Posts from GovConWire for 03/06/2017

Army Picks 9 Firms for $10B Defense Language Interpretation, Translation Services Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $9.86 billion contract to provide foreign language services to the U.S. Army‘s Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise program…
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Navistar Promotes Persio Lisboa to COO, Curt Kramer to General Counsel

Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) has appointed Persio Lisboa, president of operations, to serve as executive vice president and chief operating officer, and promoted Associate General Counsel Curt Kramer to general counsel…
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Navy Awards $383M in Amphibious Ship Support Modifications to BAE, General Dynamics, HII Subsidiaries

The U.S. Navy has awarded $383 million in contract modifications to subsidiaries of BAE Systems, General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) for maintenance, repair and upgrade services for San Diego-homeported amphibious ships…
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Trident Technologies to Build Computer Comms Network for Army Engineer R&D Center

Trident Technologies has won a potential five-year, $48 million contract to build, staff and maintain a computer communications network in support of the U.S. Army‘s Engineer Research and Development Center…
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Jeff Babione: Lockheed in Talks With Potential F-35 Buyers in Europe

Jeff Babione, executive vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 program, has said the company is in discussions with the governments of Spain, Belgium and Switzerland regarding the countries’ plans to buy fighter jets, Defense World reported Friday…
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Boeing Vet Dan Hart to Head Virgin Group’s Small Satellite Launch Services Venture

Dan Hart, a 34-year veteran of Boeing and former vice president of its government satellite systems business, has been appointed president of Virgin Orbit — a small satellite launch services venture spun out of Virgin Group‘s commercial space company Virgin Galactic…
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Senate Bill Would Direct DHS to Assist State, Local Agencies in Cybersecurity Efforts

Sens. Gary Peters (D-Michigan) and David Perdue (R-Georgia) have introduced a bill that would require the Department of Homeland Security to help state and local authorities address cyber threats, Nextgov reported Thursday…
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Lockheed to Update Navy Shipboard Sensors Under $100M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) rotary and mission systems business has secured a $100.4 million contract modification to update the U.S. Navy‘s shipboard sensor processing systems under the Technical Insertion-16 Acoustic – Rapid-Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion program…
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VIDEO: UAS in the National Airspace

Harris is at the leading edge of producing technologies to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems — or drones — into the broad national airspace system.
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