Posts from GovConWire for 08/13/2015

General Dynamics IT Awarded $881M to Support US Military Intell Sharing System

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a potential eight-year, $881 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help manage an automated intelligence exchange and collaboration infrastructure for the U…
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ManTech Subsidiary Hands James Webb Telescope Sunshield to Northrop; Jim Flynn Comments

Northrop Grumman has received the first of the five sunshield membranes a ManTech International subsidiary produced for NASA‘s James Webb space telescope. Huntsville, Alabama-based NeXolve Corp. designed and manufactured the sunshield layers to help capture images of star and galaxy formation, Northrop said Wednesday
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Citrix Poll: Majority of Employees Use Work Devices Without Security Software

A Citrix-commissioned survey says 88 percent of the American workforce use company-issued computers and mobile devices that are not equipped with corporate security software. Wakefield Research polled at least 1,000 people in July and found that more than 60 percent of them lack response plans to address possible data thefts, Citrix said Tuesday
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BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Provide MIDS Terminals for US, Allied Forces

A joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins will provide its Multifunctional Information Distribution System Low Volume Terminals to support voice and data communications for U.S. and allied forces under an $18…
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Lockheed Martin Upgrades US Army Apache Helicopter’s Sensor Assembly; Matt Hoffman Comments

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $21.7 million contract to modernize the targeting and pilotage systems of the U.S. Army’s AH-64E Apache helicopter. Lockheed will install new laser rangefinder designator kits for targeting in Apache’s day sensor assembly, the company said Wednesday
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August 12 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Markets Trade Near Gain Line on Energy Stock Lift

The GovCon Index recovered some losses sustained during the morning trading session Wednesday but ended at a decline of 0.130 points to 76.354. Gains from energy shares and Apple helped U.S. stocks to reverse declines from the morning session that stemmed from continued investor reaction to China’s currency devaluation in the previous day, according to CNBC…
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