Posts from GovConWire for 06/07/2017

Harris to Build Data Search, Retrieval Platform for NGA Under Potential $500M IDIQ

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded Harris (NYSE: HRS) a potential five-year, $500 million contract to develop a software platform for NGA’s data search and retrieval activities…
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John Temple Named Huntington Ingalls Division Strategic Sourcing VP

John Temple, formerly vice president of contracts and supply chain management at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, has been appointed VP of strategic sourcing at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division…
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CTC to Support DoD Ammo Demilitarization Project; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has secured a $200,000 subcontract from Azimuth Consulting Services to support a Defense Department project to demilitarize conventional ammunition. CTC said Tuesday it will collaborate with Azimuth Consulting, the project’s prime contractor, to determine requirements for the replacement of a current demilitarization optimization software platform…
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General Dynamics NASSCO Wins Potential $106M Navy Ship Dry-Docking Maintenance Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a potential $106 million contract from the U.S. Navy to carry out the fiscal 2017 dry-docking phased maintenance availability of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island…
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State Dept Requests Info on Proposed Innovation Platform & Toolkit

The State Department has begun to search for potential sources of services for a proposed platform and toolkit designed to support the deployment of innovative tools and practices across the agency…
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White House to Move Air Traffic Control Oversight from FAA to Nongovernmental Entity

The White House has proposed to transfer oversight of U.S. air traffic control operations from the Federal Aviation Administration to a new nongovernmental, nonprofit entity. A White House news release published Monday says the plan seeks to expand the National Airspace System and address aircraft delays through the implementation of next-generation technology platforms and facilitate the integration of commercial space vehicles and unmanned aerial systems…
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Dell Vet Rola Dagher to Lead Cisco’s Canadian Operations

Rola Dagher, former vice president and general manager of Dell EMC‘s infrastructure solutions group in Canada, has been named president of Cisco Systems‘ Canadian arm. She succeeds Bernadette Wightman and brings more than 25 years of technology and sales leadership experience to her new position, Cisco said Monday…
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Lockheed Taps Elbit Systems’ US Subsidiary for F-35 Cockpit Display Replacement

Elbit Systems‘ U.S. arm has received a contract to build a cockpit display replacement unit for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft. Elbit Systems of America will develop a panoramic cockpit display as part of the fighter program’s Technology Refresh 3, the company said Tuesday…
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Orbital ATK, Air Force Enter Composite Aerostructure Fabrication, Repair Partnership

Orbital ATK has partnered with the U.S. Air Force to determine opportunities to address design, fabrication, repair and inspection of composite aerostructures of military aircraft. Orbital ATK said Tuesday it will also collaborate with the service branch to facilitate future aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul activities at the Air Force Ogden Air Logistics Complex and the company’s aerospace structures division in Clearfield, Utah, under the public-private partnership agreement…
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VIDEO: Intel Briefing – US DoD Budget FY18 – First look analysis

The team examines the plans for the Army’s tactical vehicle modernization programs, the Navy’s key shipbuilding plans, the Air-Force’s F-35A Joint Strike Fighter and major defense-wide Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) programs…
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June 6 Market Close: GovCon Index and Indices Down for Second Day

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index pulled back for the second day to break through 95.00 to close down 0.729 percent to 94.680. Decliners outpaced advancers 13 to 1. The two gainers on the day were Navistar International (NYSE:NAV) up 3…
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