Posts from GovConWire for 10/05/2017

DoD Seeks Proposals for $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract

The Defense Department has asked industry to submit proposals for a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract for research, development, test and evaluation support and R&D-related analytical services…
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Pratt & Whitney Lands Potential $2.7B Air Force Contract for F-117 Engine Sustainment

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $2.74 billion contract to help the U.S. Air Force sustain F-117 engines. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract includes foreign military sales to Australia, Canada, India, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, U…
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Booz Allen Vet Robin Portman Named Atlas Research President, CEO

Robin Portman, a Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) veteran, has joined Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm Atlas Research as president and CEO. Portman will oversee daily operations, service delivery and business development initiatives in support of Atlas Research’s efforts to strengthen its presence in the government services sector, the company said Tuesday…
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Al Whitmore to Head Intell & Security Sector at BAE’s US Arm; Jerry DeMuro Comments

Al Whitmore, former senior vice president of the global solutions division at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit, has been named president of intelligence and security sector at BAE Systems‘ U…
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CenturyLink Unveils New Center to Facilitate IT Devt Collaboration; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has opened a new facility in Arlington, Virginia, that seeks to provide the company and its partners a workspace to build and demonstrate platforms and capabilities designed to help federal agency clients meet information technology requirements and implement digital transformation initiatives, ExecutiveBiz has learned…
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Raytheon to Supply Qatar Joint Standoff Weapons Under $173M Navy FMS Deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $172.9 million “undefinitized” contract to supply joint standoff weapons, component parts and support equipment for spares to Qatar under a foreign military sales deal…
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DCS Wins Potential $208M IDIQ to Support Navy Aircraft Integrated Product Teams

DCS has won a potential five-year, $207.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of support services to aircraft integrated product teams within the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division…
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ACT I Among Finalists for GovCon ‘Contractor of the Year’ Award; Michael Niggel Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has been named one of the finalists on one of the “Contractor of the Year” categories of the 15th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards…
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House Committee OKs Bill to Authorize $10B Border Wall Construction Fund

The House Homeland Security Committee voted 18-12 Wednesday to pass a bill that would authorize $10 billion in funds to build a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, The Hill reported Wednesday. Rep…
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Robert Work Named Johns Hopkins APL Senior Fellow

Robert Work, a 27-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, has been named a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will work with other APL senior fellows and technical professionals in efforts to help inform policy and technology decisions issued by U…
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IDC Ranks Unisys Among Top Federal IT Vendors; PV Puvvada Comments

An IDC Government Insights report has designated Unisys as one of the top information technology enterprise companies that serve the U.S. federal government. Unisys said Wednesday it ranked eighth in the 2017 IDC Federal IT Rankings based on the company’s revenues from government IT products and services…
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VIDEO: Raytheon’s GaN Advantage

Gallium Nitride semiconductor technology is changing the world of electronics. See how Raytheon’s industry-leading GaN is helping to power some the most advanced missile defense military radars.
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October 4th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Continue to Rise to New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) continued its fourth consecutive day of gains, up 0.97 percent, setting another record mark of 108.723 with advancing shares slightly outpacing declining 18 to 12…
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