Posts from GovConWire for 12/06/2017

Michael Baker International Promotes 30-Year Vet Frank Terak to Federal Market SVP

Frank Terak, national market lead for the U.S. Army and Army Corps of Engineers market segment at Michael Baker International, has been promoted to senior vice president of the federal markets practice at the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based engineering and consulting services provider…
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CNSI to Build Labor Dept’s Medical Bill Processing System Under Potential $166M Contract

Rockville, Maryland-based health information technology company CNSI has secured a potential seven-year, $166 million contract from the Labor Department to build and operate a centralized medical bill processing system for DOL’s office of workers’ compensation programs…
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DLT Lands Spot on DoD Enterprise Software Contract; Brian Strosser Comments

DLT Solutions has secured a position under a potential five-year, $40 million blanket purchase agreement to deliver enterprise software to the Defense Department. The enterprise software initiative BPA was awarded by the U…
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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Michael Finnern, Director of Training and Learning Solutions at Engility

Every day is a chance to grow, to learn and make gains into a better, more capable version of you. Last week, members of the defense, security and training industries attended the Interservice/ Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in Orlando, FL to come together on how we can make a better training workforce…
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General Dynamics Awarded $432M for FY 2018 Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a potential $432 million contract modification to support the U.S. Navy‘s development research and design work on Virginia-class submarines in fiscal 2018…
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Kirstjen Nielsen Confirmed as Homeland Security Chief

The Senate on Tuesday approved Kirstjen Nielsen, deputy chief of staff at the White House, to serve as the Department of Homeland Security’s secretary through a 62-37 vote, The Washington Post reported Tuesday…
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Senate Clears Emily Murphy as Next GSA Administrator

The Senate has approved the nomination of Emily Webster Murphy, former senior adviser to the acting administrator of the General Services Administration, to be the next leader at GSA. GSA said Tuesday the unanimous decision came after Murphy discussed her priorities and vision for the agency’s advancement at a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing…
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CH2M-Merrick JV to Help Army Engineers Design Missile Defense Support Facilities

The Army Corps of Engineers’ Huntsville Center in Alabama has selected a CH2M–Merrick joint venture to provide facility design services for the Missile Defense Agency‘s Ballistic Missile Defense Program…
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PAE Secures $65M Navy Test Range Support Contract Option

PAE‘s applied technologies business has received a $64.7 million contract modification to help engineer, operate and maintain a U.S. Navy test range. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification exercises an option under a previously awarded contract for test range support services to the Atlantic Test Range and the Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division…
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Pivotal, Raytheon Form Partnership to Support DoD’s Software Devt, Cloud Adoption Efforts

Raytheon has teamed up with Pivotal Software to help the Defense Department expedite the development of new software platforms and transition legacy applications to cloud environments. Raytheon said Tuesday it has joined the San Francisco, California-based software firm’s Pivotal Ready Partner Program as part of the partnership to deliver new technology capabilities to the military…
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Lockheed Gets Follow-On NATO Contract for Laser Guided Training Rounds

Lockheed Martin has signed a five-year deal to produce up to 3,000 Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds for NATO member countries per year. The company said Tuesday it will deliver the ELGTRs through 2021 under the follow-on agreement with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency…
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CBO: Defense Base Budget to Hit $688B by 2027 Under Trump’s Military Spending Plan

The Congressional Budget Office has said the Trump administration’s goals to increase the U.S. military size, readiness and capabilities would result in a base budget of approximately $688 billion in 2018 dollars by 2027…
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VIDEO – On the Tarmac: Shipping the Lockheed Martin GOES-S Satellite to KSC

Catch us on the tarmac loading NOAA’s GOES-S satellite onto a C-5M aircraft for shipping across the country. This event is hosted by Emily Calandrelli, The Space Gal. We’re at Buckley AFB and our site in Marietta, Georgia to talk about satellite shipping and the aircraft that will take the satellite on it’s journey…
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