Posts from GovConWire for 03/22/2017

Revision Military Lands $98M Army Contract for Combat Helmets

Revision Military has received a potential five-year, $98.1 million contract to supply combat helmets to the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it will manufacture the helmets at its facility in Newport, Vermont, through March 6, 2022 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Easterly to Buy 2 VA Healthcare Facilities in Govt Property Market Push

Easterly Government Properties (NYSE: DEA) has agreed to buy two medical centers run by the Department of Veterans Affairs for a combined purchase value of $260 million. Washington-based Easterly is a real estate investment trust that invests in Class A buildings leased primarily to the federal government…
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Report: Lockheed Aims to Save $5B on F-35 Program Amid Lot 11 Contract Negotiations

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has initiated talks with suppliers to generate $5 billion in cost savings on the F-35 program as the company negotiates a contract to produce the 11th batch of fighter jets, Bloomberg reported Tuesday…
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NIST Seeks Info on Virtual Electrode Sources for Human Body Comms-Based Systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has begun its search for potential industry sources of virtual electrodes that will work to facilitate the development of technology platforms designed to use the human body as a means to establish communications among wireless devices…
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Eagle Hill to Offer Human Capital Services via GSA Schedule 738X

Eagle Hill Consulting has been awarded a spot on the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 738X contract vehicle to offer human resources support services to federal agencies. The company said Monday it will provide organizational development, workforce planning, human capital strategy, organizational design, position classification, diversity and inclusion and employee engagement and communications services through Schedule 738X…
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L3 Subsidiary to Produce Mortar Fuzes for Saudi Arabia Under Army FMS Contract

An L3 Technologies subsidiary has secured a $37.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver multioption and point detonating/delay fuzes to Saudi Arabia. The Defense Department said Tuesday L3’s fuzing and ordnance systems business will supply 38,284 M734A1 and 165,426 M783 mortar fuzes under the foreign military sales contract…
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Maj. Gen. Scottie Carpenter Named Army Reserve Command Deputy Commanding General

Maj. Gen. Scottie Carpenter, former U.S. Army Reserve commander of the 84th Training Command, has been appointed as deputy commanding general of the Army Reserve Command and the Army Reserve unit within the Army Forces Command, the Defense Department said Monday…
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VIDEO: All Hands Update: 3-D Print-a-thon

3-D printing is playing a huge role in future Navy innovations. https://www.dvidshub.net/video/514740/…
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March 21 Market Close: GovCon Index and Equities Markets Close to 30 Day Low

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at a 30 day low ending the day at 92.042 down 1.62 percent. The equities markets reached a new 30 day low with the S&P 500 at 2344.02 down 1.24 percent, the DJIA off 1…
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