Posts from GovConWire for 11/03/2014

November 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Friday at 68.417, up 0.714 or 1.033 percent. Market indicators ended the month of October on a highFriday, with the Dow Jones industrial average adding 195.10 points (1.1 percent) to end at 17,390…
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Strategy Analytics: Electronic Warfare Missions to Drive Airborne ISR Investment Worldwide

Strategy Analytics predicts spending on airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology for electronic warfare operations will increase in the U.S., Russia, China and India during the next nine years…
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Matthew Swartz: Navy’s ‘Task Force Cyber Awakening’ to Submit Cyber Proposal

The U.S. Navy‘s Matthew Swartz said the service is building up cyber capabilities as part of the efforts of “task force cyber awakening” to address the threat of cyber warfare, National Defense Magazine reported Saturday
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Labor Extends Comment Period for Equal Pay Report Proposal to Jan. 5

The Labor Department has rescheduled the deadline for comments on the Equal Pay Report proposal to Jan. 5, 2015, giving federal contracting companies an additional 60 days to submit feedback on the future requirement…
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Leigh Bradley Nominated as VA General Counsel

Leigh Bradley, director of the standards of conduct office within the office of the general counsel at the Defense Department, has been nominated as the Veterans Affairs Department‘s general counsel…
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David Berteau Nominated as Defense Assistant Secretary for Logistics, Materiel Readiness

David Berteau, senior vice president and director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ national security program on industry and resources, has been nominated as logistics and materiel readiness assistant secretary with the Defense Department…
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Vectrus Wins $411M to Help Maintain US Air Force Base in Greenland

A Denmark-based company owned by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a potential $411 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide maintenance services at Thule Air Base in northern Greenland. USAF is obligating $505,789 at the time of award from operations and maintenance funds in fiscal 2015, the Defense Department said Friday…
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