Posts from GovConWire for 12/21/2016

New CEO Chuck Prow: Vectrus Looks to ‘Fuse Physical & Digital Aspects’ of Logistics Work

Facility and logistics services provider Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) will continue to prioritize information technology and network communications as areas of pursuit for potential growth as the company looks ahead to 2017, its newly-appointed CEO has told GovCon Wire…
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Microsoft Awarded $927M DoD Blue Badge Tech Support Contract

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has received a five-year, $927 million contract to provide enterprise technical support for blue badge cardholder services at the Defense Department. The department said Tuesday that Microsoft’s software developers and product teams will provide proprietary resources, source code, consulting and knowledge bases to the Defense Information Systems Agency under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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12 Small Businesses Get $800M in Air Force NETCENTS-2 IDIQ Contract Modifications

Twelve companies have received contract modifications worth $800 million in total to continue to offer information technology application services to the U.S. Air Force via the Network-Centric Solutions-2 vehicle…
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Patrick O’Neil, Susan Hall, Jeff Bongianino Promoted to NJVC Leadership Roles; Mike Owens Comments

NJVC has promoted Susan Hall, Patrick O’Neil and Jeff Bongianino to new leadership roles at the Chantilly, Virginia-based enterprise information technology services contractor. Hall will serve as chief technology officer while O’Neil and Bongianino have been respectively named senior vice president of operations and VP of business development, NJVC said Monday…
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Rolls-Royce Lands $408M Navy Contract Modification for V-22 Engine Maintenance Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Rolls-Royce a potential three-year, $407.8 million contract modification to provide MissionCare maintenance services for the AE1107C engines of the U.S. Marine Corps’ and U…
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Andy Ozment to Step Down as DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Communications

Andy Ozment, assistant secretary of the office of cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, will resign from his post on Jan. 7, MeriTalk reported Monday. Morgan Lynch writes Danny Toler, deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at DHS, will replace Ozment in the role…
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NTT Data Secures $85M CBP Verification & Validation Services Recompete; Tim Conway Comments

NTT Data (NYSE: NTT) has landed a five-year, $85 million contract to continue to provide independent verification and validation services to the Customs and Border Protection‘s office of acquisition…
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Boeing-Saab Team Test-Flies Trainer Aircraft Offering for Air Force T-X Program

Boeing and Saab have conducted the first flight test of a trainer aircraft the companies jointly developed for the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X competition. Boeing said Tuesday lead T-X test pilot Steven Schmidt and Air Force chief pilot Dan Draeger flew the aircraft for approximately 55 minutes to demonstrate key aspects of the single-engine jet as well as its low-risk design…
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Kay and Associates to Help Maintain Kuwait’s Hornet F/A-18 C/D Fleet

The U.S. Navy has awarded Kay and Associates a $63 million contract to perform  maintenance and support work on Kuwait’s fleet of F/A-18 C/D Hornet aircraft. Kay and Associates will conduct work in Kuwait through January 2018 under the foreign military sales program, the Defense Department said Tuesday…
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SAIC-Root9B Partnership to Offer Cybersecurity Training, Simulation Environments in Govt Sector

Science Applications International Corp. and Root9B will collaborate to offer training and simulation environments intended to help government organizations prepare personnel to secure cyber operations…
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December 20 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifts on HII & Aerospace Climbs, Dow Closer to 20K

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index rose Tuesday with help from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) and other large aerospace prime contractors as U.S. stocks also traded higher with financials the top gainers and the Dow Jones Industrial Average in touching distance of 20,000…
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