power Administration has begun its search for a candidate who will serve as both chief information officer and executive vice president of information technology. The chosen candidate will report directly to BPA’s chief operating officer and will oversee the development, maintenance and operation of the federal power marketing agency’s information systems and IT plans, budget and processes, BPA said in a USAJobs notice published Tuesday…
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NIST Develops Subatomic-Scale Motion Detector for Robotic, Natl Security Uses

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has created a tool that works to measure the motion of subatomic particles for potential use in robotic and homeland security operations. NIST said Thursday the plasmonic gap resonator is designed to sense displacements of microscopic bodies which can help detect biological or chemical agents; fine-tune the movement of miniature robots; deploy airbags and track weak sound waves…
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December 19 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Negative Friday Numbers to End 5-Week Gain Streak

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed Friday down 0.177 points to 88.179 following a volatile afternoon trading session for U.S. stocks. Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) led all GCI net and percentage gainers Friday…
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