Posts from GovConWire for 06/02/2017

Lockheed Gets $200M AF IDIQ to Sustain Airborne Targeting, Navigation Pods for 13 Int’l Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $200 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help 13 foreign military sales customers sustain Sniper advanced targeting pods and Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night navigation pods…
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Level 3’s Jeff Storey to Succeed Glen Post as CenturyLink CEO Upon Merger Completion

Jeff Storey, president and CEO of Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), will serve as president, chief operating officer and board member at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its planned $34 billion acquisition of Level 3…
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Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James Elected to Textron Board

Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, will officially join Textron on July 1 as a member of the board of directors. Textron said Thursday she will bring three decades of homeland and national security experience in the public and private sectors to the company…
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CSRA Lands $61M Air Force ISR Mission Support Contract

CSRA has secured a potential five-year, $61 million contract to support a global intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance mission of the U.S. Air Force. The company said Thursday it will work to integrate systems, support budget and resources and offer operational scheduling services and technologies to the Air Force’s Deputy Chief of Staff for ISR and the Air Combat Command’s Directorate of Plans and Programs under the FIRE program…
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Navy Picks Booz Allen, Solute, Geocent for C4ISR Systems Engineering Services

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), Solute and Geocent will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to provide systems engineering and integration support for the Defense Department’s command, control, computers, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms…
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Saab Lands Potential $219M Contract to Maintain Sweden’s Gripen C/D Aircraft

Saab has received a potential two-year, $218.6 million contract from Sweden’s defense materiel administration to provide continued support and maintenance services for the country’s multirole aircraft…
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CTC-UDRI JV to Help Manage Air Force Installation Energy Resilience; Ed Sheehan Comments

A Concurrent Technologies Corp.-University of Dayton Research Institute joint venture has been awarded a two-year, $2.4 million task order to examine, install and record upgrades to U.S. Air Force installations as part of the service branch’s energy management efforts…
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BAE’s US Arm Taps CH2M to Help Implement Aircraft Landing Tech at Marine Corps, Navy Facilities

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has selected CH2M to deliver architect-engineering services to aid the integration of airfield and shore-based landing systems at more than 35 U.S. Marine Corps and Navy facilities around the world…
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In-Q-Tel, Evident.io Forge Cloud-Based Security Platform Devt Partnership

In-Q-Tel has partnered with Evident.io to help the Pleasanton, California-based technology company further develop a compliance automation and security platform designed to help U.S. intelligence agencies secure their data infrastructure in Amazon Web Services public cloud environments…
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VIDEO: Arati Prabhakar: Changing What’s Possible (DARPA “Wait, What?”)

Dr. Arati Prabhakar, the director of DARPA, describes DARPA’s big ambitions for the future of technology and national security. She spoke at DARPA’s “Wait, What? A Future Technology Forum” on Sept…
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June 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Up as S&P 500, DJIA, and NASDAQ Set New Highs

On the first day of June trading the GovCon Index and U.S. indices all opened the month on a strong note. The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index ended the day up 0.940 percent to 96.082 setting a new two month high…
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