Posts from GovConWire for 12/29/2017

THE TOP 17 GOVCON WIRE ARTICLES FOR 2017

  (LISTED BELOW) For an end of year wrap-up, we are publishing the top 17 GovCon Wire stories for 2017. These articles were reviewed and analyzed to be the 17 stories with the highest readership for this year…
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#1 – NIST Reveals Draft of Cybersecurity Framework

Industry experts and federal employees met at a workshop hosted this week at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland to hammer out the details of the new federal cybersecurity framework draft requested by President Donald Trump in his executive order…
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#2 – Army Opens Solicitation for $82B LOGCAP V Contract

The U.S. Army has issued a request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $82 billion contract that seeks to provide logistics and facility support services for service component and geographical combatant commands…
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#3 – DISA Hands Down Potential $17.5B Encore III IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for information technology products and services for IT modernization efforts at the Defense Department and other federal agencies…
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#4 – DXC to Merge US Public Sector Business With Vencore, KeyPoint; Mac Curtis to Lead Combined Firm

DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC) has agreed to merge its U.S. public sector business with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions to establish a “top five” independent, publicly traded contractor within the government information technology services sector…
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#5 – 55 Firms Land Spots on $37B Army Contract for C4ISR Program Support Services

The U.S. Army has selected 55 companies to compete for task orders under a potential $37.4 billion contract vehicle that covers knowledge-based professional services for government programs that have command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance requirements…
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#6 – Leidos Defense Group Head Michael Leiter Leaves Company

Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) defense group president Michael Leiter left the company on Friday approximately one year after the merger with the former Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions segment was first announced…
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#7 – Jacobs Wins Potential $771M Task Order for Enterprise Operations, Maintenance Support to USSOCOM

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $771.3 million task order to provide enterprise operations and maintenance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics office received four quotations for the task order via a “fair opportunity competition” under the General Services Administration‘s Alliant contract vehicle, the Defense Department said Friday…
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#8 – Air Force Orders $78M in Raytheon IFF Transponders, Equipment

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a potential $78 million contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with identification friend-or-foe transponders and ancillary equipment. The Air Force will obligate $1.4 million in fiscal 2017 procurement funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Friday…
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#9 – Jacobs Wins Follow-On $4.6B MDA Mission Support IDIQ

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $4.6 billion contract to deliver products and services in support of the Missile Defense Agency‘s operations, test and training activities…
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#10 – Google Vet Bikash Koley to Join Juniper Networks as CTO

Bikash Koley, head of network architecture, engineering and planning at Google, will join Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) in August as chief technology officer. He will directly report to CEO Rami Rahim and will oversee the company’s technology strategy and execution of technology platforms such as AppFormix and Contrail, Juniper said Tuesday…
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#11 – CRN: DXC Technology’s Senior Management Team Draws From Both CSC, HPE Services Segment

Executives from Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment have been named to vice president and director roles at the future merged CSC-HPE ES company that will operate as DXC Technology when it debuts April 3, CRN reported…
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#12 – Army Picks 9 Firms for $10B Defense Language Interpretation, Translation Services Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $9.86 billion contract to provide foreign language services to the U.S. Army‘s Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise program…
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#13 – 68 Firms Land Spots on $25B VA VECTOR IDIQ

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 68 companies spots on a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle that covers general management and business support services to VA. Contractors will compete for task orders to provide analyses, training, management and improvement, supply chain support, outreach and human resources and staffing services through VA’s Veteran Enterprise Contracting for Transformation and Operational Readiness contract, the department said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday…
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#14 – Jacobs Buys Blue Canopy to Further Digital Tech Strategy; Darren Kraabel Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has purchased Reston, Virginia-based information technology services provider Blue Canopy for an undisclosed sum in a strategy to expand the former’s digital platforms offered under a connected enterprise framework…
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#15 – CGI Federal to Build Army’s Contract Writing System Under Potential $134M Award

CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal business has received a potential $133.9 million contract to develop an enterprise-wide software platform for the U.S. Army to write, manage, execute or close out a contract…
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#16 – HPE President Antonio Neri to Succeed Meg Whitman as CEO

Antonio Neri, president of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), will succeed Meg Whitman as CEO of the Palo Alto, California-based technology company in a move that takes effect Feb. 1, 2018. Neri will also join the company’s board of directors as part of his promotion, HPE said Tuesday…
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#17 – AECOM Subsidiary Wins $3.6B Contract for Air Force Range Support Services

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services subsidiary has won a potential $3.6 billion contract to provide range support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-award-fee contract covers testing, tactics development, advanced training and joint and Air Force mission support…
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