Posts from GovConWire for 05/26/2017

CSRA Subsidiary Gets $266M EPA IT Support Contract

A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $266 million contract to provide information technology support services for the Environmental Protection Agency. SRA International will work to operate EPA’s application platforms and infrastructure in support of the agency’s office of information technology operations and research facilities across the U…
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Iridium Sets June 25 Launch Date for 2nd ‘NEXT’ Satellite Batch; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications has moved from June 29 to June 25 the launch of the second batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California…
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Army Picks 5 Firms for Security Assistance Training Services Under $249M FMS Deal

Five companies have won spots on a potential a five-year, $249 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide security assistance training services to seven foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Thursday that American Systems, Integration Innovation, Mag DS, Resicum International and Special Applications Group will support the Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization under an FMS agreement with Afghanistan, Croatia, Greece, Indonesia, Iraq, Tunisia and Turkey…
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James Cannon to Succeed Andrew Teich as FLIR Systems President, CEO

James Cannon, a more than 16-year veteran of Stanley Black & Decker, will serve as president and CEO of Wilsonville, Oregon-based sensor design and manufacturing firm FLIR Systems beginning June 19…
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Carey Smith: Parsons Lands Follow-On Award for NNSA Construction Mgmt Services

Parsons has secured a five-year contract to continue to help the National Nuclear Security Administration plan and manage construction projects. The company said Thursday it will conduct project planning, budgeting, design, construction, procurement, commissioning and closeout efforts under the follow-on Enterprise Construction Management Services contract…
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Vice Adm. Mathias Winter Assumes F-35 Joint Program Office Leadership

Navy Vice Adm. Mathias Winter, formerly deputy program executive officer for the Defense Department‘s F-35 joint program office, has officially assumed the F-35 JPO chief post, The Hill reported Thursday…
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Boeing to Help Integrate Navy Super Hornet IR Search & Track System Under $89M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured an $89 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help incorporate the Block II infrared search and track system in the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers initial design and development, prototyping hardware, technical risk reduction efforts and integrated product support…
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BAE Subsidiary to Update Maritime SATCOM Terminals for Australian Navy

BAE Systems‘ Australia-based business unit has landed a four-year, $30 million contract to update the Australian navy’s maritime satellite communications terminals. The company said Thursday it will update the Maritime element of the Advanced SATCOM Terrestrial Infrastructure System communications terminals to help boost the operational capacity of the Australian navy…
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4 Charts That Explain $95.7 Billion Trump IT Budget

President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposes to spend $95.7 billion to update Federal information technology, a 1.7 percent increase from fiscal year 2017, according to the administration…
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VIDEO: DoD Lab Day 2017

DoD’s Lab Day event held in the Pentagon’s courtyard, May 18, 2017, showcased more than 80 exhibits of technical innovations developed by scientists and engineers who work in the defense laboratory enterprise’s nationwide network of 63 defense labs, warfare centers and engineering centers…
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May 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as S&P 500 and NASDAQ Set New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the sixth consecutive day with the advancers significantly outpacing the decliners 5 to 1. The GovCon Index reached another 30 day high of 95.791, up 0…
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