Posts from GovConWire for 01/09/2015

Turkey to Order Lockheed-Built F-35s, Boeing Chinook Helicopters through US Foreign Military Sale Agreement

Turkey plans to purchase additional four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built F-35s through a foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government, Daily Sabah reported Thursday. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Turkey also wants to procure 100 F-35 fighters through 2030 as part of efforts to modernize the Turkish air force…
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US Army Awards $185M for Radioactive Waste Mitigation Project

Tetra Tech EC (NYSE: TTI), URS Group (NYSE: URS) and several other companies have won a $185 million multiple-award contract with the U.S. Army to help government civilian and military agencies reduce their toxic and radioactive waste…
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James Payne Joins D&B’s Govt Solutions Business Unit

James F.X. Payne, formerly president of the public sector business at Z&A InfoTek, has joined Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) to help carry out special programs of the company’s government solutions unit…
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Navy Adds CGI, DRS Units to Consolidated Shipboard Networks Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded CGI (NYSE: GIB) and DRS Technologies business segments positions on an eight-year, $2.5 billion contract to provide production units of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services system…
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Andy Maner: IBM-Epic Forms Advisory Group for Potential DoD EHR Project

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Epic have formed a Military Health System advisory group to provide industry best practices in support of the team’s contract bid for the modernization of the Defense Department‘s healthcare management system…
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January 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Jumps 1.7%, Investors Await Payroll Report

The GovCon Index continued to recover lost ground from its most recent stretch of losses with a gain of 1.744 percent — or 1.265 points — to close at 71.301 on Thursday. U.S. stocks recorded gains across the board as investors reacted to comments from Charles Evans, president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago, who said he would not recommend an interest rate hike until 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported…
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