Posts from GovConWire for 04/04/2017

Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses…
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Air Force Issues $147M Contract Funds for ULA Atlas V 551 Launch Vehicle Production

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received $146.5 million in contract funds from the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services for a new Atlas V configuration…
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John Heller: PAE Eyes Govt Services Portfolio Expansion Via FCi Federal Purchase

PAE has agreed to buy FCi Federal for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand service offerings for federal government clients. Both companies expect to complete the transaction over the next 45 business days pending regulatory approvals, PAE said Monday…
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ACT I Secures Booz Allen Subcontract for F-35 Program Office Engineering Support; Michael Niggel Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has secured a potential five-year subcontract from Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) to provide engineering services to the Naval Air Systems Command in support of the F-35 joint strike fighter program office…
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BAE Unit Lands $134M Army Artillery Vehicle Materials Procurement Contract

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit has secured a $133.6 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army to obtain materials needed for the production of M992A3 carrier ammunition-tracked vehicles and M109A7 howitzers…
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Raytheon to Help Reduce Risk of Space Object Kill Vehicle Under $60M MDA Contract

Raytheon has won a three-year, $59.6 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to carry out a technology risk reduction effort for the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle platform. The Defense Department said Monday the contract is part of MDA’s strategy to boost performance and decrease risk for communications systems; high sensitivity multi-band sensor; survivable processor; KV divert and attitude control system; bus sensor and sensor pointing; and engagement management…
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Army Invites Small Biz Participation in Network Integration Evaluation Exercise

The U.S. Army has begun its search for small businesses that could support the service branch’s upcoming Network Integration Evaluation event. The Army’s Mission and Installation Contracting Command asked interested companies to provide threat emulation forces for NIE 17…
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Navy Taps Astro Machine Works, Merrill Aviation for Battle Mgmt System Components

Astro Machine Works and Merrill Aviation have won five-year contracts worth up to $41.7 million combined to manufacture, assemble, inspect and deliver gun weapon system components for the U.S. Navy‘s battle management systems…
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Huntington Ingalls Tests Navy’s Washington Submarine at Sea

Huntington Ingalls Industries has tested the components, systems and compartments of the U.S. Navy‘s future nuclear-powered attack submarine Washington (SSN 787) during an initial round of sea trials…
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VIDEO: DoD News In Focus – Shark Antibodies: Protecting the Warfighter

Scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory are using shark antibodies to develop new alternatives to chemical and biological threat detection tools. The lab is developing antibodies that would be used to alert for the presence of bio threats on and off the battlefield…
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April 3 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices Close Down on Week Auto Sales

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index and major markets all followed the auto stocks down as March reported weak vehicle sales, raising questions\concerns about economic growth. Investors continue to watch closely developments on the global political and economic front…
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