Posts from GovConWire for 11/06/2017

CSRA Launches Virtual Center to Offer Cyber Support for Public Sector Clients

CSRA has unveiled a new virtual center that seeks to deliver cybersecurity capabilities, innovation and consulting support to government clients. Keith Alexander, a retired U.S. Army general and former National Security Agency director, delivered a keynote speech Thursday during the launch of the company’s Cyber Center of Excellence in Tysons Corner, Virginia, CSRA said Friday…
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Raytheon to Supply Tomahawk Block IV Missiles, Spares Under $260M Navy Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will deliver 196 Tomahawk Block IV vertical launch system missiles and spares to the U.S. Navy as part of a potential $260.3 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Friday the modification also covers a foreign military sale of Tomahawk Block IV spare parts and support equipment to the U…
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USAF Taps L3 for Aircraft Fabrication, Mission Tech Devt FMS Contracts Worth $281M

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured two contracts worth up to $281 million combined from the U.S. Air Force to fabricate aircraft and develop a mission system for  unnamed foreign military sales customers…
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DISA Releases Commercial Satcom Services RFP

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a small business set-aside solicitation for a range of commercial satellite communication support services. DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday it seeks a contractor to provide engineering, acquisition and program management support to the agency’s COMSATCOM Technical Support Branch…
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GE Awarded $84M Army Helicopter Engine Upgrade Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has been awarded an $84.1 million contract for overhaul and modernization of engines for two kinds of U.S. Army helicopter platform. The company will update T700 series engines for the service branch’s Black Hawk attack helicopters and Apache utility helicopters under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Trump Approves Cybersecurity Resource Bill for State, Local Law Enforcement Agencies

President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill, authored by Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas), that provides tools and training services for state and local law enforcement personnel to fight cyber crime…
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Ken Asbury: CACI Eyes Machine Learning, EW Tech Investments for Intell Market Push

Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International, has said the company plans to build up its products through investments in machine learning, electronic warfare and other technology capabilities that he thinks could help expand CACI’s offerings for the intelligence services market, CRN reported Thursday…
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DHA Extends General Dynamics’ Military Health IT Support Contract

General Dynamics‘ information technology business has received a potential $29.3 million contract to continue to help the Defense Health Agency manage information technology applications of the Military Health System…
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Highlights From: The Bridge on November 5th – The Future of Automation in Government & Getting Maximum Bang for Your IT Budget

On November 5th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy – was joined by Dave Mihelcic, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, Juniper Networks (Federal) and Davey Ahearn, CEO & Founding Partner, BluestoneLogic to shed light on where the future of government automation is heading and suggestions for how IT systems can be made more agile and secure…
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Report: Trump Mulls UAE’s Classified Briefing Request Over F-35 Procurement

The White House has agreed to assess United Arab Emirates’ request to begin discussions on the Middle Eastern country’s plan to buy Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jets from the U.S. government, Defense News reported Saturday…
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NASA Taps 5 Companies to Study Power & Propulsion Tech

NASA has awarded five companies $2.4 million in combined funds to study power and propulsion technologies that can support the development of a solar electric propulsion platform for deep space missions…
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November 6th Morning Report: GovCon Index Closed Friday Down; Up For The Week

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down for the day Friday, however posted a weekly gain of 0.322 percent to 108.099. The three major indices all closed Friday in the positive. For the week the S&P500 closed up 0…
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VIDEO: 20 Years of the Mighty F-22 Stealth Fighter

The United States Air Force held a ceremony earlier this month to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor’s first flight. The ceremony was held at Edwards Air Force Base in California on October 19…
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