Posts from GovConWire for 12/20/2016

Huntington Ingalls Awarded $1.5B to Build Navy’s 12th San Antonio-Class Amphibious Warship

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has secured a potential $1.46 billion contract modification to design and construct a 12th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday it expects Huntington Ingalls to complete detail design and construction work on USS Fort Lauderdale (LPD 28) by October 2021…
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Ace Electronics Subsidiary to Produce Army Installation Kits Under Potential $994M DISA Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Ace Electronics‘ defense systems business a potential 10-year, $994 million contract to produce installation kits for the U.S. Army. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes a minimum guarantee of $1 million and work will occur at a company facility in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, the Defense Department said Monday
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Karen Wheeler to Succeed Kimberly Admire as SAIC Chief HR Officer; Tony Moraco Comments

Karen Wheeler, a senior vice president and chief procurement officer of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has been appointed to succeed Kimberly Admire as the company’s chief human resources officer in a transition scheduled to take effect Feb…
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SOS International to Support Army Security Assistance Officer Training Program in Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Army has awarded SOS International a multiyear contract to develop and manage a training program for security assistance officers who will deploy to Saudi Arabia to support the service branch’s Ministry of Interior-Military Assistance Group…
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DOJ: 3 Romanians Extradited and Charged With Cyber Fraud Conspiracy in US

Three Romanian nationals have been indicted on charges of wire fraud, conspiracy, identity theft and money laundering associated with a cyber fraud operation that infected more than 60,000 computers and resulted in the transmission of 11 million malicious emails…
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CSRA Subsidiary to Provide Army Passive RFID Tech

CSRA‘s SRA International subsidiary has been awarded a five-year, $25.5 million contract to provide a common, integrated radio frequency identification system to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday that the Army will implement passive Radio Frequency Identification III technology to track, locate and identify commodities and assets…
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CMS to Extend Use of McKesson InteQual Criteria for Medicare Auditing Efforts

McKesson‘s health solutions business has received a contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to extend the latter’s use of criteria for medicare services auditing programs to support appeals decisions, quality oversight and utilization review…
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Lockheed Receives $88M Navy Trident II Missile Support Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received an $88 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide Trident II D5 missile field processing and deployed system support. The Defense Department said Monday the military branch issued the modification to  fund work and exercise contract options under a previously awarded contract…
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Navy Eyes F-35 Block 4 Update Contract Award to Lockheed’s Aeronautics Business

The U.S. Navy looks to award Lockheed Martin an initial contract for the Block 4 configuration of the F-35 fighter aircraft in the fourth quarter of the government’s 2018 fiscal year. The service branch said in Dec…
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Reports: Komsomolsk-on-Amur Aircraft Plant Unveils Photos of Russia’s T-50 Fighter Jet

The Komsomolsk-on-Amur aircraft plant has published on its website new photos of a prototype of Russia’s T-50 fighter aircraft, RT.com reported Sunday. The pictures show the fighter jet, which costs approximately $50 million per aircraft, undergoing initial test flights…
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December 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Lockheed & Prime Gains, US Stocks Up With Caution on Global Turmoil

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded higher on contributions from large defense prime contractors as U.S stocks pared back some gains from earlier in the session after the terror attack in a Berlin Christmas market and the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey…
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