Posts from GovConWire for 06/23/2017

Mac Curtis-Led Vencore Files for IPO

Vencore on Wednesday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering to raise as much as $250 million. Chantilly, Virginia-based Vencore is led by Mac Curtis and provides cybersecurity, data management and systems support to U…
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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.2B Navy Contract for Sonar System Engineering Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to engineer sonar technology under the Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion program…
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Level 3 Vet Edward Morche to Serve as CenturyLink Federal Unit President After Merger

Edward Morche, a 16-year Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) veteran, will serve as president of strategic enterprise, federal government and state government business unit at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3…
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Rep. Mac Thornberry: HASC’s FY 2018 NDAA Contains Acquisition Reform, Missile Defense Provisions

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has said his panel’s $640 billion defense spending bill for fiscal 2018 includes proposed changes to the Defense Department’s acquisition system, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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NanoRacks-SSL-ULA Team to Study Feasibility of Rocket Tech Repurposing Under NASA Contract; Richard White Comments

A team composed of NanoRacks, Space Systems Loral and United Launch Alliance has signed an agreement with NASA to examine the feasibility of converting a rocket upper stage into a commercial space habitat…
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General Dynamics Subsidiary Awarded $203M for Design Support on Navy Columbia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $203.1 million contract modification to increase design support for the U.S. Navy‘s Columbia-class nuclear submarines…
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BAE Unveils Cockpit Devt & Military Aircraft Training Facility

BAE Systems has opened a new cockpit development and training facility designed to integrate gaming technologies with military aircraft simulators and Formula One engineering. The company said Thursday it worked with Williams Advanced Engineering to build the $2…
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NATO Taps Leonardo to Develop Logistics Data System Via Alliance Ground Surveillance Initiative

Leonardo has won a contract from NATO to build and deliver a logistics data platform under the Alliance Ground Surveillance program. The company will develop the AGS Logistics Information System through a contract signed with the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Management Agency, Leonardo said Wednesday…
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Northrop’s Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits Comply With FCC 5G Requirements

A Northrop Grumman business has announced several monolithic microwave integrated circuit offerings that comply with the Federal Communications Commission’s requirements for 5G frequency bands. Northrop’s microelectronics products and services business made the announcement at the 2017 International Microwave Symposium, the company said Wednesday…
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VIDEO: Beyond virtual: Boeing showcases mixed reality at Paris Air Show

Boeing gave customers at the 2017 Paris Air Show a new way to see its airplanes.
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June 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down With Markets Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the third consecutive day 0.254 percent to 95.087. Advancing and declining shares were pretty much evenly split. The major indices showed little change on the day closing mixed with the S&P500 and DJIA down and the NASDAQ up…
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