Posts from GovConWire for 11/07/2017

Altamira Honored as ‘Contractor of the Year’ at Wash GovCon Awards; Ted Davies Comments

Altamira Technologies has received the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards’ “Contractor of the Year” distinction recognizing financial and operational accomplishments during 2017. Altamira won the award for companies with between $75 million and $300 million in revenue at the 15th Annual Greater Washington GovCon Awards ceremony hosted by the Professional Services Council and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the company said Monday…
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MongoDB’s Mat Keep: Open-Source Database Can Help Agencies ‘Glean Insights’ From Large Data Volumes

Mat Keep, director of product and market analysis at MongoDB (Nasdaq: MDB), has said government agencies should modernize their data infrastructures to manage and analyze large volumes of collected data through the adoption of non-relational databases…
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Globecomm Lands Spot on Potential $2.5B GSA IDIQ for Satcom Products, Services; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm has secured a spot on a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion General Services Administration contract vehicle for managed network systems that utilize commercial satellite communications technology platforms and services…
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Reports: Trump’s Supplemental Budget Request Seeks $6B More for Missile Defense, South Asia Strategy

President Donald Trump has called on Congress to pass his administration’s fiscal 2018 supplemental budget request that would allocate approximately $6 billion in additional funds for missile defense programs, South Asia strategy and ship repairs, the Washington Examiner reported Monday…
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Lockheed Gets $260M Modification on Greek P-3B Aircraft Modernization Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $260 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to help modernize four P-3B maritime patrol aircraft for the government of Greece. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s aeronautics business unit will support phased depot maintenance as well as avionics and country-specific mission and management systems upgrades under the modification…
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ManTech Named 2017 ‘Best Company for Veterans’ by Monster.com

ManTech International has won the “Best Company for Veterans” recognition for the second year in a row from online employment platform Monster.com. The company ranked first on Monster.com’s list of 10 finalists for veteran recruitment and retention practices, ManTech said Monday…
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Rockwell Collins Integrates ADS-B Out Software on Navy Aircraft Platforms

Rockwell Collins has finished integration of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast Out software on three aircraft platforms for the Naval Air Systems Command. The company said Monday it integrated the software on NAVAIR’s C-2A, E2-C and P-3C platforms in an effort to help the command meet the federal government’s ADS-B Out requirements set to take effect by the end of 2019…
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Leidos Secures Naval Health Research Center Support Extension

Leidos has received a potential five-year, $29 million prime contract to continue to provide research and development support services to the Naval Health Research Center’s Warfighter Performance department…
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General Atomics to Help MDA Test, Integrate UAV Laser Tech

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems group has received a nine-month, $8.9 million contract to help the Missile Defense Agency integrate and test a low-power laser system on an unmanned aerial vehicle…
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VIDEO: The Future USS Dilbert D. Black (DDG 119)

Time-laps of Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launch of the future Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119), Pascagoula, Miss. (Sept…
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November 6th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down While Major Indices Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.076 percent to 108.042. Engility topped the GCI posting a 5.55 percent gain for the day. Advancing and declining shares were split evenly. The three major indices showed modest movement to the positive…
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