Posts from GovConWire for 12/22/2016

CSRA Lands $744M Logistics, Sustainment Support Task Order for Army C4ISR Systems

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has received a potential five-year, $744 million task order to provide logistics, sustainment and maintenance support services for the U.S. Army’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems used by coalition forces worldwide…
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DynCorp Wins $94M Contract to Support DoD Missions in Asia, Oceania

DynCorp International has won a potential eight-year, $93.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support various Defense Department missions in South and Southeast Asia and Oceania. DoD said Wednesday that the company will help department components facilitate  humanitarian aid, civic assistance, minor military construction and contingency programs to support exercises and other initiatives located in the Philippines, Cambodia, Timor-Leste and other countries in the region…
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Raytheon Lands $63M Navy Contract to Produce Tactical Data Encryption Tech; John Droge Comments

Raytheon has received a potential 10-year, $63 million contract from the U.S. Navy to manufacture encryption devices in an effort to help protect military tactical data transmissions across various platforms…
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Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing Aims to Build Next Air Force One Fleet for Less Than $4B

Dennis Muilenburg, chairman, president and CEO of Boeing, has said the company aims to work with the incoming administration to ensure that the production cost for the next pair of presidential aircraft will not exceed $4 billion, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday…
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PARC’s Steve Hoover Named Xerox CTO; Jeff Jacobson Comments

Steve Hoover, CEO at Xerox‘s (NYSE: XRX) PARC subsidiary, has been named chief technology officer at the Norwalk, Connecticut-based document management and outsourcing services company in a move that takes effect Jan…
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UTC Subsidiary to Sustain Air Force F119 Engines Under $69M Contract Modification

A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential $68.7 contact modification for sustainment work on afterburning turbofan engines for the U.S. Air Force. Pratt and Whitney will offer necessary labor for the sustainment of F119 engines, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Air Force Seeks Potential Voice Comm System Sources

The U.S. Air Force has begun to search for potential sources of a voice communication system for the military branch’s test center at Edwards AF Base in California. The service branch seeks to replace Edwards AFB’s Federated Edwards Digital Switch with a voice over internet protocol system, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday…
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DRS to Provide Jordan Military Electronic Warfare System Through FMS Program

The U.S. Army has awarded a DRS Technologies subsidiary a $41.3 million foreign military sales contract to support the second phase of a program to develop a military electronic warfare system for Jordan…
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Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan: F-35 JPO Eyes Follow-On Modernization Funds to Support Extended Flight Tests

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall is set to inform Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Arizona) through a letter that developmental test flights for the Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter aircraft could extend to May 2018 from October 2017, Defense News reported Monday…
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December 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Pulls Back As The Dollar and Oil Slip

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index declined Wednesday in spite of the strong performance by Navistar International (NYSE: NAV). Navistar closed up 5.79 percent to $31.80 on trading volume of over 1…
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