CMS Awards 15 Spots on Potential $7B Modeling, Evaluation IDIQ

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded 15 positions on a potential five-year, $7 billion contract to help design and implement service and delivery models for managing costs of federal healthcare programs. CMS announced the contract awards Monday in a FedBizOpps notice and said the agency received 23 proposals for the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

AECOM Signs $4B Deal to Buy URS Corp

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Engineering design and infrastructure services firm AECOM has agreed to buy URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) for approximately billion in cash and stock, or .31 per share, the companies said Sunday. AECOM will also assume URS’ debt and expects to close the acquisition in October, pending regulatory approvals and approval by shareholders at both companies. Including the assumption of URS debt, AECOM puts...

Air Force Picks 14 Firms for $494M Hosted Payload IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential $494 million contract to 14 companies for products and services to help the government obtained commercial hosting tools for its payloads. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and covers work through Jan. 31, 2029, the Defense Department said Thursday. Vendors with positions on...

Army Taps 6 Firms for $300M for Armament Center Support IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a five-year, $300 million contract to help a U.S. Army research and development center obtain materials and services to meet the center’s requirements. The Army received nine bids for the multiple award order dependent contract via the Internet and will determine both funding and work location with each order, the Defense Department said Wednesday.  Contract...

Boeing to Build Space Launch System Core Stage Under $3B Contract

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a $2.8 billion contract with NASA to build the core stage of the company’s Space Launch System rocket as the company and agency near the end of the last review of the stage prior to full production. The company also builds the avionics features for the SLS’ core stage and will study the SLS Exploration Upper Stage as prime contractor, Boeing said Wednesday. SLS...

Boeing Vet Roger Krone to Join Leidos as CEO; John Jumper to Remain Chairman

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Roger Krone Roger Krone, president of the network and space systems business unit at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for nearly six years, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as CEO on July 14 to succeed the retiring John Jumper, Leidos said Tuesday. This announcement comes nearly five months after Jumper announced his plans to retire from the chief executive role after nearly two years in the post at Leidos, which includes...

Steven Hile Appointed CFO at Sterling Global

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Steven Hile, formerly chief financial and chief operating officer at energy services provider EnergX, has joined Sterling Global Operations as CFO. The company said Friday that Hile brings both commercial business and government market experience to SGO as the company seeks to grow its footprint in regions such as Africa and the Middle East. Alan Weakley, SGO president and chief operating officer,...

GSA Gives Agencies OK to Proceed on OASIS Small Business Vehicle; Tom Sharpe Comments

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Tom Sharpe The General Services Administration has informed federal agencies that they can begin using the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business contract vehicle to acquire professional services. GSA issued the notice to proceed on OASIS SB after both the Court of Federal Claims and Government Accountability Office dismissed a set of protests filed on the vehicle, GSA said...

Air Force Awards Lockheed $2B for Missile Warning Satellite Production

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for work to complete production of two satellites as part of a system designed to give early warnings of ballistic missile launches. Lockheed said Tuesday that the Space Based Infrared System is intended to have a mix of company-built Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellites, hosted payloads in a highly...

Navy Awards Additional Mgmt Support Funding to Booz Allen, Engility, National Technologies & SAIC

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a series of contract modifications for financial management and program support services to four companies that will compete for task orders to perform work. The Navy has established a $10,553,653 ceiling for the one-year ordering period and will obligate funding on individual task orders as they are awarded, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will also include business...