Posts from GovConDaily for 07/03/2017

China Protests Potential $1.4B US Arms Sale to Taiwan

China’s foreign ministry has expressed concern over a potential $1.42 billion sale of U.S.-made missiles, torpedoes and missile components as well as support services for various defense programs to Taiwan, DoD Buzz reported Friday…
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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: NDAA, DoD Puchasing Reform & More

Weekly Roundup June 26 – June 30 2017 A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we saw the unveiling of the House Armed Services Committee’s $696…
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State Dept OKs $1.3B in Surveillance Radar Maintenance, Missile Purchase Requests from Taiwan

The State Department has approved Taiwan’s request to buy missiles, torpedoes and related components as well as operations and maintenance support for the East Asian state’s surveillance radar program under seven foreign military agreements worth approximately $1…
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House Panel’s 2018 Defense Policy Bill Includes Restriction on USAF Compass Call Aircraft Recapitalization Program

The House Armed Services Committee’s defense policy bill for fiscal 2018 would postpone the provision of funds for the U.S. Air Force’s Compass Call aircraft recapitalization program until the Defense Department’s acquisition office determines that the service branch’s procurement strategy complies with the law, Defense News reported Friday…
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Saab Lands $147M Swedish Corvette Ship Upgrade Contract

Saab has secured a potential $147.3 million contract from the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration to carry out modification and upgrade work on Gavle-class corvettes for the Swedish marine. The contract covers life-extension services to HMS Gavle and HMS Sundsvall and a general inspection after both vessels have been in service for six years, Saab said Friday…
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Woolpert Gets EPA Geospatial Infrastructure Support Subcontract

CSRA has awarded Woolpert a subcontract to provide a geographic information system, remote sensing data and associated consulting services to the Environmental Protection Agency. Woolpert will perform GIS analysis, metadata generation, application development, help desk support and geospatial information collection services, the company said Thursday…
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Boeing Supports 6 Nonprofit Veteran Services Providers With $1M Donation

Boeing has pledged to donate $1 million to six nonprofit organizations that offer rehabilitation and well-being services for military veteran and civilian members around the globe. The company said Saturday it will distribute $600,000 to three U…
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Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee: Army Looks to Increase Ammo Supplies in 5 Years

Lt. Gen. Aundre Piggee, deputy chief of staff for U.S. Army logistics, has said the military branch would need $45 billion to buy precision weapons that can support fight against terrorists and other well-armed adversaries, Breaking Defense reported Friday…
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VIDEO: Senior Army leaders meet with researchers

The acting Secretary of the U.S. Army, the Honorable Robert M. Speer, and Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel A. Dailey visited with scientists and engineers from the Army Research Laboratory at Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, June 29…
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