Posts from GovConWire for 03/24/2017

Chris Sorenson Appointed Janus Interim COO; Matt Kaye Comments

Chris Sorenson, former chief operating officer of Triple Canopy and a 29-year U.S. Army  veteran, has been appointed as interim COO of global logistics and stability services contractor Janus Global Operations…
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Army Adds 11 Companies to $10B Foreign Language Services Contract

Eleven firms have secured spots under a potential $9.9 billion U.S. Army contract to provide foreign language services under the Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise program. Contract work will occur through March 26, 2027, and the Army will determine work locations and funds with each task order, the Defense Department said Thursday
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Former Booz Allen Exec Tony Vanchieri Named Buchanan & Edwards Business Devt Director

Tony Vanchieri, formerly a senior associate at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named director of business development at Arlington, Virginia-based government information technology and consulting services provider Buchanan & Edwards…
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Parsons Awarded $385M Contract for MDA Missile Engineering Advisory, Assistance Services

Parsons‘ government services business has received a potential $385 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to provide advisory and assistance services along with engineering, management and technical support for the agency’s ballistic missile defense system…
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Booz Allen Lands $86M NGO Contract to Support GEOINT Learning System

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has secured a five-year, $86 million contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Geospatial-Intelligence College to manage a new program that will offer learning systems designed to help address the country’s GEOINT mission requirements…
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GSA Seeks Feedback on Proposed IT Schedule 70 Special Item Number for CDM Products

The General Services Administration has asked industry to provide feedback on the new special item number for continuous diagnostics and mitigation platforms to be offered under IT Schedule 70. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice publishedWednesday the proposed SIN seeks to create a government-wide contracting platform for the continuous delivery of CDM products, develop a list of approved CDM tools and classify 15 tool functional areas into five new subcategories in order to streamline requirements for CDM tools…
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Former Govt Officials Push for DHS Cyber Reorganization

Some former government cybersecurity experts said at a House committee hearing held Wednesday they believe Congress should elevate the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to protect federal networks, Nextgov reported Wednesday
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Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan: F-35 Cost-Reduction Options List Now Up for Review With DoD Secretary

Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, head of the F-35 joint program office, has said an “affordability compendium” that outlines initiatives on how to reduce the fighter program’s costs has now been handed to Defense Secretary James Mattis for review, Defense News reported Thursday
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VIDEO: The Importance of Aircraft Carriers

Aircraft Carrier Suppliers are on Capitol Hill in Washington DC talking to their Congressman about the importance of Aircraft Carriers. It’s a message President Trump brought to Newport News Shipbuilding on March 2…
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March 23 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Close Down on Delayed Healthcare Vote

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index moved down in lock step with the major U.S. markets. The major U.S. markets reversed their earlier gains to close down late in the day as the GOP delayed the vote on their healthcare bill…
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