Posts from GovConWire for 09/14/2018

SPA-Envisioneering JV Eyes R&D Support Task Orders Under $28B DoD Contract Vehicle; William Vantine Quoted

A joint venture of Systems Planning and Analysis and Envisioneering will vie for task orders to provide research, development, evaluation and test support services to the Defense Department under a potential nine-year, $28B contract…
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Cybersecurity Vet Trent Teyema Named SVP, CTO at Parsons’ Federal Arm

Trent Teyema, a former cybersecurity official at the FBI, has joined Parsons‘ federal business as senior vice president and chief technology officer. Parsons said Thursday Teyema will oversee research-and-development and customer engagement efforts related to the company’s intellectual property protection platforms and other technology offerings…
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General Dynamics Secures $481M Contract Modification for Columbia-Class Submarine Construction

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat business has received a $480.6M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the construction for the lead Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine in fiscal years 2019 and 2020…
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Cambridge Lands Spot on $950M DoD Cyber Mission Systems Contract; Russell Thurston Quoted

Cambridge International Systems has secured a spot on a potential seven-year contract worth up to $949.9M to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in delivering cyber equipment and support services to warfighters…
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Fluor Leverages IBM Watson to Develop Predictive Analysis Tools for EPC Projects

Fluor has partnered with IBM to develop big data analytics and diagnostic tools to track the status of engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction megaprojects in real time. Fluor said Thursday it leveraged IBM Watson’s artificial intelligence and analytic technologies to produce the EPC Project Health Diagnostics and Market Dynamics/Spend Analysis tools…
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Matt Desch: Iridium Sees Satellite Internet of Things as ‘Strongest Growing Area’

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said satellite internet of things has become the “strongest growing area for the company,” Via Satellite reported Thursday. Desch noted that Iridium is not in competition with other satellite communications providers and works to differentiate itself…
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UTC’s Pratt & Whitney to Maintain, Sustain F-35 Units Under $266M DoD Contract

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has landed a $266M contract to sustain F-35 aircraft of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, non-Defense Department users and foreign military sales customers…
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AE Industrial Partners Buys Defense Engineering Services Firm Gryphon; David Rowe, P.J. Braden Quoted

AE Industrial Partners has purchased Washington, D.C.-based technical and defense engineering services contractor Gryphon Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The Boca Raton, Fla.-based private equity firm said Thursday it will integrate Gryphon with the government services subsidiary of its portfolio company CDI…
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Gulfstream Provides Specialized G550 Aircraft for Navy Telemetry Missions

General Dynamics‘ Gulfstream Aerospace subsidiary has delivered a telemetry-tailored G550 aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The aircraft is built to work with a set of sensors to help the service branch in performing telemetry range support operations, Gulfstream said Thursday
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Chenega Wins DARPA Physical Security Support Contract

A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $42.2M contract to provide physical security support services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Chenega Infinity will help DARPA’s security and intelligence directorate protect agency personnel, business operations, data and facilities, according to a FedBizOpps summary…
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