Posts from GovConWire for 04/19/2017

Former PAE VP John Coleman Joins Omniplex as Investigative Services Group President; Michael Santelli Comments

John Coleman, former vice president of the information and mission solutions business area at PAE, has joined Omniplex World Services as president of the Chantilly, Virginia-based company’s investigative services group…
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George Wilson: ECS Federal Buys InfoReliance in Cyber, Cloud Delivery Expansion Push

ECS Federal has purchased cloud and cybersecurity services provider InfoReliance for an undisclosed amount in a move to expand the delivery of cybersecurity, cloud and agile software platforms to clients in the intelligence and defense markets…
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Lockheed Awarded $100M Contract for Air Force JASSM Production, Lifecycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle support for JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, JASSM-Extended Range and other JASSM variants in the areas of system upgrades, integration, production, sustainment, management and logistics…
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Orbital ATK Launches 7th Cargo Resupply Mission to Space Station

Orbital ATK launched a Cygnus spacecraft Tuesday as part of the company’s seventh operational cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station under NASA‘s Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract…
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CSRA to Help Manage EPA’s Supercomputing Systems, Laboratory Projects; Paul Nedzbala Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded CSRA a potential $58 million contract to provision, maintain and support EPA’s high-performance computing environment and laboratory projects related to environmental modeling and visualization…
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Boundless Secures NGA GEOINT Support Contract; Andy Dearing Comments

Boundless has received a $36 million contract to support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s GEOINT services. The company said Tuesday it will also help package, deliver, maintain and patch accredited open source geospatial software packages under the contract…
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Air Force Vet Duncan McNabb Joins AAR Board of Directors

Duncan McNabb, co-founder and managing partner of Ares Mobility Solutions and a retired U.S. Air Force general, has been elected to serve on AAR‘s board of directors. AAR said Tuesday McNabb will bring more than 37 years of worth of experience during his time in service that included command and staff assignments as well as stints as commander of the Air Mobility Command and U…
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DHS Seeks Info on Comms Support Sources for Biometric Identity Mgmt Office

The Department of Homeland Security has started to request information on potential contractors that can provide leadership communication support services for DHS’ office of biometric identity management…
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Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch: Air Force May Seek ‘Anomalies’ For Nuclear Modernization Programs Under Full-Year CR

Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy to the Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, has said the service branch may have to ask for “anomalies” or consent from Congress to fund its nuclear modernization programs if lawmakers resort to a full-year continuing resolution, Defense News reported Tuesday…
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VIDEO: Improving Life with Exoskeleton Technologies | Breakthrough

Trish Aelker of Lockheed Martin describes the use of the FORTIS Exoskeleton.
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April 18 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Markets Drop as Goldman Earnings Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index retreated to close down 0.407 percent to 90.431 giving back one-half of yesterday’s gains. Advancing and declining stocks were pretty well split on the day. U…
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