Posts from GovConWire for 04/27/2017

Raytheon to Update Air Operations Center Baseline Software Under $375M USAF Contract; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential six-year, $375 million contract from the Air Force Materiel Command to upgrade the baseline software for the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System…
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Former DOT CIO Richard McKinney Joins AECOM as Enterprise IT Strategy VP

Richard McKinney, formerly chief information officer at the U.S. Transportation Department, has joined AECOM’s management services group as vice president of enterprise information technology strategy…
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Lockheed Receives $423M Lot 10 F-35 Special Equipment Procurement Funds

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a $422.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain special tools and test equipment for the tenth batch of F-35 jets…
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DISA Issues Wideband Comm Ground Infrastructure RFI

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a request for information on the availability of commercial ground infrastructure and related support services for satellite and non-satellite wideband communications systems…
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Jacobs Subsidiary Wins $350M Army Shallow Land Disposal Area Remediation Contract

A Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary has won a potential 10-year, $350 million contract from the U.S. Army to support remediation activities at the Shallow Land Disposal Area in Parks Township, Pennsylvania…
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Vectrus Lands $115M Recompete Award for Army O&M, IT Support; Chuck Prow Comments

Vectrus Systems (NYSE: VEC) has won a potential $115 million contract from to continue to provide a range of operations and maintenance, information technology support and supply services for the U.S…
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Burns & McDonell-Designed C2 Facility to Support Navy’s Maritime Surveillance Operations

The U.S. Navy has opened a command-and-control complex, designed by Burns & McDonnell, to support broad area maritime surveillance operations at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida Burns & McDonnell said Tuesday the complex houses a tactical operations center for manned P-8A surveillance aircraft and a MQ-4C Triton squadron that supports the Navy’s unmanned aerial vehicle program…
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Johanna Curry: Army Application Owners Issue RFPs for Commercial Cloud Via ACCENT Contract Vehicle

Johanna Curry, project officer for the U.S. Army’s data center consolidation plan, has said application owners at the service branch have released requests for proposals for cloud platforms and related technical support under the Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transformation contract vehicle, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017

B-Roll package of the Ship-to-Shore Maneuver Exploration and Experimentation Advanced Naval Technology Exercise 2017 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. Marines and sailors will field-test more than 50 new technologies, everything from swarming unmanned surface vessels to self-driving Amtracs…
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April 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Up Slightly as Markets React to Proposed Tax Plan

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index moved opposite to market direction and closed up slightly to 93.084 or 0.290 percent. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1. U.S. markets reversed their significantly positive movement from the past two days to close slightly down…
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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead…
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