Posts from GovConWire for 03/13/2017

Shareholders OK $6.4B Rockwell Collins-B/E Aerospace Deal

Shareholders at Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) and airline cabin equipment supplier B/E Aerospace (Nasdaq: BEAV) have approved a deal originally announced in October for Rockwell Collins to purchase B/E Aerospace for approximately $6…
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GSA Cites Appropriations Behind FBI HQ Location Announcement Delay

The General Services Administration has postponed the announcement of its selected location for the new FBI headquarters until it secures congressional funding to support the $1 billion project, Federal News Radio reported Friday…
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Lockheed to Provide F-35 Integrated Core Processor Support Under $65M Navy Delivery Order

Lockheed Martin has secured a two-year, $64.7 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy to perform work on integrated core processor of the company-built F-35 fighter aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed will help address manufacturing sources constraints projected under F-35 Lot 15 production in support of the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and international partners…
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Madelyne D’Angelo Joins InquisIT as Human Resources VP

Madelyne D’Angelo, former managing director of human capital consulting firm Helios HR, has joined InquisIT as vice president of human resources at the Chantilly, Virginia-based information technology contractor…
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Report: Army Seeks to Update Black Hawk, Apache Engines

U.S. Army leaders have told House members that one of the service branch’s top modernization priorities is to update the turbine engines of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters, DoD Buzz reported Thursday…
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Industry Officials Talk Govt’s Reluctance to Share Cyber Threat Data at House Panel Hearing

Industry officials told lawmakers at a House Homeland Security Committee’s cybersecurity panel hearing Thursday that that U.S. government is hesitant to facilitate cyber threat data sharing with stakeholders in the private sector, Nextgov reported Thursday…
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MC Dean Secures Army IT, Infrastructure Support Contract

M.C. Dean has been awarded a potential four-year, $45 million contract to provide information technology and infrastructure support services to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday the service branch received five bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via the internet…
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March 13 Morning Report: Positive February Jobs Data Move GovCon Index and Markets Up

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index followed markets to close up Friday after the release of strong February employment figures. The Labor Department’s monthly report showed employers added an above-forecast 235,000 positions in February, with the jobless rate dropping to 4…
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VIDEO: Infantryman’s Disneyland | Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, execute their Marine Corps Combat Readiness Evaluation at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, starting Feb. 22, 2017. MCCREs are conducted to ensure unit standardization and combat readiness in preparation for operational deployments…
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