Posts from GovConWire for 12/19/2014

Rob Weiss: Lockheed to Continue Open Architecture Support for USAF Aircraft Modernization

Lockheed Martin has deployed its Skunk Works Enterprise Open Systems Architecture to integrate multiple sensors that are compliant with the U.S. Air Force‘s Open Mission Systems standard into the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft…
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Richard Montoni: MAXIMUS Delivers UK Work Program to Additional Region

MAXIMUS will deliver the U.K. department for work and pensions’ Work Program to North East Yorkshire and the Humber beginning Feb. 2, 2015, as part of a performance-based contract potentially worth $14 million…
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AMERICAN SYSTEMS CFO Mark Danisewicz to Retire in Summer 2015; Peter Smith Comments

Mark Danisewicz, chief financial officer of AMERICAN SYSTEMS, plans to retire from the company in midsummer after more than three decades of service. The company will begin its search for Danisewicz’s successor in early January, Peter Smith, AMERICAN SYSTEMS president and CEO, said Thursday
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David Bennett: DISA Adopts Cyber Network Risk Scoring Method

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a continuous monitoring risk scoring system that will work to measure the cybersecurity risk of the agency’s computer networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday
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Report: HHS to Pilot DATA Act Financial Reporting Standards; Bryan Sivak Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services will pilot the data standardization measures of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act over a two-year period beginning May 2015, FedScoop reported Wednesday in an exclusive…
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Air Force Awards Raytheon $344M for C2 Switching System Logistics Support

Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) has been awarded a $344,335,000 contract to perform logistics work on a digital switching system of the U.S. Air Force‘s command and control network. The U.S. Defense Department said Wednesday the company will also provide depot spares maintenance, engineering, installation and technical services for the Command and Control Switching System on a global basis…
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December 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Soars 2%, Scales 70-Point Mark

The GovCon Index reached the 70-point barrier for the first time in eight trading days with an increase of 2.446 percent — or 1.761 points — to close at 70.214 on Thursday. Only one company in the index recorded a loss and the remaining 29 all saw increases in a day that saw the S&P 500 composite index make its biggest one-day climb since November 2011 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new three-year high for a single-day increase…
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