Posts from GovConWire for 06/22/2017

ERC Wins Potential $498M Army Redstone Arsenal Engineering Contract

Engineering Research and Consulting has won a potential five-year, $498.4 million contract to provide engineering and support services at the U.S. Army post in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Three bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract via the internet and work is scheduled to be completed June 20, 2022, the Defense Department said Wednesday…
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Raytheon-Kongsberg Team to Propose Missile Tech for Navy LCS, Frigate Warships

A team composed of Raytheon and Kongsberg Grupen plans to offer the U.S. Navy a precision missile system in a bid to address the service branch’s over-the-horizon for requirement littoral combat ships and frigates…
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Engility to Help Manage DoD Systems Engineering Programs; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has secured a potential five-year, $16.2 million contract to help update and standardize the Defense Department‘s systems engineering functions. The company said Wednesday it will assist the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering in the management of DoD programs related to systems engineering…
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DHS’ Jeanette Manfra: Russia Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

Federal officials told lawmakers at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday they have determined that Russia interfered with election-related platforms prior to the U.S. presidential elections in 2016, The Hill reported Wednesday…
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GOP Lawmakers to Propose Bill for 355-Ship Navy Buildup

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi) and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Virginia) are scheduled Thursday to introduce a bill that seeks to grow the U.S. Navy‘s fleet to 355 ships, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Metal Shark Lands $54M Navy Contract to Build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels

Metal Shark has won a potential $54.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to construct near coastal patrol vessels in support of the U.S. Southern Command‘s partner nations and the foreign military sales program…
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Honeywell, NASA Finish Sonic Boom Predictive Tech Test

NASA and Honeywell have concluded a two-year test of a technology platform designed to help supersonic jet pilots reduce noise associated with sonic booms over populated areas. The test included the integration of the Interactive Sonic Boom Display Avionics software equipped with Honeywell’s Interactive Navigation tool into a business aircraft’s avionics system, the company said Wednesday…
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IBM Unit to Build Supercomputer-Based Global Storm-Scale Forecast Model With UCAR, NCAR

An IBM business has teamed up with the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and the National Center for Atmospheric Research to develop a global model designed to predict hurricanes, thunderstorms and other weather patterns at both regional and local scales…
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DMI-NEC Alliance to Integrate Mobility, Biometric Platforms for Public Sector Clients

Digital Management Inc. and NEC‘s U.S. subsidiary have partnered to combine mobility and biometric platforms in a push to help government customers address national security and public safety goals…
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VIDEO: JSTARS Recap: What’s it about? It’s about the Mission.

Our 32-year history of proven battle management ensures we’ll deliver the #JSTARSRecap weapons system ready for combat. For our very strong industry team, it’s a low-risk, seamless evolution of a proven weapons system using commercial off-the-shelf technology, open mission system architecture, and a highly reliable mature platform already widely used in the DoD inventory…
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June 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down today 0.477 percent to 95.33. Advancing and declining shares were pretty much evenly split. The major indices closed mixed on the day with the S&P500 and DJIA down and the NASDAQ up…
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