Posts from GovConWire for 03/14/2017

CRN: DXC Technology’s Senior Management Team Draws From Both CSC, HPE Services Segment

Executives from Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment have been named to vice president and director roles at the merged CSC-HPE ES company that will trade as DXC Technology when it debuts April 3, CRN reported…
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Booz Allen Wins Potential $87M IDIQ for Naval Aviation Enterprise Support Services

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has secured a potential five-year, $87.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy for analytical, managerial and technical services. The Defense Department said Monday the company will support the Naval Aviation Enterprise’s efforts to sustain readiness and warfighting systems under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, level-of-effort contract…
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DHS, GSA Seek Info on Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Support Sources

The General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have issued a request for information that seeks to identify GSA Alliant Small Business governmentwide acquisition contract holders that have potential to provide continuous diagnostics and mitigation support, Federal News Radio reported Monday…
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OPM to Cancel 21 White Collar, Wage Grade Occupations from Pay Tables in 2018

The Office of Personnel Management will remove 21 white collar and wage grade occupations from the pay tables on March 1, 2018. OPM said Wednesday the canceled general service and wage grade occupational series have approximately 25 or less federal employees across agencies that report to OPM’s Enterprise Human Resources Integration Data Warehouse…
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Boeing to Continue Sustainment Work on South Korea’s F-15 Jets

Boeing has been awarded a five-year contract to extend the company’s ongoing sustainment efforts for the F-15K aircraft fleet of South Korea. The company said Monday it aims to help the country’s air force to boost its F-15K aircraft readiness through the contract…
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Unisys, CSIRO Partner to Develop Data Analytics-Based Border Security Platform

Unisys has partnered with the Australia-based Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization to develop a data analytics platform designed to detect security risks associated with passengers and cargo at international land, air and sea borders…
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Honeywell Obtains Certifications to Offer Satcom, Health Monitoring Tech for Helicopters

Honeywell has received certifications from various aviation agencies to provide its satellite communications system and health and usage monitoring platform for a range of helicopters. The company said it obtained supplemental type certificates from U…
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NSF Selects Ignite-Northeastern University Team for Wireless Network R&D Program

A team comprised of US Ignite and Northeastern University has received a $6.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead a program that seeks to accelerate research on future wireless communication and networking technologies…
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VIDEO: Leonardo DRS’ Lynn on USAF Trainer Contest, Daylight Acquisition & Buy American

William Lynn, president and CEO of Leonardo DRS, discusses the company’s bid for the US Air Force’s T-X program to replace the venerable Northrop T-38 trainer, the acquisition of Daylight Solutions and the implications of President Trump’s “Buy American” approach with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian…
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March 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, With Markets Mixed

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed up on the day as markets were mixed; the S&P 500 up 0.04 % to 2372.47, the DJIA closing down 0.10% to 20,881.48, and the NASDAQ up 0.24% closing at 5875…
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