Posts from GovConWire for 01/20/2017

Executive Mosaic to Release 2017 Wash100 on January 26th – Countdown 6 Days

On Thursday, January 26th Executive Mosaic will be honoring the top 100 recipients for the 2017 Wash100 award. The Wash100 recognizes individuals from the public and private sector that have contributed significantly to the government contracting industry…
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Polaris Alpha Eyes Cyber, SIGINT Market Expansion Through Intelesys Buy

Polaris Alpha, a portfolio company of investment firm Arlington Capital Partners, has bought cyber, network and software engineering services provider Intelesys for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand presence in the cyber and signals intelligence market…
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Army Taps Sig Sauer for $580M Modular Handgun Contract

Sig Sauer has won a potential 10-year, $580.2 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with a new handgun system designed to replace the service branch’s M9 pistol. The Army Contracting Command received nine proposals for the Modular Handgun System contract and expects work to conclude on Jan…
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The Hill: Trump Administration Targets $10T in Federal Spending Cuts

President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is planning for a $10.5 trillion cut in federal government budget over 10 years in a bid to reduce federal bureaucracy, The Hill newspaper reported Thursday…
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CTC Establishes Technical Advisory Board; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has formed a new advisory board that will work to assess the technical projects of the nonprofit applied scientific research and development company. CTC said Thursday its technical advisory board consists of technical and business executives who will help the company to identify integration opportunities, mentor technical staff and offer recommendations…
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Keith Nakasone, Jose Arrieta Join GSA’s IT Category Mgmt Leadership Team

The General Services Administration‘s Office of Information Technology Category has appointed Keith Nakasone as deputy assistant commissioner for acquisition and named Jose Arrieta as director for the office of IT Schedule contract operations…
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CSRA Adds AWS Commercial & Govt Cloud Platforms to GSA Schedule

CSRA has started to offer Amazon Web Services‘ commercial and government cloud platforms through the General Services Administration‘s IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA said Thursday government customers can now buy AWS’ commercial and GovCloud services under Schedule 70’s cloud computing services special item number…
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Advanced Technology International to Support Navy Composite Manufacturing CoE Under $99M Contract

Advanced Technology International has won a potential five-year, $99 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s center of excellence for composites manufacturing technology…
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BAE Gets $178M Army Contract Modification for Nitrocellulose Facility Construction

BAE Systems has secured a potential two-year, $177.8 million contract modification to build and commission a new nitrocellulose production facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia. BAE’s ordnance systems business will perform work in Radford, Virginia, through Dec…
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Navy Seeks Proposals for Fiscal 2018 Avionics Component Improvement Program

The U.S. Navy plans to award more than $10 million in funds to projects that will be selected under the Avionics Component Improvement Program for fiscal 2018. AvCIP seeks to address problems related to avionics systems such as obsolescence issues and decreased readiness and reliability, the Naval Air Systems Command said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: View from the VIF: SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Interview

View from the VIF! The VIF is United Launch Alliance’s “Vertical Integration Facility” and where the Atlas V rocket was located until it rolled to the launch pad for the SBIRS launch. Besides an awesome view, check out this video for some behind-the-scenes facts that will bring the SBIRS program out of the “dark” before launch on January 19…
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January 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Lifted by Platform Maker Gains Against Red Majority Ahead of Inauguration

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Thursday as gains by large defense platform and product makers helped offset declines by a majority of the GCI’s 30 stocks with mid-tier prime contractors and government services providers in red…
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