Posts from GovConWire for 04/15/2015

NIH Selects 65 Vendors on New $20B IT Commodities GWAC

The National Institutes of Health has awarded 65 companies positions on the five-year, $20 billion Chief Information Officer – Commodities and Solutions governmentwide acquisition contract, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday
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DRS to Develop, Integrate Electronic Parts into US Navy Submarines; Roger Sexauer Comments

DRS Technologies (NYSE: DRS) has been awarded a more than $384 million contract to develop and integrate electronic equipment into the U.S. Navy’s various submarines in a move to modernize the combat control and sonar systems…
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Eric Rosenbach: DoD Forms New Strategy, Mission Force to Defend US Cyber Infrastructure

Eric Rosenbach, assistant defense secretary for homeland defense and global security, has said the Defense Department is finalizing a strategy to help the agency establish a path forward to address U.S…
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Navy Awards 13 Companies Spots on $49M ISR R&D Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has selected 13 companies as contractors on its five-year, $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the service’s research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems…
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15 Firms Land $850M Comms Systems Operations Contract with US Army

Fifteen companies have won an $850 million contract to operate and maintain the U.S. Army’s enterprise center classified and unclassified communication systems. The contract contains options and the firms are scheduled to complete work by April 30, 2025, the Defense Department said Tuesday
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BAE Systems to Help Modernize US Navy Weapon Launch Platforms; Mark Keeler Comments

BAE Systems has been awarded a three-year, $13.8 million contract with the U.S. Navy to update the weapon launch platforms on U.S. and allied nations’ submarines. The company will work to develop, analyze and integrate new weapon launch and payload systems; control interfaces; and assemble and evaluate test facilities and naval platforms, BAE saidTuesday
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April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Mixed Day for US Stocks

The GovCon Index mirrored a mixed day for U.S. stocks Tuesdayas it closed down 0.105 points to 76.004. Bloomberg cited increases of energy shares in tandem with oil prices and a decline in technology stocks as among the drivers of Tuesday’s trading activity…
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