Posts from GovConWire for 06/20/2017

4 Firms Land Spots on $492M Navy Digital Network System Increment III Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies positions on a potential eight-year, $492.4 million contract to provide increment III production units and related supplies for the service branch’s Automated Digital Network System…
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Engility’s Wayne Rehberger Wins Virginia Business CFO Award; Lynn Dugle Comments

Wayne Rehberger, chief financial officer at Engility, has won the Virginia Business magazine’s CFO award in the publicly traded companies category in recognition of his dedication to financial stewardship…
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Boeing Subsidiary Awarded $195M SOCOM ISR Services Extension

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $195 million contract extension to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s unmanned aircraft systems…
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Sen. John McCain: Trump Administration Should Create Strategy for US Operations in Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has urged President Donald Trump’s administration to formulate a new strategy for the Defense Department to help address the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan, Defense News reported Monday…
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HPE, Mellanox to Provide Interconnect, Liquid-Cooled Platforms for NASA Ames’ Supercomputer

NASA has selected Mellanox Technologies and Hewlett Packard Enterprise to supply interconnect and liquid-cooled platforms for a high-performance computing cluster at the space agency’s Ames Research Center in California…
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Raytheon Develops Compact Targeting Sensor Variant; Roy Azevedo Comments

Raytheon has unveiled a compact version of a multi-spectral targeting system that works to gather intelligence data from infrared and visual spectra in the form of full-motion videos. Compact MTS is built with a 12-inch turret that weighs less than 60 pounds and the same imaging and targeting features as other sensor products that are part of Raytheon’s MTS portfolio, the company said Monday…
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Report: House Panel May Delay Fiscal 2018 Budget Resolution as Republicans Eye Higher Defense Spending

The House Budget Committee may delay the release of its fiscal 2018 budget proposal until the last week of June or after the July 4th recess as Republicans seek to boost defense spending above the White House’s proposed $54 billion increase in defense funds, The Hill reported Monday…
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Lockheed Gets $61M Contract Modification for Navy Aegis Facility O&M Support

Lockheed Martin has received a one-year, $61.3 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy operate and maintain development and test facilities for the Aegis combat system. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment, quality assurance and information assurance services for the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, SPY-1A Test Facility and the Naval Systems Computing Center…
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Oracle to Help Develop, Sustain Marine Logistics System

Oracle has secured a six-month, $11.2 million task order to support the development of an integrated technology platform for the U.S. Marine Corps to manage the service branch’s logistics operation…
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VIDEO: USS Fitzgerald Press Conference

YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 18, 2017) Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, answers questions about the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during a press conference at Fleet Activities Yokosuka…
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June 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as S&P500 and DJIA Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up today 0.584 percent to 95.917, reversing its Friday almost 1.5 percent drop.  Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1. All three the of the major indices were up on the day as technology stocks rebounded from the previous two weeks of sluggish performance…
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