Posts from GovConWire for 08/25/2017

General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins Potential $882M Contract to Build Navy Submarine Vertical Array Fixture

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a potential $882.1 million contract to develop a large vertical array fixture for U.S. Navy submarine acoustic detection efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command received two bids for the cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract through a full and open competition on FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Thursday…
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USMC Vet Troy Mattern Joins Motorola Solutions as Product, Service Cybersecurity Lead

Troy Mattern, formerly vice president of cybersecurity at Zurich Insurance, has been named head of cybersecurity for products and services at Motorola Solutions. Mattern will oversee a team of leaders on risk assessment, cybersecurity strategy and prioritization aspects across the company’s networks, devices, software and services, Motorola Solutions said Wednesday…
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Leidos to Support Afghan Military Helicopter, Fixed-Wing Aircraft Fleets Under Potential $728M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential $727.7 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft fleets of Afghanistan’s air force and special mission wing…
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Texas DOT Taps Serco’s North American Arm for Traffic Mgmt Services; Dave Dacquino Comments

Serco Inc., the British contractor’s North American subsidiary, has received a potential $7 million contract to support traffic management operations at the Austin-based Combined Transportation Emergency & Communications Center…
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Report: Interagency Group Unveils Draft Acquisition Guide to Facilitate Federal Cloud Adoption

A group of technology executives from the Federal Communications Commission, General Services Administration and other federal agencies has released a draft guide that seeks to help agencies streamline the procurement process in order to increase the adoption of cloud platforms in the government, Nextgov reported Thursday…
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Dynetics to Begin Construction Work on Aerospace Structures Facility in Alabama

Dynetics is scheduled Tuesday to break ground on a new facility in Decatur, Alabama, that will be used to build and test aerospace structures as part of the company’s expansion efforts. The complex will consist of three buildings to support hardware integration and testing work on aerospace structures and is expected to be completed in 2018, Dynetics said Monday…
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PoinstStream to Resell Cybernance Risk Assessment Platform via GSA Schedule 70 Contract Vehicle

Cybernance has partnered with PointStream to offer a cyber risk assessment platform to government agencies through the latter’s position on the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle…
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Lockheed Gets $548M Army Contract Modification to Produce Hellfire II Missiles

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $547.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to manufacture Hellfire II semi-active laser-guided missiles. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification covers the production of 7,358 Hellfire II missiles in containers and in a range of air-to-ground missile models…
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The Bridge on TV to Discuss Improving Government-Industry Cybersecurity Cooperation

Learn how security gaps between Government and industry threaten your data and your identity. Watch as Rick Tracy, Chief Security Officer, Telos Corporation; and Matt Barrett, Cybersecurity Framework Program Manager at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), share ideas for improving Government-Industry cybersecurity cooperation…
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VIDEO: Littoral Combat Ship (LCS 9) Builder’s Trials | 360-Degree Video

The future USS Little Rock’s (LCS 9) Builder’s Trials were completed in Lake Michigan on Aug. 17. The sea trials tested the ship’s performance under a variety of conditions, including situations not likely to occur during the ship’s service life…
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August 24th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Down

In reverse of major US markets, The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up on the day to 99.847; a gain of 0.060 percent. Advancing and declining shares almost evenly split. The major indices closed down slightly for the second consecutive day…
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