Contractors to Restart Work as DoD Brings Back 90% of Furloughed Civilians

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Robert Hale The U.S. Defense Department intends to end the furloughs of certain inspectors and officials that work with contractors at government sites. Those furloughs were reported to have driven an increase in planned contractor furloughs and temporarily paused contracted work at federal facilities. Click here to read more on these developments from ExecutiveGov. Bloomberg’s William Selway...

General Dyanmics Snags Air Force Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is being awarded a maximum $45,500,000 cost plus fixed fee IDIQ which will provide Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Technology division with a contract vehicle related to evolving materials and manufacturing technology.  At this point, $3,511,722 has been obligated.  The contracting activity...

DoD Deal Comes In for Boeing

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded a $54,659,249 cost plus incentive fee, fixed price contract to provide total C-17 weapon system sustainment responsibility under a single prime contractor with the goal of achieving improvements in logistics support and mission readiness while reducing operating and support costs.  At this point, $54,659,249 has been...

Northrop Grumman Latest Firm on DOJ IT Project

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) won a spot on the Department of Justice’s ID/IQ contract for IT solutions. The work will continue to modernize and secure the department’s information systems while delivering more cost-effective and efficient IT operations. According to the firm, “Northrop Grumman is one of 20 companies selected to compete for task order awards under the Information Technology...

BAE Systems Wins $850 Million Army Contract

BAE Systems won a deal from the U.S. Army to manage, operate and maintain the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in southwest Virginia. According to the firm, “the operating contract includes a 10-year base plus three five-year options, which, if fully exercised, will extend the award thru 2036.  Initially, the Army has awarded approximately $850 million to the company...

Boeing Wins Navy Contract

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded a $6,636,080 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistic services in support of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, and applicable foreign military sales customers.  Services to be provided include maintenance, engineering and technical support of AN-USM-702 Reconfigurable Transportable Consolidated Automated...

Lockheed Snaps Up Air Force Work

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $19,586,819 firm-fixed-price contract modification for square window paratroop door kits applicable to C-130 aircraft.  At this point, $7,445,909 has been obligated.  Work will be performed in Marietta, Ga.  Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Tactical Airlift Division Contracting Branch, Robins Air Force...

Raytheon Professional Services Books Deal with NATO

Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Professional Services business booked a contract with NATO contract to develop an electronic Individual Training and Education Program. “The system will allow near real-time visibility by users to ensure transparency and improve the communication of training requirements and opportunities,” said Paul Swinscoe, RPS business development director. LinkedInTweet+1E-mail

Attain Leases Space at Picatinny Technology Innovation Center

Attain signed a five-year lease at Picatinny Technology Innovation Center at the Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey. The firm will have a team of Enterprise Resource Planning subject matter experts available onsite at Picatinny Arsenal to support the Army’s Enterprise Systems Integration Program. “Attain’s residence at the Picatinny Technology Innovation Center ...

Vangent Names New HR VPs; CEO Mac Curtis Comments

Vangent promoted Jennifer Bailey and Emily Markmann to VP positions in the Human Resources function. “Ms. Bailey and Ms. Markmann have both been valuable leaders at Vangent and it’s especially rewarding to see them ascend in their new roles,” CEO Mac Curtis said. “I’ve enjoyed watching Ms. Bailey’s career progress while at Vangent, and her hard work and dedication over the years has been...