Stephen Warren: VA to Acquire ‘Commercial, Off-The-Shelf’ Scheduling System

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The Department of Veterans Affairs intends to issue a request for proposals by the end of September 2014 to acquire a new medical appointment scheduling system that would contain new management-based scheduling software. “VA chose a full- and open-competitive strategy to acquire a ‘commercial, off-the-shelf’ scheduling system,” Stephen Warren, the VA’s chief information officer, said Monday. “We...

GD Bath Iron Works Wins Potential $100M LCS Planning Yard Contract

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has won a potential $100,418,069 contract to perform planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s Littoral Combat Ship program. The Navy received three offers for the cost-plus-award-fee contract and Bath Iron Works will act as the single planning yard for the LCS ships, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will encompass engineering,...

Airbus Vet Steve Mestraud Moves to Cyveillance as Finance, Accounting VP

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Steve Mestraud, a former financial executive at Solomon Edwards Group and Airbus‘ North American arm, has joined Qinetiq‘s Cyveillance subsidiary as vice president of finance accounting. “As our global business and service offerings continue to expand, it will be critical for us to have experienced leaders like Steve to guide us through this transition,” Scott Kaine, Cyveillance...

NASA Triggers $178M Option on Jacobs’ Kennedy Space Center Operations Contract

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NASA has awarded a two-year, $178 million contract option to Jacobs Technology to continue management and implementation services for technology and operations at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency said Monday that it also exercised a two-year extension for the contract’s indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity ordering provision, which is worth up to $500 million...

Larry Hill: Leidos to Build NGA GEOINT Tools for ‘Map of the World’ Graphics

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential three-year, $20 million contract to build products and other tools to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency produce digital navigation planning charts and other documents. NGA also contracted Leidos to help implement process flow changes at the agency for the production of intelligence and geospatial information and to help convert data...

Lockheed Acquires Energy Storage, Conversion Tech Maker Sun Catalytix

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has acquired Cambridge, Massachusetts-based energy storage and conversion technology maker Sun Catalytix Corp. for an undisclosed sum. Sun Catalytix will operate as a subsidiary within Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business area and will do business under the name Lockheed Martin Advanced Energy Storage LLC, Lockheed said Monday. Twenty-five Sun Catalytix...

InuTeq to Help NASA Manage Flight Research, IT Services

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InuTeq has been awarded a potential five-year, $73 million contract to help NASA manage operations at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. NASA said Friday that the company will work with the center’s mission information and test systems directorate on areas such as flight research operations, flight simulations and information technology services. The company...

DISA Taps Harris for Potential $450M Crisis Mgmt System Support IDIQ

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to help manage and maintain a teleconferencing system used by government leaders for video and Voice over Secure Internet Protocol phone communications under a potential 10-year, $450 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract contains one base year and nine...

Navy Taps 5 Contractors for $2.5B Shipboard Networks IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on an eight-year, $2,529,500,000 contract to five companies for work to produce and install shipboard networks that are intended as a bridge to the branch’s future afloat networks. The Defense Department said Wednesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains no options and awardees...

CSC Vet Sam Visner Joins ICF as Cybersecurity Business SVP, GM

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Sam Visner Sam Visner, a 35-year cybersecurity and intelligence veteran and a former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) executive, has joined ICF International as senior vice president and general manager of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company’s cybersecurity business. “Sam is a recognized authority in cyber policy, programs and technology. Bringing Sam to ICF demonstrates our commitment...