Posts from GovConWire for 07/12/2018

CACI Pays Tribute to Dr. Jack London at Okla. Shared Services Center Grand Opening

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) celebrated on Tuesday the grand opening of its Dr. J.P. London Shared Services Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. The SSC is named after CACI Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Jack London, a two-time Wash100 winner…
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Boeing Receives $140M Army Contract for Chinook Special Ops Variant Production

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $139.8 million order from the U.S. Army‘s Special Operations Aviation Command for four modernized MH-47G Chinook helicopters. The Army will add Chinooks with Block II configuration to the service branch’s current fleet of 69 MH-47G units, Boeing said Wednesday
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L3 to Buy Cyber Firms Linchpin Labs, Azimuth Security for $200M; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to purchase information security firms Linchpin Labs and Azimuth Security for approximately $200 million combined in a push to develop synergies for future growth and build up its cyber, surveillance and intelligence collection capabilities…
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Bart & Associates Rebrands as B&A, Debuts New Logo; Jonathan Evans Comments

Bart & Associates has adopted the name B&A and a new corporate logo in a move to reflect the company’s commitment to deliver innovative solutions across integration and analytics, modernization and transformation, operations and enablement, agile delivery, human capital management and certified hosting areas…
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Kevin Phillips: ManTech to Offer Government IT Platforms via GSA’s Alliant 2 Contract Vehicle

ManTech International has secured a position on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition vehicle to provide information technology products and services to federal customers. ManTech CEO Kevin Phillips said in a statement released Wednesday
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NASA Issues Final RFP for Follow-On Intelligent System R&D Support Contract

NASA has released the final solicitation for the third iteration of the potential eight-year Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support program. The final draft request for proposals posted Tuesday on FedBizOpps says the ISRDS-3 contract covers R&D work across several domains such as artificial intelligence, information processing and sensors, knowledge-based systems, software verification, quantum computing and data mining…
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Lockheed Tests 3D-Printed Satellite Fuel Tank; Rick Ambrose Comments

Lockheed Martin has completed the final set of quality tests on a titanium cylinder built using 3D printing technology for satellite fuel storage, concluding a multiyear development project. The fuel tank consists of two domes that function as caps, and a variable-length, traditionally-manufactured titanium cylinder that serves as the body, Lockheed said Wednesday
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House, Senate Conferees to Discuss F-35, JSTARS in Fiscal 2019 NDAA Reconciliation

House and Senate conference members are expected to address F-35 fighter jet procurements, troop levels and proposed budget cuts to “fourth estate” or support agencies within the Defense Department as they begin to reconcile the two versions of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, Defense News reported Wednesday
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Dana Deasy: 4 Strategic Areas in DoD’s Digital Modernization Back National Defense Strategy

Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said cyber; cloud; artificial intelligence; and command, control and communications are the four digital modernization areas that support the National Defense Strategy…
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Survey: 80% of DoD IT Leaders Call for Improved Cloud Adoption to Maintain Military Edge

A new MeriTalk report has found that 80 percent of information technology leaders at the Defense Department said their agency needs to ramp up cloud adoption to execute their missions and keep up the military’s technical edge…
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VIDEO: The Readiness Side of Cyber

The top challenge facing today’s military? Readiness. Today’s interconnected military systems need to be ready for tomorrow’scybersecurity threats. Explore the readiness side of cyber. Visit Raytheon…
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