Posts from GovCon Wire for 04/12/2018

SOSi buys STG in cyber, analytics services expansion push

SOS International has purchased Reston, Virginia-based government information technology services contractor STG for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its contract and client base and expand its portfolio with the addition of cybersecurity, data analytics and software development capabilities in support of defense, diplomatic and intelligence agencies…
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George Krivo: DynCorp sees key market opportunities after reorganization

George Krivo, CEO of DynCorp International, has said the company looks to reinvest money and build out product offerings after it restructured further into logistics and aviation segments, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday…
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Jacobs to extend NASA Johnson Space Center support under $438M contract option

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a two-year, $437.5 million contract option to continue providing support services to NASA‘s Johnson Space Center. This award brings the total potential value of Jacob’s JSC Engineering, Technology and Science contract to $1…
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ManTech secures $104M for USMC vehicle work; Daniel Keefe comments

ManTech announced Wednesday two U.S. Marine Corps contracts, a $82 million win with the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic to bolster command, control, communication, computer and intelligence capabilities for combat vehicles, and a $22…
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Raytheon to demo mobile intell software under Army contract; Todd Probert comments

Raytheon has received a contract from the U.S. Army to demonstrate its software offering that works to help deployed warfighters gather and access data on the battlefield. FoXTEN is a mobile intelligence platform that can be loaded onto a commercial laptop and can run at low-transmission speeds, the company said Wednesday…
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Jim Garrettson presents Terry Hagen with Wash100 award; Steve Demetriou participates

Jim Garrettson, president and CEO of Executive Mosaic, a leading media and events hosting company in the government contracting market, on Tuesday presented Terry Hagen, president of Jacobs’ aerospace & technology division, with his 2018 Wash 100 award…
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Boeing invests in UK-based hypersonic propulsion tech developer Reaction Engines via HorizonX

Boeing has invested in Reaction Engines through its ventures arm to assist the U.K.-based company in its efforts to develop a hypersonic propulsion technology. Reaction Engines has developed a heat exchanger that works to prevent overheating of engine components at high speeds as part of its Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine technology program, Boeing said Wednesday…
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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK supports readiness through expansion of missile production facilities

Orbital ATK has hired 1,000 additional employees and expanded several weapons facilities to increase production capacity as it expects a rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department in the next few years, Defense News reported Wednesday…
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Polaris Alpha to expand offices, create 450 jobs in Colorado

Polaris Alpha has announced plans to expand its offices in Colorado in a move that will generate 450 jobs in the state over the next eight years. The company said Wednesday it will establish a 20,000-square-foot facility in the Metro Denver area and hire 150 employees under the expansion plan’s initial phase…
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Army selects 7 firms for potential $249M UAS contract

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $248.5 million contract to provide multiple unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders covering long-range reconnaissance surveillance and medium-range mobile UAS; a government-owned tactical open architecture controller system; and spare and repair parts…
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TAPE gets ISO/IEC IT security certification; Michael Kelliher comments

Technical and Project Engineering has received a certification from the International Organization for Standardization and International Electrotechnical Commission for cybersecurity practices. TAPE said Tuesday the ISO/IEC 27013:2015 certification seeks to demonstrate the company’s efforts to implement an integrated data security and information technology service management system in support of government clients…
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Capt. Jeff Dodge: Navy’s MQ-8C unmanned helicopter on track to reach IOC by year’s end

Capt. Jeff Dodge, manager of the U.S. Navy‘s Fire Scout program, has said the Northrop Grumman-built MQ-8C unmanned helicopter is scheduled to reach initial operational capability status by the end of the year…
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VIDEO: Task force southwest: shoulder to shoulder

Task Force Southwest has been advising at the brigade level to enhance effectiveness of enabled Afghan National Defense (ANDSF) and Security Forces operations, which are continually working to increase the stability for the local populace while persistently battling the enemy with the support of TFSW…
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