Posts from GovConWire for 10/2/2017

Foreign Investment Committee Wraps Up MDA-DigitalGlobe Transaction Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has completed its review of the proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates. MDA said Thursday it secured clearance from the New York Stock Exchange to list and trade its common shares on NYSE under the ticker symbol “MDA” and expects to complete the pending merger later this week, subject to other customary closing conditions…
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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.12B Navy Contract Modification for Trident II Missile Production, Systems Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential five-year, $1.12 billion contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems business for the production of Trident II D2 missiles and support for deployed systems…
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CyberCore Seeks to Advance Growth Strategy Via Enlightenment Capital’s Strategic Investment

Enlightenment Capital has invested in CyberCore Technologies in an effort to help the Elkridge, Maryland-based information communication technology platforms and services contractor execute its growth strategy to pursue new opportunities and broaden its capabilities…
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SAIC Awarded $91M Army Computing Support Extension

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has been awarded a $91.5 million contract modification to continue to provide management and technical support services for the U.S. Army‘s high-performance computing platforms and services…
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Education Dept Releases IT Investment Mgmt Support RFP

The Education Department seeks contractor support to implement information technology governance and investment management programs that will cover the areas of capital planning, investment control, budget formulation, IT portfolio management and enterprise architecture…
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Report: Trump Mulls New Policy to Ease Foreign Arms Sale Restrictions

President Donald Trump is set to issue an executive order or a presidential memorandum this fall that seeks to relax restrictions on foreign sales of U.S. weapons systems as part of the administration’s “arms transfer initiative,” Politico reported Friday…
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Harris to Engineer Defensive EW Tech for Foreign Military Clients Under $84M IDIQ

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential $84.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to engineer Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite systems for multiple foreign military sales customers…
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Senate Bill Seeks to Extend Federal Data Center Consolidation Program

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill that proposes a two-year extension on Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act provisions related to agencies’ data center consolidation efforts, FCW reported Thursday…
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October 2nd Morning Report: GovCon Index and Indices all Positive for the 3rd Qrt.

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the third quarter in the positive, up 11.71 points or 12.24 percent for the third quarter. The major indices were up for the fiscal year third quarter with all three indices reaching new highs…
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