Posts from GovConWire for 06/28/2017

Leonardo DRS Completes $150M Daylight Solutions Buy

Leonardo DRS has wrapped up its acquisition of quantum cascade laser platforms manufacturer Daylight Solutions for approximately $150 million. The transaction received regulatory approvals and clearance from Daylight Solutions’ stockholders, Leonardo said Monday…
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Raytheon to Supply F/A-18 Configuration D Kits Under $91M Navy Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a $90.8 million contract to refurbish components on the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of F/A-18 Hornet multirole aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Raytheon will provide 206 retrofit components and four validation and verification kits for F/A-18 Configuration D as part of three engineering change proposals…
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Alan Estevez Joins Deloitte’s Federal Practice; Nathan Houser Comments

Alan Estevez joined Deloitte Consulting LLP’s federal practice as a national security strategy and logistics executive, where he will work with a range of clients to help innovate and transform their acquisition, logistics, supply chain and sustainment operations, the company announced Tuesday…
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SOCOM Adds Arcturus to Potential $475M UAS ISR Contract

Arcturus UAV has won a spot under a potential five-year, $475 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems…
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DoD Requests Additional 5% for IT Budget

The Department of Defense is asking for $42.5 billion in IT funding, a 5.3 percent increase over last year. From that top line number, $9.3 billion is reserved for classified investments and expenses, with $33…
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SAIC Wins Spot on Maryland’s $2.5B Agency IT Services Contract; Bob Genter Comments

Science Applications International Corp. has secured a prime position on a potential $2.5 billion contract for information technology support services to government agencies across the state of Maryland…
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Infoscitex Lands $70M USAF Aerospace System R&D Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Infoscitex a four-year, $70 million contract modification to support the military branch’s aerospace technology and simulation-based research and development efforts…
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InfoZen Expands Maryland HQ to Support Agile Devt, DevOps Services Delivery

InfoZen has opened a new 31,000-square-foot facility in Bethesda, Maryland, to support the delivery of DevOps and agile development support services to federal agencies. The $2 million facility is part of the expansion of the company’s corporate headquarters in Bethesda and will house a new training space and at least 250 employees that specialize in agile development and DevOps, InfoZen said Tuesday…
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DLA Preps Network Infrastructure Upgrade RFP

The Defense Logistics Agency plans to issue a request for proposals on a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for network modernization support services by July 12. DLA will launch the small business set-aside procurement effort to identify contractors that can help the agency modify and update its telecommunications and network infrastructure, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday…
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VIDEO: First-ever helicopter-based firing of High Energy Laser

Raytheon, in partnership with the U.S. Army and U.S. Special Operations Command, mounted a high energy laser on an Apache helicopter and tracked and fired on a target at White Sands Missile Range.
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June 27 Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down As Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the second day to 94.474 off 0.624 percent. Decliners outpaced advancers 4 to 1. The major indices all closed down with the S&P500 and DJIA continuing their slide from 6/19…
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