Posts from GovConWire for 09/11/2018

Publicis.Sapient’s Lynn Lannin, Chad Kelly: Cloud-Based Apps Could Facilitate Gov’t Citizen Services Delivery

Lynn Lannin and Chad Kelly of digital transformation services provider Publicis.Sapient have said developing mobile applications on the cloud could help federal, local and state agencies streamline the delivery of services to citizens…
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Bradford Karony Named LMI National Security Ops Director; John Selman Quoted

Bradford Karony, a retired CIA officer, has joined LMI as director of national security operations. He will be responsible for the company’s line of service offerings such as intelligence training; testing and assessment of national security-specific equipment, process protection and machinery; and signals intelligence, human and imagery support, LMI said Wednesday
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Boeing Gets $2.9B Air Force Contract Modification for Fourth KC-46 Tanker Production Lot

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.85B contract modification to produce an additional 18 KC-46 aircraft designed to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling missions. The company said Monday the lot 4 tanker production contract also covers the provision of two spare engines, five wing refueling pod kits and initial spares…
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Serco Inc. Lands Army Acquisition & Logistics Support Order; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has received a potential three-year, $43M contract to support U.S. Army Sustainment Command’s global procurement and logistics activities. Serco Inc…
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Raytheon Prepares to Incorporate Multi-Role Capability in Gulfstream G550 for Navy Operations

Raytheon is set to initiate the second phase of the Gulfstream G550 aircraft’s modification program for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Air Systems Command said Thursday the defense company will develop systems that will allow the jet to perform various roles such as collecting telemetry data, ensuring range safety and transmitting surveillance and communications data…
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NIST, Consortium Launch Project to Secure Cloud Workloads; Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh Quoted

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and a consortium of technology companies teamed up to build a “trusted cloud” platform that seeks to demonstrate how credible compute pools leveraging commercial systems can offer security capabilities, MeriTalk reported Monday
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Nutanix to Deliver Cloud Computing Software to DoD Agency; Chris Howard Quoted

Nutanix has secured a contract worth over $20M with a Defense Department agency for a software capable of operating 15 remote sites running two different networks. The defense agency will leverage the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform to support specialized hardware in remote sites, as well as process and transmit vast amounts of data to a centralized cloud over unreliable network connections, Nutanix said Monday
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Alion to Support NAVSEA Surface Warfare Directorate Under Potential $75M Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a potential $74.7M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide professional support services to Naval Sea Systems Command 21. The company will help NAVSEA’s surface warfare directorate manage key programs and support planning and readiness, financial, engineering and logistics activities, the Defense Department said Monday
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Maj. Jacob Davis: Air Force Eyes RFP for B-52H Bomber Engine Replacement Program in FY 2019

Maj. Jacob Davis, chief B-52 requirements officer at Global Strike Command, has said the U.S. Air Force intends to issue in fiscal 2019 a solicitation to replace the engines of its Boeing-built B-52H Stratofortress aircraft in order to keep the fleet operational through 2050, National Defense reported Monday
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Valiant Lands $140M Army National Guard Training Support Contract; James Jaska Quoted

Valiant Integrated Services has received a potential three-year, $140M contract to provide training support services for the Army National Guard. The company said Monday it will support the service’s readiness efforts through the delivery of live, virtual and constructive training platforms to troops and formations at more than 50 locations worldwide…
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