Posts from GovConWire for 08/18/2017

CACI’s Ken Asbury: White House’s Natl Security Investments Lead to Defense-Related Contract Wins

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International, has said the Trump administration’s increased spending on military efforts against the Islamic State militant organization has led to a number of contract wins for the company in the defense space, CRN reported Thursday…
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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Supports Trump Admin’s Efforts to Protect US Intellectual Property

Marillyn Hewson, chairman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, has said the company welcomes President Donald Trump’s memorandum that seeks to examine if China’s trade policies lead to the theft of intellectual property from U…
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Air Force Adds Lockheed to $499M Aerospace Platform R&D Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a spot on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop new aerospace vehicle technologies for warfighters. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed will support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program in Fort Worth, Texas, through 2025…
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Report: India OKs $655M Boeing Apache Helicopter Buy

India has approved a deal to buy six additional Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Apache helicopters for approximately $654.6 million, Reuters reported Thursday. India’s defense acquisition council on Thursday cleared the deal that also covers related equipment, spares, weapons, ammunition and training support…
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Navy Awards 4 Spots on $235M Munition Response, Arms Range Support IDIQ

Four companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $235 million contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s munitions response, range sustainment and environmental remediation projects. The Defense Department said Thursday 10 proposals were submitted to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via an online solicitation…
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Raytheon to Supply AF Griffin Missiles Under $105M IDIQ Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $104.9 million to produce, test and engineer Griffin missile systems for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday Raytheon’s missile systems unit will supply all variants of the Griffin standoff precision guided munition technology under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract…
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Navy Asks 4 Defense Contractors to Submit Concepts for MQ-25A Stingray Tanker Drone Program

The U.S. Navy has asked General Atomics, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman to submit proposed concepts for a carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker through an updated draft request for proposals issued in July, USNI News reported Thursday…
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Jacobs to Help Design Navy, Marine Facilities in NAVFAC Pacific Region

Jacobs Engineering Group‘s government business has won a potential five-year, $30 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide architect-engineer services to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific area of responsibility…
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MTSI Named to Inc. Magazine’s 2017 Fast-Growth Company List; Kevin Robinson Comments

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has made Inc. magazine’s list of 5,000 U.S. fastest-growing companies and Honor Roll for 2017. “MTSI is honored to have been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for an eighth time,” said President and CEO Kevin Robinson said in a statement released Wednesday…
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Janus Appoints Frederick Nohmer as COO, Richard Gross as General Counsel

Frederick Nohmer, formerly vice president of operations at IAP Worldwide Services‘ global support services division, has been named chief operating officer of Janus Global Operations. JGO said Thursday Nohmer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the logistics and stability services contractor’s projects in approximately 20 countries…
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Joel Gurin: OMB-Backed Roundtable Highlights Open Data Significance to Government

Joel Gurin, president of the Center for Open Data Enterprise, has said a roundtable event that the think tank organized with the Office of Management and Budget in July discussed the role of open data in transforming government, building collaboration and supporting private businesses…
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VIDEO: Mattis Welcomes Dutch Defense Minister to Pentagon

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hosts an enhanced honor cordon welcoming Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, defense minister of the Netherlands, to the Pentagon, Aug. 15, 2017.
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August 17th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down today, dropping by 1.443  percent to settle at 99.287. Declining shares outpaced advancers 28 to 2. The major indices closed down today with the S&P500 falling 1…
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