Posts from GovConWire for 03/09/2017

KEYW Inks $235M Cash Deal for Sotera in Intell Community Push

Hanover, Maryland-based cyber and geospatial services contractor KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW) has agreed to purchase Herndon, Virginia-based national security technology provider Sotera Defense Solutions for $235 million cash in a push to add new and complementary work with the intelligence community and related government customers…
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House OKs $578B Defense Spending Bill for Fiscal 2017

The House voted 371-48 Wednesday to pass an appropriations bill that would provide the Defense Department with $577.9 billion in fiscal 2017 funds. The FY 2017 Defense Appropriations bill includes a $516…
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Jim DiClementi Joins IBA Capture Business Senior Director

Jim DiClementi, formerly vice president of business development at Leidos, has been named senior director of Irving Burton Associates‘ capture business organization. DiClementi will lead IBA’s efforts to pursue indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity and governmentwide acquisition contracts, IBA said Thursday…
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4 Firms Win Navy Cyberspace Support Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies separate five-year contracts that cover cyberspace science, research, engineering and technology integration support services. Avanti Technologies, Millennium, Sentar and Vector Planning and Services can vie for task orders to perform technology assessment and development; rapid software development and prototyping; training; security engineering; and cybersecurity risk management services, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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HII Division Lands Chem-Bio Defense Acquisition Technical Support Contract

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has received a contract to continue to provide acquisition technical support services to the Defense Department’s joint program executive office for chemical and biological defense…
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Gen. John Hyten: Navy, Air Force Eye Collaboration on E-6B Aircraft Replacement

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, head of the U.S. Strategic Command, has said the U.S. Navy could work with the U.S. Air Force to develop an airborne command-and-control aircraft that will replace the Navy’s E-6B fleet, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Army Seeks Industry Partners to Develop Combat Vehicle Prototypes

The Army Contracting Command has launched a market research effort to identify potential vendors that can help the U.S. Army develop combat vehicle prototypes. According to a notice posted Monday on the FedBizOpps website, the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Detroit Arsenal Automotive Prototype Project aims to design, demonstrate, engineer, fabricate, integrate, schedule and test vehicle technologies into a set of ground combat vehicle prototypes for the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center…
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Leidos to Offer Healthcare IT, Cyber Services via GSA Schedule 70

The General Services Administration has selected Leidos to provide healthcare information technology and cybersecurity services to customer agencies via the company’s position on the IT Schedule 70 governmentwide contract vehicle…
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VIDEO: T-50A Cockpit and Flight Ops from 360-Degree Camera

The T-50A is purpose-built around 5th Generation thinking. The F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II have advanced capabilities that have never been available before. Advanced pilot training is the key to taking advantage of them…
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March 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, With Stock Markets Split

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed down for the day to 92.912 off -0.092%. The major market closed mixed as investors wait to see what the Fed will do with interest rates. The Dow was down 0…
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