Posts from GovConWire for 05/31/2017

Booz Allen to Support Navy C2 Program Office Under $72M Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton has received a five-year, $72 million contract to help the U.S. Navy‘s Command and Control Program Office ensure that naval warfighters have access to situational awareness and tactical data…
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Sikorsky Wraps Up Combat Rescue Helicopter Critical Design Review

Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has completed a critical design review for the Combat Rescue Helicopter program that aims to replace the U.S. Air Force‘s HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft…
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MDA Conducts Ground-Based Ballistic Missile Defense Intercept Trial

The Missile Defense Agency conducted an initial live-fire test Tuesday of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense platform component of the ballistic missile defense system. MDA said Tuesday a land-based interceptor that launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California used its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle to intercept and destroy an intercontinental ballistic missile that took off from a test site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands…
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L3 Subsidiary Gets $83M Option in Navy TH-57 Fleet Services Contract

An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary has secured a one-year, $83.1 million contract modification for depot-level logistics and organizational services to the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopters…
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Philadelphia Gear Awarded $98M for Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Main Reduction Gears 

Philadelphia Gear has received a $98 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver three shipsets of main reduction gears for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract includes MRGs that will be installed in the DDG 125, DDG 126 and DDG 127 ships…
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Grant Thornton Lands Contract for USSOCOM Audit Services

The Defense Finance Accounting Service has awarded Grant Thornton a potential $29.2 million contract to provide general fund audit services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. DFAS received one quote for the labor-hour contract and obligated $10…
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GSA, DHS Pick Alliant GWAC Vehicles for Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation Support

The General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security have selected Alliant and Alliant 2 governmentwide acquisition contracts as potential vehicles for agencies to procure continuous diagnostics and mitigation support services, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday…
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General Atomics RPA Hits 48-Hour Continuous Flight Milestone

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has flown a “certifiable” variant of the company-built Predator B remotely piloted aircraft for 48.2 hours non-stop, breaking a company record for the longest endurance flight of any Predator-series platform…
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VIDEO: Meet the US M1 Abrams tank

U.S. tankers are currently on deployment in Romania as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Their vehicle, their home away from home is the M1 Abrams.
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May 30 Market Close: GovCon Index and Indices All Down on the Day

The GovCon Index and major U.S. indices started the week off in the negative. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the day down 0.477 percent to 95.223. Decliners outpaced advancers 3 to 1. The three U…
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