Posts from GovConWire for 10/24/2017

SAP’s Laura Grant: Access to Granular Level Data Key to Generating Insights

Laura Grant, head of digital innovation for public sector at SAP (NYSE: SAP), has said government agencies seeking to generate insights from large datasets and accelerate the decision-making process should share and layer data at granular levels…
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State Dept OKs $575M UH-1Y Helicopter Sale to Czech Republic

The State Department has cleared Czech Republic’s request to buy 12 UH-1Y utility helicopters and related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $575 million foreign military sales agreement…
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Tech Industry Vet Richard Geruson Joins Lexmark as President, CEO

Richard “Rich” Geruson, formerly president and CEO of software company Phoenix Technologies, has been appointed by the board of directors of Lexmark to serve in the same roles at the Lexington, Kentucky-based imaging systems provider…
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DHA Awards 36 Spots on Potential $7.5B Military Healthcare Staffing IDIQ

The Defense Health Agency has awarded 36 companies positions on a potential five-year, $7.5 billion contract to provide medical staffing services to U.S. military treatment facilities. The multiple-award contract solicited through FedBizOpps contains a five-year ordering period that will commence Dec…
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General Atomics to Repair, Maintain Army Gray Eagle UAS Under $462M Contract Modification

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a potential one-year, $462.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army maintain and repair the service branch’s fielded Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems…
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Peter Smith: American Systems to Provide Mission Support at Joint Base San Antonio Under NetCents-2 Task Order

American Systems has received a potential five-year, $6.9 million task order to provide support services to the Air Education and Training Command headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph in Texas…
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GSA Seeks Info on Support Sources for White House Innovation Office’s Centers of Excellence

The General Services Administration has asked information on potential vendors that can provide support services for the White House Office of American Innovation’s four proposed centers of excellence and its technology initiatives…
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Unisys to Help Migrate NRC Computing Operations to Cloud

Unisys has secured a task order of an undisclosed value to support the migration of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission‘s computing operations and applications to a cloud infrastructure. The company said Monday it will implement a system to transition NRC workloads to the cloud and help operate and maintain the agency’s cloud-based computing environment…
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Report: Boeing, Lockheed, Sierra Nevada Compete for USAF Huey Helicopter Replacement Program

Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada Corp. have submitted proposals to the U.S. Air Force to compete for a program to replace the service’s UH-1N Huey helicopters that work to secure intercontinental ballistic missile sites, National Defense reported Monday…
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Engility Wins DIA Digital Forensics Recompete; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has secured a potential five-year, $14 million contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency to provide multimedia analysis and reporting services to an audio-video forensics laboratory managed by DIA’s National Media Exploitation Center…
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Leidos Gets Recognition for Work Under DARPA’s Unmanned Anti-Submarine Vessel Program

Leidos has received recognition for its work to build an unmanned surface vessel under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program…
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VIDEO: Modernizing to increase lethality for future readiness

Modernizing to increase lethality for future readiness.
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October 23rd Market Close: A Negative Day For GovConIndex and Major Indices

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed its two-day positive trend to close down by 0.087 percent to 109.628. Declining shares outpaced advancing 18 to 12. The three major indices declined for the day as investors eagerly watch earnings reports and movement on the Trump administrations proposed tax plan…
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