Posts from GovConWire for 11/14/2014

McAfee Recognizes Govplace Gains as Partner in Tech; Ken Kartsen Comments

Intel Security company McAfee has awarded Govplace the Federal Solution Provider of the Year Award to recognize the information technology service delivery company’s three-digit growth in 2014. Reston-based Govplace, which uses McAfee technology to provide cybersecurity packages to its clients, saidMonday it registered revenue gains, up 250 percent from year-ago figures…
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Rep. Darrell Issa: Newly Passed Bill Cuts Duplicate Government Reports

Darrell Issa (R-Calf.), chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has said a newly passed legislation intends to cut the number of redundant government reports, Federal Times reported Thursday
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Orbital Sciences to Operate NASA Balloon Program Facilities

Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE: ORB) has won a potential $186.3 million contract to operate NASA‘s balloon program. Orbital Sciences will perform the work at the Goddard Space Flight Center and three other facilities in Virginia, New Mexico and Texas, NASA said Thursday
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Battelle JV Awarded $3.2B to Continue Managing DOE’s Brookhaven Natl Lab

A joint venture of Battelle and Stony Brook University has received a $3.2 billion contract to continue to run the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York until Jan. 4, 2020. The Energy Department awarded the five-year management and operations contract to Brookhaven Science Associates through competition, DOE said Wednesday
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Dennis Kelly: A-T Solutions to Upgrade USAF Investigative Software

A-T Solutions will perform an upgrade on the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations‘ evidence collection management software and provide associated modifications, testing and support services under a new contract…
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Ray Bagley Appointed Huntington Ingalls Division Trades Operations VP; Matt Mulherin Comments

Ray Bagley, a 40-year veteran of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named vice president for trades operations within the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. His appointment is effective Dec…
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November 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Week of Gains

The GovCon Index ended Thursday’s trading day at 68.992 — an increase of 0.626 percent from Wednesday and a close that represents the index’s fourth straight day of nominal gains. Bloomberg cited corporate deals and a positive earnings report from Walmart as among the factors that offset downturns in energy stocks and small caps across the stock market…
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