Posts from GovConWire for 06/12/2017

4 Companies Land Spots on $1.73B Navy Drone ISR Services IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies positions on a potential five-year, $1.73 billion contract to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support services for land and maritime-based unmanned aerial systems…
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Jenette Ramos Succeeds Pat Shanahan as Boeing Supply & Operations SVP

Jenette Ramos, formerly vice president and general manager of fabrication at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) commercial airplanes business, has been named senior VP for supply and operations of the aerospace and defense contractor…
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CSRA Gets Potential $498M DISA Contract for MilCloud 2.0 Infrastructure Services

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has won a potential $498 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide commercial infrastructure services for the milCloud 2.0 private cloud platform for Defense Department networks…
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Jim Scanlon: SAIC to Continue Army Software Engineering Directorate Support Under $404M OASIS Task Order

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $404 million task order to help the U.S. Army‘s software engineering directorate deliver virtual, interactive and multimedia system engineering services to Defense Department components, military personnel and federal government agencies…
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Navy Selects BAE, General Dynamics, MES for Submarine Trainer Production, Installation IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded three companies positions on a potential five-year, $42.6 million contract to provide support services for the military branch’s Submarine Multi-Mission Team Trainer systems…
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IPsoft’s Bob Beck: Agencies Should Transform Citizen Experience With AI, Cognitive Tech

Bob Beck, vice president and general manager of IPsoft Government Solutions, has said government agencies should adopt cognitive technologies and other artificial intelligence platforms to facilitate the delivery of services to citizens…
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Deltek: State Dept, USAID to Get $38B in Total Discretionary Funds Under FY 2018 White House Budget Plan

The White House’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 would allocate $37.6 billion in total base discretionary funds for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development, Deltek reported Thursday…
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Labor Dept Seeks Info on Cloud Hosting Services Sources for EBSA Public Disclosure System

The Labor Department has sought information on potential contractors that can provide Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-certified cloud hosting services for the Employee Benefits and Security Administration’s public disclosure platform…
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Raytheon Unit to Produce ‘Friend or Foe’ ID Crypto Tech for Air Force, Intl Customers

A business unit of Raytheon has landed a $42.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide cryptographic applique for friend-or-foe identification systems to the U.S. Air Force and multiple foreign military sales customers…
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June 12 Morning Report: Friday Close – GovCon Index and Major Indices Close Mixed on the Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up 0.425 percent for the third consecutive day, however was down on the week by 0.184 percent. The major indices closed mixed with the S&P500 down 3.57 points for the week, the DJIA up 95…
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VIDEO: MEADS: Networked Defense for a Changing Threat Environmen

MEADS is mobile, 360-degree air and missile defense that is NATO interoperable and can defeat advanced short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and other air-breathing threats. For more information visit www…
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