Posts from GovConWire for 05/02/2017

Federal Reserve Exec Bajinder Paul Named InfoZen Strategy & Solutions VP

Bajinder Paul, formerly associate director at the Federal Reserve System, has joined InfoZen as vice president of strategy and solutions for the Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology services provider’s federal business…
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State Dept Clears $138M Anti-Radiation Missile Sale to Australia

The State Department has cleared Australia’s request to buy anti-radiation missiles and related equipment and services under a potential $137.6 million foreign military sales agreement. Australia asked to procure AGM-88B anti-radiation tactical missiles, AGM-88E guided tactical missiles, CATM-88B HARM captive air training missiles control sections, flight termination platforms and related missile guidance and control components for the country’s fleet of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) EA-18G Growler aircraft, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday…
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Raytheon to Continue Air, Missile Defense Radar Production Under $327M Navy Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $327.1 million modification to exercise options under a previously awarded contract for low-rate initial production of air and missile defense radars. Raytheon will also provide non-recurring engineering support services for the first three air and missile defense radars under the modification, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Report: Trump Cuts Presidential Aircraft Replacement Cost-Reduction Estimate to Millions

The White House said President Donald Trump has helped reduce the cost of the future Air Force One replacement aircraft by millions of dollars since he took office, Defense News reported Friday. Valerie Insinna writes the White House’s statement on cost reduction in Boeing’s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program contradicts Trump’s original claims in February…
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ACT I Secures F-35 Program Office Logistics Support Subcontract; Michael Niggel Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton has awarded Advanced Concepts and Technologies International a subcontract to provide lifecycle logistics and sustainment services to the Naval Air Systems Command in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program…
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CSRA Lands $57M IT Security Task Order With US Courts; Paul Nedzbala Comments

CSRA has secured a potential four-year, $57 million task order for information technology security services to the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts. The company said Monday it will support the IT security office within AOUSC’s Department of Technology Services under the task order…
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PAE to Extend Support for Air Force’s 96th Test Wing; John Heller Comments

PAE will continue to provide support services for the 96th Test Wing at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida under a potential three-year, $44 million contract. The company said Monday work covers shop maintenance services for government aircraft including modifications, task support and other functions at the air base…
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BAE Unit Receives Army Incentive Fee for Bradley Testing Milestone

A business unit of BAE Systems has received a $7.9 million “performance incentive fee” from the U.S. Army for the completion of automotive forward speed, acceleration, and slope operation tests on Bradley vehicles…
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VIDEO: USS Carl Vinson in the Philippine Sea

PHILIPPINE SEA (April 28, 2017) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JS Ashigara (DDG 178), left front, and JS Samidare (DD 106), left rear, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), center rear, and USS Wayne E…
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May 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as Markets Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down 0.274 points, 0,296 percent to 92.372 with advancers and decliners evenly split. The major market were mixed on the day with the DJIA down and the S&P500 and the NASDAQ up…
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