Posts from GovConWire for 10/13/2017

Leidos Gets $988M NGA Contract for IT Management Support; Tim Reardon Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $988 million contract to provide information technology management services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. NGA awarded the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Information Technology Enterprise Management User Facing Services program that aims to deliver critical service offerings to mission users, Leidos said Thursday…
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AECOM Vet Chris Bauer Joins Unisys as Federal Civilian Group VP; PV Puvvada Comments

Chris Bauer, formerly executive vice president and general manager of systems engineering and information solutions business at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as group VP for civilian agencies within the company’s federal subsidiary…
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Lockheed Exec John Rood Picked for DoD Policy Undersecretary Post

John Rood, a corporate officer and senior vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s international business since March 2016, will be nominated as Defense Department undersecretary for policy. The White House said Wednesday Rood also has more than 20 years of federal service that included positions at the CIA, National Security Council and departments of State and Defense…
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Report: Army Eyes 2018 Solicitation for Light Ground Mobility Vehicle Platform

The U.S. Army looks to issue a request for proposals in 2018 to acquire a light ground mobility vehicle designed for transportation of infantry troops across future combat zones, Defense News reported Thursday…
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Cybercom Uses New Authority to Expedite Cyber Tech Procurement

The U.S. Cyber Command has started to use its new acquisition authority to accelerate contract awards for cyber technology products and services. Cybercom issued its first contract through the authority on Sept…
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Ellen Lord Wants DoD to Move Majority of Major Acquisition Programs to Service Branches

Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, has said she plans to move the “bulk” of major defense acquisition programs and personnel associated with MDAPs back to the three service branches, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Alion Science Lands Navy C4ISR Systems Training Support Contract

Alion Science and Technology has received a potential five-year, $41.4 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific to support training for U.S. Navy tactical afloat shipboard, ashore and submarine systems…
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Engility Wins DHA Contract to Support Military Health System Process Integration; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has secured a five-year, $10 million contract with the Defense Health Agency to help integrate the Military Health System‘s business and clinical processes. The company said Thursday its team of healthcare experts, analysts and practitioners will collaborate with service branches and federal agencies in efforts to transform military care delivery…
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The Bridge on October 15th – How to Write Proposals to Best Meet the Government’s Needs

On October 15th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy – sits with Sara Freeman and Colleen McCarthy Huckabee, colleagues of AOC Key Solutions in a fast-paced format soliciting best practices used during the proposal process…
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VIDEO: Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) 360

The Engagement Skills Trainer (EST) is designed to simulate live weapon training events that directly support individual and crew-served weapons qualification, including collective and escalation-of-force exercises in a controlled environment…
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October 12th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up Reverse to the Major Indices Closing Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) moved upward to close at 109.761, up 0.376 percent with advancing shares outpacing declining 21 to 8. The three major indices all closed negative with the S&P500 down 0…
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Boeing, Air Force Conduct Airborne Refueling Exercise Between 2 KC-46A Tankers

A testing team comprised of Boeing and the U.S. Air Force has completed a refueling exercise between two KC-46A Pegasus tankers during a four-hour flight that saw a total of 38,100 pounds of fuel exchanged…
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