Posts from GovConWire for 04/25/2017

Raytheon to Support Navy Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Program Under Potential $490M Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential four-year, $490.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide ship activation and engineering services for the service branch’s Zumwalt-class destroyer program…
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General Dynamics Unit Lands $94M Contract for Software Devt Support to HHS Division

A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five-year, $94 million contract for software development life cycle services to a Department of Health and Human Services division that provides federal healthcare services to Alaska Native and American Indian people…
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Reports: Trump May Wait for Fiscal 2018 Budget Request to Seek Border Wall Funds

The White House has said President Donald Trump expressed plans to delay his call for funds for the proposed U.S. border wall with Mexico in an effort to facilitate negotiations over a budget deal to avert a possible government shutdown, Reuters reported Monday…
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BAE Launches Aircraft Threat Detection Tool

BAE Systems has introduced a new platform designed to help aircrews detect incoming threats to aircraft and launch countermeasure defense operations against such threats. The company said Monday the 3-Dimensional Advanced Warning System suite is a modular platform built to work with the U…
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Coast Guard Looks at Commercial EHR Platform Sources

Interested vendors have until May 26 to respond to a U.S. Coast Guard request for information on the possibility of replacing the service branch’s paper-based health data documentation system with an electronic health records system…
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AECOM Subsidiary to Maintain Taiwan’s F-16 Fleet Under $65M USAF Contract

AECOM‘s URS Federal Services subsidiary has won a $65 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to maintain the Taiwanese air force’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. The contract was issued under a foreign military sales deal and work will occur at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, through July 31, 2023, the Defense Department said Monday…
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EPAY Systems Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Human Capital Mgmt Offerings

EPAY Systems has gained Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to offer its human capital management platforms to government agencies. The company said Monday it aims to support government “Cloud First” initiatives and help federal customers manage and secure information…
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Lockheed-Built MUOS-5 Delivers Beyond-Line-of-Sight Comms Service to Soldiers

The fifth Mobile User Objective System satellite that Lockheed Martin built for the U.S. Navy has begun to provide beyond-line-of-sight communications capability to warfighters with ultra-high frequency radios…
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MacB Subsidiary Adds Cloud Deployment Feature to Cyber Defense Platform for Govt Clients

MacAulay-Brown‘s Enlighten IT Consulting subsidiary has updated its proprietary cyber defense environment in a push to help government clients implement and manage cloud-based technology. Version 2…
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VIDEO: An Overview of DARPA’s Service Academies Swarm Challenge

DARPA created the Service Academies Swarm Challenge to help make effective unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) swarm tactics a reality. The Challenge is a collaboration between the Agency and the three U.S. military Service academies—the U…
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April 24 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets Surge On French Election Results

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index followed advancing global markets to close at a 30 day high of 91.881, up 1.437 percent. Global markets surged with major U.S. indices up over 1.0 percent  on French election results…
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