Posts from GovConWire for 09/12/2018

John Fraser Named President of Accenture Federal Services’ ASM Research Subsidiary; John Goodman Quoted

John Fraser, formerly an executive vice president of ASM Research, has been promoted to president of the Fairfax, Va.-based subsidiary of Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. He succeeds the retiring Eric Warden, a 25-year ASM Research veteran who assumed the role of president in September 2016, Accenture Federal Services said…
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Air Force Increases ATI Space Enterprise Consortium OTA Ceiling to $400M

Advanced Technology International has received a $400M “other transaction” agreement modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to manage a consortium tasked with developing prototypes of space-related technology platforms for the Defense Department…
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Serco Inc. to Help US Military Install Close-in Weapons Systems; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has received a potential $51M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support installation of close-in weapons systems on U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard and U…
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Brig. Gen. Thomas Todd: Army Gives Nod to Boeing to Resume Apache Helicopter Deliveries

Brig. Gen. Thomas Todd, program executive officer for aviation, has said the U.S. Army started to accept deliveries of Boeing-built AH-64E Apache helicopters on Aug. 31 after the company kicked off an effort in June to address safety issues with the aircraft’s strap pack nut, Defense News reported Tuesday
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Ball Aerospace Licenses Camera Tech for Defense, Space Applications

Argo AI has granted Ball Aerospace exclusive rights to manufacture light detection and ranging camera systems for potential use in government, space and defense missions. Ball Aerospace said Monday it will produce Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode LiDAR technology intended to function as a key component of non-conventional imaging and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms…
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BGOV: Federal Cloud Services Spend to Reach $6.5B in Fiscal 2018

Federal contract obligations on cloud services are expected to rise by approximately 32 percent to $6.5B in fiscal 2018, up from $4.9B in the previous fiscal year, Bloomberg Government reported Tuesday
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NGA Picks Six Entities to Advance Studies in Geospatial Analytics

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has selected six entities to conduct advanced geospatial analytics research efforts as part of the Boosting Innovative GEOINT Broad Agency Announcement program…
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Army Maj. James Covington Joins Dewberry Under Rotational Program

Maj. James Covington, a former aide-de-camp at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has joined professional services firm Dewberry to support various projects under a one-year rotational program. He brings 15 years of engineering experience and will work on projects in the areas of alternative delivery, water, resilience, transportation, civil, and land planning and development, Dewberry said Tuesday
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Four Firms to Provide Data Sources, Tools for FDA’s Biologics Surveillance Effort

Four companies each won a potential five-year, $75M contract to provide the Food and Drug Administration’s center for biologics evaluation and research with data, tools and infrastructure for use in the surveillance of vaccines, tissues, blood products and other biologics…
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Lockheed Gets $64M Navy Contract for Aegis System Engineering Support

Lockheed Martin has landed a potential $64M contract to provide design agent field engineering services for U.S. Navy guided missile cruisers and destroyers, U.S. Coast Guard ships and allied vessels equipped with the Aegis combat system…
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