Posts from GovCon Wire 4/26/18

KBR Closes Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Buy; Stuart Bradie Comments

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has completed its purchase of Greenbelt, Maryland-based government technology and engineering services contractor Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies. Houston-based KBR said Wednesday it intends to retain most of SGT’s current structure and integrate the business into its government services arm KBRwyle…
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Ken Asbury: CACI to Continue Army Counter-Insurgency Mission Support Under $145M Task Order

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential $145 million task order to help a U.S. Army unit track insurgent networks and systems that can pose national security risks. The company said Wednesday it will research, examine and integrate intelligence data for the Army Intelligence and Security Command’s Counter Insurgency Targeting Program, as well as produce technology platforms for INSCOM’s National Ground Intelligence Center…
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Lockheed Eyes Int’l Weapons Sales Amid US Arms Transfer Policy Reform

Richard Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s international business, has said he believes the Trump administration’s policy on conventional arms transfers will help accelerate sales of weapons systems to U…
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ViON to Help DISA Use IBM Servers Under Potential $171M IDIQ; Tom Frana Comments

ViON has received a potential 10-year, $170.9 million contract to supply chip sets for the Defense Information Systems Agency to use IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) servers. Under the contract, ViON will provide System P computer chips for the Power Systems server platform at multiple DISA facilities on an on-demand basis, the company said Wednesday
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Boeing Forms German Heavy-Lift Helicopter Contract Pursuit Team; Michael Hostetter Comments

Boeing will lead a team of 10 aerospace technology suppliers in pursuit of a nearly $5 billion contract to build heavy-lift helicopters for the German military, Reuters reported Wednesday. Michael Hostetter, director of Boeing’s vertical lift programs in Germany, told reporters at a Berlin airshow the company can potentially add partners to join its bidding team depending on the country’s helicopter procurement requirements…
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HII Promotes Eric Crooker to Ingalls Shipbuilding Contracts, Pricing VP

Eric Crooker, formerly director of contract administration at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division, has been named vice president of contracts and pricing in the same division…
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Air Force Selects DSoft for Potential $96M Space, Cyber Analysis Contract

DSoft Technology, Engineering & Analysis has won a potential $95.9 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force analyze cyber and space environments. The Air Force’s 21st Contracting Squadron received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers simulation, modeling, analysis and decision support services, the Defense Department said Wednesday
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SpaceNet Team Gets USGIF Award for GEOINT Efforts; Radiant Solutions’ Tony Frazier Comments

The SpaceNet team has received the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s Industry Achievement Award in recognition of its efforts to adopt GEOINT technologies and services. Maxar Technologies’ Radiant Solutions business teamed up with CosmiQ Works and NVIDIA to launch the SpaceNet open innovation project in August 2016, the companies said Tuesday
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Engility Joins Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies’ NASA Mission Systems Support Team

Engility has joined a Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies-led industry team that will support operations at NASA‘s Houston-based human spaceflight hub under a potential eight-year, $1.12 billion contract…
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Coast Guard to Discuss Fiscal 2019 Procurement Plans With Industry

The U.S. Coast Guard plans to host an event on May 2 to gain insight into commercial technology offerings and discuss the military branch’s anticipated requirements for the next fiscal year. USCG said Monday its industry day will take place at the Telecommunication and Information Systems Command facility in Alexandria, Virginia, and will include question-and-answer sessions about contracting opportunities posted on the Department of Homeland Security‘s Acquisition Planning Forecast System…
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Intelsat General to Continue Global TV, Radio Programming Support for U.S. Military

An Intelsat subsidiary has received a potential five-year contract to provide television and radio programming services to U.S. warfighters deployed worldwide via the American Forces Network. Intelsat General said Tuesday it will collaborate with SES Government Solutions, Korea Telecom and Allen Communications to facilitate broadcasting for U…
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VIDEO: Static Line

National Guard units from across Indiana participated in a static line airborne operation in March. The units jumped with the MC-6 Maneuverable Army Troop Parachute System, which allows for better steering control, and has been used by U…
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