Posts from GovConWire for 06/10/2015

US Air Force Taps 6 Firms for $48M Environmental, Construction IDIQ Contract

Six companies have won a combined $48 million contract to carry out environmental and construction support services for the U.S. Air Force. The 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive process and the winning contractors are expected to complete work through June 8, 2023, the Defense Department said Tuesday
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Reuters: Textron Interested in Merger With Sikorsky

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTC) Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary received a merger offer from Textron (NYSE: TXT) earlier this month, Reuters reported Tuesday. Reuters cites unnamed sources that say UTC is in the process of examining whether to spin off Sikorsky or merge the business with Textron through a tax-free transaction…
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ICF Lands $39M Energy Star Program Mgmt Contract with EPA; Paul Vrabel Comments

ICF International has received a $38.8 million blanket purchase agreement from the Environmental Protection Agency to perform technical and analytical services for the Energy Star program. The company will work to develop specifications for Energy Star-labeled products and conduct outreach programs for stakeholders under the recompete contract, ICF saidWednesday
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Tim Noonan Named Boeing Training Systems, Government Services VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Tim Noonan, formerly vice president of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) Phantom Works Ventures, has been appointed as VP of Boeing’s training systems and government services. He will succeed Bob Gower and be responsible for Boeing’s six TSGS sites within the global services and support division, Boeing said Tuesday
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Frank Kendall to Sign Reform Plan for DoD Services Acquisition Program

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall is set to sign a Department of Defense Instruction document to reform DoD’s $155 billion services acquisition program under the Better Buying Power 3.0 plan, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday
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Lockheed, Air Force Ink Missile Warning Satellite Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will upgrade its A2100 geosynchronous spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Based Infrared System satellite program under a modification to a $1.8 billion contract awarded in June 2014…
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Sen. Mitch McConnell to Tie Cyber Bill With Defense Authorization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plans to insert a proposal for greater public-private cyber information sharing as an amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, the National Journal reported Tuesday
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June 9 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Trade in Narrow Range Ahead of Sales Reports

The GovCon Index struggled for direction along with the larger U.S. stock market Friday as the index closed with a nominal loss of 0.170 points to 75.317. Declines in airline shares and a rise in financial stocks drove trading activity Friday as investors wait to see the customer sentiment and retail sales reports due later this week, according to Bloomberg…
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