Posts from GovConWire for 06/01/2017

Navy Awards General Dynamics Unit $244M Surface Combat Training Support Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a potential five-year, $244 million contract to provide training support services for the U.S. Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems. General Dynamics Information Technology will provide warfare training and curriculum development support for CSCS’ 15 learning areas and detachments as well as international programs, the company said Wednesday…
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SAP NS2, CounterTack Form Enterprise Security Partnership; Mark Testoni Comments

SAP National Security Services and CounterTack have forged a strategic partnership to facilitate the delivery of an enterprise security tool to government and commercial clients. CounterTack said Wednesday it will integrate its Endpoint Threat Platform with the SAP HANA in-memory database management system in an effort to accelerate data processing operations and provide security analysts with predictive intelligence support needed to counter security threats…
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DynCorp Wins $124M Contract for Logistics Support to Govt-Owned Transport Aircraft

DynCorp International has won a potential $124.5 contract from the U.S. Army to provide logistics support for government-owned, fixed-wing transport aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will support C-12, C-26 and UC-35  fleets and provide limited services to T-6 military trainers under the firm-fixed-price contract…
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Boeing Taps Harris for P-8A Aircraft Sonobuoy Launchers

Harris has received multiple contracts to deliver sonobuoy launchers to Boeing for installation on the U.S. Navy‘s P-8A maritime patrol aircraft. The contracts cover the supply of single-shot and rotary launchers for 49 P-8A planes of the U…
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Northrop to Provide Air Force AESA Radars, Support Services Under $244M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $243.9 million contract to supply 72 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars, spares and support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform contract-related work in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is scheduled to finish Jan…
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Lockheed, Canadian Firm Deploy Indago 2 UAS for Asset Inspection

Lockheed Martin and its partner Canadian UAVs have jointly demonstrated the capacity of a Lockheed-built quadrotor unmanned aerial system to examine pipeline and well assets as part of a beyond-visual-line-of-sight test flight…
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Vice Adm. James Syring: MDA Ballistic Missile Intercept Trial Aims to Show US Readiness Against ICBM Threats

Navy Vice Adm. James Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency, has said the live-fire test of the U.S. ballistic missile defense platform seeks to demonstrate the country’s readiness to counter intercontinental ballistic missile threats from potential adversaries, DoD News reported Wednesday…
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TAPE to Develop Training Resources for Army; Louisa Jaffe Comments

Technical and Project Engineering has received a potential three-year, $45 million contract to continue the provision of training resource modeling services to the U.S. Army. TAPE said Tuesday the Army Training Models contract will cover the development and distribution of training resources across the service branch’s components including the National Guard, reserve units, Forces Command, Special Operations Command and the Training and Doctrine Command…
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VIDEO: Missile Defense Radars at Sea

See how individual 2’x2’x2′ radar building blocks can scale up to protect Navy ships against air, surface and ballistic missile threats
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May 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as Indices All Close Down

On the last trading day in May the GovCon Index ended the month up as major U.S. indices all ended down. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the day up 0.540 percent to 95.745. Advancers outpaced decliners 2 to 1…
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