Posts from GovConWire for 10/14/2014

NASA Adds 41 Contractors to $20B Enterprise IT GWAC Program

NASA has added 41 companies to a potential $20 billion program covering work to deliver information technology equipment, peripherals and related services across the federal government. Forty-one contractors will compete for task orders to provide server support systems under the “Group C” category of NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicle, NASA said Friday
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Kent Holiday: ATK Books $204M in Military Ammo Orders During August and September

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won contracts worth $203.7 million combined to produce nonstandard ammunition systems for the U.S. Army and foreign military partners. The company saidMonday it booked the military weapon orders during the past two months through basic ordering agreements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts…
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Fred Funk Takes SVP Role at Preferred Systems Solutions; Scott Goss Comments

Fred Funk, formerly a co-founding executive at The KEYW Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: KEYW), has joined Preferred Systems Solutions as senior vice president of the national security group. He will be responsible for the company’s intelligence operations, business development and merger and acquisition strategies within the intelligence community, PSS said Sept…
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Boris Nejikovsky Named ENSCO President; Paul Broome Comments

Boris Nejikovsky, formerly vice president of ENSCO’s rail groups, has been named president of ENSCO Inc. and its business units. He will succeed acting president and CEO Gregory Young, ENSCO said Monday
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DoD, GSA, NASA Publish Final Rule on Federal Procurement Instrument ID System

The Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA have released the final rule on establishing a uniform identification system to standardize procurement activities across government as part of amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation…
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Army Seeks Industry Partner for Geospatial Tech R&D

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is interested in collaborating with the private sector to develop tools and methods for managing geospatial information across the service. The branch saidThursday it wants information on potential vendors who can provide research, development, engineering, assessment and validation support to the USACE Geospatial Center in Virginia…
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New Democrat Coalition Proposes Professional Background for Acquisition Program Managers

A group of lawmakers wants to require defense program managers to have the technical and academic background to lead a particular program in a move to “professionalize” the field, Defense News reported Friday
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October 13 Morning Report: GovConIndex Starts Week With 1% Decline

The GovConIndex followed the other three major stock indices with a 1 percent decline from Friday’s figures as it closed at 62.268 — a decrease of 1.39 percent, or 0.853. Investor confidence appeared to reflect the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa and events in the Middle East as traders await earnings reports from large companies…
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