Posts from GovConWire for 04/26/2017

ManTech Receives $220M FBI Contract; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a $220 million contract to provide enterprise IT infrastructure support for the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services division. CJIS equips law enforcement, national security, and the intelligence community with the criminal data and information systems the FBI needs to protect the U…
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Accenture to Update TSA Enterprise IT Applications Under Potential $64M Contract

Accenture‘s federal services business has received a potential four-year, $64 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration update and maintain more than 70 enterprise information technology applications through the use of agile and DevOps methodologies…
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FBI Vet Linda Walsh Named Managing Director for Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services Practice

Linda Walsh, a 21-year FBI veteran and former supervisory special agent at the bureau, has joined Deloitte as managing director of cyber risk services practice within the company’s risk and financial advisory business…
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Navy Exercises $100M Option on Northrop’s Large Aircraft IR Countermeasures Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $99.5 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to support the integration of large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Northrop will provide hardware such as weapon replaceable assemblies, support equipment, signal processors, 302 advanced threat warning sensors and 41 control indicator units for Navy and U…
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Raj Shah: DIUx Eyes Prototype Project Transition Over Next 2 Months

Raj Shah, head of the Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, has said DIUx expects to transition some of the 25 prototype projects to operational use by service branches over the next two months, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson ‘Hopes’ Congress Reaches Agreement Over Fiscal 2017 Defense Budget

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson said during a conference call Tuesday that she expects Congress to reach a defense budget deal for the remaining months of fiscal 2017, Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday…
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Sensofusion to Help DoD, Marine Corps Develop Counter-UAS Mobile System

A partnership of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental has awarded Sensofusion a contract to further develop a mobile platform designed to counter unmanned aircraft systems…
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DARPA Taps PARC-Led Team to Develop Computational Framework for Product Design

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected Xerox’s PARC subsidiary to lead a team to create a new computational model designed to eliminate limitations in computer-aided design technology platforms and advance digital manufacturing processes…
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VIDEO: DoD News In Focus: Harnessing the Power of the Sun

The Defense Department is using less energy. Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., was one of the first military bases to adopt solar panels to increase energy efficiency. Solar panels help to minimize the base’s carbon footprint and use an energy source that is abundant at Nellis, which averages about 160 days of sun per year…
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April 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Down Slightly as Markets Near Record Highs on Strong Earnings

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved opposite to market direction and closed down slightly to 92.815 down 0.071 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. U.S. markets were up significantly for the second day…
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