Posts from GovConWire for 05/05/2017

Senate Sends $1.17T Fiscal 2017 Omnibus Spending Package to White House

An omnibus package that would authorize $1.17 trillion to fund government operations through Sept. 30 is now headed to the White House for President Donald Trump’s signature after the Senate passed the measure Thursday via a 79-18 vote, Bloomberg reported Friday…
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Peter Sherlock Promoted to Mitre COO; Jason Providakes Comments

Peter Sherlock, formerly Mitre senior vice president for the Center for National Security Programs and Technology, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the nonprofit science and engineering research company…
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L3 Delivers Boeing-Built KC-10 Aircraft to Air Force

L3 Technologies has achieved on-time delivery of the first Boeing-built KC-10 aerial refueling aircraft under L3’s contractor logistics support contract with the U.S. Air Force. New York City-based L3 said Thursday its Vertex Aerospace division received the aircraft in January 2017 and performed heavy maintenance check on the KC-10 within six months, in partnership with subcontractor HAECO/TIMCO…
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Leidos to Help Manage DTRA Meteorological Data Servers, Weather Prediction Service

Leidos has secured a potential five-year, $13 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to provide operations and maintenance support for DTRA’s Meteorological Data Servers and Numerical Weather Prediction services…
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DOE Taps SteelCloud to Provide Security Compliance Automation Tool

SteelCloud has received a contract from the Energy Department to provide a remediation platform designed to automate compliance of applications and deployed data infrastructure with the Security Technical Implementation Guide…
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AT&T Inks Agreement to Migrate Databases, Apps to Oracle Cloud Platforms

AT&T has agreed with Oracle to migrate thousands of databases and related applications workloads to the latter’s cloud platforms. Oracle said Thursday the strategic agreement with AT&T covers its portfolio of cloud offerings that include platform-as-a-service, infrastructure-as-a-service, software-as-a-service and database-as-a-service…
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Northrop Secures Contract Funds for E-2D Aircraft Delivery to Japan

Northrop Grumman‘s military aircraft systems business has received an $11.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long-lead time materials, components, parts and other services that will support the delivery of an E–2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to Japan…
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Harris-Ligado Networks Partnership Aims to Demo Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight UAS Operations

Harris and Ligado Networks have agreed to collaborate in efforts to develop, test and deploy beyond-visual-line-of-sight technologies for unmanned aircraft systems. Both companies aim to showcase joint technologies and expertise to support the integration of commercial drones into U…
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Charles River Analytics to Develop AI Software for Air Force

Charles River Analytics has won a four-year, $8 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force develop artificial intelligence technology for domain experts to understand why decisions were made. The Air Force received 62 offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and obligated $1…
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VIDEO: F-35 By the Numbers

From the first production aircraft to now – the worldwide F-35 fleet has logged tens of thousands of flight hours. See the facts & figures. Learn more about the F-35 at f35.com.
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May 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Markets Mixed as House Votes to Overturn Obamacare

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.470 percent to 92.817 as advancers outpaced decliners 4 to 1. CACI lead the way with an almost 10 percent share value increase as their reported first quarter earnings beat analysts expectations…
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