Posts from GovConWire for 06/05/2017

Air Force Selects 5 Firms for $95M Fairchild AFB Design-Build IDIQ

Bristol Design Build Services, Mirador Enterprises, MJ Takisaki, Rore and Tunista Construction have each received a spot on a potential $95 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U…
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SpaceX Launches Reused Dragon Capsule for 11th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

A SpaceX-built spacecraft took off Saturday aboard the company’s Falcon 9 rocket to deliver approximately 6,000 pounds of scientific instruments and crew supplies to the International Space Station, Space…
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NNSA Awards Contracts for Nevada National Security Site O&M, Protective Force Services

The Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded separate contracts for the operations and maintenance as well as security of the Nevada National Security Site near Las Vegas…
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CACI’s Ken Asbury, BAE’s Manish Parikh & Unisys’ PV Puvvada Assume New Roles at PSC

Ken Asbury, president and CEO at CACI International; Manish Parikh, vice president of business development and strategy at BAE Systems; and PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business unit, have been elected to assume new leadership roles within the Professional Services Council…
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Lockheed Unit to Provide Towed Array Units, Engineering Services Under Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s mission systems and training unit has received a nearly $42 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver TB-37 Multi-Function Towed Array production units, accessories, shipping products and engineering services…
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Granicus’ Natalie Fedie: Mapping ‘Citizen Journey’ Key to Agencies’ Citizen Engagement Efforts

Natalie Fedie, vice president of customer success at cloud platforms provider Granicus, has said government agencies that seek to facilitate citizen engagement should map the “citizen journey.” Fedie wrote that in order to map the citizen journey, agencies should know the methods used by the public to interact with a government institution or service and “determine the type of experience you want citizens to have…
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USSOCOM Seeks Info on Biometric Data Collection, Storage Capabilities

The U.S. Special Operations Command has issued a request for information on potential sources of biometrics devices and related capabilities that work to collect and store fingerprints, irises, voice and facial photographs…
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Delfin Gets DOE Approval to Export Liquefied Natural Gas From Proposed Offshore Terminal

The Energy Department has granted Delfin LNG approval to export 1.8 billion cubic feet per day of liquefied natural gas over a 20-year period to countries that are not bound by free-trade agreements. The company will export LNG from the proposed Delfin floating liquefaction facility in the Gulf of Mexico, DOE said Thursday…
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CTC Lands Spot on $249M Army Research Lab ISR R&D Support Contract; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has won a spot on a potential five-year, $248.6 million contract to provide the U.S. Army Research Laboratory with research and development support services related to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology platforms…
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June 5 Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index, Other Indices Post Positive Weekly Performance

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed Friday up 0.727 or 0.759 on the week, reaching a new two-month high. The three major U.S. indices were up on the day. All three indices reached new record highs with strong weekly performances, with the S&P500 closed up 28…
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VIDEO: ALIS: Keeping the F-35 Mission Ready

This video provides a basic overview of the F-35’s mission support system or Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS). ALIS brings training, planning, maintenance and support functions together into one system ultimately saving time and reducing cost…
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