Posts from GovConDaily 03/17/2017

Vectrus Unit Secures Recompete Contract for Maxwell AFB Base Operations Support; Chuck Prow Comments

A Vectrus subsidiary has secured a $37 million recompete contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide base operations support services at the Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Alabama. The company said Friday Vectrus Systems‘ contract covers support for foreign object damage, transient and static display maintenance; resource management; communications and information technology; publishing; installation management and engineering; and emergency and airfield management services…
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Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle to Succeed Craig McKinley as NDIA President, CEO

Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, a retired Air Force general, has been appointed president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association in a move that will take effect in June. Carlisle will succeed Craig McKinley, who announced plans in August 2016 to retire after a two-year term as NDIA’s president and CEO…
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AECOM Unit Lands Army Contract for Environmental Consulting Services

AECOM‘s technical services business has secured a $25 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army to provide environmental consulting services. The Defense Department said Tuesday the competitive contract will potentially run through March 13, 2022…
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Thomas Bossert: Trump Administration to Pursue Federal IT Modernization

Thomas Bossert, an adviser to President Donald Trump on homeland security and counterterrorism, has said the Trump administration will pursue information technology modernization projects as part of efforts to secure federal networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday…
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Maj. Gen. Bo Dyess: Air Force Could Partner With Army on Multi-Domain Battle Concept

Maj. Gen. Bo Dyess, acting director of the U.S. Army capabilities integration center, has said the U.S. Air Force is “very close” to forming a partnership with the Army to create new functionalities for the multi-domain battle concept…
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Orbital ATK to Supply Bushmaster Chain Guns to Lithuania’s Army

Orbital ATK has received a contract from Lithuania’s defense ministry to supply chain guns for integration onto the Vilkas infantry fighting vehicles of the country’s army. The company said Thursday it will begin to deliver MK44 Bushmaster chain guns in mid-2017 and help the Lithuanian army integrate 90 cannons wit the Rafael-built Samson MKII remote weapons station under the contract…
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BAE Orders Electric Vans for Portsmouth Naval Base in England

BAE Systems has ordered Nissan-built electric vans on behalf of the commander of the Portsmouth Naval Base in England to support store transfer, engineering and equipment load-lifting tasks within the installation…
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Air Force Aims to Help Airmen Develop Mobility Skills Through New Course

The U.S. Air Force‘s Expeditionary Center has launched three new courses to educate students about their roles in the Air Mobility Command’s mission and offer information on organizations that collaborate to support rapid global mobility efforts…
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VIDEO: Tyndall Air Force Base Maintenance Week

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, FL, UNITED STATES 03.14.2017 Video by Staff Sgt. William Jackson 325th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Tyndall Air Force Base spends a week highlighting the work efforts of the 325th Maintenance Group Airmen…
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