Posts from GovConWire for 07/17/2015

White House Unveils Recommendations for US Immigration Reform

The White House, State Department and Department of Homeland Security have worked with internal and external stakeholders to establish recommended actions that would drive the government’s efforts to transform the U…
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Assurance Technology Gets $25M Navy Systems Devt Task Order Under OASIS Small Business Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Assurance Technology a potential five-year, $24.7 million task order to provide systems development, integration support and technical services for the Space Systems Development Department as SSDD works to develop software definable systems…
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Report: Boeing to See Orders for P-8I, Apache, Chinook From India

India’s defense acquisition council has approved the country’s purchase of four new P-8I maritime surveillance planes from Boeing (NYSE: BA) under a $1 billion deal with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday
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Leidos Lands Spot on Army ISR R&D Support Contract; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a prime position on a five-year, $49 million contract to support the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies…
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NSA’s Adm. Michael Rogers: US Should Brace for More Govt Data Hacks

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers has said the U.S. government must be ready to face large-scale breaches like the one at the Office of Personnel Management, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday
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July 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Advance After Greek Parliament’s Austerity Vote

The GovCon Index recovered its losses from the previous day’s session to record a gain of 0.539 points and close at 77.375. U.S. stocks also rose after positive earnings reports from blue chips Citigroup and Intel and the Greek parliament’s vote to approve a series of austerity measures in return for financial aid from its international creditors, the Wall Street Journal reported…
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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech

A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U…
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