Navy Awards 7 Spots on $83M Program, Financial Mgmt Services IDIQ

Seven companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $83,333,333 contract to provide program and financial management services to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic received 12 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract via SSC Atlantic’s e-commerce website and FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The...

Former DoD Counsel Kathy Brown Joins Covington & Burling

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Kathy Brown, formerly an associate general counsel at the Defense Department, has joined Covington & Burling as a special counsel and will focus on the firm’s aerospace, defense and security industry portfolio. “I look forward to assisting Covington clients in navigating the labyrinth of government acquisition regulations and the daunting M&A process in the defense industry and...

Air Force Hands Down $500M Environmental Engineering Services IDIQ

Jacobs Government Services (NYSE: JEC), Zapata and a MWH-Cardno TEC Baker-A joint venture have won positions on a potential seven-year, $500 million contract to provide architect-engineer services for the U.S. Air Force‘s environmental projects. The Air Force conducted a qualifications-based selection process under Federal Acquisition Regulation 36.6 and the Brooks Act and received 37 offers...

James Miller, Former DoD Policy Chief, Joins Endgame’s Advisory Board

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James Miller Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Miller has joined the advisory board of cybersecurity firm Endgame as the company refocuses its security offerings from system vulnerabilities to analytics, Defense News reported Wednesday. Zachary Fryer-Biggs writes that Miller has served as president of consulting firm Adaptive Strategies since leaving the Defense Department. “Because...

Army Hands Potential $1B Radio Deal to Exelis, General Dynamics, Harris and Thales

Four companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $988 million contract with the U.S. Army to manufacture radio appliques for usage by brigade combat teams. The Army Contracting Command’s office in Aberdeen, Md. received six bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via the Internet, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Single-channel Soldier Radio Waveform Appliques are intended to be...

Savi Lands 4th DoD Radio Frequency Contract; Jim Alexander, Bill Clark Comment

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Savi Technology will provide radio frequency identification, real-time location systems, satellite communications and related technologies to federal agencies under a potential five-year, $102 million contract. The company is a prime contractor on all four RFID contracts under the Defense Department‘s Automated Movement and Identification Solutions program, Savu said Wednesday. This is the...

Army Picks 7 Firms for $249M Medical Facility Construction Contract

Seven companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249 million contract to design and build medical facilities for the U.S. Army. The Army Corps of Engineers received 29 bids via the Internet for the firm-fixed-price, multi-year, multiple-award task order contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Awardees include: BM...

Navy Taps CACI, Honeywell, Serco for Electronic Surveillance Systems Support

CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Serco Inc. will compete for task orders to perform technical support and related services for U.S. Navy electronic surveillance systems under a set of potential five-year contracts. The Navy will also award work for lifecycle sustainment, integration and acquisition support services for defense and other government entities, the Defense Department...

Air Force Taps 12 Firms for $6B NETCENTS-2 Operations, Infrastructure Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $5.7 billion contract covering network operations and infrastructure services to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force receive 29 offers for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program through a small business competition, the Defense Department said Thursday. Air Force units are required to purchase the services through NETCENTS-2...

John Sims: BlackBerry Achieves DoD Certification for Mobile Platform

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BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) has obtained security certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to operate its mobile management platform across the Defense Department’s networks. Government users can access DoD network resources such as email, data and apps through their BlackBerry 10 mobile devices following the Full Operational Capability validation, BlackBerry said Thursday. John...

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