Posts from GovConWire for 05/12/2017

Lockheed, Cobham Vet Angie Casper Named LMI SVP, Chief HR Officer

Angie Casper, a 25-year human resources professional, has joined LMI as a senior vice president and chief HR officer at the Tysons, Virginia-based nonprofit government consulting services contractor…
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CACI Lands $94M Air Force Engineering Services IDIQ

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a $94 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide a range of engineering services. The Defense Department said Thursday that CACI’s enterprise solutions business will integrate, update and consolidate computer-based analytical software tools, database repositories, test fixtures, test program sets and associated network communication functions to help the service branch address obsolescence and performance issues…
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Raytheon Lands $53M Air Force Contract to Manufacture 3D Long-Range Radars

Raytheon has received a potential three-year, $52.7 million contract to design, develop and manufacture a long-range radar platform for the U.S. Air Force. The company will develop three units of the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar system under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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Oshkosh to Refurbish Army Tactical Vehicles, Palletized Load Systems with $171M Contract Funds

Oshkosh Corp.‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense segment has secured two contract modifications worth a combined $170.5 millionto recapitalize a range of U.S. Army tactical vehicles and palletized load systems…
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Boeing Awarded $488M to Remanufacture Apache Helicopters for UK Military

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $488.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to remanufacture 38 helicopters for the U.K. army and acquire three crew trainers along with associated spares as part of a foreign military sales agreement…
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Maj. Gen. Steven Rudder Nominated as Marine Corps Deputy Commandant for Aviation

Maj. Gen. Steven Rudder, director for strategic planning and policy at the U.S. Pacific Command, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve deputy commandant for aviation at the U.S. Marine Corps headquarters…
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House Lawmakers Urge Army to Accelerate Tactical Comms Platform Deployment

Several House members have urged U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to expedite the deployment of a tactical communications platform across the service branch, C4ISRNet reported Thursday. The report said a group of 178 lawmakers wrote in an April 10 letter that the Army should facilitate the acquisition of six additional sets of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 in the next five years…
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VA Plans New Enterprise Data Mgmt Task Under T4NG IDIQ Vehicle

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to add a task order under its Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation contract vehicle for enterprise data management support services. VA said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice the task will cover technical staff expertise related to data governance and messaging as well as transactional and analytical data processing…
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Okta Receives ‘Moderate’ FedRAMP Certification for Identity, Access Mgmt Platforms

Okta has obtained “moderate” Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to offer its identity, mobility and security offerings to government agencies via the Amazon Web Services Cloud…
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May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Rumors of a Possible Textron Acquisition

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index posted minor losses to close down 0.011 percent to 93.282 with advancers and decliners split evenly. Textron topped of the GovCon Index board gaining 3.60 per cent on rumors of a possible acquisition by Lockheed Martin hit the streets…
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