Posts from GovConWire for 06/13/2017

Harris Wins Potential $255M IDIQ to Replace USSOCOM Legacy Manpack Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential six-year, $255 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to build a manpack radio system that will replace current radio models such as AN/PRC-117F and AN/PRC-117G…
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Former Vectrus SVP Chico Moline Joins PAE ISR as President; Karl Williams Comments

Chico Moline, formerly senior vice president and general manager of Vectrus’ (NYSE: VEC) information technology and network communication service business line, has joined the PAE–American Operations Corp…
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Raytheon Gets $116M Army Contract to Begin LRPF Missile Tech Maturation Work

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential $116.4 million contract from the U.S. Army to begin work on the Long-Range Precision Fires missile program under the technological maturation and risk reduction stage…
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Lockheed to Help Air Force Develop Radar Threat System Under Potential $108M Award

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential 10-year, $108.3 million contract to develop and test a production representative article of Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 for the U.S. Air Force…
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Tom Keane: Microsoft Debuts Internet-of-Things Hub on Azure Govt Cloud

Microsoft has introduced an internet-of-things hub on the company’s Azure Government cloud platform in a push to help customer agencies connect, track and manage connected systems. Tom Keane, general manager of the Microsoft Azure team, wrote in a blog entry published Monday that the IoT Hub offering will help users connect IoT devices to the cloud through device-to-cloud and cloud-to-device communications services…
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Leidos Gets NAVSUP Task Order for Joint Staff J6 Team Support; Tim Reardon Comments

Leidos has secured a potential three-year, $18 million task order from the Naval Supply Systems Command’s Fleet Logistics Center to support a Joint Staff J6 team responsible for analyzing warfighter systems and procedures in the field…
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James Mattis: Congress Should Eliminate Sequestration, Approve FY 2018 Defense Budget to Avoid CR

Defense Secretary James Mattis has asked Congress to put an end to sequestration and pass the proposed defense budget for fiscal year 2018 to prevent another continuing resolution that he said hampers military readiness, modernization and innovation, DoD News reported Monday…
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Moog Lands Navy F-18 Aircraft Repair Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded Moog a potential five-year, $50 million contract to repair 26 items for the U.S. Navy‘s F-18 aircraft fleet. Moog will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through June 2022 at various locations in California, Florida and New York, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Sen. Charles Schumer Backs Resolution Against Part of $110B US-Saudi Weapons Deal

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-New York) supports a proposed resolution that seeks to bar a part of a potential $110 billion weapon sales deal between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, The Hill reported Monday…
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VIDEO: Three Missions, One Missile

See how Standard Missile-6 supports three critical missions with a single missile design. Learn more :https://www.raytheon.com/capabilities/…
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June 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as Major Indices All Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fourth consecutive day with Government Services companies leading the top five positions. The three major indices all closed down as U.S. technology stocks continued their slide from Friday…
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