Posts from GovConWire for 07/11/2017

Former SAP NS2 Exec Bruno Mahlmann Joins FedData as IC Sales VP

Bruno Mahlmann, formerly client executive at SAP (NYSE: SAP) National Security Services, has joined Linthicum, Maryland-based Federal Data Systems as vice president of intelligence community sales and technology solutions, GovCon Wire has learned…
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State Dept Approves $1B JLTV Sale to UK

The State Department has cleared a potential $1.04 billion foreign military sale of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and accessories to the U.K. Oshkosh Corp.‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business will serve as prime contractor for the proposed sale and will provide minimum contractor assistance until the U…
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Govt IT Vet Bill Parker Named Sevatec Chief Strategist; Sonny Kakar Comments

Bill Parker, a 25-year government information technology veteran and president of Parker Strategic, has been named chief strategist at Sevatec. Parker will help the leadership team develop and execute the Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor’s strategic plan, Sevatec said Monday…
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Northrop-Led Team to Build Satellite Ground Station, Network Mgmt System for Australia Under $170M Contract

A team composed of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) and Optus has received a potential $170 million contract to build a satellite ground station and a wideband satellite communications network management system for Australia’s defense force…
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Lockheed to Supply Targeting Pods for Bahrain F-16 Fleet

Lockheed Martin has secured a $22.5 million contract to provide targeting pods for integration onto Bahrain’s F-16 aircraft fleet through a direct commercial sale. The order covers Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods, spares and support equipment and delivery of the ATP units is scheduled to begin early next year, Lockheed said Monday…
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Report: GSA Decides to End FBI HQ Search

The General Services Administration will notify industry on Tuesday regarding its decision to call off the agency’s search for a new FBI headquarters, the Washington Post reported Monday. The cancellation came four months after GSA postponed the announcement of its selected site for the new FBI building until it secures congressional funds and less than a month after House appropriators revoked the proposed $200 million in funds for the project…
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Hill Vet Kevin Cummins Assumes Tech VP Role at PSC

Kevin Cummins, a veteran staffer in the U.S. Senate, has taken a new role as vice president of the Professional Services Council‘s technology practice. Cummins most recently served as senior legislative assistant for Sen…
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BAE Gets Army Contract Funds for Armored Vehicle Integration Design Work

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business has received $15.2 million in contract funds to modify an integration design for the U.S. Army‘s future Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle platform. The Defense Department said Monday the company will work to accommodate evolving Army network software and hardware necessary to be integrated into the AMPV design…
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AE Strategies to Support Navy Civilian HR Office

AE Strategies has won a potential five-year, $20.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of professional services to the Department of the Navy‘s Office of Civilian Human Resources…
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Navy Seeks Industry Input on Future Guided-Missile Frigate

The U.S. Navy has issued a request for information on existing designs of small surface combatant ships that can be modified to meet the service branch’s requirements for its future guided-missile frigates…
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VIDEO: Inventor Dean Kamen Discusses DARPA’s LUKE Arm

Thus begins inventor Dean Kamen’s recollection of how he began working with DARPA to develop the LUKE Arm, a new generation of prosthetic limb that gives amputees unprecedented, near-natural arm and hand motion…
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July 10th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.189 percent to 96.709 reaching another 30 day high with advancers and decliners evenly split on the day. The major indices closed mixed with minor movement and lower than average trading volumes…
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