Posts from GovConWire for 04/06/2015

NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA has teamed up with a number of organizations for its research and development program intended to help bolster future aircraft performance using composite materials. The newly formed consortium consists of the National Institute of Aerospace, Federal Aviation Administration, General Electric aviation, Lockheed Martin aeronautics company, Boeing research and technology, United Technologies and Pratt & Whitney, NASA said Thursday
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Richard Hale: DoD to Implement Derived Credentials for Mobile Security Initiative

Richard Hale, deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department, has said that DoD aims to use derived credentials to secure military personnel’s access to mobile data and applications, Federal News Radio reported Friday
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Robert Leduc to Succeed Mick Maurer as President of UTC’s Sikorsky Biz; Gregory Hayes Comments

Robert Leduc, a 35-year veteran at United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), has been named president of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary. He will succeed Mick Maurer, who has been appointed as UTC senior vice president of strategic projects, the company said Thursday
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Navy Awards Additional 464 Companies Spots on SeaPort-e Vehicle

The U.S. Navy has selected 464 companies to compete for task orders in 22 functional service areas under the SeaPort Enhanced multiple-award contract potentially worth $5.3 billion per year. The Defense Department said Thursday the contractors will support the U…
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Air Force Picks 17 for $6B Network Operations Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 17 companies spots on a potential seven-year, $5.79 billion contract meant to provide federal civilian and military agencies with network operations and infrastructure services…
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April 6 Morning Report: GovCon Index Slightly Up on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index slightly increased on the last trading day before Easter weekend, up 0.062 points to close at 68.657. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 65.06 points to 17,763.24, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index gained 7…
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