Posts from GovCon Wire for 10/2/2014

NASA Awards 56 Contracts Under Potential $20B Govt-Wide IT Products, Services IDIQ

NASA has awarded 56 contracts under a potential 10-year, $20 billion vehicle that covers information technology products and services for the space agency’s centers and other federal agencies. The agency said Wednesday that the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V program includes a five-year base period for work between Nov…
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Stephen Warren: VA to Issue Scheduling System RFP, Requirements Doc in October

Stephen Warren, chief information officer of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has announced that the department expects to release a request for proposals for the patient scheduling system later this month…
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Robert Work: DoD’s Pacific Pivot to Move Forward Regardless of Budget

Bob Work, deputy defense secretary, said Tuesday the Pentagon will continue its military rebalance toward Asia regardless of the department’s current level of budget, DoD News reportedWednesday
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Saudi Arabia to Buy New Patriot Missiles from Lockheed Martin, Raytheon

The State Department has approved Saudi Arabia’s request to purchase a Patriot Air Defense System under a potential $1.75 billion foreign military sale from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)…
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Leidos to Develop New Ocean Sensors for US Navy; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a nearly $14 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new deep ocean sensors for the U.S. Navy. The company’s maritime operations division will perform research and development for DARPA’s transformational reliable acoustic path system and produce TRAPS nodes, Leidos said Wednesday
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Yogesh Khanna: CSC-MobileIron Team Aims to Help Federal Clients Bolster Mobile Security

Computer Sciences Corp. and MobileIron will collaborate to develop cloud-based applications designed to help U.S. military and civil government organizations secure mobile data. The companies seek to integrate MobileIron’s enterprise cloud device management platform into CSC’s mobile security offerings for the federal sector, MobileIron said Wednesday
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Kidd Manville: DSCA Eyes Streamlined Foreign Defense Sales

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency has unveiled a plan to streamline the process of selling military equipment to foreign buyers, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul McLeary writes DSCA’s “Vision 2020″ strategy aims to help the agency comply with U…
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Executive Mosaic Launches GovConIndex

Executive Mosaic Inc. has launched the Executive Mosaic GovConIndex; a composite index that tracks 30 of the leading publicly traded Government Contracting (GovCon) Companies. The goal of the index is to measure the health and performance of the GovCon industry through changes in the aggregate price of the component stocks…
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