Posts from GovConWire for 05/06/2015

Congress Approves FY 2016 Budget; Sen. Mitch McConnell Comments

The U.S. Senate has passed a spending deal that seeks to increase funds for defense programs in fiscal 2016 and balance the federal budget within a decade, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Nick Timiraos writes the agreement marks the first House-Senate Republican budget resolution in six years and was cleared by Senate on a 51-48 vote Tuesday, with all Democrat members voting against it…
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HyTrust Appoints Bill Aubin as Federal Sales VP; Rudy Cifolelli Comments

Bill Aubin, formerly vice president of CounterTack‘s federal business, has joined HyTrust as VP for federal sales and brings almost 20 years of technology sales experience in the private and public sectors…
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William Bradley to Depart NIC; Harry Herington Comments

William Bradley Jr. is set to retire as executive vice president, chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary for NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) on Dec. 31. Bradley served as executive officer of NIC in 1998 upon the company’s formation and later joined its board of directors for a short term, NIC saidTuesday
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Boeing Extends P-8A Aircraft Training Support for US Navy, Australia

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $118,148,562 contract modification to keep training U.S. Navy and Australian air force crews on the P-8A maritime aircraft. The company will supply and install two operational flight trainers, two weapons tactics trainers and upgrades for the training center for the Navy, the Defense Department said Monday
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Army Taps 7 Firms for ISR R&D Support Under $50M Contract

The U.S. Army has chosen seven companies to support research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts under a five-year, $49.9 million order-dependent contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday the following companies will perform work depending on each task order: Applied Research Associates Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Calnet EOIR Technologies Imperatis Integration Innovation Inc…
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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Tumbles 1%, Trade Deficit Report Sinks US Markets

The GovCon Index had two straight days of gains wiped out duringTuesday’s trading session as it closed 1.372 percent lower to end at 73.332. Serco Inc. was the only Index company to closeTuesday in positive territory…
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