Posts from GovConWire for 04/07/2017

AECOM Subsidiary Wins $3.6B IDIQ Contract for Air Force RPA Services

AECOM (NYSE: ACM)’s URS Federal Services subsidiary has won a potential 17-year, $3.6 billion contract to provide remotely piloted aircraft services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity covers testing, tactics development, advanced training and joint and Air Force mission support…
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Belcan to Buy Schafer, Taps Lee Shabe to Lead Newly Formed Govt Services Segment

Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, has agreed to buy Schafer Corp. from Metalmark Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand its technical and engineering service offerings…
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Leidos, Textron, AASKI Technologies Win Spots on $900M Army Tactical UAS Product Office Support IDIQ

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) AAI subsidiary and AASKI Technologies have won positions on a potential five-year, $900 million contract for field support and technical services to the U…
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VA Orders Additional ReWalk Robotics-Built Exoskeleton Systems

The Department of Veterans Affairs has ordered an additional 28 exoskeleton systems from ReWalk Robotics to support an ongoing clinical trial across VA centers. ReWalk Robotics said Thursday it delivered 20 Personal Exoskeleton Systems in the first quarter of 2017 and is scheduled to deliver eight more systems later this year…
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IAI Lands Nearly $2B in Surface-to-Air Missile Supply Contracts with India

Israel Aerospace Industries has secured contracts worth nearly $2 billion to provide two kinds of surface-to-air missile system to India. IAI said Thursday it will supply the India’s army with a medium-range surface-to-air missile under a contract valued at $1…
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Senate Committee Approves Bill Seeking Cybersecurity Resources for SMEs

The Senate Commerce Committee has passed a bill that would provide resources for small and medium companies to address cyber threats, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Joseph Marks writes the committee approved the Making Available Information Now to Strengthen Trust and Resilience and Enhance Enterprise Technology Cybersecurity Act  through a voice vote Wednesday after Sen…
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Stratcom Renames Space Operations Center, Eyes Multinational Space Collaboration With Germany

The U.S. Strategic Command and the National Reconnaissance Office replaced the name of the Joint Interagency Combined Space Operations Center April 1 to reflect the organization’s new mission against threats to space assets…
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Capstone Gets Navy Task Order for CNIC Mobile Training, Course Devt Services

Capstone has received a task order to provide mobile training teams and formal course development services to regional or installation security and emergency management personnel at the Commander, Navy Installations Command headquarters…
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Mike Laidley: Orbital ATK Optimistic About Air Force Contract for Large Rocket

An official with Orbital ATK has said the company is confident that it will land a contract with the U.S. Air Force by early 2018 to advance the development of a large space launch vehicle, Space News reported Wednesday…
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VIDEO: Offensive Aircraft Support

U.S. Marines attending Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-17 participate in an offensive air support exercise at Observation Points Feets, Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range, Calif., Sept…
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April 6 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Reverse Downward Trend, Closing Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index reversed its six day downward trend to close up 0.436 percent to 90.300. There was positive movement in GovCon stocks as advancers outpaced decliners by 6 to 1. The major indices all closed slightly higher as energy stocks rose with crude oil prices and retailers are up on strong sales reports…
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