Posts from GovConWire for 06/14/2017

Boeing to Split BDS Segment’s Military Aircraft, Network & Space Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will divide its network and space systems and military aircraft segments within its defense, space and security business unit into four smaller entities in a move that will take effect on July 1…
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Senate OKs $510M Precision-Guided Munitions Sale to Saudi Arabia

The Senate voted 53-47 Tuesday to pass a potential $510 million deal for the U.S. to sell precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia, Defense News reported Tuesday. The deal is part of a $110 billion weapon sales package that President Donald Trump signed with Saudi King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud in May…
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ManTech Wins $80M Navy Warfare Analysis Contract

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has won a potential five-year, $80.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct warfare analysis, software development, modeling and simulation efforts for the Naval Air Systems Command’s mission engineering and analysis department…
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PAE Closes FCi Purchase in Govt Mission Support Push; John Heller Comments

PAE has wrapped up its acquisition of Ashburn, Virginia-based professional services contractor FCi Federal for an undisclosed sum, a move that CEO John Heller says will expand PAE’s information and process management support offerings to the government sector…
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Retired Navy Capt. Charles Litz Joins ARServices as R&D Operations Director

Charles Litz, a retired U.S. Navy captain and former program manager at Advanced Technology Systems Company, has joined management and technology consulting firm ARServices as director of research and development operations…
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Northrop Completes 1st Flight Test of Panel-Based Sensor

Northrop Grumman evaluated the performance of its modular panel-based sensor technology during an exercise conducted in April at the company’s flight test facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The multifunction surveillance system functioned both on ground moving target indicator radar mode and on synthetic aperture radar mapping mode as part of the maiden flight, Northrop said Tuesday…
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Motorola to Deliver Mobile Apps, Software to Support AT&T’s Public Safety Broadband Network Project

Motorola Solutions will provide software, mobile applications and related services in support of AT&T’s efforts to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders. AT&T secured a potential $6…
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AWS Eyes GovCloud East Region Launch in 2018

Amazon Web Services plans to launch in 2018 a second region for its cloud platform designed to host regulated data workloads and sensitive information. The AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region will work to provide government clients with additional disaster recovery options and help them comply with several regulatory requirements, the company said Tuesday…
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Labor Dept Preps Acquisition Mgmt Support IDIQ

The Labor Department plans to kick off its formal solicitation for an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for acquisition management services by June 26. A presolicitation notice published Monday says DOL will launch the procurement effort as a small business set-aside program that will have a one-year base period and four one-year options…
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VIDEO: The U.S. Army: America’s first national institution

Since its establishment, June 14, 1775 — more than a year before the Declaration of Independence — the U.S. Army has played a vital role in the growth and development of the American nation. Drawing on both long-standing militia traditions and recently introduced professional standards, it won the new republic’s independence in an arduous eight-year struggle against Great Britain…
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June 13 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices All Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day with a mix of service providers and platform companies leading the pack. Technology stocks rebounded from a two-day slump, what Bloomberg called the worst slide of the year…
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